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AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

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Overview
Get access to two exclusive dive locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef with this full-day dive and snorkel cruise from Port Douglas. Rest assured that you'll have a safe diving experience with spotters and guides provided, as well as all dive equipment and meals and snacks during the day. This all-inclusive tour, with everything arranged for you, allows you to travel light and not stress over details.
Highlights
  • Detailed snorkel and dive briefings let you know what to look for
  • All equipment is included so you can travel light 
  • Refuel with midmorning tea and lunch
  • Dive partners, guides, or spotters provided for the utmost safety and comfort
What to Expect
Meet your dive boat in Port Douglas; just show up with a swimsuit, sunscreen, and your dive certification in hand. Step aboard the boat and meet your captain and crew. Then, relax and enjoy the scenery while heading out to your first stop. This tour gives access to several exclusive snorkel spots on the Outer Barrier Reef, as well as sites such as St. Crispins Reefs, Opal, and Agincourt.  Wet suits, masks, tanks, regulators, and snorkeling equipment are all provided for you to explore the underwater world, with more than 1,000 species of fish and other marine life. If you are traveling solo, you can dive with one of the crew members; spotters and guides provided at no extra cost. Lunch (a hot and cold tropical buffet), snacks, and freshwater showers on board are provided to make your day comfortable.
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Important Information
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • 4 hours on the outer reef
  • Visit two exclusive dive locations
  • Morning tea including pastries with choice of tea or coffee
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch selection with fresh prawns
  • Hot fresh water showers
  • Detailed snorkel and dive briefings
  • Free guided snorkeling tour and safety spotters
  • Free professional certified diver guides (optional)
  • Free use of dive / snorkel equipment
  • including masks, snorkel, fins and flotation devices)
  • Free use of wet and stinger suits
  • Free prescription mask (deposit required)
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • EMC AU$6.50 per person. Payable on check-in
  • Snacks (choc, chips etc)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • SCUBA Guide (AU$15 per dive)
  • Introductory SCUBA
  • Photo purchases
  • Digital camera hire
  • Souvenirs
  • Northern Beaches transfers AU$38.00 per Person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Evidence of dive certification is required from all divers wishing to participate in a certified dive
  • Diving within 24 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chris B wrote a review Nov 2019
9 contributions4 helpful votes
What a great experience- highly recommend! Eleonora and Coline took me for my first scuba dive - they're wonderful instructors. Tremendous experience seeing our beautiful marine park up close. This is a must-do and these guys are great!
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Response from Katherine C, Director of Sales at AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
Responded 6 days ago
Hi Chris, Thank you for the 5 star review, we congratulate you on experiencing your first scuba dive. We agree, our instructors really go over and beyond to make your first time enjoyable and safe. The GBR is a MUST DO when visiting our region and spectacular from Port Douglas! We appreciate your recommendations.
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Stephen M wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
My girlfriend and I had an AMAZING experience with the AquaQuest Team out on the Great Barrier Reef during our stay in Port Douglas. Woody and his team were absolutely incredible, extremely friendly, funny and highly knowledgeable about the reef as well as all of its
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Katherine C, Director of Sales at AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
Responded 6 days ago
Hi Murf and Kristen, We love to read that you felt your time on board on-board AquaQuest was so enjoyable! Thank you for the 5 star feedback, by the sounds of your review you certainly had the best day with numerous encounters with our marine life and fun with the crew. We will be sure to share your review with the team and wish you well on your travels through Australia!
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Arjit wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Woody and Eleonora Did a great job. What a crew Adam you are legend what an atmosphere in the crusie really made my day. I can remember this for the rest of my life. Thanks for the wonderful experience and special thanks to Eleonora who motivated me doing scuba diving. Amazing
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Katherine C, Director of Sales at AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
Responded 6 days ago
We love to receive such feedback about your recent travels with us on board AquaQuest, Woody,Eleonora and Adam will thrilled to read you felt that this was one of your best experiences and a lifetime memory! Thank you for the 5 star feedback and choosing to discover the world of scuba with us.
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Georgie F wrote a review Nov 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
I had the best day out with Divers Den!! Their boat is super spacious, comfortable and felt uncrowded. The staff were awesome - special shout out to Adam who looked after the certified divers really well. I loved the flexibility to be able to go with or without a guide depending
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Katherine C, Director of Sales at AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for the 5 star review about our tour from Port Douglas on The Outer Great Barrier Reef. We love to receive such feedback about our vessels,team and of course the exclusive features we have including buddy diving and nitrox. Adam is a great asset to our great team, we will be sure to pass on your positive feedback to him and our management. By the sounds of your time on board you had a great holiday, we look forward to welcoming you to Port Douglas again soon!
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rachelwm wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We did a day trip on Aquaquest as certified divers. We had a great day and would highly recommend! Great visibility and reef sights, perfect condition. Great and attentive crew- thanks Woody for being our instructor today!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Katherine C, Director of Sales at AquaQuest Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
Responded 1 week ago
We appreciate the 5 star review and the time spent to write us and fellow travellers a review on TA. Thank you for your recommendations to cert divers, we will be sure to pass on your feedback to Woody and the team! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in gorgeous Port Douglas.
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Key Details
  • Divers Den, Agincourt Reef, and 2 more
  • Duration: 24h
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