Cleaning and safety practices
Award-winning cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
5 hours reef time to snorkel and scuba dive
2 stunning reefs with tropical fish, coral & marine life
Delicious barbecue lunch prepared on board
Complimentary glass of wine & snack on return journey
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Boat cruise to 2 Outer Great Barrier Reef Sites
1 Certified or Introductory Scuba Dive
All equipment: snorkel, snorkel mask, fins, flotation devices, tanks, weights, and regulators rental
Chef-Prepared Aussie BBQ buffet lunch
Coffee, tea and water
Glass of wine and a light snack on return journey
Expert and professional instruction and scuba diving briefings
Soft-drinks, alcohol and any additional snacks not listed in inclusions
AUD20 per person administration and fuel levy. Must be paid to reservations prior to travel.
Hotel pick-up or drop-off
Know Before You Book
The minimum age to dive is 12 years old for introductory divers and 10 years old for certified divers.
You must have a reasonable level of fitness, good circulation, and healthy, unblocked breathing.
Due to altitude, you may not fly within 24 hours of participating in this activity. Please plan accordingly.
You must be PADI certified to participate in the Certified Diving package.
Reef levy AUD20 per person. Must be paid direct to tour operator prior to travel, please contact reservations before tour. Reef Levy is a fee levied on all passengers to cover park entry fees and administration costs.
Check-in is from 7.15am at Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns. Please make your way to the Down Under Cruise and Dive counter to check-in. Boat departs 8.00am sharp.
Boat departs daily at 8.00am sharp and returns at 4.30pm.
Divers over 65 years old and anyone who answers YES to any of the questions on the medical questionnaire will require a recreational dive medical prior to diving.
Please be aware that certain medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and/or prescription medication may prevent some people from diving.
What you can expect
Experience one of the best things to do in Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef, with this local award-winning company and boat. This tour includes a full day reef cruise with snorkelling, up to 3 scuba dives and lunch. Departing from Cairns onboard 35-metre super yacht, Evolution, you will head out into the coastal waters to your first Outer Great Barrier Reef destination.
You will visit two reefs during the day. The reefs are selected daily to ensure the most beautiful experience possible. Once you have arrived at the reef, you will gather your snorkelling or scuba diving gear and slide into the water to begin your underwater adventure. As you submerge yourself in the calm, crystal-clear waters of the Outer Great Barrier Reef, take a look around you to find one of the richest ecosystems on the planet.
Move slowly through the water, getting intimate looks at an abundance of marine life including sea turtles, manta rays, and even sharks. You can explore to your heart's content at 2 unique locations, relaxing on the boat's deck in between each one and refuelling with a scrumptious barbecue lunch. On the way back to shore, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and a light snack as you cruise back to Cairns.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks provided
- Hand sanitiser provided
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