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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Highlights
  • Snorkel or scuba dive on the UNESCO-listed outer Great Barrier Reef
  • See colorful corals, fish, and turtles from the surface while snorkeling
  • Go scuba diving if certified, or try an introductory dive if new to scuba
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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
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Snorkeling is the easiest way to discover the Great Barrier Reef, it is as simple as breathing. If you have never snorkeled before, don't worry, a briefing is held on board, explaining how to put an
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Overview
Go snorkeling or diving at the remarkable outer Great Barrier Reef during this full-day tour from Cairns. Explore two different pristine locations and choose from several options suited to your experience level. Enjoy unlimited snorkeling, or certified scuba divers can do guided dives while first-timers take an introductory dive. Either way, spot marine life such as fish, stingrays, turtles, and corals at this UNESCO World Heritage–listed natural wonder.
What to Expect

Make your way to Cairns Marlin Marina to board your luxury vessel for your full-day Great Barrier Reef tour. Set sail for a section of the outer Great Barrier Reef that is approximately 45 miles (70 kilometers) offshore. There, the coral reef is located in shallow waters that allow snorkelers to  easily see the abundance of marine life at one of Australia's—if not the world’s—most famous natural sites. 

Beginning snorkelers can learn the basics from the trip guides and use the provided snorkeling gear. If you are interested in scuba diving, choose one of the dive options—introductory dive or a guided trip for experienced divers.

Your tour, which includes an onboard buffet lunch, is an excellent option for people who want a Great Barrier Reef tour with options for all members of their group.

Reviews (178)
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Reviewed yesterday
Scuba diving the GBR

The scuba diving is terrible, low visibility, they dive the same reef 4 times before moving to a new dive sight but they continue to use the same dive sites over & over and they are not moving very far. The reefs have suffered. All...More

Thank sovereignswan
Reviewed yesterday
Overnight on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef

This is the second livaboard that I have done but alas I could only spend 1 night. The crew was awesome, they are friendly, professional and dedicated team. Everything was organised and ready for us to just dive. I would thouroly recommend this dive. Thanks...More

Thank Benn1973
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Ocean Quest

Simply awesome - best dive trip ever - the crew were fantastic and worked endlessly though appeared effortlessly to make everything work and it would be unfair to mention anyone above the rest Levi Jess Tom and Jen were amazing and amazingly remembered your name...More

1  Thank TikoScot
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Best time away with my Son

I must congratulate Divers Den for one of the memorable dive experience that my son and I have had. From Arrival at the office to pick ups and doing our PADI Open Water certification everything was fantastic. The last two days aboard OceanQuest have been...More

Thank OzBoy70
Reviewed 5 days ago
Best crew ever !

What could go wrong ? Super enthousiastic crew, best divesides, 5 dives a day, friendly and helpful staff, best price / quality. We were on the 4 day cruise. Thanks for the good times. Dirk

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Climber4762
6 November 2018|
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Response from Charlie C | Reviewed this property |
If you are going on the Reef Quest day boat from Cairns just for the day you will receive a buffet style lunch on board. I dont recall being a big variety but there was fruit slices, salad. and plenty of Tea / Coffee. If... More
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Response from BDC-CityTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I would say largest age group was 20-35 though.
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Pratik K
30 July 2018|
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Response from yknotsail | Reviewed this property |
You should ALWAYS wait 24 hours to fly after scuba diving.
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