Marine life on the Great Barrier Reef with CompassReef Encounter always parks in easy distance of spectacular snorkelling coral lagoons and has a purpose built snorkelling platform on level with the ocean by easy access stairs into the water. All snorkelling equipment and tuition is included in your trip. Guided snorkel tours are available throughout the day so whether you are a non-swimmer or you’re just interested in learning about life beneath the waves, all of your snorkelling needs are taken care of!

Reef Encounter liveaboard snorkel tours offer superb snorkel experiences to people of all ages and abilities. Whether you are an experienced snorkeler or are new to the water world, the Reef Encounter team guarantee you a fun and safe way of seeing the Great Barrier Reef.

Great-Barrier-Reef-snorkel-toursAll snorkelling locations are selected for the optimal conditions depending on the weather and the time of year. Depending on the length of your stay onboard Reef Encounter, you will be introduced to a number of different Outer Barrier Reefs and snorkeling spots.

The Great Barrier Reef is home to a more fish, coral and marine creatures than anywhere else on our incredible planet – it’s a water-lovers paradise! Swim alongside turtles, find Nemo and his family and maybe even encounter some graceful stingrays.ral and marine creatures than anywhere else on our incre

Our liveaboard snorkel tours offer  five snorkelling sessions per day, there’s plenty of time to snorkel, relax, try a glass bottom boat tour and maybe even try an Introductory Resort Dive – it’s up to you!

All snorkel equipment, food and accommodation are included in your liveaboard snorkel tour . Optional extras are wetsuits and prescription lens masks if you require them, which are available for hire onboard. Also available onboard is the option to try a fun, resort dive!

The commentated glass bottom boat tour is a great alternative for spare time, where you can view the marine life beneath the surface and learn something interesting along the way. Ask our helpful crew onboard for information about glass bottom boat tours. (Glass bottom boat tours are weather permitting).


Snorkeling Liveaboard Packages

Top Deck Club – a touch of luxury on the Reef