Whether you are an experienced scuba diver or you are completely new to the underwater world, we’ll show you what wonderful diving the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.

The Reef Experience dive team are dedicated to making your memories of the Great Barrier Reef last a lifetime. The Reef locations that we visit are based on current weather conditions so we guarantee the very best scuba dive trip.

One FREE Scuba/Resort dive is included for all passengers
over the age of 12 and medically fit to scuba dive*.

Experience the Great Barrier Reef

Get up close and personal with its amazing inhabitants and enjoy the weightless feeling of scuba diving on a safe and fun resort dive. If you love the first dive (and we guarantee you will) you also have the option to complete a second scuba dive at the afternoon great barrier reef location.

With plenty of time for snorkelling in between!

Resort Diving

Cairns Best reef cruise

Resort diving is for people who do not hold a scuba qualification but who want to try scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.

After a short and informative briefing teaching you the basics, you will be guided around the coral reef by one of our experienced Scuba Dive instructors.

You may also wish to do a second resort dive during your day tour on the Great Barrier Reef and yes there will be plenty of time to do so cost is $65. The second resort/introductory dive lasts about 30 minutes.

Beginners can try scuba diving!

Included in your Reef Experience Great Barrier Reef tour is the option to try a ‘no-experience necessary’ Resort Scuba Dive on the Great Barrier Reef!

With an optional second dive available*.

This is available to everyone who has never tried scuba diving before, or who doesn’t hold a Scuba Licence, but is medically fit and wishes to give it a go! It’s fun, easy and safe.

 Certified Scuba Diving

scuba diving

Included in your Reef Experience tour is one certified scuba dive, with an optional second available.

Dive Certification

This is for everyone who already holds a scuba diving licence (minimum: Open Water).

Top-quality scuba equipment hire including dive computer is provided onboard, free of charge.

You will be given a scuba dive briefing on the outward journey to your first reef destination and a site briefing of the reef locations of the day.

Onboard you will have the choice to dive with another passenger as your dive buddy or pay an additional cost of $15 to take a guided dive with an experienced crew member.


Second introductory/resort dive – $ 65
Second certified scuba dive – $ 55
Guided certified scuba dive – $ 15

* Important information for scuba divers:

Australia has the strictest requirements for scuba diving than anywhere else in the world…With the highest safety record!
Your well being is of utmost importance to us, so please read the following information carefully if you intend on scuba diving while onboard Reef Experience.

The minimum age for trying scuba diving is 12 years.
Resort diving is available to all medically fit people. Please check with us prior to making your booking if you are unsure. See our Important Information page for medical restrictions to scuba diving.