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4 Day/3 Night Outer Barrier Reef Encounter from Cairns

Adults from $745

Perfect for certified divers, introductory divers and adventure snorkellers wanting to spend three luxury nights on the Great Barrier Reef.

​Sleep on the Great Barrier Reef onboard Reef Encounter’s floating luxury boutique hotel. With large, easy access snorkel and dive platforms offering 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. After exploring the reefs during the day relax in the hot tub, read a book on the comfy sofas or grab a night time drink from the saloon bar. Your spacious air-conditioned cabin has its own ensuite bathroom.

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Schedule

Departures: Daily

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

Pricing

Ticket Room Type Details Price
Adults Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Snorkelling Only - 18+ Only $2355
Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Certified Diver: Includes 14 Dives (11 Day, 3 Night) $2650
Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 18+ Only $2894
Sole Use - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Introductory Diver: Includes 11 Daytime Dives - 18+ Only $2935
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Snorkelling Only - 18+ Only $745
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Certified Diver: Includes 14 Dives (11 Day, 3 Night) - 18+ Only + $140 if you would like a dive guide $890
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 18+ Only $1090
Multi Share
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 3)
Introductory Diver: Includes 11 Daytime Dives $1160
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Snorkelling Only $1660
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Certified Diver: Includes 14 Dives (11 Day, 3 Night) - 18+ Only $2005
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 18+ Only $2066
Sole Use
(Min booking: 1, Sleeps: 1)
Introductory Diver: Includes 11 Daytime Dives - 18+ Only $2190
Adults/Children Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Snorkelling Only - 12+ Only $1580
Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Certified Diver: Includes 14 Dives (11 Day, 3 Night) - 12+ Only $1830
Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Introductory Diver: Includes 11 Daytime Dives - 12+ Only $2160
Twin Share - Top Deck Club
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
SSI Open Water Dive Course $2285
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Snorkelling Only $885
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Certified Diver: Includes 14 Dives (11 Day, 3 Night) - 12+ Only +$150 for Guided Dives $1080
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
SSI Open Water Dive Course - 12+ Only $1291
Twin Share
(Min booking: 2, Sleeps: 2)
Introductory Diver: Includes 11 Daytime Dives $1415

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
Scenic Helicopter Flight Port Douglas one way $35pp
Hotel Transfers Port Douglas Hotels to Marina Return Transfers $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 4 Days of Underwater Camera Hire $59 per day
Wet-suit/Stinger-suit Hire Wetsuit Hire for 4 Days $20pp
Gear Hire Dive Torch Hire $15 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
  • 4 x Breakfast
  • 4 x Lunch
  • 3 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

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!

Scenic Helicopter Flight

Opportunity to enjoy a Scenic Helicopter Flight!

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

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 6

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 4

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Breakfast

6:30am

followed by Morning Dive and Snorkel

Cruise to Reef Location 7

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 8

1:30pm

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

Complementary Wine and Cheese

3:30pm

Arrive in Cairns

4:30pm


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