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Coral Sea Shark Diving Expedition - 3 days 3 nights departs Cairns

Diving in this section of the Coral Sea is a great experience for experienced adventurous divers. This trip visits Holmes Reef, a reef system lying some 90 miles outside the Great Barrier Reef. Due to it's isolation the reef has incredible visibility (always over 30 meters) and abundant large pelagic fish. Divers have observed the reef sharks here at shark feeds for 20 years, and it is a spectacular sight.

Highlights

  • A true Coral Sea diving expedition!
  • Small group trip – 14 certified divers
  • Experienced crew
  • Hot showers
  • 10 exclusive moorings
  • Homemade meals with our on board cook and snacks

We can't think of many three-day trips where you can get up to 8 - 9 more amazing and adventurous dives. We emphasize the term "adventurous" as any open ocean trip can get bumpy, and once outside the Great Barrier Reef there is no protection from ocean swells on the trip out to Holmes Reef. While the diving is always amazing, the most certainty of a comfortable trip would be between October and April, the less windy months.

The diving on this trip is best suited for experienced divers.

This trip is aboard Rum Runner, a 66 foot Mono Hull Sailboat with a maximum of 14 divers and a Dive Staff of 6. It is for 3 days, 3 nights, and allows 10 dives, including 1 night dive.

Accommodation is shared bunk cabins

Dive prices extras that you may wish to purchase onboard:

  • All gear Hire $140
  • Advanced dive course including gear hire $220
  • Professional photo guided certified dive (when available) $50
  • 3 Introductory dive package $150

Per Person $1,199.00

What's included

  • 3 days aboard Rum Runner
  • All meals
  • Fresh linen and bath towel
  • Tank, weights and 21% air refills

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 days duration for the whole experience

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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