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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
US$130.37
1 Introductory Dive
Book this if you are not certified and want to try a dive, Medical may be required
US$181.07
2 Certified Dives
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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 (160)
1 - 5 of 159 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Awesome staff, best experience ever!

I completed my PADI Open Water Dive Course with Divers Den, Cairns. All the staff was really helpful, friendly, and nothing seemed to be an issue for them. All the staff were organised, in the office, at the pool, and on the boat. I totally...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago
American Divers Over 50

My husband and I booked the Ocean Quest for three days and two nights of diving, September 23-25th, 2018. We traveled from the US to Cairns to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary by diving together on the Great Barrier Reef. I have been a diver...More

1  Thank wired4life
Reviewed 6 days ago
Safe, professional and fun!

I had an amazing experience with Divers Den on my recent liveaboard on the Reef Quest day boat & Ocean Quest where I had spent 5 nights. Safety is key with this Company and I found the staff ware very vigilant , friendly and professional...More

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly Recommend an overnight stay! Great Staff, Yummy food, and Comfortable Accommodations

I recently went diving with Divers Den in mid September. The staff were all extremely friendly and professional. This company kept to PADI's safe diving practices, and even implemented extra safety measures. The food on the overnight stay was delicious, and on both the day...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing!

I took a tour on the ReefQuest with one of my friend. I happened to be the only one certified on the boat so I had my private guide Lan, who was an awesome guide ! She's calm and sweet. The whole team is really...More

Thank LaCinA2
Katherine C, Director of Sales at Divers Den, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing to travel with us at Divers Den, with 40 plus years of experience on The Great Barrier Reef we are the obvious choice when booking a day trip from Cairns. We appreciate the time spent to advise us and fellow travelers...More

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Pratik K
July 29, 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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Pratik K
July 29, 2018|
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Response from BDC-CityTraveller | Reviewed this property |
The dive company I went with, would not allow any dives, exploratory or otherwise, within 24 hours of flying. The rules are there for a reason.
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kimberleymerifield
June 1, 2018|
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Response from charlie o | Reviewed this property |
There were around 45 on our trip. It's a big boat, plenty of room for everyone. There were 3 groups- snorkeling, certified divers and non certified divers. Certified diver can dive alone or with a guide, extra charge.
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