Great Barrier Reef - Cairns

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  • 3 day / 2 Night Liveaboard Outer Reef Trip Save 5%
  • Attention Certified Divers T6 Outer Reef Trips on Special until 30 September - Do 3 Dives and Pay for 2
  • MV Taka Explorer to include the Cod Hole
  • Dive and Stay Packages

3 day / 2 Night Liveaboard Outer Reef Trip Save 5%

Duration: 3 Full Days /2 Nights
Departures: Daily Except Tuesdays
No. of Dives:11 Dives 
Book Online and Save 5%

Attention Certified Divers T6 Outer Reef Trips on Special until 30 September - Do 3 Dives and Pay for 2

Buy 3 Guided Dives and Pay for 2 - on sale until 30 September, 2014.
Nitrox Fills Available - additional $15.00 per tank, must be prebooked.

MV Taka Explorer to include the Cod Hole

From 17th April onwards MV Taka Ribbon Reef Explorer trips will have a new itinerary and duration.  Departures will be on Thursday afternoon, check in 3.00pm and will disembark back in Cairns on Monday morning at 9.00am

 

 

Dive and Stay Packages

Check out the Great Barrier Reef on one of our Short Break packages.
These packages include 2 nights accommodation and the 3 Day/ 2 nights Outer Reef Liveaboard trip on MV Scuba Pro. Advanced Openwater Courses are an optional extra.

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Area Info

Cairns offers you the Adventures of a Lifetime

Cairns is the international gateway to Tropical North Queensland.With easy access to two of the worlds great treasures, the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef and fragile rain forests of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation,  Cairns has become one of the world's favourite tourist destinations.

Easy to Get To:  Cairns has a busy airport servicing international carriers as well as welcoming passengers from all the states and territories of Australia. The airport is just 20 minutes from the centre of Cairns and the many 5 Star Hotel and Resorts, popular hotel chains and motels as well as the many travellers accommodations. For those who enjoy life on the road, there are several quality Camping Grounds and Caravan Parks to pull into, to make Cairns your temporary home.  There are also Coach and Rail services arriving and departing each day.

Cairns offers easy access to one of the world's most renown diving locations - the Great Barrier Reef  and the Coral Sea- by providing the most popular departure point for  the specialist live aboard dive vessels offering multiple night stays out on the Reef , directly off Cairns as well as exclusive diving and snorkel tours cruising north from Cairns along a series of Reefs known as the Ribbon Reefs to Lizard Island and out to dive the deeper coral sea reefs.  For many you can choose to learn to scuba dive and spend several nights out on the reef to complete your training and to do some fun dives at the same time. Opportunities are available to everyone to experience the Great Barrier Reef including snorkelling and doing an introductory scuba dives from the popular boats offering day trips.

More Adventures provided by professional  Cairns operators include white water rafting, hot air ballooning, parachuting, fishing, sea kayaking helicopter trips to the outer reef.

Seasonality:  Cairns is a 12 month of the year destination and as with all tropical destinations has a wet season (from December through to the end of March).  During this time, the climate is hot and humid and can be subject to cyclones.  Cyclones are unpredictable and fortunately not an every day event.  During the wet season, it is not a windy time of year and most days sea conditions are moderate and the visibility reaching the local average of 10-15 meters.





   

 

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