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Reef Trip - Rum Runner - 2 Day Liveaboard Outer Barrier Reef Trip - Cairns (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Snorkel The Great Barrier Reef with the M.V. Rum Runner, providing affordable dive trips and a fantastic experience. Option available to upgrade to diving!

Highlights

  • Small numbers with a maximum of 16 guests
  • Spend the night on the Great Barrier Reef
  • All Dive gear included if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive
  • Hot Showers
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • Experienced friendly crew

This is a 2 day liveaboard outer barrier reef snorkel trip, diving upgrade available

Designed as an affordable overnight reef experience for the traveller on a budget, backpackers and families looking for the ultimate overnight reef experience. The M.V Rum Runner is a 20m Motor Sailer with bunk style beds, twin and share accommodation. This trip offers the opportunity to meet other divers and travellers from around the world and have a great time with an experienced crew on the reef!

We have at least 4 crew on board each trip, so with a maximum of 16 guests you will receive personalised guidance and support. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol on board to relax after a day diving, just no glass please.

Some medical such as asthma my prevent ability to dive, no problem, the snorkelling is fantastic and safe at all sites! Please advise crew of any medical conditions prior to departure.

We provide:

  • Small numbers with a maximum of 16 guests
  • All meals, tea and coffee provided. Other refreshments can be purchased at the bar or you can bring on board yourself
  • Bunk Beds
  • Fresh Linin
  • 240 V ac and 12 V dc power points
  • Hot Showers
  • Male & Female toilets
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • All Dive gear if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive

Boarding E Finger, Marlin Marina, Cairns, at 7am Tuesday's, Thursday's and Saturday's.

Looking to dive?

Dives can be purchased on board. First Introductory Dive $120.00 per person. Additional introductory dives for $45 per dive, or 3 intros package for $90.00. Certified dives $45.00 each or Cert. Dive Package of 6 dives including night dive for only $120.00. Nominate on your way to checkout if you would like to secure this package or talk to our crew on the day about dive package specials

Per Person $400.00

What's included

  • All meals, tea and coffee provided. Other refreshments can be purchased at the bar or you can bring on board yourself
  • Bunk Beds
  • Fresh Linin
  • 240 V ac and 12 V dc power points
  • Male & Female toilets
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • All Dive gear if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive

Notes

  • Pricing excludes $40 reef tax pay on board

Available Bookings from January 30 to February 05

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

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Sun 31 Jan
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Thu 4 Feb
Fri 5 Feb

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$270.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$330.00

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

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Fonne Jean from Australia wrote on 12 October 2020

Fantastique weekend

I spend two days on this boat this week and is was amazing +!! If you like diving you need to do this trip ! 6 dive in 2 days, wonderful crew and very good meals :) Thank you for this experience

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Hey Jean, Yes was a fantastic weekend - but its also the guests who come that make ( the experience of showing the GBR ) the trips amazing. Thanks for coming to the GBR with Rum Runner Cheers Richard

Ansi from Belgium wrote on 09 October 2020

Awesome atmosphere, great spots, good food, ... all thanks to the amazing crew!

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Hi Ansi, Thanks again for snorkeling with Rum Runner. Yes was a great trip and we thank you and everyone for supporting us in these COVID times. Stay well and take care. Richard.

rileym from United States wrote on 06 January 2020

Excellent on all fronts

Very knowledgeable crew, excellent food, and a great price. Can’t really beat what the rum runner offers, small groups makes the dives more personal, was able to navigate a few of my own dives. Captain was awesome and a great cook. Just a great experience. :)

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lilyo from United States wrote on 06 December 2019

Incredible diving, incredible people

Just what I needed to see the Great Barrier Reef! No, it's not luxurious, but the simplicity of this trip makes it an affordable option for budget travelers like me to see the reef. 6 amazing dives in a section of the reef that was healthy and full of life! The captain and crew were so friendly and helpful. I also met other travelers that I have kept in contact with. Definitely recommend!

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G’Day Mate! Thanks for the review. Other guests from this same trip have also left us 5 star reviews elsewhere. You have become one of the less then 1% of past snorkellers and divers to write us a review. Good or bad thanks for taking the time and effort. Over the past 15 years we have taken over 20,000 snorkellers and divers to see the Great Barrier Reef. So of the less then 0.2% of reviews 2 stars or less, 99.8% of our snorkellers and divers must be at least satisfied with what we offer. So if your looking for the best value and cheapest overnight snorkeling and Scuba dive trip to the GBR have look at Rum Runner. Like they say “you get what you paid for” You get: 3 to 4 different reef sites to snorkeling and upto 6 scuba dives including night dive. ( is this not the reason why your booking a trip? We are all about the snorkeling and diving on the GBR, so if your after 5 star luxury vessel try elsewhere) Old Charming Rum Runner which has been travelling to the GBR and beyond for the last 40 years. Experienced captains, young dive crew, great meals, quality scuba gear, small group size, basic single bed with clean linens, and great memories. Like they say “you can’t please everyone all the time”....... we try, we really really really try hard to please everyone, 99.8% can’t be wrong!

Paul from Germany wrote on 31 October 2019

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awesome crew awesome diving spots awesome experience

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G’Day Mate! Thanks for the review and congratulations. You have become one of the less then 1% of past snorkellers and divers to write us a review. Good or bad thanks for taking the time and effort. Over the past 15 years we have taken over 20,000 snorkellers and divers to see the Great Barrier Reef. So of the less then 0.2% of reviews 2 stars or less, 99.8% of our snorkellers and divers must be at least satisfied with what we offer. So if your looking for the best value and cheapest overnight snorkeling and Scuba dive trip to the GBR have look at Rum Runner. Like they say “you get what you paid for” You get: 3 to 4 different reef sites to snorkeling and upto 6 scuba dives including night dive. ( is this not the reason why your booking a trip? We are all about the snorkeling and diving on the GBR, so if your after 5 star luxury vessel try elsewhere) Old Charming Rum Runner which has been travelling to the GBR and beyond for the last 40 years. Experienced captains, young dive crew, great meals, quality scuba gear, small group size, basic single bed with clean linens, and great memories. Like they say “you can’t please everyone all the time”....... we try, we really really really try hard to please everyone, 99.8% can’t be wrong!

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