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Outer Reef Sailing Adventure | 5 Day 4 Night

Tour Code: 1085

Departing: Airlie Beach

  • Unique extended sailing liveaboard trip departing from Airlie Beach with all diving included

Included In Price

  • All diving is included: you are welcome to bring your own gear or hire gear on board
  • Wetsuits
  • Weight belts
  • Tanks and refills
  • Opportunity for night dving
  • All snorkel equipment including fins
  • All marine park fees
  • All meals (excluding breakfast day of departure)
  • Fresh linen including 2x towels
  • Air conditioned cabins
  • Max 8 guests

Exclusive Dive or Snorkel the outer edge of the reef. Explore the unexplored. No other dive trips visit these outer edge reefs over 100km from land

Sail and Dive the remote areas of the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

This exclusive trip is designed for experienced divers and will give you the opportunity to dive on the outer edge reefs that no other tours visit.

You will be visiting pristine reef such as Bait Reef, Elizabeth Reef, Kennedy Reef, Seagull Reef, Net Reef and Wansfell Reef.

These locations are practically untouched by man and display coral like you have never seen before, with colours so mesmerising, the memory will last you a lifetime.

This expedition is suitable for Certified divers only, however snorkellers are more than welcome on board and all snorkelling gear is provided.

All dives are included, with the opportunity for night diving in some locations.

All divers are encouraged to bring their own gear on board however weight belts and some other equipment will be provided for you.

Dive gear can be hired on board:

  • Reg, Alt & Gauges = $15/day
  • BCD = $10/day
  • Computer = $10/day
  • Torch/Tank Light = $10/day

This vessel is fully equipped for Scuba Diving.

The boat is fitted with a high capacity compressor, capable of filling 6 Scuba tanks simultaneously, so your diving is not limited by the number of tanks that can be carried.

PADI ADVANCED COURSE

For those who would like to do their PADI Advanced, this course will be available on board for $260.

Please advise us at the time of booking if you would like to add on this service. 

DIVE CERTIFICATION IN AUSTRALIA

All dive operators in Australia need to sight your "C" Card (Certification Card) or qualification papers prior to diving. 

To dive as a Certified Diver you will need to be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.

If you have been certified through an organisation other than PADI, please check below to see if you are a PADI Open Water Equivalent.
• ACUC: Open Water
• ANIS: One Star Junior or One Star Diver
• AUSI: Level 2 Diver
• BSAC: Ocean Diver or Club Diver or Sport Diver
• CMAS: One Star Diver
• FFESSM: Niveau I
• FIAS: Base Avanzato
• IDEA: Open Water
• IDD: Open Water Diver
• IDF: Two Star Diver (with Alternate Air Source Ascent and 50 yard compass swim)
• NASDS: Open Water
• NAUI: Scuba Diver or Open Water One
• PDIC: Open Water
• SAA: Club Diver
• SSI: Open Water Diver
• SNMP NICEAU: Level 1
• SSAC: 3rd Class Diver
• YMCA: Bronze Star or Open Water or Scuba Diver

MAXIMUM 8 PASSENGERS AND 3 CREW 

Maximum of 8 passengers on board ensuring a more tailored experience for our guests. 

Our crew consists of a qualified Skipper, Dive Instructor and Cook/Deckhand.

All 3 of them are Dive Instructors and are there to help you in any way they can and to ensure that you have the experience of a lifetime.

Enjoy freshly prepared meals on board, including our specialty - a lamb roast dinner that is cooked in our “Marine Hangi” (pronounced hungy).

The Hangi is a traditional New Zealand Maori method of cooking in an earth oven; we have adapted this concept with our own marine version.

WHALE WATCHING

During June through to September each year, a vast number of whales migrate from Antarctica to the Whitsundays to give birth to calves and mate. 

The most common whale that you will see during this period are Humpbacks although occasionally other types such as Minkies can be spotted.

During this time, you may experience the pleasure of waking up to the sound of them playing near by.

ROOMY, AIR-CONDITIONED INTERIOR 

Being a deep draft vessel, our vessel is particularly roomy below decks. 

All cabins and the saloon area are fully air-conditioned to ensure comfortable temperatures in the heat of the tropics. 

We offer single and double accommodation in the shared cabin. 

If you would prefer more privacy you can upgrade to one of the private double or twin cabins for a fee.

There are two large bathrooms with electric toilets and freshwater showers. 

Our high capacity hot water system ensures that hot water is always available.

LARGE PERMANENTLY SHADED AFT DECK
The tropical sun can be very severe, particularly on those with fair skin from cooler climates.  We provide the best of both worlds with ample deck space for sun baking and a huge permanently shaded rear deck where you can cool off. 

The rear deck also provides protection from the elements on those rare occasions when there is a tropical rain shower.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

Departs Fri 8.00am - Returns Tue 4.00pm

Destinations
  • Outer edge reefs that no other tours visit
  • Bait Reef
  • Elizabeth Reef
  • Kennedy Reef
  • Seagull Reef
  • Net Reef
  • Wansfell Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Friday

Please note this special expeditions departs approx once a month on a Friday

Duration

5 Day 4 Night

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Licensed bar no BYO
  • All diving is payable on board at the end of trip – cash only
Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • All passengers must be able to clearly understand safety directions and instructions given in English by the crew and be able to complete the required safety forms in English
  • All passengers wishing to participate in snorkelling or scuba diving must acknowledge that they are able to swim in deep water without a flotation device & unassisted
  • All passengers must be able to climb a 1.5 metre high ladder unassisted
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 after one dive, 18 hour after 2 dives and at least 24 hours after 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.

  • Any special needs medicines
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Spare clothes
  • Light jacket
  • Walking shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Camera
  • Cash or credit card for additional purchases

Please advise before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip

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.

Operator's Cancellation Policy:

We have a 14 day cancellation period for all overnight trips, a 21 day cancellation period for all private charters and a 24 hour cancellation period for day trips.

There are no changes permitted within this time and if a booking is cancelled, there will be 100% no refund. 

Outer Reef Sailing Adventure | 5 Day 4 Night

Tour Code: 1085

Departing: Airlie Beach

From

au$2,550.00

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

Tour Code: 1085

From

au$2,550.00

Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745

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