Dive with Sharks | 7 Nights/26 Dives | Cairns Dive Trips

Tour Code: 232

Prices From

au$3,835

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$3,834.50
Family: au$15,338.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

This is one liveaboard dive trip that truly will be one week of your life that you will never forget on this trip of a lifetime as you dive with sharks and man sized giant potato cod fish.

Read More

Highlights

  • Scuba Diving with all types of Sharks such as Hammerheads
  • Seeing fish the same size as a man but playful as a puppy
  • Diving the best coral reefs in the world with the crowds
  • In the months of June to August the chance of snorkelling with Dwarf Minke Whales

Perfect Selfie

  • Definitley with big groups of sharks circling above me
  • Playing with the giant Potato Cod Fish and Maori Wrasse

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Liveaboard Dive Safari 7 Nights/26 Dives

You will board your liveaboard luxury vessel for the week at the Cairns Marina.

Arriving at 6 pm you will be introduced and welcomed to all the crew, where you can settle in your cabin and relax on the boat.

Sit on the top deck or in the lounge area and watch the amber glow of another beautiful tropical sunset as the final rays of the day disappear behind the mountains of the Great Dividing Range.

Overnight the vessel will make its way to the remote and pristine reefs of the far north Osprey Reef and the surrounding ribbon reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.

The dive sites visited on this trip are numerous and varied and will depend mainly on the season, conditions, currents and prevailing weather conditions. 

The following are a selection of dive sites that are usually dived:

Read More

Included In Price

  • All dives are a minimum of 160kms from Cairns 
  • Superior vessel stability to lessen boat motion
  • Spectacular shark feed  
  • Pay a visit to some man-sized Potato Cod 
  • Amazing fish and coral diversity
  • Experience the remoteness of
  • A range of dives including Drift Dives and Night Dives
  • Coral Sea dive sites with sea walls and amazing coral formations
  • Delicious chef-prepared meals with vegetarian and vegan options available 
  • An opportunity to explore Lizard Island 
  • Nautilus Life Line GPS provided to every diver for each dive
  • Accommodation in twin/double cabins
  • Daily cabin service
  • Delicious meals & snacks, wine and soft drink are included with the evening meal
  • Tanks, air fills and weight belt
  • Reef ecology programme
  • Dive computer workshop
  • Vivid Pix digital photo editing software workshop
  • Transfer to the airport or Cairns hotel after your expedition
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

6:00pm

Departure Instructions

Check in before 4.00pm at our Cairns office and then board to boat at Trinity Wharf at 6.00pm

Destinations
  • Ribbon Reefs: Goggle Gardens, Snake Pit, Cod Hole
  • Lizard Island
  • Osprey Reef: Fairy Grotto, Admirality Anchor, False Entrance, North Horn
  • Holmes Reef: Nonki Bommie
  • Bouganville Reef: Dungeons & Dragons, Southern Wall, Silver Slope, Shipwreck
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Thursday

Duration

7 nights

What to Bring
  • A luggage allowance applies to the flight from Cairns to Lizard Island: 25kg / 55lb per person plus 3kg / 6.5lb – carry on plus an additional 10kg/22lb is allowed for professional photo/video housed systems.
  • Excess luggage may be left at dive company office. We take care but not liability.
  • You should bring your own personal toiletries, hair dryer, personal medication, swimming costume, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, foot wear (sandals or tennis shoes), T-shirts, shorts, sweater and sweat pants – light weight pants and tops for the evening are a good idea. Also your wildest “loud” shirt/dress for the BBQ evening.
  • Dive gear (it is possible to hire dive gear on board)
  • Certification card
  • Travel plugs and adaptor (there are 110 v and 240 v sockets)
  • Log book
  • Polaroid sunglasses
  • Swimwear (bring more than one so can allow for drying time)
  • Warm clothes for post diving
  • Hat/cap/visor
  • Batteries
  • Rash vest
  • Soft bags for easy storage
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Beverages from the bar
  • Gear Hire: wetsuits, gloves, tanks, GPS, safety sausage, nitrox fills, tanks, weights, gauges, BCD, light/torch
  • Note: we recommend you bring your own wetsuit, mask snorkel and fins to ensure they fit well.
  • Dive Courses are available on board, discuss options at time of booking
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Trip videos
  • Underwater photography course
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • This tour is recommended for confident snorkelers to advanced divers
  • We recommend that you allow 24 hours between your last dive and your onward flight (all diving is finished by 5:00pm Wednesday)
  • Passengers MUST understand English
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • We seldom have children onboard however we do welcome ONE family per expedition with children minimum age 8 years.
  • We are unable to supply dive gear in children’s sizes
  • Children must be over 12 years old and must be fully qualified.
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

  • All cancellations must be in writing.
  • Less than 60 days prior to departure - forfeit 30% of trip fee per person.
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure - forfeit 100% of trip fee per person.
  • Insurance should be taken to cover: weather problem; expedition cancellations; airline difficulties; medical problems and lost or damaged luggage.
  • Unforeseen weather or machinery problems may cause us to cancel or change an itinerary.
  • No refund is offered for time lost due to the medical evacuation of a guest or reduction of dives due to weather conditions.
  • No compensation is offered to guests to change flights or holiday plans.
  • DiveAssure offers cover for both Australian residents & non-residents traveling to Australia.
Additional Information
  • The nearest hyperbaric chamber is based in Townsville.
  • The tour organisers recommend that dive insurance is taken out with DAN for your trip
  • All staff and crew are all trained in Emergency First Aid and Boat Safety.
  • Ensure that all your equipment has been recently serviced. 
This is one liveaboard dive trip that truly will be one week of your life that you will never forget on this trip of a lifetime as you dive with sharks and man sized giant potato cod fish.

Read More

Highlights

  • Scuba Diving with all types of Sharks such as Hammerheads
  • Seeing fish the same size as a man but playful as a puppy
  • Diving the best coral reefs in the world with the crowds
  • In the months of June to August the chance of snorkelling with Dwarf Minke Whales

Perfect Selfie

  • Definitley with big groups of sharks circling above me
  • Playing with the giant Potato Cod Fish and Maori Wrasse

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Liveaboard Dive Safari 7 Nights/26 Dives

You will board your liveaboard luxury vessel for the week at the Cairns Marina.

Arriving at 6 pm you will be introduced and welcomed to all the crew, where you can settle in your cabin and relax on the boat.

Sit on the top deck or in the lounge area and watch the amber glow of another beautiful tropical sunset as the final rays of the day disappear behind the mountains of the Great Dividing Range.

Overnight the vessel will make its way to the remote and pristine reefs of the far north Osprey Reef and the surrounding ribbon reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.

The dive sites visited on this trip are numerous and varied and will depend mainly on the season, conditions, currents and prevailing weather conditions. 

The following are a selection of dive sites that are usually dived:

Read More

Included In Price

  • All dives are a minimum of 160kms from Cairns 
  • Superior vessel stability to lessen boat motion
  • Spectacular shark feed  
  • Pay a visit to some man-sized Potato Cod 
  • Amazing fish and coral diversity
  • Experience the remoteness of
  • A range of dives including Drift Dives and Night Dives
  • Coral Sea dive sites with sea walls and amazing coral formations
  • Delicious chef-prepared meals with vegetarian and vegan options available 
  • An opportunity to explore Lizard Island 
  • Nautilus Life Line GPS provided to every diver for each dive
  • Accommodation in twin/double cabins
  • Daily cabin service
  • Delicious meals & snacks, wine and soft drink are included with the evening meal
  • Tanks, air fills and weight belt
  • Reef ecology programme
  • Dive computer workshop
  • Vivid Pix digital photo editing software workshop
  • Transfer to the airport or Cairns hotel after your expedition
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

6:00pm

Departure Instructions

Check in before 4.00pm at our Cairns office and then board to boat at Trinity Wharf at 6.00pm

Destinations
  • Ribbon Reefs: Goggle Gardens, Snake Pit, Cod Hole
  • Lizard Island
  • Osprey Reef: Fairy Grotto, Admirality Anchor, False Entrance, North Horn
  • Holmes Reef: Nonki Bommie
  • Bouganville Reef: Dungeons & Dragons, Southern Wall, Silver Slope, Shipwreck
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Thursday

Duration

7 nights

What to Bring
  • A luggage allowance applies to the flight from Cairns to Lizard Island: 25kg / 55lb per person plus 3kg / 6.5lb – carry on plus an additional 10kg/22lb is allowed for professional photo/video housed systems.
  • Excess luggage may be left at dive company office. We take care but not liability.
  • You should bring your own personal toiletries, hair dryer, personal medication, swimming costume, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, foot wear (sandals or tennis shoes), T-shirts, shorts, sweater and sweat pants – light weight pants and tops for the evening are a good idea. Also your wildest “loud” shirt/dress for the BBQ evening.
  • Dive gear (it is possible to hire dive gear on board)
  • Certification card
  • Travel plugs and adaptor (there are 110 v and 240 v sockets)
  • Log book
  • Polaroid sunglasses
  • Swimwear (bring more than one so can allow for drying time)
  • Warm clothes for post diving
  • Hat/cap/visor
  • Batteries
  • Rash vest
  • Soft bags for easy storage
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Beverages from the bar
  • Gear Hire: wetsuits, gloves, tanks, GPS, safety sausage, nitrox fills, tanks, weights, gauges, BCD, light/torch
  • Note: we recommend you bring your own wetsuit, mask snorkel and fins to ensure they fit well.
  • Dive Courses are available on board, discuss options at time of booking
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Trip videos
  • Underwater photography course
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • This tour is recommended for confident snorkelers to advanced divers
  • We recommend that you allow 24 hours between your last dive and your onward flight (all diving is finished by 5:00pm Wednesday)
  • Passengers MUST understand English
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • We seldom have children onboard however we do welcome ONE family per expedition with children minimum age 8 years.
  • We are unable to supply dive gear in children’s sizes
  • Children must be over 12 years old and must be fully qualified.
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

  • All cancellations must be in writing.
  • Less than 60 days prior to departure - forfeit 30% of trip fee per person.
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure - forfeit 100% of trip fee per person.
  • Insurance should be taken to cover: weather problem; expedition cancellations; airline difficulties; medical problems and lost or damaged luggage.
  • Unforeseen weather or machinery problems may cause us to cancel or change an itinerary.
  • No refund is offered for time lost due to the medical evacuation of a guest or reduction of dives due to weather conditions.
  • No compensation is offered to guests to change flights or holiday plans.
  • DiveAssure offers cover for both Australian residents & non-residents traveling to Australia.
Additional Information
  • The nearest hyperbaric chamber is based in Townsville.
  • The tour organisers recommend that dive insurance is taken out with DAN for your trip
  • All staff and crew are all trained in Emergency First Aid and Boat Safety.
  • Ensure that all your equipment has been recently serviced. 

Tour Code: 232

Prices From

au$3,835

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$3,834.50
Family: au$15,338.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

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