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Optional activities may be pre-booked online at an additional cost for added enjoyment of your Cairns Reef tours. Otherwise, if you wish to speak with our crew who can suggest recommendations or the best activities to suit your ability, you may prefer to wait until the day of the cruise to purchase them in person.

$75 per adult on the day
* Pre book for only $70 per adult

Guided Snorkel Safari Tour

Join our marine biologists on this popular and informative snorkel safari tour. It will allow you to experience the beautiful and unique coral formations and schools of fish up close. Perfect for passengers that have prior snorkel experience & advanced snorkellers. Save $5 per person when pre booking this activity.

$65 per adult on the day
* Pre book for only $60 per adult

Guided Snorkel Experience Tour

Perfect for the beginner snorkeller. Join our Marine biologist in small groups and learn more about the reef on this popular and informative snorkel tour. Explore the Great Barrier Reef with expert snorkelling assistance and instruction available at all times.

$119 on the day
* Pre book for only $99 per adult

Introductory Diving

No experience necessary. All equipment supplied including wetsuit & souvenir dive certificate to hang on your wall. Our vessel provides a safe, controlled environment perfect for the novice diver. Stairs leading into the water for easy access where you will spend time practicing some basic scuba skills before heading off on your dive. Group size is kept small with a maximum of 4 divers per instructor (less if nervous divers) so you know you are in safe hands.

Your dive will be at one of our premium reef sites with dense coral cover and teaming with fish life. The dives last around 20-30 minutes and reach a maximum of 10m with most of the dive around 4-5m. 2nd dives are also available to be pre booked, you can opt to book on the day but these are subject to availability. Introductory diving is one of the most popular & enjoyed activities when it comes to Cairns Reef tours.

* $69 for second dive

Certified Diving

Diving in Cairns couldn’t be easier with Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel, we are renowned for offering some of the best certified diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Our expert guides will take you to a selection of drift, wall & channel dives including swim through, small caves, ledges & drop off’s. These locations are only accessible to Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel visitors so you are ensured a unique dive experience.

With 5 hours actual reef time we can offer up to 3 completely different dives in a day. All dives are professionally guided for your safety and enjoyment. We take you direct to the best places, leaving you more time to take in the beauty of your surroundings without the need to navigate.

Sites are chosen to suit the weather conditions on the day and take in to account the experience of the divers. Don’t forget your log book so we can record your Great Barrier Reef experience for you!

2nd Certified dives can be pre booked in the booking cart or you can opt to book on the day but these are subject to availability.

You can head to our FAQS page for further details about diving and underwater activities.

Important Diving Information

  • By law, the minimum age to dive is 12 years. Anyone under 18 years will need a parent or guardians permission. We require anyone over the age of 70 to provide a doctor’s clearance to dive.
  • All Scuba Diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire. Please answer the following questions on your past and present status with a YES or NO. If you are not sure, answer YES. If any of these items apply to you, we must request that you consult with a Queensland doctor PRIOR to participating in scuba diving. The questionnaire can be downloaded here.
  • Before embarking on your scuba diving adventure in Queensland, please note that there are specific medical requirements unique to our region for certain medical conditions (i.e. asthma, epilepsy, high blood pressure or certain medications) these may exclude individuals from diving.  A dive medical obtained outside of Queensland may not meet these standards, potentially hindering your ability to dive with us. For comprehensive guidance on Queensland’s diving code of conduct, we recommend visiting the Work Safe website. Alternatively, feel free to reach out to our friendly staff, who are dedicated to ensuring your dive experience is both safe and enjoyable. Please check when booking or email us with any questions or concerns.
  • Certified Divers must produce their certification card

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