3 Day 2 Night Liveaboard on OceanQuest

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Highlights & inclusions

The ultimate Great Barrier Reef overnight experience from Cairns
Spend your days and nights exploring the best outer Great Barrier Reef dive sites
Many diverse and colourful species of marine life to see
Visit incredible snorkel sites that show you the best treasures
Visit up to three outer reef locations per day
Transfers from Cairns city accommodation

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Wed, Jun 26, 2024

What you can expect

Spend your days and nights exploring the best outer Great Barrier Reef dive sites aboard our floating accommodation, with snorkel, intro dive and certified dive options available.


What you need to know

  • Flexible itineraries
  • Snorkelling (included for all passengers)
  • Snorkelling and scuba equipment, including dive computer and air fills, with full tuition
  • All meals on board, plus chilled drinking water, tea and coffee
  • Sharks in the Dark experience
  • Transfers from Cairns CBD accommodation
  • Day 1
  • 7.30-8am: Pick up from your city accommodation (if booked) and check in at our dive centre on Draper Street, before transferring to the marina
  • 8.30am: Set off from Cairns Marina for the 90-minute trip to the Outer Barrier Reef. If departing on Wednesday, you’ll set off on board OceanQuest and settle into your cabin on the way. If departing Thursday or Friday, you’ll be on our day boat and select your equipment and receive in depth safety briefings along the way
  • 3.30pm: Third dive or snorkel session (Or first session if departing on Wednesday)
  • 6pm: Dinner is served!
  • 6.30pm: Gear up for one of our unique liveaboard dive experiences, or simply chill out on board
  • 8pm: Dessert is served
  • 10pm: Bar closes Day 2
  • 7.30am: Breakfast is served
  • 8.30am: First dive and snorkel session
  • 10.30am: Second dive and snorkel session
  • 12.30pm: Lunch is served
  • 3.30pm: Third dive and snorkel session
  • 6pm: Dinner
  • 6.30pm: Briefing and night dive/sharks in the dark/fluoro dive
  • 8pm: Dessert
  • 10pm: Bar closes Day 3
  • 7.30am: Breakfast
  • 8.30am: Dive/snorkel session
  • 10.30am: Dive/snorkel session
  • 12pm: Check out
  • 12.30pm: One final lunch before you board the transfer vessel for the trip back to Cairns
  • 3pm: Depart Outer Barrier Reef
  • 5pm (approx): Return to your accommodation
  • The ultimate Great Barrier Reef overnight experience from Cairns
  • Spend your days and nights exploring the best outer Great Barrier Reef dive sites
  • Snorkel, intro dive and certified dive options available
  • Departures Wednesday - Saturday at 7:30am
  • 3 day 2 night
  • Discover Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef and its marine life
Departure Location
  • Divers Den Dive Shop, 319 Draper St, Cairns
Hotel Pickup
  • Please advise your pickup location upon booking
What To Bring
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Overnight bag with changes of clothing, including warm clothing and socks for overnight wear
  • Toiletries
  • Reusable water bottle Bedding and bath towels are supplied on board. Excess baggage can be stored at our Draper Street office at check in.
Additional Information
  • OceanQuest has 18 twin cabins and four double cabins. All cabins are air conditioned with en suite bathrooms
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience