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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

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    What to Expect
    Customize your full-day Great Barrier Reef adventure to suit your style and preference, whether you’re an experienced diver or a novice. On the morning of your tour, make your way to Marlin Wharf in Cairns and climb aboard a luxurious 95-foot (29-meter) catamaran equipped with restrooms, fresh-water showers, and spacious sun decks. Head out into the Coral Sea and enjoy the aquatic landscape on the ride to the first of three dive sites, which may include Flynn Reef, Thetford, and Milln.

    At booking, choose how you’d like to explore the reef. Slip on a snorkeling mask and fins if you prefer to stay near the surface, or go deeper with a scuba dive. Beginning divers can take one of two introductory dives, and experienced divers can complete up to three certified dives throughout the day. 

    All equipment is provided, and guides are on hand to provide instruction and ensure your safety. Whatever you choose, expect to spend ample time in the water observing the reef’s famous marine life including coral formations, tropical fish, anemones, and sea turtles.

    In between dives, recharge with morning and afternoon tea breaks and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch midday. Purchase a drink from the full onboard bar if you like, and soak up the tropical sun on the return trip to Cairns, where your tour concludes in the afternoon.

    Note: Book early to secure your spot, and enjoy a flexible reservations policy that allows you to change the date of your tour at no additional charge once you arrive in Cairns.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns
    Departure Time
    7:30am check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal for 8:30am departure
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Morning and afternoon tea
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of dive equipment (if option selected)
    • Snorkel tour with reef guide
    • Use of Prescription masks
    • Choice of snorkeling, introductory or certified diving (option selected at time of booking)
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
    • Entry/Admission - Silverswift Dive & Snorkel
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Wet suit hire (approximately AUD $5.00)
    • Optional activities (if options not selected)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
    • Minimum age for all diving activities is 12 years however some people may require a doctor’s certificate
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I went on this trip for snorkeling and I had the greatest time - the trip could not have gone better! The staff were honestly what made the trip so smooth. I felt completely supported and well-informed on safety, equipment and information about the sea floor itself. Even those
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    We pre-booked with silverswift from back in the UK. Really clear instructions with pick up details, what was included etc... On the the day the pick up was punctual, the check in deck was easy to navigate and the wAlk to the boat was short. Onboard a small breakfast was
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    We went with our kids aged 10 to 19 and spent the day snorkeling. We got to see whales jumping both on the way out to the reef and on the way back. Helpful friendly staff. There were lots of people on this boat but we always felt well taken care of. Food was good and the
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    Fantastic day out, staff were very friendly and helpful and made the day even better. Trip out was a bit rough and staff looked after is. Once we were out and in the see snorkeling it was worth it. Would really recommend this trip
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    Response from QSGA, Guest Relations Manager at Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns
    Responded 16 Apr 2019
    Hi Ade259, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Sorry to hear that the weather didn't play completely fair and that the winds picked up for your trip out. Unfortunately, this can be common this time of the year; the wet season can be a little unpredictable when it comes to the weather. But, it's great to hear that it was all worth it in the end and that you had a great day exploring the Great Barrier Reef! Thank you for choosing to travel with Silverseries!
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    We set sail in the morning out to the reef. We had a light continetal breakfast on board, which was perfect for the 90 minute trip out to the reef. If you are not used to boats or there are choppy seas the day of your tour, take sea sickness pills, which are available on the
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