Reef Encounter
find Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef
Australia
Great Barrier Reef Australia
snorkel Great Barrier Reef Australia
Green Sea turtle, Great Barrier Reef Australia
Reef Encounter
find Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef
Australia
Great Barrier Reef Australia
snorkel Great Barrier Reef Australia
Green Sea turtle, Great Barrier Reef Australia

Picture yourself surrounded by the magnificent  Great Barrier Reef on our wonderful liveaboard snorkel tour.

Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want.

Reef Encounter’s liveaboard snorkel tour is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef, whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life

Reef Encounter’s liveaboard snorkel offers all the luxury facilities of a reef resort while floating on the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef

Making our Great Barrier Reef liveaboard snorkel cruise one of the most unique holiday escapes in Australia.

On Board Reef Encounter

  • Chef prepared breakfast, lunch, and 2 course evening meal
  • Ensuite Stateroom with large picture windows
  • Tea & coffee service.
  • Fresh fruit platter available all day
  • Vessel fully air conditioned throughout
  • Large dining saloon, television and games area, fully licensed bar and outdoor hot-tub
  • Reef tax, fuel levy & national park fees
  • Visit a number of different Outer Great Barrier Reef locations during your stay

Please advise of dietary requirements upon booking

Prior Requirements

  • Minimum age 12 years. Children under 15 years must be accompanied by a parent or adult
  • Compulsory dive medical in accordance with Australian Standard AS4005-1. It is law in Queensland that all scuba diving students get a medical check-up. Upon booking your course, you will be provided with information on how to get your medical check. Fee is payable directly to doctor.

Please read the terms and conditions of each Great Barrier Reef tour. Some medical conditions and/or medications may prevent from participation in scuba diving activities. We recommend that you do not fly in an aeroplane for at least 24 hours after participating in scuba activities.  

Itinerary

Day One

7:30 am Breakfast onboard Reef Experience, Marlin Jetty, Cairns
8:00 am Depart Marlin Jetty
9:00 am Marine Biologist Presentation
9:15 am Scuba Dive Snorkel briefing
10:30 am Arrive Outer Great Barrier Reef  ~ Transfer to Reef Encounter
11:00 am Scuba Dive Snorkel Sunbake and relaxation time
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Dive 1 with skills
3:00 pm Cruise to our next spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef location
3:30 pm Dive 2 with skills
4:00 pm Glass bottom boat tour
6:00 pm Dinner & Dessert
7:30 pm Introductory resort night dive at own expense
8:00 pm Relaxation time, star watching, board games, movies

Day Two

6:30 am  Scuba Dive 3 with skills
7:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Scuba Dive, snorkel or lounge on a deck chair
11:00 am Cruise to our next spectacular reef location
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Dive 5 with skills
3:00 pm Cruise to our next spectacular reef location
3:30 pm Scuba Dive 6 with skills
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Introductory resort night dive at own expense
8:00 pm Relaxation time, star watching, board games, movies

Day Three

7:00 am Dive 7
7:30 am Breakfast
9:00 am Dive 8
11:00 am Cruise to our next spectacular reef location
11:30 am Glass Bottom Boat Tours, Diving, Snorkeling, Sun baking Relaxing time
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Scuba Dive, snorkel or lounge on a deck chair
2:00 pm Cruise to our next spectacular reef location
3:30 pm Scuba Dive, snorkel or lounge on a deck chair
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Night Dive as a certified diver
8:00 pm Relaxation time, star watching, board games, movies
Day Four
6:30 am Scuba Dive or snorkel
7:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Scuba dive or snorkel
10:30 am Cruise to our next spectacular reef location
11:00 am Glass Bottom Boat Tours, Diving, Snorkeling, Sun baking Relaxing time
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Cruise tour to our next spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef location
1:45 pm Snorkel, Sun bake, Relax
2:30 pm Transfer to Reef Experience
3:30 pm Complimentary Wine and Cheese, fresh tropical fruits
4:30 pm Arrive Cairns

Optional Extras

  • Bus transfers to and from your accommodation to the Marina
  • Bar purchases – soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc.
  • Scenic helicopter tours over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Prescription masks

What to Bring

  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Swimming clothes, sun cream & hat
  • Personal clothes, toiletries

How to get there

Your Great Barrier Reef liveaboard cruise begins on board our transfer boat, ‘Reef Experience’, from Cairns Marlin Marina ‘A Finger’. Boarding commences at 7:25am.

On the last day of your stay you will arrive back into Cairns at approximately 4:30 pm.

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1 Review for “4 day liveaboard Snorkel”

  1. Harry & Debs Duncan
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    Fantastic. Would thoroughly recommend this trip. Crew are highly professional and ensure guest's safety is paramount. Well done guys Cheers H and Debs

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