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Dive & Snorkel Outer Reef Trip

Departing daily from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away to three spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites for an exhilarating day of diving and snorkelling adventures.

Silverswift is 29 metres of luxury catamaran custom-designed for small groups of adventure minded people to revel in the thrill of diving and snorkel adventures.

Departing daily from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away to visit three spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites, each chosen for visual and ecological diversity.

-Spend over 5 hours at the reef
-Visit 3 different Outer Reef sites - Thetford, Milln, Flynn and/or Pellowe Reefs
-Adventure snorkelling, option to enjoy up to 3 certified dives and introductory diving

This is the fastest dive trip from Cairns to the outer reef giving you more time to play!

The ultramodern Silverswift has everything you'll need to experience an underwater world of colourful marine life in safety and comfort.  Features include a state-of-the-art ride control system ensuring a super smooth journey, hydraulic dive and snorkel platform for easy water access, spacious deck areas, hot freshwater showers, change rooms and even a licensed bar to share tales of your adventure.


Day 1 : Silverswift Dive & Snorkel Adventure
Itinerary (subject to change & sites visited) From 7:30am: Check-in at Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal for boarding passes. 8.00 am: Vessel boarding, complimentary tea and coffee, light breakfast / muffins, focaccia served. Passengers are required to be onboard the vessel 15 minutes before departure. 8.30 am: Depart Cairns for the Outer Barrier Reef. On the way, certified and introductory dive briefings are given. 9.50 am: Arrive at the first site. Divers gear up, site briefing for snorkellers. 11.15 am: Silverswift moves to 2nd reef site. Divers will go for their second dive before lunch. 12:30pm: Buffet lunch served. The lunch includes fresh prawns, pasta, meats, hot dishes, salads and fruit. 1.15 pm: Silverswift moves to 3rd reef site. Free guided snorkel tour at this site. 2.15 pm: Afternoon tea is served. 3.00 pm: All passengers onboard vessel and final passenger count. 3:15pm: Commence return journey to Cairns 4.30 pm: Arrive at Cairns.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Daily departures:
Departs Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal: 8.30am
Boarding Time: 8am

Returns: Cairns 4.30pm


Extra costs:
Government Environmental Management Charge of $6.50pp payable on check-in by passengers to Silverswift on the day of travel.

Fuel Surcharge
With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected on departure.