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Overnight on the Great Barrier Reef

2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 444

Enjoy a delightful overnight cruise to one of the true natural wonders of the world with your cruise ship providing your accommodation. Time for relaxing or partaking in snorkeling and/or diving.

The Great Barrier Reef is situated off the coast of Queensland, Australia and is the largest coral reef system in the world made of billions of tiny living organisms which make it the largest living organism anywhere with over 3000 coral reefs, 880 islands of which 27 islands are inhabited.

Your stay on the Great Barrier Reef starts with departure from Cairns by cruise boat which will be your floating overnight accommodation. The Reef Encounter takes you to the reef with the rest of the day at leisure free to explore, dive or snorkel .You will have dinner on board.

The next brings cruising to two different reefs for more relaxation or snorkeling. In the afternoon, enjoy complimentary wine and cheese before arriving back at Cairns.

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2 Days
Prices From:
US$ 444


Day 1

Great Barrier Reef from Cairns

Journey out to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. Onboard, all guests will enjoy a BBQ breakfast on the cruise to the Great Barrier Reef. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax. Whether you prefer to explore the reef by snorkeling or diving, the Reef Encounter is a great alternative to a traditional live aboard dive vessel or snorkeling day trip. Reef Encounter moves around a selection of spectacular outer barrier reef locations - the skipper will make a decision on where you visit based on weather conditions - the boat generally moves twice a day. Enjoy an elegant dinner and then it will be time for a night scuba dive followed by some evening relaxation time.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Day 2

More Great Barrier Reef and return to Cairns

Wake up for an early morning scuba dive and breakfast. It will be some time at leisure while cruising to a different reef for more scuba diving, snorkeling and sun baking. Lunch will be served while you cruise to your last reef where you will enjoy some more time exploring and relaxing. Depart this afternoon and while enjoying complimentary wine and cheese. Transfer back to Cairns.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

Other Information




  • Accommodation in stateroom with private bathroom
  • All Chef prepared meals
  • Coffee, Tea, Milo and fresh fruit all day
  • Glass Bottom Boat and Marine Life Commentary
  • Reef Video Presentation
  • Unlimited Snorkeling

In addition, if you choose the Certified Dive Adventure your trip also includes;

  • Dive equipment
  • Scuba Diving Demonstration and Instruction
  • 5 day dives and 1 night dive, all dive equipment excluding wetsuit


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Wetsuits (AUD$5.00/person) and dive torches (AUD$5.00 per person)
  • Reef Levies, Management Fee and Fuel Surcharge
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

24 Feb 2021
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