Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard tour

Reef Encounter is a fully air conditioned 35 meter catamaran hotel, designed for the utmost stability and comfort at sea. Boasting spacious cabin suites, a large dining saloon, TV and lounge area and a huge sundeck, she also has her very own outdoor hot tub and fully licensed bar onboard. Reef Encounter provides all the luxury of a boutique hotel while visiting the most captivatingly beautiful areas of this natural wonder – The Great Barrier Reef

A fully outfitted Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard snorkel and dive boat operation, Reef Encounter has the latest in snorkel and scuba equipment along with large easy access dive and snorkel platforms and a glass bottom boat

Our aim is to deliver the best Great Barrier Reef liveaboard trip!

Travelling up to two hundred nautical miles off the East Australian coast to the most pristine Outer Great Barrier Reefs, Reef Encounter has access to over fifteen diving and snorkeling mooring locations ensuring optimal in-water enjoyment. Locations are selected daily by the Captain, based on weather conditions, time of year and other circumstances and are chosen for your safety and comfort. Read more about our reef locations here…


We believe that Reef Encounter is unbeatable on service and value!

The Reef Encounter Team is the best in the business, winning personal awards for outstanding customer service in the tourist industry year after year. For more information about the Reef Encounter Team, click here