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Cairns Reef Quest

Throughout June snorkel for only $120 plus taxes! 20 places per day only.

Reef Quest is a brand new boat fresh off the slip and will offer passengers luxury and comfort while travelling to some of the very best sites available on the Outer Great Barrier Reef in only 90 minutes. Purpose built for diving and snorkelling, ReefQuest boasts a huge dive deck fully equipped with brand new dive gear of the highest standards.

The trip will offer passengers the opportunity to participate in up to three dives at two different Outer Reef Locations. Reef Quest has access to 17 exclusive moorings on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at Norman, Saxon and Hastings Reef to ensure diverse diving and a minimal environmental impact on our beautiful reef. Dive sites will be chosen on a daily basis by the vessel’s Captain for the best variety and visibility according to the weather conditions.

IReef Quest is 24m long, has a 9m beam and boasts seating over two air conditioned indoor levels, as well as three spacious sundecks (top of the boat, second level of the boat and indented seating on the bow of the boat). The vessel is also licensed to carry 125 passengers, however these numbers will be capped at 80 passengers to ensure maximum comfort on board for all of our guests.

 

Reef Quest caters for snorkellers, certified and introductory divers.
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program is your perfect introduction to the reef with pre-dive tuition, close underwater supervision, dive recognition card and certificate included.

Reef Quest Cairns

Itinerary

8:00am: Check in at "C" Finger, Cairns Marlin Marina
8:30am: Depart for the Outer Great Barrier Reef
10:00am: Arrive at First Reef Site
10:30am: First Dive / snorkel opportunity
11:45am Second Dive/ snorkel opportunity
12:45pm Vessel moves to Second Reef Site / lunch served
1:30pm: Third Dive / Snorkel opportunity
3:00pm: Depart for Cairns
4:30pm: Arrive Cairns

 

CERTIFIED AND INTRODUCTORY DIVING

Certified divers can explore the Great Barrier Reef on 3 spectacular dives in one day.
The dive locations on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef’s warm waters (approx 70km offshore) offer outstanding underwater visibility, superb coral formations and abundant colourful marine life including Wally our friendly 1.5m Maori Wrasse at Norman Reef, cute little Nemos and magnificient turtles and sting rays! You may also have the possibility to dive in beautiful coral gardens and caves.

The introductory program is your perfect introduction to the reef with pre-dive tuition teaching you all you have to know about the diving skills, equipment, communication under water and the marine wildlife before your exciting first dive! Close underwater supervision by our friendly instructors will give you an amazing experience and you will also receive a certificate of recognition. Don’t forget to get your photo taken.

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

 

SNORKELLING

All of the snorkelling equipment you will require is supplied as part of your trip, including a wetsuit or stinger suit as well as floatation noodles. You will learn how to put your equipment on during the pre-snorkelling briefing. Guided snorkelling tours are also included in your trip if you wish to learn and see more of the marine wildlife. Our crew keep a constant watch over the snorkelling sites. So you just have to relax and enjoy the wonders of the reef in complete comfort.

 

BUFFET LUNCH

A buffet lunch is served around 12pm and includes cold meats and salads, bread rolls, and fresh fruit.
Complimentary tea and coffee is served on arrival and the licensed bar is open throughout the day, serving drinks and snacks.

 

WHATS INCLUDED

Complimentary tea and coffee all day

Buffet style lunch

Fresh chilled drinking water

Snorkelling equipment & wetsuit (including prescription masks)

2 different dive locations

Hot fresh showers

Time to sun bake and relax

Fast trip to outer reef

Stinger suits

 

WHATS NOT INCLUDED

Reef and Port Authority charge (includes $5 EMC, $10 fuel levy, $5 Port & Administration charges, GST) $20 per person, per day

camera/video hire

soft drink, alcohol,snacks

 

PRICES

Snorkelling
1/4/16 - 31/3/17
Adult snorkelling $160
Child (3-11 yrs) $110
 
Introductory diving
1/4/16 - 31/3/17
Trip + 1 dive $230
Trip + 2 dives $280
Trip + 3 dives $310
 
Certified diving
1/4/16 - 31/3/17
Trip + 2 dives full gear hire* $230
Trip + 3 dives full gear hire* $250
Trip + 2 dives tank & weights only $200
Trip + 3 dives tank & weights only $220
+ 2 guided dives $30

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

 

What to bring:

Hat , towel, swimsuit, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Certified divers please bring C-cards, log books.

 

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

Please check availability with us prior to booking.

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