Cairns Liveaboard Dive Trip

Cairns - Australia

Cairns liveaboard dive trip Australia departs daily except for Tuesday. These specialised liveaboard dive boats cater for all your diving, accommodation and meals for the 3 day duration. Cairns is the best city in Australia to access the Great Barrier Reef.

A Cairns liveaboard dive is the best way for divers to experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef. This three day scuba diving and snorkelling adventure represents great value and you will see the very best of the Great Barrier Reef.

The custom built dive boat makes dressing, water entry and exit and wash down a breeze. See our full Australia Liveaboard Dive Trips selection here.

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Rates - 2023/24

Certified Divers




Taxes & Charges*$85 - included in price

Total Price $1025/$835

Rates valid to 31st March 2024, per person and in Australian Dollars

Deposit only required

Departures from Cairns are Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Cairns Liveaboard Dive Trip Includes Snorkelling

These three day dive cruises are very relaxed and there is always plenty of time for scuba diving, snorkelling and relaxing. All meals, linen, accommodation and scuba diving equipment are included in the price which makes this dive liveaboard, extremely good value for your money.

Inclusions for the Cairns 3 day 2 night liveaboard

  • Three premium, purpose built, multi million dollar dive vessels especialy suited to conditions on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
  • 2 large decks, one for gear and one strictly for sun tanning and relaxing.
  • These three vessels are the only purpose built outer Great Barrier Reef liveaboard dive boats operating in Cairns.
  • Free wireless internet is available on all vessels
  • 25 metres (80 feet) in length
  • 14 twin share and 2 double cabins with private amenities for every 2 cabins.
  • The vessels are centrally air-conditioned, light and airy.
  • There are sixteen exclusive dive sites on four different Great Barrier Reef locations and the best sites according to prevailing weather and tides are visited on every trip.
  • Night diving is optional.
  • Departures from Cairns every day except Tuesday.
  • German language diving instructors are available on Thursday and Sunday departures
  • Japanese language diving instructors are available on Wednesday and Saturday departures.
  • 11 Dives - 9 day and 2 night dive & lots of snorkelling
  • All dive and snorkeling equipment (includes dive computer and long leg wetsuits)
  • Prescription lens masks (if required)
  • Accommodation transfers (city and northern beaches)
  • All meals and bed linen (towels not included)
  • A guided orientation and night dive

* Note:

Please use our Cairns Booking Enquiry Form below to make an enquiry about this cruise.

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*Please Note:* Alcohol consumption is permitted but in moderation only. Once any alcohol has been consumed, you are not allowed to go into the water again until the following day.

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Cairns Great Barrier Reef Dive Liveaboard - Itinerary

  • Great Barrier Reef Day 1
  • Great Barrier Reef Day 2
  • Great Barrier Reef Day 3
  • Extras available

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 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.

07:00 Dive 5 The vessel moves for an early morning dive.

09:00 Breakfast is served

11:15 Dive 6 After breakfast, the vessel moves on for the second dive of the day.

12:45 Lunch is served

15:15 Dive 7 After lunch, it is time for your third dive.

17:45 Dinner is served

19:30 Dive 8 Night dive

06:30 Dive 9 Sunrise dive

07:30 Breakfast

09:00 Dive 10

11:00 Dive 11 The last dive of the trip, finished by 1200 noon

12:00 Lunch

16:00 Complimentary return transfer to your accommodation

18:00 to 19:30 Farewell dinner (optional, additional cost)Join fellow passengers and crew at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner

1. PADI Advanced Open water Course

Offered in conjunction with the liveaboard dive 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.

2. PADI Enriched Air Course(Nitrox)

Enriched air (nitrox) is a nitrogen/oxygen mix that extends your allowable bottom time and reduces your nitrogen loading over multiple dives


Only available for divers with enriched air (nitrox) certification. 11 dives with enriched air (nitrox) provided.

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