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3 Day/2 Night Outer Barrier Reef Encounter from  Cairns

Adults from $565

See everything the Great Barrier Reef has to offer over two spectacular nights - you even have time to become a certified diver!

Sleep on the Great Barrier Reef onboard Reef Encounter, the floating luxury boutique hotel. The large, easy access snorkel and dive platforms offer direct hassle-free access into the water right off the boat.

This tour will allow you to see the reef by day and night, and allow you to view the superb sunsets and stunning sunrises.Your tour will include unlimited snorkelling at exquisite reef locations visited over the 3 days.

Not a swimmer? No problems! Our friendly crew will join you in the water and assist you. Want to become a certified diver? Learn to scuba dive in luxury on the Great Barrier Reef!

The personalised SSI Open Water Course is designed to be completed in 3 days with no pool or classroom sessions.

Upgrade to the Top Deck Club for special VIP Treatment - Includes Valet Service, Champagne on Arrival, Breakfast Served to your Room, Sunset Cocktails, Turn Down Service, Romantic Dinner Under the Stars (weather permitting,) A Personal Snorkel and Dive Guide available at all times, Australian Bed Linen including a Silk Doona, Cotton Sheets and Feather Down Pillows, Soft and Fluffy Bath Robes, Plush Bath Sheets and Australian Beauty Products.

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Schedule

Departures: Daily

  Start Finish Duration
Outer Barrier Reef Encounter Tour 8:00am 4:30pm 3 Days

Pricing

Ticket Room Type Details Price
Adults Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Snorkelling Only - 18+ Only $1780
Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Certified Diver: Includes 10 Dives (8 Day, 2 Night) $1995
Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Introductory Diver: Included 8 Daytime Dives - 18+ Only $2230
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Snorkelling Only - 18+ Only $565
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Certified Diver: Includes 10 Dives (8 Day, 2 Night) - 18+ Only + $100 if you would like a dive guide $685
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Introductory Diver: Includes 8 Daytime Dives - 18+ Only $880
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 18+ Only $885
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Snorkelling Only - 18+ Only $1260
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Certified Diver: Includes 10 Dives (8 Day, 2 Night) - 18+ Only +$105 if you would like a Dive Guide. $1405
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 18+ Only $1616
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Introductory Diver: Included 8 Daytime Dives - 18+ Only $1640
Adults/Children Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Snorkelling Only $1195
Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Certified Diver: Includes 10 Dives (8 Day, 2 Night) - 12+ Only $1365
Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Introductory Diver: Included 8 Daytime Dives - 12+ Only $1600
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Snorkelling Only $675
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Certified Diver: Includes 10 Dives (8 Day, 2 Night) +$105 if you would like a Dive Guide. $820
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
SSI Open Water Dive Course $1031
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Introductory Diver: Included 8 Daytime Dives $1055

Extras

Book your Extras now so you don't miss out!

     
Hotel Transfers Cairns City Area Hotels to Marina Return Transfers $12pp
Hotel Transfers Cairns Northern Beaches Hotels to Marina Return Transfers $22pp
Hotel Transfers Port Douglas one way (Min. 2 Guests required) $35pp
Hotel Transfers Port Douglas Hotels to Marina Return Transfers (Min. 2 Guests required) $70pp
Scenic Helicopter Flight One Way Helicopter Transfers from Cairns $560pp
Scenic Helicopter Flight Return Helicopter Transfers from Cairns $1120pp
Scuba Dive Introductory Diver: Add a Night Dive (must have successfully completed at least 1 daytime dive) $80pp
Underwater Camera Hire 3 Days of Underwater Camera Hire $59 per day
Wet-suit/Stinger-suit Hire Wetsuit Hire for 3 Days $15pp
Gear Hire Dive Torch Hire $10 per torch
Scuba Dive SSI Advanced Adventurer Course for Certified Divers $150pp

Transport

Boat

Group Size: 42ppl max

  • 115ft Catamaran

Inclusions

  • National Park Fees
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Expert Presentation
  • 3 x Breakfasts
  • 3 x Lunch
  • 2 x Dinner
  • Fresh Fruit Available All Day!
  • Free 10 Minute Scuba Lesson for Snorkellers
  • Onboard Heated Spa

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Itinerary

The below itinerary can change due to tides and weather.

Day 1

Board the Reef Experience for your transfer to the Reef Encounter

7:30am

Breakfast

Most important meal of the day!

Depart the Marlin Marina

8:00am

Marine Biologist Presentation

Arrive at your first Reef Location - Transfer to the Reef Encounter at 10:30

9:30am

Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Snorkelling

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax

Scuba Dive

Opportunity to enjoy a Scuba Dive!

Lunch

12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy lunch!

Cruise to Reef Location 2

3:00pm

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax - Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Dinner and Dessert

6:00pm

Relax and enjoy dinner!

Evening Activities

7:30pm

Night Scuba Dive, Relax, Stargaze, Play Boardgames or Watch a Movie

Glass Bottom Boat

Want to see the Reef and not get wet? Glass Bottom Boats are awesome fun for all ages!

Day 2

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Breakfast

6:30am

followed by Morning Dive and Snorkel

Cruise to Reef Location 3

10:30am

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax - Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Lunch

12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy lunch!

Cruise to Reef Location 4

1:30pm

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax - Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Dinner and Dessert

6:00pm

Relax and enjoy dinner!

Evening Activities

7:30pm

Night Scuba Dive, Relax, Stargaze, Play Boardgames or Watch a Movie

Day 3

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Breakfast

6:30am

followed by Morning Dive and Snorkel

Cruise to Reef Location 5

7:30am

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax - Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Lunch

12:00pm

Take a break and enjoy lunch!

Transfer to the Reef Experience and Cruise to Reef Location 6

1:30pm

Swim, Snorkel, Scuba and Relax - Reef visited may be Norman, Saxon, Hastings, Breaking Patches or Michaelmas Cay

Complementary Wine and Chesse

3:30pm

Arrive in Cairns

4:30pm


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