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Detailed Trip Itinerary for Mission Beach Dive, One-Day Great Barrier Reef trip
8.10am - Check in at Mission Beach Dive’s beachfront office at Wongaling Beach, just south of Mission Beach, where you will board Island Spirit from the beach. Wear your swimmers as you have to walk through water to your knees to board!!
A quick 10-minute transfer will land you onto beautiful Dunk Island where you will board 'MV Reef Goddess'. 'Island Spirit' is a fully enclosed custom built passenger transfer vessel designed specifically for beach landing.
9.30am - After introductions and safety briefing from your captain, you depart Brammo Bay at Dunk Island and head off to the East, sitting on 18 knots and reaching your first reef location in under 1 1/2 hours.
11am - In the water at the first Outer Great Barrier Reef location (dive locations are determined on the day to suit weather conditions). You will have an hour exploring the reefs, with the crew on hand to assist with your gear and getting going. A free snorkel and dive briefing will cover what to do and what not to do to ensure your safety and enjoyment at the reef.
12pm - Depart for a 1/2 hour cruise to our second snorkel location and lunch preparation.
12.30pm - Arrive at the second location where the ship’s captain will cook your BBQ lunch served alongside fresh prawns, salads and fresh tropical fruit. After your well earned lunch, onto the second of our snorkel and dive explorations. Another hour of learning, seeing and experiencing one of the worlds natural wonders.
3pm - After more snorkelling or diving your crew will 'up anchor' and head for home back to Dunk Island.
4.30pm - Transfers onboard 'Island Spirit' for a quick trip to mainland Mission Beach.