"Coral Sea Dreaming" Boat Diving Trips in Cairns City
Our tour is an overnight sailing, diving & snorkeling experience departing from Cairns. We have access to 30 exclusive moorings spread over 9 mid and outer reefs, so you will certainly get to experience the best diving and snorkeling out of Cairns. The locations we visit will depend on the weather on the day and will be decided at the skippers discretion as to where is best for safety and passenger comfort. Please see our website for further information on each reef. We offer a free 10 minute ‘try dive’ to all first time divers so guests can experience diving for free and see if they like it before deciding to pay for some introductory dives around the reef. We also offer a range of dive packages (prices quoted are per person); - Introductory dive package - includes 3 guided dives with our fully trained instructors for only $170 or 1st dive $80, second dive $60 & third dive $30 - Certified dive package - includes 4 dives- includes all guiding by our fully trained instructors for only $220 or single dives for $60 - Night diving - We offer the exciting opportunity for both introductory and certified divers to join in on a guided night dive, led by our fully trained instructors for only $75 - Guiding - FREE with all diving for both introductory and certified divers - Advanced Open Water Course- Includes 4 day dives, 1 night dive and certification with either PADI or SSI for only $395 You can book and pay for diving on our website or on-board the boat, so no need to decide now what dives you would like to do. No experience is required however a medical must be completed by all snorkelers and divers before participating in these activities. This will be sent through to you with your booking confirmation Typical Itinerary: Day One Board Coral Sea Dreaming at 0745, finger A berth 2, Cairns Marlin Marina for morning tea and greet the crew. Set sail to Cairns outermost reefs. Along the way we conduct introductory and certified dive briefings and a marine naturalist brief. Our dive sites vary in depth from 5m – 30m with most dives conducted between 12-18m. Our overnight sailing, snorkelling and diving trip has exclusive access to 30 of Cairns’ best moorings over 9 reefs. The locations visited on the day will depend on the conditions and are at the skipper’s discretion. For a complete list of the sites visited on our trip, please visit our website: ************************.au Arrive at the first Reef site at approximately midday. Guests will have the opportunity to snorkel or dive and enjoy a delicious lunch. Boat then moves to a second mooring. Staff will complete a dive site brief prior to in water activities. Afternoon tea is served Depending on our location, the boat may move or stay in preparation for those wishing to complete a night dive. Dinner is served once activities are completed (during winter, dinner may be served prior to night diving). After dinner, passengers enjoy tea and coffee, or can purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Guests enjoy an evening of stimulation conversation surrounded by the stars and the sea. Day Two Awake to the dawn and watch the spectacular sun rise over the Coral Sea. This is the perfect time to snorkel or scuba dive as early morning is a fantastic time to see reef sharks, turtles and cruising pelagic fish. A continental breakfast is served. The boat typically departs to its next reef location where guests can enjoy snorkelling, diving or relaxing in the tropical sun. A cooked brunch is served shortly after. Pending on weather and which reef we’re located – the boat may head to another site or stay to take in the kaleidoscope of unique fish species and a diverse range of macro life. Upon leaving our anchorage we hoist the sails. As we leave behind the wonders of the reef, passengers are treated to a spectacular view as we approach one of Australia’s most scenic harbours. Arrive in Cairns between 4-5pm. While we have tried to describe a typical trip, our itinerary is reflective of weather conditions at the time. As we have access to a large number of exclusive moorings, we will always seek out the most comfortable locations therefore times and areas and number of reefs visited may vary.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 15 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
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Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Diving regulator
- Buoyancy compensator
- Diving cylinder
- Diving suit
- Depth gauge
- Diving mask
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 30 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
- cancellations more than 60 days prior to departure- 20% cancellation fee - cancellations from 30-60 days prior to departure- 50% cancellation fee - cancellations less than 30 days prior to departure and no shows- 100% cancellation fee