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Great Barrier Reef Scuba Diving Excursion with Up to 3 Dives from Cairns

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Explore the vibrant world under the sea

Ride the Silverswift, a luxury catamaran, to the Great Barrier Reef and gear up for a diving adventure in one of Australia's most beautiful places. This activity caters to new and licensed divers alike.

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Price
Introductory Diving (1 Dive)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 221.25
USD 221.25
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
from USD 221.25
from USD 221.25
Perfect for first-time divers who want to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. No diving license or certificate required.

- Diving time: 30 minutes (approx)
- Maximum water depth: 12 meters
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
      [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
    • [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
      [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
      Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
  • Inclusion: Tea / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Lyrca or Stinger Suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision
Package detail / Schedule
Introductory Diving (2 Dives)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 271.98
USD 271.98
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
from USD 271.98
from USD 271.98
For first time-divers who want to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef by visiting two dive sites. No diving license or certificate required.

- Diving time: 30 minutes per dive (approx)
- Maximum water depth: 12 meters
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
      [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
    • [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
      [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
      Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
  • Inclusion: Tea / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Lyrca or Stinger Suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision
Package detail / Schedule
Certified Diving with Dive Gear and Wetsuit (1 Dive)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 206.45
USD 206.45
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
from USD 206.45
from USD 206.45
Open water diving experience for licensed divers with guides that will take you to the best diving spots within the Great Barrier Reef.

- Diving time: 40 minutes (approx)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
      [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
    • [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
      [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
      Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
  • Inclusion: Tea / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Lyrca or Stinger Suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision
Package detail / Schedule
Certified Diving with Dive Gear and Wetsuit (2 Dives)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 224.07
USD 224.07
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
from USD 224.07
from USD 224.07
Open water diving experience for licensed divers with local guides that will take you to the best diving spots within the Great Barrier Reef.

- Diving time: 40 minutes per dive (approx)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
      [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
    • [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
      [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
      Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
  • Inclusion: Tea / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Lyrca or Stinger Suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision
Package detail / Schedule
Certified Diving with Dive Gear and Wetsuit (3 Dives)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
USD 238.16
USD 238.16
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 12 & over)
from USD 238.16
from USD 238.16
Open water diving experience for licensed divers with guides that will take you to the best diving spots within the Great Barrier Reef.

- Diving time: 40 minutes per dive (approx)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
      [ADULT] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 19.73 x per person
    • [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
      [CHILD] Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns + USD 18.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
      Pick-up from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.96 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.02 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 17.62 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.25 x per person
  • Inclusion: Tea / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Lyrca or Stinger Suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 07:30 Check-in at Reef Fleet Terminal or Pick-up from Select Hotels
  • 08:15 Board the Silverswift
    Silverswift cruise great barrier reef snorkeling Hop on the Silverswift and delight in a welcome breakfast and morning tea as soon as you board. The premium vessel is fully equipped with hot showers, changing rooms and wide deck areas that are perfect for enjoying a refreshing drink while taking in the panoramic ocean views.
  • 08:30 Dive Briefings
    Prepare yourself for your Great Barrier Reef adventure with certified and introductory dive briefings on deck. You'll also be given a short introduction and some safety briefing on the diving activities you will be taking part in this tour.
  • The Outer Barrier Reef
    underwater corals and fish great barrier reef Journey to three of the best dive spots in the Great Barrier Reef. Wade through crystal clear azure waters and get up close and personal with diverse marine life brimming with color.
  • 09:50 First Dive Point
    scuba diving with guide great barrier reef Let your guide take you to the first of three diving points and get to explore either the Flynn Reef, Milln Reef, Pellowe Reef or Thetford Reef. Rest assured that you will be given the best diving experience possible.
  • Second Dive Point
    scuba diving great barrier reef australia Make the most out of your vacation and explore the breathtaking world underwater. Go for a swim with various aquatic animals and capture the magnificent marine scene as underwater digital cameras (not included in the tour price) are available for hire on this trip.
  • 12:30 Buffet Lunch
    silverswift cruise lunch buffet Head back to the Silverswift to rest and feast on a tropical lunch buffet in a comfortable air-conditioned cabin on deck.
  • Third Dive Point
    woman scuba diving corals great barrier reef Visit another dive point and feast your eyes with the beautiful ecological diversity under the sea. Discover the vibrant life thriving on the other side of the earth and get to see Christmas tree worms, parrotfish, angelfish, lionfish, butterflyfish and many more.
  • 14:15 Afternoon Tea
    Cap off your experience by basking in the sun at the Silverswift's spacious deck areas. Sip your hot tea and relax your muscles while breathing in the salty smell of the ocean.
  • 15:15 Departure for Cairns
  • Arrival at Reef Fleet Terminal/Drop-off at Select Hotels will be at 16:55
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Do not drink alcohol within 8 hours of scuba diving.
    • Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
    • Guests may not fly within 12 hours of a one-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness. 
    • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Some medical conditions such as asthma, cardiovascular ailments and epilepsy may prevent you from diving. If concerned, please consult your doctor before booking.
    • Children 14 and below must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If your child is 15-18 years old, he/she must accomplish a dive waiver (either certified or introductory) and a letter signed by the parent or guardian giving your child permission to dive. The paperwork must be given to the crew on the day before travel. Please contact the activity provider for other necessary paperwork.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Participants must complete a medical questionnaire and liability waiver on the day of your scuba dive.
    • Please advise at the time of booking if you have any dietary allergies or requirements. An extra charge may apply for some requests.
    • Participants may be asked to present a doctor's certificate in order to participate in the activity.
    • Due to the fluctuation of world fuel prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge which participants would have to pay on board.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Underwater camera rental, professional photography and movie services are available at an extra charge.
    • Dive sites will be selected depending on weather conditions during the day of your tour.
    • Please see the PDF attached below for a comprehensive information about the various snorkeling sites.
    • Smoking on board Silverswift is not allowed.
FAQ
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 12:00 local time, 1 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 206.45
From USD 206.45

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