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Coral Sea Dreaming - 2 Day 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Trip (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Explore the outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns on this 2-day overnight snorkel, dive & sail trip with Coral Sea Dreaming

If you are looking for an adventure, you've found it! Coral Sea Dreaming offers a unique Great Barrier Reef experience with only 12 guests you will enjoy a very personal trip making friends with the crew and other guests as well as no crowds when snorkelling and diving. Watch the sunset from deck side, be awestruck by the night sky galaxy and enjoy the sunrise over the Coral Sea.

We proudly offer a selection of 30 moorings at 9 different reefs so we can guarantee you will go to the best location for the conditions on the day.

We also offer a FREE 10 min TRY dive to first time divers including theory lesson, equipment, instruction and some basic skills in the water at 5m on the moorings line. If you love this experience and then want to explore the reef (which you will for sure!) then pay for a full introductory dive.

Accommodation is in shared bunks. {Please email us directly if you wish to upgrade to a private double cabin at just $20 extra per person.

Features:

  • ONLY 12 passengers
  • Experienced crew providing 2 to 1 introductory dive ratios and free dive guiding with instructors
  • Hot showers
  • We have the BEST and most locations out of Cairns – 30 moorings at 9 different reefs
  • Homemade meals and snacks with our onboard cook
  • All equipment included - new dive & snorkel gear and 5mm wetsuits or full stinger suits
  • 6 bunk beds and 3 private cabins - upgrade to private cabin available
  • Vessel fully refurbished in 2020
  • Trip includes:

  • FREE 10min introductory TRY dive
  • All equipment
  • All meals & snacks
  • Fresh linen and bath towel
  • Dive prices:

  • Certified 4 x day dive package (day dives) $220
  • Night certified dive $75
  • Introductory dives $80 for first dive, 2nd dive $60 & 3rd dive $30
  • 3 x Introductory day dive package $170
  • Night introductory dive $75*
  • Optional extras:

  • Advanced dive course $395
  • Camera Hire (NEW TG4 Panasonic cameras in Housings) $40 for the first day and $60 for 2 x days plus $10 for a take-home SD card
  • *Conditions apply for night intro dive -

    Due to small trip numbers, on occasions spots can become overbooked at short notice, we will be in contact immediately on the slight chance this happens.

    All Divers must complete a QLD Medical Questionnaire onboard. Certain medical conditions (ex: asthma, heart disease among others) may preclude a person from diving. Please check the medical questionnaire on the booking confirmation to see if you need to complete a Recreational Dive Medical AS 4005.1 before participating in any diving.

    Per Person $480.00

    Location

    • Departs Berth 2, A Finger - Marlin Marina, Cairns (the first boat on the left)

    Notes

    • Full price doesn't include $40pp levy payable on-board.

      Cancellation Policy Bookings are non-transferrable, travel must be on the departure date booked. Cancellation Policy Cancellations made with more than 28 days prior to departure incur a 20% cancellation fee. Cancellations made from 28 to 7 days prior to departure incur a 35% cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to departure (and no-show) No refund.
    • There is a $10 dietary Surcharge if you are gluten/ dairy-free/ vegan payable on-board.

      Conditions: Trip is weather dependent, Coral Sea Dreaming reserves the right to alter trip locations, cancel or reschedule due to mechanical, weather or any other unforeseen circumstances - safety first!

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Michal Maleta from Poland wrote on 22 September 2019

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    We couldn't choose better!

    Awesome experience, the crew is very professional and friendly. They looked after us so well. Two days trip is awesome. Hips of snorkeling and diving. This guys are great teachers. If you would like to try scuba diving for first time they are perfect for you. The spots on the reef are unforgettable. They take max 12 people on board, so it make a nice, cosy atmosphere. Thanks a lot guys!! All the best from Michal and Olivia.

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    Christoffer from Sweden wrote on 14 March 2019

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    Sailing

    Magic dag @ barrier reef

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    From Coral Sea Dreaming - 2 Day 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Trip (Excludes $40pp Levy)

    Hi Christoffer thanks for adding your photo here it is a real hero shot we are going to use it on our brochure and FB love it love it love it! That's what our trip is all about making magic moments! Glad you had a great trip with us and all the best with the rest of your travels :)

    Axel DEON from France wrote on 26 June 2018

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    Great !

    Amazing crew. It was my first experience of diving and it was amazing ! I don't speak English very well but the crew were really pedagogics and very friendly. They brought us in different places in the reef, the spots were really great, we could see a lot of fishes and marine life (some stingray and turtles as well). We dived 5 times. The life on board was really cosy and familial, the group is small and really nice. The food was good and enough during all the trip. I recommend a lot this team.

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    From Coral Sea Dreaming - 2 Day 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Trip (Excludes $40pp Levy)

    Hi Axel, Thank you for your great review for Coral Sea Dreaming. We are so glad to hear you have had an awesome time with us and enjoyed absolutely everything about the trip! Safe travels and see you again some day The Dream Team

    Jenny Huynh from Australia wrote on 30 March 2019

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    Okay

    It was great to see the sunrise doing the overnight trip. The boat was small but was cozy enough to fit 12 passengers plus three staff members. As the boat was small, it was easier to feel seasick and the travel out to the great barrier reef took longer than larger boats. The food was great, mainly Coles branded food/ingredients. Cleanliness was just okay. The staff would frequently check up with you to see if you're okay. I received great assistance with my first time snorkelling. My only real complaint would be the excessive smoking by staff members on the boat. Most of us were uncomfortable with it but felt bad to say anything. Please be aware of customers who have asthma. The type of customer service you get is different. The staff are friendly and very casual. Similar to the service you would get at a back packers hostel. If you would like the five star type of service, this is not for you. If you would like to see the sunrise on the great barrier reef, I would reccomend coral sea dreaming. However, if you are strict on time and cleanliness/ customer service is an issue, I would suggest booking a larger vessel such as silverswift (I joined silverswift two days after my coral sea dreaming trip finished). Overall, I think it is a good experience for first time divers at the great barrier reef as you do get a lot of personal attention there.

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    From Coral Sea Dreaming - 2 Day 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Trip (Excludes $40pp Levy)

    Hi Jenny, Thanks for your great review we are glad to hear the staff took good care of you and that you had a wonderful time snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. I note your comments here regarding smoking/ cleanliness and will discuss this with the crew thanks for bringing this to my attention :) Claire

    Eric from Canada wrote on 28 March 2018

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    Awesome Crew!

    The crew was amazing! Lots of fun! Food was great. I was the only vegetarian on the ship and they cater toward my needs! They help me overcome my fear of water... Now I feel comfortable snorkelling and diving (did my introductory dive) Amazing trip! Would definitely book again when I am back in Cairns. Correct me if I am wrong, I believe the cruise travel to different locations each time ?

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    From Coral Sea Dreaming - 2 Day 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Trip (Excludes $40pp Levy)

    Hi Chih-Yao, Thank you for your great review! You have had an amazing time which we love to hear about! How great that we can help you overcome your fear of the water AND you got to do your first dive! YAY!! We would definitely love to take you back out when you visit Cairns next. We do not have any set itinerary for the tour. It depends on the weather and tides, but no two trips are the same! Safe travels and hope to see you on the high seas again some day The Dream Team

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