- Dive Insurance
- All Dive equipment
- Double or twin share
- All meals
- Free Wifi
three days exploring the great barrier reef
- The 3 Day, 2 Night liveaboard is operating at a reduced frequency from July 1st, 2020. To keep up to date as to when it will resume regular operation follow our Facebook Page.
One day diving on The Great Barrier Reef is never enough, so join Pro Dive Cairns on a liveaboard dive trip, and spend three-days and two-nights exploring one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World. You will visit a variety of outer Great Barrier Reef locations, all selected for their extravagance of marine life and excellent visibility.
This personalised adventure offers an opportunity to participate in up to 11 dives, including two-night dives, as well as some great snorkelling on a variety of our 19 exceptional Outer Reef dive sites over four magnificent reefs: Flynn, Thetford, Milln and Pellowe Reefs. Diving at different times throughout the day, you will be able to encounter an amazing diversity of marine life including giant clams, majestic sea turtles, graceful stingrays, reef sharks, an incredible variety of tropical fish, spectacular coral formations and consistent underwater visibility. Night diving will introduce a whole new dimension of nocturnal life.
Between dives, relax in comfort on board one of our three premium Scubapro dive boats; these purpose-built liveaboard dive vessels; these feature air-conditioned twin or double cabins, spacious decks, WiFi, catered meals, and the comforts of home. With small passenger numbers and close crew-to-guest ratios, a high-quality, personalised experience from our dedicated staff is ensured at all times.
Departing Cairns every day except Monday & Tuesday this three-day, two-night liveaboard trip offers a truly memorable and exciting way to fully immerse yourself and experience our magnificent World Heritage Great Barrier Reef environment.
Please Note: some medical conditions may prevent you diving and you will be required to complete a waiver and medical statement prior to the trip. If you have recently/continue to suffer from an illness or condition that may affect your dive fitness, or currently taking any prescription medication, you will need to consult a doctor for a 'fit to dive' medical certificate.
WHY CHOOSE PRO DIVE CAIRNS?
- Purpose built, PADI Five Star Dive and Career Development Centre
- All dive crew are fully qualified PADI instructors. You will be diving with a passionate team of experienced professionals, ensuring the quality of your experience and your safety
- Our boats carry a maximum of 32 passengers and six crew, providing you with a more personal experience
- We provide a true liveaboard experience with our boats departing from and returning to Cairns for every three-day, two-night trip, with no boat to boat passenger transfers
- Access to 19 high-quality dive sites ensuring a diverse range of reef environments and dives
- Pro Dive Cairns is a high standard operator with Advanced Ecotourism Certification, committed to the long-term conservation of The Great Barrier Reef
- Pro Dive Cairns has one of the highest safety standards in the world. With safety the number one priority, there is no safer place to dive in the world
Optional Upgrades and Additional Courses
Additional certification courses available for completion during the liveaboard (additional cost):
PADI Advanced Open water Course
Offered in conjunction with the liveaboard trip, this course is the next step in your dive training; designed to expand your diving skills, knowledge and to give the inexperienced certified diver added confidence in their diving.
The PADI Enriched Air Course add on available.
padi Enriched air Course
Enriched air (nitrox) is a nitrogen/oxygen mix that extends your allowable bottom time and reduces your nitrogen loading over multiple dives
We recommend that you visit our retail shop located on the corner of Grafton and Shields streets the night before your trip to arrange the diving/snorkelling equipment, ensure the necessary paperwork is in order and to ensure your certification details are correct. The shop is open from Monday to Friday 12pm to 6pm.
Please note, the below itinerary is a guide only, and the order of sites may change. The skipper will always adapt the plan to the prevailing weather, tides and currents.
06:00 Complimentary accommodation transfer
Available from Cairns city and Northern Beaches accommodation.
06:20 Check-in at Pro Dive Cairns retail shop
Corner of Grafton and Shields streets, MAP
07:00 Depart Cairns
Depart Cairns for 3 days and 2 nights of fantastic diving/snorkelling on The Great Barrier Reef. A light breakfast is served onboard.
11:00 Dive 1
Your first dive is before lunch. A dive guide will be offered for those divers who have not dived in a while. This is an opportunity for you to acclimatise to the diving conditions, and fine-tune your skills if it has been some time since your last dive.
12:30 Lunch is served
14:30 Dive 2
Head off and discover more underwater delights. Once you have completed your dive, the vessel moves on to the next site.
16:30 Dive 3
After an afternoon of relaxing, it is time for your third dive of the trip
18:00 Dinner is served
19:45 Dive 4: the night dive!
We try to do the night dive at the same site as the afternoon dive, as this way you are familiar with your surroundings.
The vessel moves for an early morning dive.
09:00 Breakfast is served
After breakfast, the vessel moves on for the second dive of the day.
12:45 Lunch is served
After lunch, it is time for your third dive.
17:45 Dinner is served
19:30Dive 8: night dive
The last dive of the trip, finished by 1200 noon
16:00 Complimentary return transfer
Return transfer to your accommodation
19:30 Farewell dinner (optional, additional cost)
Join fellow passengers and crew at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner
- Clothing and swimwear
- Warm clothes for the evening
- 2 x towels (ocean/shower)
- Dive medical if required
(ask us if you are not sure)
- Sun hat
- Marine safe sunscreen & toiletries
- Certification card (certified divers)
- Seasickness medication
- Shoes are not necessary
- Alcoholic beverages if you would like a drink in the evening
- Sleeping bags
- Extra luggage (luggage can be stored securely at our retail shop)
Your safety and comfort is our number one priority. Please let our experienced instructors know if you are worried, stressed or not feeling well at any point.
Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. If you answer 'yes' to any of the questions below you will need to consult a doctor and provide us with a medical certificate stating you are “fit to dive” prior to your dive trip:
- Since completing your last dive medical assessment have you suffered any illness or injury that may affect your ability to dive safely?
- Are you currently suffering any illness or injury?
- Are you currently taking any prescription medication other than the contraceptive pill?
- Is there any other condition, fact or circumstance that may affect your fitness or ability to dive safely?
We recommend that you do not fly within 24 hours of diving. The earliest you should fly is 12 pm (midday) on the day after your trip concludes.
You can cancel your dive trip for any reason at any time up to 48 hours before commencement and receive a full refund of all money paid to Pro Dive Cairns. There is no refund for any reason after this time. If you plan to book through a travel agent, please ask if they have any cancellation fees. We recommend that all customers have travel insurance.
The number of dives may vary subject to weather and/or other unforeseen circumstances.
A Government Environmental Management Charge, Port Departure Tax and administration fee are included in your total fare. The breakdown of cost is provided in the rates table.
i was completely speech less after the first dive. now, a month after diving at the great barrier reef just a few words to describe this experience: stunning, incredible, amazing, just great!! i did the open water course with flo, she is such a pro and so excited about and in love with diving and really enjoys to teach - thank you so much for showing me how great diving is!
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This was the best experience iv ever had, iv become even more obsessed with the ocean because of them. The course was so easily run and it felt more like a holiday then a training session, each dive we learn something new and gave us massive confidence boost, even tho most days the ocean was a mess it didn’t matter, by the last day it felt like iv been diving for years, it definitely solidified my choice to become a rescue diver one day. I can’t wait to book my rescue course or even master dive and I have to go with pro dive cairns again, i have to.
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Loved every minute of the trip! (except sea sickness, but that's to be expected and the crew were really helpful in that situation!!)Food was delicious, very filling and catered to dietary requirements. 🥗Kevin was professional, friendly, informative and fun. Great instructor when it came to explaining in-depth the Nitrox and how to test the tanks etc. 👌Day and night Dives were amazing, beautiful spots and easy to navigate after briefings and we didn't need guides! Would highly recommend Pro Dive Cairns. Professional, friendly and fun. Will be back again! 💙🐟🦈🐠
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