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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 227.02
USD 227.02
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 227.02
from USD 227.02
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).
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Morning and afternoon tea / 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 278.30
USD 278.30
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 278.30
from USD 278.30
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).
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Morning and afternoon tea / 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 212.16
USD 212.16
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 212.16
from USD 212.16
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 (approx)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Morning and afternoon tea / 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 227.02
USD 227.02
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 227.02
from USD 227.02
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).
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Morning and afternoon tea / 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 238.17
USD 238.17
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 238.17
from USD 238.17
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).
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 20.06 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Child + USD 18.58 x per person
    • Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
      Coach transfers to/from central hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 24.52 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Adult + USD 19.32 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Cairns - Children + USD 17.83 x per person
    • Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
      Pick-up from centrally located hotels in Northern Beaches + USD 23.78 x per person
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Showers / Morning and afternoon tea / 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 Departure from the Reef Fleet Terminal
    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 on this tour.
  • Visit Up to 3 Reef Sites
    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 Arrival at 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.
  • Arrival at 2nd 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.
  • Arrival at 3rd 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.
    • Smoking on board Silverswift is not allowed.
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.
    • Pick-up services are not available for the following hotels since they are within walking distance of the meeting place:

      - Pullman International
      - Pullman Reef Casino
      - Hilton Cairns
      - Shangri La
      - Pacific International
      - Breakfree Royal Harbour
      - Harbour Lights
      - Mantra Esplanade
      - Jack & Newell Apartments
      - Accommodations within a 10-minute walk from the Reef Fleet Terminal
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • 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.
    • 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.
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 212.16
From USD 212.16

Taxes & fees included

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Language English
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
Meal Breakfast, Lunch buffet
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