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Ocean Quest

3 Day/2Night Liveaboard dive trip- 12 dives

(For a 2 day 1 night click here)

Note: Ocean Quest will be running Minke Whales trips departing every Friday throughout June and July returning Tuesdays. See here for details


You can also do the PADI Advanced dive course during this trip.

(Also caters for snorkellers and introductory divers).

DAY One - 4 dives*

7.30am pick up from your city accommodation**

8.00am Board Sea Quest, our fast modern transfer boat, for 90 minute transfer to Outer Barrier Reef

Equipment selection

2 dives before transferring to OceanQuest at 2.30pm

2.30pm transfer to OceanQuest afternoon dive and night dive

Lunch, dinner and accommodation included.


DAY Two - 5 dives*

Five pleasure dives (4 day and 1 night)

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included


DAY Three - 3 dives*

Three pleasure dives

Breakfast, and lunch are included

3.00pm Depart Outer Barrier Reef Return to your accommodation approx. 5pm

7.30pm - Party Time! Join the boat crew & passengers at a local restaurant.


*indicates maximum number of dives available.

**pick up and drop off from city accommodation is included. This does not include Northern Beaches area. Pick ups start form 07:30.


This itinerary is meant as a guide only. All times and sequences are subject to change.


The Certified Diver trip includes all dive equipment*, air fills, bed linen, meals and accommodation whilst on board. Snorkellers may enjoy unlimited snorkelling, all snorkelling equipment, bed linen, meals and accommodation whilst on board.


*BCD, regulator, dive computer, mask, snorkel, full foot fins, 5mm Short arm/leg wetsuit


The most popular trip is 3 days/2 nights that departs daily. On this trip you have the opportunity to have 12 Scuba Dives. The 2 day/1 night trip departs also on daily. On this trip you will have the opportunity for 7 Scuba Dives.


The new OceanQuest is a 35.7m catamaran over three decks. She has 1 quad share, 18 twin share and 4 double rooms giving us the capacity to sleep 48 customers overnight on the reef in unrivalled comfort and luxury.


All rooms have en-suite facilities as well as TVís, bar fridges and internal phones. There is a large saloon area on the wheelhouse deck with a bar where you can relax and kick back after a long days diving The main deck has a large dining room capable of comfortably seating 48 passengers.


There are 14 Permanent moorings on the Outer Barrier Reef (including Norman and Saxon reefs) that ensure minimal damage to the pristine coral formations.


Click here for a summary of the dive sites and here for a map.


Our dive sites are frequented by myriad's of tropical fish and include the ever popular large Maori Wrasse, who are always diver friendly. The swim through, wall and drift dives will appeal to every level of diver experience.


Click here for a floor plan of Ocean Quest


Prices (per person)

1/4/16 - 31/3/18
Quad share cabin $515
Twin share cabin $575
Double cabin $615
Certified Diver
1/4/16 - 31/3/18
Quad share cabin $635
Twin share cabin $695
Double cabin $735
Introductory Dive Package (5 dives) (add onto cost of snorkel trip)
1/4/16 - 31/3/18
5 Introductory dive package $210

Introductory dives can be booked on a dive by dive basis if prefered. 1st dive $70, second dive $50, and subsequent dives $30 each.

Advanced courses available on this trip. Only $170 extra (conditions apply).

The prices shown above include discounts off the RRP prices already.

A deposit is required at the time of booking, with the balance paid on the day of departure.

Please check availability with us before booking.


Please note, the above itinerary is a guide only, and the order of sites may change. The captain will always adapt the itinerary to the prevailing weather, tides and currents.


Meals may vary slightly depending on availability of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Please advise if you are a vegetarian, or have any other dietarty requirements and we will do our best to make sure we cater for you.



REEF TAX, PORT AUTHORITY & FUEL AT $20 PER PERSON PER DAY (subject to change without notice).Fee includes: EMC $5, Fuel Levy $10, GST, Port and Administration Charges $5. Guided dives $15 per person per dive.



Aquapro Dive Services, PO Box 4842, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia