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Coral Sea Dreaming

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Coral Sea Dreaming Barrier Reef

Coral Sea Dreaming

Treat yourself to something really special and make your Australian adventure truly unique.

This 2 day and 1 night adventure combines the unforgettable opportunity to see the Great Barrier Reef with a small group, sailing aboard a comfortable 16 metre (56 foot) ketch.

Experience diving and snorkeling on the reef without the crowds. Set your own pace. Snorkel, scuba dive & relax as you explore the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.

Generally 4 day dives and 1 night dive re scheduled to ensure maximum bottom time adn a relaxed day. Introductory divers are also catered for (including a night dive for the adventurous!)

This beautiful yacht takes a maximum of just 12 guests and 3 crew, so you’ll receive the personal attention not possible on the larger tour vessels. Coral Sea Dreaming offers 2 day/1 night trips departing Tuesdays and Thursdays and Saturdays.

A private charter lets you decide how long you want to spend snorkelling, diving, & relaxing on the Great Barrier Reef.

Cairns Diving

Coral Sea Dreaming is a modern charter yacht with a beautiful wooden interior and cabin options to please the most discerning traveller.

Her luxurious and modern amenities make Coral Sea Dreaming the perfect boat for an your Australian Great Barrier Reef escape . Coupled with our captain and crew's local knowledge, your vacation or yacht charter will be a personal adventure that many people do not experience in a life time.

A large rear cockpit and forward deck (including a hammock!) provide plenty of room for passengers to spread out and relax. The boat is equipped with the latest SCUBAPRO dive gear (including computers) and a brand new Bauer diver compressor to fill tanks while at sea. All snorkelling gear and wetsuits are provided

A rear platform allows passengers to get in and out of the water and the boat is equipped with full toilet facilities and a separate hot water shower. An additional fresh water shower is also located at the rear of the boat next to the dive platform. A large well-equipped galley ensures awesome food and plenty of it.




Day One

Arrive on board at 0745, 'A' Finger, on Marlin Jetty, and enjoy a light breakfast.

Depart for the Great Barrier Reef

Morning tea will be served while sailing to your first reef location.

Arrive at the Reef - Time for snorkelling, diving and lunch.

Afternoon Tea - A break between activities.

Dinner - Relax while the evening dinner is served on deck with the reef and sunset in the background.


Day Two

Wake up on the reef and enjoy a morning swim - snorkel or dive.

Depart for the next reef location.

Full breakfast is served and then resume water activities.

Lunch is Served.

Depart for Cairns - 'Hoist the Sails' and join in the sailing as you head back to Cairns from the reef



All meals

Morning and Afternoon Tea

Hot Showers

Fresh Linen

Fresh Towels


Quality Snorkelling Equipment

Scuba Equipment

Guided snorkel tours upon request



A variety of sleeping options are available including private cabins, single bunks, a family cabin (1 x double, 2 x single) or quad share.

Private Cabin: Bedding is 1 Double Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults.

Front Quad Shared Cabin: Bedding is 4 Single Bunks (bottom 2 bunks can be made into a double). Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children

Notes for travellers

Bring a small overnight bag only. Space is limited on the boats

Alcohol is BYO - no glass bottles, please

Shoes are not worn while on the boats, so it is not necessary to bring any special type of deck shoes

The boats are located at the Marlin Marina, "A" Finger, which is directly behind the Shangri La Hotel and Pier Shopping in Cairns. For those clients who are making their own way, please arrive for boarding at 8:00am sharp (Departure is at 8:30am)

Re-confirm trip with the crew 24-48 hours prior to departure

Reef taxes $20 per person per day


Transfers available - $15 per booking for city transfers .Northern Beaches transfers $22 per person.

Departs: 8.00am Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 'A' Finger, Marlin Marina Cairns,(Directly behind Shangri-La Cairns & Pier Shopping) Boarding approximately 8.00am

Returns: 4.30pm Wednesday, Friday & Sunday



(Note - Childrens prices for children under 12 years old available. Check with us)

CORAL SEA DREAMING 2 day 1 night trip

1/4/17 - 31/3/18
Private cabin - double bed $437 each
Shared cabin - single bunk $418
Shared cabin - single bunk (child)   $280*
SHARED CABIN - Double or Single Bunk $418
*Child is classified as between 4 - 12 yrs old

Diving. Pay on board.

Introductory diving
1/4/17- 31/3/18
First Dive $80
Subsequent dives $60
Certified diving (inc gear)
1/4/17 - 31/3/18
Per Dive $50
Package of 4 dives $180
Extra for night dive $15
Guide per dive $10

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





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