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2 Day/1 Night Great Barrier Reef Dive Trip
Deep Sea Divers Den

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This trip is aboard OceanQuest, a 117 foot Catamaran with a maximum of 46 divers and a Dive Staff of 7. It is for 2 days, 1 night, and allows 6 dives, plus 1 night dive.

Departure Information
Departure is from your lodging (free pickup), Cairns at 7:30 AM every day, return time 4:30 PM.
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The Dive

Divers you will make seven dives on this trip, while snorkelers will have heaps of time to spend in the water. The dive sites will be selected from the 14 moorings that the company has exclusive use of on Michaelmas, Saxon and Norman Reefs.

Your first two dives and will be off of your transfer boat, the Reefquest II. Following your dives and lunch you will transfer to the Oceanquest. That afternoon you will make your third dive, have dinner, and do a night dive.

The second day starts with a sunrise dive, which is a great time to dive. This is when nocturnal animals finish their cycle of activity, and all the organisms active in the daytime emerge from their hiding places and become active. It is a great opportunity to see some very unusual organisms. (Set your alarm, and don't miss it!)

After the dive and breakfast, there is time for two more dives, and a Buffet Lunch. After that you will again transfer to the Reefquest II for your trip back to Cairns. For true dive enthusiasts, those of you that want to dive, dive, and then dive some more, this could be the trip for you! © Deep Sea Divers Den

For a detailed trip itinerary, click here.

The Boat

OceanQuest is an extremely comfortable liveaboard. She’s twin-hulled catarmaran, with three decks, giving everyone lots of space, both in the cabins and in common areas, such as the lounge, dining area, dive deck and sun decks.

The boat's just been through a major refitting, so everything is nice and shiny and new. The cabins are both spacious and comfortably outfitted. Each cabin has a private bathroom/shower, TV, bar fridges, even an internal phone system!

There are a mix of double, twin, and four-share cabins to suit any person’s needs, and the boat can sleep up to 48 divers and snorkelers in comfort. At 35 metres (117 ft) in length, the boat makes for a very stable and comfortable night’s sleep.

For more info about this boat, see the floorplan.

Trip Prices

Included all dive gear (inc. computer) bed linen (towel not included) all meals transfers, Cairns torch/batteries for night dives.

Book This Trip All prices are in US Dollars.
1 Apr 18 - onwards
Snorkeler, 4-share cabin w/bath $322
Snorkeler, twin cabin w/bath $344
Snorkeler, double cabin w/bath $358
Certified Diver, 4-share cabin w/bath $373
Certified Diver, twin cabin w/bath $394
Certified Diver, double cabin w/bath $408
Snorkeler, 4-share cabin, and 5 intro dives $466
Snorkeler, twin cabin w/bath and 5 intro dives $487
Snorkeler, double cabin w/bath and 5 intro dives $501
beer, wine, soda, on sale at bar -
NITROX fills for NITROX certified divers per dive $7
prescription masks per day $7
guided certified dives per dive $11
transfers: Northern Beaches $14
Env. Mangement Charge and fuel levy per trip $29
underwater camera hire (pay on board) per day $29
PADI advanced open water dive course per person $136

About Deep Sea Divers Den © Deep Sea Divers Den

Deep Sea Divers Den is one of the oldest, largest, and most experienced dive operations in Cairns. Their dive school is one of the two largest such operations in the world, and this year marks the debut of their newly refurbished facilities, and a new dive boat, the ReefQuest II. Besides running the full range of certification courses in four languages, they also operate three dive boats on a daily basis.

The Divers Den has been in operation since 1975, and the size of their operation allows them to do much of their staff training, boat, and equipment maintenance in house. Someone walked into our office recently who was certified and dove with DSDD in 1982, and while you might barely remember what you were doing in '82, Susan has fond and vivid memories of her dive experience.

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