Reef Encounter
Great Barrier Reef scuba diving
Great Barrier Reef scuba diving
Cairns liveaboard
Great Barrier Reef Scuba dive
Great Barrier Reef
Reef Encounter
Great Barrier Reef scuba diving
Great Barrier Reef scuba diving
Cairns liveaboard
Great Barrier Reef Scuba dive
Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Best Scuba dive liveaboard A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style.

Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized.Top Deck Club is the WOW factor on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef !Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet.

Highlights

A crew member just for you!Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows the way you want it to.

From the moment you board until you wave goodbye, you can relax in the knowledge that all of your needs are taken care of.

The best rooms on the boat.Spacious en-suite cabins with uninterrupted ocean views, crisp Australian bed linen, plush bath robes, towels and toiletries.Champagne and a fruit platter will await you upon arrival. *If you’re getting in the water, complimentary champagne will be served with your evening meal instead.

A deluxe three course evening meal, freshly prepared by our onboard Chef each night of your stay.Choose to dine privately under the stars or join the rest of the guests in the spacious dining saloon.*

An evening turn down service for your cabin. Towels and toiletries are replenished.

Breakfast served to your suite.

Enjoy an Australian continental or cooked breakfast served to you just the way you like it, or join the rest of the guests for a delicious buffet style breakfast served in the dining saloon.*

Complimentary sunset cocktails.Appreciate ocean views from the sun-deck or outdoor hot tub as you sip a chilled Australian cocktail while watching the sun set over the sparkling Coral Sea …the perfect setting for photography lovers!

No need to check out early!

On your day of departure Top Deck guests keep their cabin right up until the transfer vessel departs to take you back to Cairns.

A Top Deck area reserved in the Captain’s wheelhouse for your journey to and from Reef Encounter, on our transfer vessel Reef Experience.No need to worry about space for you and your luggage, it’s taken care of with our exclusive seating arrangements.

On the voyage to our Cairns Liveaboard, Reef Encounter, you will be served breakfast to your table, with the options of a hot bacon and eggs cooked breakfast or continental fruit and croissant breakfast.

Top Deck guests can also enjoy a selection of local press coffee, tea and juices.On the journey back into the Cairns Marina you will be served a complimentary glass of wine/champagne and a cheese and fruit platter.*

 

Cairns liveaboard 4 Day Top Deck Certified scuba Dive – Includes 11 day dives & 3 night dives at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations. A great choice for certified scuba divers.

The duration of this tour is 4 days (3 nights).

Want some extra special care and attention? Top Deck Club is a reef trip with a personal twist! Providing an unbeatable level of customer care the Top Deck package comes with loads of included benefits as well as a dedicated personal valet.

Our tour is great for couples looking for the ultimate getaway break, group parties who like a bit of TLC or for those who’d appreciate the personalized in-water care.

 

Children with a scuba dive certification can partake in this package.

On Board Reef Encounter

  • Chef prepared breakfast, lunch, and 2 course evening meal
  • Double or Twin Top Deck Club Stateroom all with private ensuite
  • 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

 

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.  

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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 4:30pm.

 

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