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Detailed Trip Itinerary for Pro Dive Cairns, 3-Day/2-Night Great Barrier Reef Dive Trip

DAY 1 - Diving The Outer Great Barrier Reef

05:45 Complimentary Hotel Transfer service available - Cairns and Northern Beaches

06:15 Check-In at Dive Shop, cnr Shields and Abbott streets, Cairns Ph: 40 316681

07:00 Depart Cairns for 3-days 2-nights of fantastic diving/snorkelling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

11:30 Your first dive before lunch is on "Petaj Bombie" at Milln Reef - this site is a perfect introduction to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, relaxed and varied

12:45 Lunch is served on board - Hearty soup with an array of fresh salads, cold meats and bread rolls

14:30 Remaining at Milln Reef, head off and discover more delights at "Petaj", once you have completed your dive the vessel moves on to the next site

16:30 After an afternoon of Snorkelling or relaxing it is time for the 3rd dive, on "Swimming Pools" with its lagoon like features, clear turquoise water, colourful corals and dazzling marine life

18:00 Dinner, the menu changes each trip, however it will be wholesome, hot and of course lots of it. Dessert is served after the night dive

19:30 Your first night dive is on once again at "Swimming Pools", however the reef comes alive, keep a close eye out for our sleeping turtles, bright crustaceans and the occasional reef shark

DAY 2 - More Great Diving

07:00 The vessel moves for an early morning dive. "Whale Bombie" a large coral pinnacle separate from the reef, rising from a depth of 22m breaking at the surface. Splendid Gorgonian Fans, Giant Clams and Bump Headed Parrot fish

08:00 After your dive enjoy a hearty breakfast of cereal, fresh fruit, bacon and eggs as well as toast and spreads

10:30 After breakfast the vessel moves on to Flynn Reef, and your first dive here is on "Tracy's Bombie", a peninsula jutting out from the Northern end of the reef. "Tracy's" is a very navigable wall dive with sharks resting on the ocean floor, and walls enlivened with an abundance of marine life

12:00 Lunch on the second day is hot pasta with a variety of fresh salads

15:00 After lunch and a snorkel it's time to explore the endless intriguing coral mazes of "Gordons Mooring", excellent visibility, a photographic haven which ends at "Clown Fish City"

18:00 A hot dinner is served before your second night dive

19:30 Being a favourite of most divers, we remain at "Gordons Mooring" for the night dive. At night the mazes close into amazing tunnels that change at every bend. Look out for Brian the turtle, who loves sleeping on the soft coral gardens

DAY 3 - More Diving And Return To Cairns

06:30 The vessel is now moored at "Coral Gardens", a different wall dive with intricate corals climbing the walls, large pelagic fish and schooling Sweet lip endlessly gliding by

07:30 A Hot breakfast accompanied with fresh fruit salad, cereals and toast

09:00 After breakfast the vessel makes its last move on to either Thetford or Pellowe Reefs, Thetford is renowned for many outlying coral bommies, swim throughs and large fish life. Pellowe, for it's exclusiveness, featuring pristine corals, abundance and diversity of marine life

11:00 On your last dive you re-enter at one of the above sites, your Dive Master is able to direct you in a different direction, where the sights are totally different from the last dive. When you surface freshly made sandwiches are served as the vessel heads home for Cairns

16:00 Complimentary accommodation transfers - Cairns and Northern Beaches

19.30 Join fellow passengers and crew at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner if you wish

Please note, the above itinerary is a guide only, and the order of sites may change. The captain will always adapt the itinerary to the prevailing weather, tides and currents.

Meals may vary slightly depending on availability of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Please advise if you are a vegetarian and we will do our best to make sure they meet your requirements..

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