If you really want to experience the Great Barrier Reef at its best … spend a night on it.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world & Reef Encounter offers an outstanding opportunity to spend 1 or many nights on the Great Barrier Reef.
Dive and snorkel packages all include chef prepared gourmet meals.
Reef Encounter is a 35 metre luxury catamaran designed for the utmost stability & comfort at sea. The vessel is air-conditioned throughout& features spacious decks as well as roomy dining & recreation areas to dine and relax in.
The large easy access water platform allows hassle free scuba diving and snorkelling. The vessel also features staterooms which have double or twin beds, all with private bathrooms.
All of these features, combined with friendly, experienced dive crew makes Reef Encounter the ultimate scuba diving & snorkelling adventure vessel. We even have an onboard SPA!!
Depending on how long you stay aboard Reef Encounter, your time will be spent scuba diving or snorkelling at the many different reefs and locations on the Great Barrier Reef that we travel to and from.
Reef Levies to be paid on day of Travel: AU$15 fees per day (comprised of $4.50 EMC, $5.50 Cairns Port Authority + $5 fuel levy)
Optional Extras to be paid on board
Reef Encounter stays out on the Outer Great Barrier Reef with daily transfers from Cairns Via Reef Experience
Check in at Marlin Marina A Finger at 7.30am boarding transfer vessel “Reef Experience”
DEPARTS CAIRNS DAILY at 7.30am from Marlin Marina “A finger”.
Reef Encounters Sample 2 Day Itinerary
Day of Travel
Day of Departure
Itinerary and locations may change due to weather conditions
Skipper will decide which spectacular outer barrier reef location depending on weather and Reef Encounters Schedule
Please advise of any dietary requirements.
Welcome to Dive in Australia we’re your online scuba diving holiday travel specialist for Australia. We have the knowledge and contacts across the Australian diving industry to make sure you get the best dive holiday to suit your particular needs. Talk to us today to find out what dive trips are available that match your itinerary, budget and current skill levels. You can experience Australia’s ‘must-do’ dive destinations either by day trips or extended liveaboard experiences. Depending on your level of experience and interest, your dive holiday can include all levels of dive education from beginner Open Water Courses through to Dive Master Programs and recommendations to completing your Dive Instructor Career Courses.
We now offer live availability on a number of dive trips. However, with COVID restrictions still in place, some operators have still reduced departures. To avoid disappointment please contact us first before planning to book. All operators featured on our website have safe COVID plans in place, supported by cancellation policies allowing for unexpected border closures.