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One-Day Great Barrier Reef Trip
Calypso Reef Charters Pty.

© Calypso Dive and Snorkel

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This trip is aboard Calypso, an 82 foot Catamaran with a maximum of 60 divers. It is for 1 day, and allows 3 dives.

Departure Information
Departure is from Marina Mirage, berth C8, Port Douglas at 8:45 AM every day, return time 4:30 PM.

The Dive

The Calypso has a roving permit, enabling it to choose dive sites spread over an extensive area. The boat usually visits two large reefs, Opal and Tongue. However, if the best diving is somewhere else that day, the boat has the flexibility to visit Chinaman, Rudder, St. Crispins or one of the Agincourt Reefs. It usually takes between 70 and 90 minutes to reach the first dive site, depending on the reef chosen that day.

The boat will visit three dive sites during the day, allowing certified divers to make three dives, and snorkelers to see three different reefs. © Calypso Dive and Snorkel

The Boat

The folks are Calypso are very proud of their boat, which was custom built to their specifications. Launched in May of 2004, the new Eclipse is 76 feet long, and can carry up to 50 divers and snorkelers out to the reef. The boat has enclosed and shaded areas, as well as a substantial sundeck to allow as much or little sun as one desires. The boat is powerful, and makes an easy smooth ride out to the reef at 22 knots.

A stern-width submerged dive deck allows for easy entrances and exits from the water. Rinse tanks and a hot freshwater deck shower are available to clean your gear and to warm up if you core temp starts diving with you.

Trip Prices

Included prescription masks mask, Snorkel, Fins (with Snorkel price only) guided snorkelling tour wetsuit all dive gear (with Dive price only) reef ecology talk tropical buffet lunch tea/coffee transfers: Port Douglas stinger suits

Book This Trip All prices are in US Dollars.
1 Mar 18 - onwards
Snorkeler, Child $128
Snorkeler, Adult $175
Snorkeler, 12-15 yrs, with 1 intro scuba dive $175
Certified diver, 12-15 yrs, two dives $190
Certified diver, 12-15 yrs, three dives $208
Snorkeler, 12-15 yrs, with 2 intro scuba dives $215
Snorkeler, with 1 intro scuba dive $223
Certified diver, adult, two dives $237
Certified diver, adult, three dives $255
Snorkeler, with 2 intro scuba dives $263
Environmental Management Charge (pay on board) $5
transfers: Northern Beaches $15
transfers, Cairns $22
Children are between the ages of 3 and 15

About Calypso Reef Charters Pty.

A true family owned and operated business, Calypso Reef Charters Pty Ltd has been providing daily reef cruises from Marina Mirage, Port Douglas for 8 years. Calypso travels daily to three breathtaking sites on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Graham and Cathie Jones own and operate the company, along with their three sons. Their fast, stable and comfortable vessels all have large deck areas and spacious saloons. Specialising in snorkelling and diving, an experienced crew provides friendly and professional service.

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