Reef Encounter offers fantastic ‘no experience necessary’ scuba diving holidays to guests who do not hold a current scuba diving certification.

What is Introductory Scuba Diving?

Resort Diving or Introductory Scuba diving is for those who do not hold a scuba diving licence but who wish to participate in scuba diving activities during your holiday to The Great Barrier Reef.
All resort / introductory scuba diving is conducted in small groups under the supervision of a professional Scuba Dive Instructor.

Scuba diving is a fun and safe sport that is accessible to people of all ages and abilities.* Minimum age for trying a resort dive is 12 years. If you wish to attain a scuba diving license during your stay, enrol upon our a Reef Encounter Open Water Course to become certified.Our experienced and professional Scuba Instructors will guide you on underwater tours around pristine coral lagoons and ensure you see the best of the Great Barrier Reef beneath the waves, in safety and comfort.
Try scuba diving on Reef Encounter and you’ll be hooked for life!

 Night Introductory Scuba Diving

Feel like an adventure? Reef Encounter is one of very few places in the world with the ability to take people without a scuba qualification on underwater guided tours at night! See the magic of the underwater world in the dark, as your Scuba Instructor introduces you to the reefs evening inhabitants.

Introductory Scuba Diving On The Great Barrier Reef Is An Unforgettable Experience

Take a guided package our  in-water guide will tailor your scuba dives to your experience level, ensuring comfortable and fun dives in prime Outer Barrier Reef locations.

Depending on the length of your stay your trip will include a number scuba dives across different dive locations.

Before booking your Reef Encounter Trip, please read the Important Information page.

 If your not sure please book one of our snorkel packages and then try our free scuba dive demonstration onboard and see if you are comfortable underwater if you are you can upgrade to one of our resort dive packages, decide to go on one or two resort dives or if your not comfortable you can continue snorkeling – on Reef Encounter its all about you and showing you the best way to see the Great Barrier Reef

We Look Forward To Seeing You Onboard Reef Encounter For The Start Of Your Scuba Diving Adventure!