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Great Barrier Reef Trip - Great Barrier Reef - Magnetic Island

Experience one of the seven wonders of the world – The Great Barrier Reef!

We’ll take you to the outer reef where you can swim, snorkel and dive in one of the most diverse eco systems in the world, with colourful hard and soft corals and awesome marine life.

Certified Divers
Due to the focus on conservation and the lower number of dive boats and tours operating from the Magnetic Island/Townsville region, we have access to some of the healthiest most pristine areas in the Great Barrier Reef.
We promise small groups and offer complimentary guides to all of our certified divers.
We offer quality rental equipment, including dive computers, 5mm full-length wetsuits or stinger suits and dive quality masks, snorkels and fins.

Introduction to Scuba Diving
Not certified?  Want to dive the barrier reef?  No problem!
Introductory dives are for beginners and require no previous experience.  It’s a great way to experience the Great Barrier Reef and try out scuba diving if you don’t have time to complete the learn to dive course.  One of our friendly  and experienced Instructors will take you step by step through the whole exciting experience.

*Medical conditions apply, minimum age 12 years old.



All Participants:

  • Day trip to the reef
  • Snorkel briefings
  • FREE use of snorkel gear and stinger suits
  • Flotation devices – noodles
  • Packed lunch - provided by SOS Stuffed on Seafood
  • Cold water, hot drinks and soup

Certified Divers:

  • Two Dives
  • Extensive Dive Briefings
  • Professional Dive Guide
  • Tanks & Weights

*If you would like to refresh your dive knowledge prior to the trip, or are interested in completing an Introductory Dive, register for your FREE online training at




All customers are required to call Pro Dive Magnetic Island 07 4778 5506 before 4pm the day prior to your trip for final confirmation of trip go-ahead.

Check-in: 6:30am all guests to arrive at Magnetic Island Marina - meet on the Peppers Deck 

Check-in Closes: 6:45am 

Boat Departs: promptly at 7:00am 

Boat Returns: Approx. 4:30pm

If you are coming from Townsville you will need to take the 6:30am Sealink ferry to Magnetic Island. The meeting point is located less than 1 minute walk from the ferry terminal.


What to bring:

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Drink Bottle or Reusable Cup
  • Windproof Jacket / Jumper (recommended in winter)
  • Certification card/app for certified divers

Please note: Space is limited on the vessel so please only bring your essentials in a small bag

Minimum Age

The minimum age for snorkelling is 10 years old and for Scuba Diving is 12 years old.

Under 18’s must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian.  

Travel Insurance

All passengers are strongly advised to purchase a comprehensive Travel Insurance policy that covers:

  • Trip Cancellation,
  • Lost/damaged personal belongings or equipment, due to any reason, 
  • Evacuation and Medical cover for Scuba Diving

In a medical emergency, any evacuation, vessel relocation or medical expenses are the financial responsibility of that passenger. 

Health & Fitness Advice for Diving and Snorkeling

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving can be strenuous activities. If you are concerned about your fitness, swimming ability or have a medical conditions please inform our friendly crew.

IMPORTANT: All customers planning to dive must complete a dive medical questionnaire in advance of the trip as some medical conditions may prevent you from diving or will require a Doctor’s certificate (organised prior to your trip).

Click here to view the dive medical questionnaire for non-certified divers.

Click here to view the dive medical questionnaire for certified divers.

You’ll also be required to complete a medical statement and sign a Legal Waiver Release & Indemnity Deed prior to boarding the vessel. 

You will not be able to fly or ascend over 300m for 24 hours after your final dive.


Click here to review our Covid-19 Policy and Advice prior to your trip

Meeting Point

Magnetic Island Marina on the Peppers Resort Deck

Meeting Time is 6:45am at Magnetic Island Marina on the Pepper's Deck for a prompt 7am departure

Address:123 Sooning St, Nelly Bay QLD 4819


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