Kangaroo Explorer

  • 38 - Pax
  • 6 or 10 - Dives
  • 1 or 2 - Nights

Kangaroo Explorer is a comfortable 25 metre catamaran designed specifically for Queensland coastal cruising.

16 cabins on board made up of 6 twin, 6 double and 3 quad share all featuring private bathrooms.

Daily departures from a transfer vessel – MV Sunkist

2 or 3 night options. Visit a variety of beautiful reef sites about an hour and a half off the coast of Cairns. These sites include Moore, Milne, Briggs, Elford and Thetford reefs.

The M.V. Kangaroo Explorer is a modern 25 meter catamaran specifically designed for Queensland coastal cruising. The main deck features a spacious saloon served by a top class galley and a well stocked bar.

The top deck offers an enclosed air-conditioned sun lounge as well as an open and shaded sundeck and there is a licensed bar onboard.

There is also a library situated in the sun lounge if you feel like some quiet time.

The Kangaroo Explorer is equipped with a spacious dive deck providing easy access to and from the water.

She takes 36 passengers and there are 16 cabins on board made up of 6 twin, 6 double and 3 quad share. This trip caters for snorkelers, Certified divers and Introductory divers who want to try for the first time.

All cabins have the following features for your comfort and convenience:
•Fully Air conditioned
•Portholes or windows (upper decks)

Please bring your own towels (hint: 2 are better than 1!)


3 Day 2 Night itinerary

(For a 2 Day 1 Night itinerary use days one and three as a guide)

Day one – 3 dives*

8.00am pick up from your city accommodation

9.00am Board MV Sunkist – a fast modern transfer boat for 90 minute transfer to Outer Barrier Reef

Equipment selection and transfer to Kangaroo Explorer

Lunch, briefings, then 2 afternoon dives

night dive then dinner

Lunch, dinner and accommodation included.

Day two – 4 dives*

Three day dives and one night dive.

Breakfast, and lunch 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. 4.30pm

*indicates maximum number of dives available. 2 different reefs visited (with multiple sites on each).

Kangaroo Explorer - Rates + Bookings

2D 1N Snorkeler $410.00
2D 1N Certified Diver $530.00
3D 2N Snorkeler $530.00
3D 2N Certified Diver $675.00
Advanced course (extra cost) $160.00
Date of Travel

One price for all cabin types. Please advise what cabin you prefer when booking.

Reef Tax of $20 per person per day not included.


Transfers from city accommodation (Northern Beaches extra cost)

All dive and snorkel equipment

All meals and bed linen


Reef taxes of $20 per person per day

Transfers Northern Beaches or South Cairns can be arranged at an extra cost ($20).

Introductory dives can be booked on board:
1st Dive $50
2nd Dive $40
3rd Dive $30
Night Dive $60