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Full Day Trip

Departs: Daily


Full day snorkel trip: $120
Full day snorkel trip plus 1 intro dive: $170
Full day snorkel trip plus 1 cert dive: $170
Reef Levy payable on arrival: $20

Departing daily from the Marlin Marina, M.V. Sun-Kist travels via Fitzroy island on the way to the true Outer Great Barrier Reef. Each day they visit a reef from a choice of Milln, Briggs, Moore and Thetford Reefs – Approximately 40 nautical miles from the coast of Cairns.

Cairns Dive Centre’s experienced Reef Team – selected for their local knowledge and love of the Cairns region and the ocean – will help you discover the best snorkel and dive sites available from Cairns.

Depending on weather, it is likely you will visit two different sites on the reef allowing you to see all the marine life the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. You will encounter nemo, sting rays, hundreds of fish, corals, reef sharks and turtles to name a few.


  • Morning tea or coffee
  • Marine snorkel and dive briefings
  • Modern snorkel and dive gear including dive computers
  • Free use of Wetsuits and Lycra suits
  • Lunch and Afternoon tea
  • Safety vests for the nervous
  • 35 Passengers

Trip Itinerary

7:00am     Meet at ‘E’ Finger, Marlin Marina, for departure
7:30am     Transfer to the outer Great Barrier Reef, via Fitzroy Island
9:45am     Arrive at first reef site
10:00am   First snorkel or dive session
12:00pm   Lunch
12:30pm   Transfer to second reef site
2:45pm     Depart for Cairns, via Fitzroy Island

Please note: For the comfort, pleasure and safety of all passengers and crew all schedules, reef sites and number of dive sessions are planned on the day, subject to weather and other conditions by the Master of the Vessel

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