When you join Pro Dive’s 3 day dive adventure, you will visit up to four easterly Outer Great Barrier Reef locations, taking in sites selected for their extravagance of marine life and excellent visibility, these sites are rarely visited by other vessels.
Divers get the opportunity to view magnificent hard and soft corals, giant clams, turtles, stingrays and the largest variety of tropical fish, both large and small. The schedule allows for a total of 11 dives, 2 of which are night dives (certified divers) and snorkelling. All major international scuba accreditations are accepted and snorkellers are also welcome.
Your Great Barrier Reef adventure will begin with an early morning transfer from your accommodation to the boat. You are on your first dive in just under 3hrs. There are 16 dives sites to dive over 4 different reefs, all exclusive to Pro Dive. Scubapro will move between dive sites during your stay on the reef and you will do as many as 11 dives during this trip. Before each dive you will be given a thorough dive briefing and although they do not offer in water guided dives they have professional dive supervisors providing deck watch at all times.
The vessels are 25 metres (80 feet) in length, centrally air-conditioned, light and airy. There are 2 large decks, one for scuba diving and snorkel gear and one strictly for sun tanning and relaxing. These vessels are the only purpose built outer reef dive liveaboards operating in the area.
There are a total of 16 Cabins which sleep a maximum of two per cabin and a bathroom for every two cabins. Dinner, the menu changes each trip, however it will be wholesome, hot and of course lots of it. Dessert is served after the night dive.
Snorkellers joining this itinerary are well looked after. Gear hire for snorkellers includes wetsuit, mask, fins and snorkel. When in the water you will have the use of pool noodles and flotation devices and supervised by Pro Dive’s professional Dive Deck. Snorkellers can also try scuba diving whilst out on the reef. The Discover Scuba Dive is a professional programme which allows you to try diving without being a qualified scuba diver. During this cruise, snorkellers will have the opportunity to do several of these dives, there are minimum requirements to participate.
Reef levy: $70
Reef Levy: $70
5:45am – Complimentary hotel transfer
6:15am – Check in at Pro Dive
7:00am – Depart Cairns, a light breakfast is served onboard
11:30am – Your first dive, this dive will be offered as a guided dive with an instructor
12:45pm – Lunch
2:30pm – Your second dive, then off to the next site
4:30pm – After an afternoon of snorkelling/relaxing it’s time for your third dive of the trip
6:00pm – Dinner
7:30pm – First night dive (certified divers)
8:30pm – Dessert is served
7:00am – The vessel moves for an early morning dive.
8:00am – Breakfast
10:30am – After breakfast the vessel moves on for the second dive of the day
12:00pm – Lunch on the second day is hot pasta with a variety of fresh salads
3:00pm – After lunch & a snorkel its time for your third dive
6:00pm – A hot dinner is served before your second night dive
7:30pm – Night dive!
8:30pm – Dessert is served!
6:30am – Your first dive of the day
7:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Vessel moves to the last site of the trip, where you will do your second dive of the day
11:00am – Your last dive! When you surface freshly made sandwiches are served as the vessel heads home
4:00pm – Complimentary accommodation transfers
7:30pm – Join fellow passengers & crew at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner if you wish