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Pro Dive – Outer Reef Liveaboard – Snorkel

From $695

Pro Dive – Outer Reef Liveaboard – Snorkel

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Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights

Location: Cairns

Time: depart 5:45am / return 4pm

Meet Location: Pick up from your accommodation in Cairns

Vibe: Scuba Diving, Learn a new skill, underwater world

Fees on arrival: $75 levy

From $695

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RatPack Intro:

The Great Barrier Reef is an ABSOLUTE beautyyyyy and there’s no better place to snorkel for a few days than the reef! The adventure of staying out on the reef for 3 days and 2 nights on one of the EPIC live aboard boats is an experience like NO other.

On this tour you’ll be able to get up close to the underwater world and explore the reef, see the beautiful coral and look for turtles, reef sharks (they don’t bite!), rays, nemos and an amazing array of tropical colourful fish..

This tour is suitable for those who want to spend an EPIC 3 days 2 nights snorkelling the reef whilst on a liveaboard boat. If you already have a PADI qualification and are a certified diver and want to dive on the reef click here.

You’ll be able to snorkel on some of the best dive sites the Outer Great Barrier Reef has to offer as well as plenty of time relax and really enjoy the reef experience. This trip offers the ultimate experience and value and will open up some awesome underwater opportunities {make sure you send us your underwater turtle selfies!}

You’ll have an experience like no other whilst you are on the epic liveaboard boat! These boats are the absolute bomb and are purpose built for liveaboard snorkelling and diving adventures, you’ll have air conditioning, double or twin share rooms, and a large lounge and a sundeck area. Be prepared to have an awesome personalised experience with a small group of around 30 people, we can guarantee you a relaxed and intimate experience. So not only will you be getting to snorkel on one of the most incredible reefs in the world but you’ll also be with a group of fellow legends as the Pro Dive crew are awesome and will ensure you have the BEST time whilst giving you their expert guidance. You’ll be living on the boat for 3 days & 2 nights and whilst onboard all of your accommodation and food is included and everything you need to snorkel is provided!


The night before departure: If you have time between 4:30 – 6:30pm we suggest you drop into our Retail Shop, located on the corner of Grafton & Shields Streets, to arrange your dive/snorkelling equipment for the trip.

You can learn about the reef and fish you will meet by visiting ‘Reef Teach’ a 2.5hr Marine Biology Presentation (Additional. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Mainstreet Arcade at 85 Lake Street. This is an additional cost and not available on Sunday and Monday nights.

Day One – Diving the Outer Great Barrier Reef

05:45-06:15 – Complimentary hotel transfer – available from Cairns City & Northern Beaches accommodation.

06:15 – Check in at Pro Dive Retail Shop – corner Grafton & Shields Streets.

07:00 – Depart Cairns for 3 days & 2 nights of fantastic snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. A light breakfast is served onboard.

10:30 – Your first dive is before lunch. This dive will be offered as a guided dive with an instructor, for those divers who have not dived in a little while.

12:00 – Lunch is served – hearty soup with an array of fresh salads, cold meats & bread rolls.

14:00 – Your second snorkel – head off & discover more underwater delights. Once you have completed your snorkel the vessel moves on to the next site.

16:00 – After an afternoon of snorkelling/relaxing its time for your third dive of the trip.

18:00 – Dinner – the menu changes each trip however it will be wholesome, hot & of course lots of it!

19:30 – The night dive! Watch the certified diver’s from the deck while you enjoy your warm milo!

20:30 – Dessert is served!

Day Two – Experience further fantastic diving on the Outer Great Barrier Reef

07:00hrs – The vessel moves for an early morning snorkel. Look out for splendid gorgonian fans, giant clams and bump headed parrotfish.

08:00 – Enjoy a hearty breakfast of cereal, fresh fruit, bacon and eggs as well as toast & spreads.

10:30 – After breakfast the vessel moves on for the second site of the day.

12:00 – Lunch on the second day is hot pasta with a variety of fresh salads.

14:30 – After lunch – snorkel or sunbathe.

18:00 – A hot dinner is served before you watch the night divers for a second time.

19:30 – Relax

20:30 – Dessert is served!

Day Three – Morning dives and return to Cairns

06:30hrs – Your first snorkel of the day or you could just sleep in.

07:30 – A hot breakfast accompanied with fresh fruit salad, cereals and toast.

09:00 – After breakfast, the vessel makes its last site of the trip, where you will have your second chance to snorkel of the day.

11:00 – Relax time!

12:00 – A selection of freshly made sandwiches is served before the vessel heads back to Cairns

16:00 – Complimentary accommodation transfers – Cairns City & Northern Beaches.

19:30 – Join fellow passengers & crew at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner! (optional)

Please Note

  • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving – if in doubt please see your doctor before travelling
  • In the interest of safety we recommend you do not fly within a 24 hour period after diving
  • The above itinerary is a guide only and the times of dives may change
  • The skipper will always adapt an itinerary to the prevailing weather, tides and currents
  • Please advise if you have any dietary requirements & we will do our best to cater for you
  • Everyone will be required to fill out a Medical Waiver Release and Indemnity Deed onboard the vessel
  • We recommend you organize your own travel insurance


Accommodation transfers

All meals

Bed linen

Snorkel equipment

Prescription mask if needed

Short arm/leg wetsuit

What to bring:

Overnight bag with towels, swimmers, toiletries (soap etc), comfortable clothing



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