• Visit 2 exclusive dive locations
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
Inc. all levies & taxes

AquaQuest Info

AquaQuest is a brand new custom built luxury dive and snorkel vessel being introduced to Port Douglas in July 2017.   She is fully equipped with the most modern and state of the art facilities including Nitrox.  As the newest vessel in Port Douglas, she will give passengers an unrivaled comfort with the best experience available as we visit some of the best dive and snorkel locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at  Agincourt, Opal and St Crispin's Reefs.


  • 4 hours on the outer reef
  • Visit two exclusive dive locations
  • Morning tea including pastries with choice of tea or coffee
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch selection with fresh prawns
  • Hot fresh water showers
  • Detailed snorkel and dive briefings
  • Free guided snorkeling tour and safety spotters
  • Free professional certified diver guides (optional)
  • Free use of dive / snorkel equipment (including masks, snorkel, fins and flotation devices)
  • Free use of wet and stinger suits
  • Free prescription mask (deposit required)

Your day at a glance:

  • Accommodation pick up from Cairns at 7:00 am, Northern Beaches 7:30 am and Port Douglas 7:45 to 8:00 am approximately
  • All guests are taken to the check in desk located at the Marina, here you will exchange your booking vouchers for boarding passes
  • Crew members will direct you to AquaQuest
  • Get your phone ready as the on-board photographer will be taking a snap of you and your friends before you board to keep as a souvenir.
  • Some paperwork will be required to be filled out for snorkeling, introductory diving and certified diving activities.
  • Next you will be fitted out with snorkeling or diving equipment.
  • AquaQuest will depart at 8:30 am. The trip to the reef will take approximately one hour and twenty minutes. During this time the crew will present you with a safety briefing and those that are either introductory diving or certified diving will be briefed on their activities of the day. For the rest of the cruise out enjoy the scenery, make your way up to the sun deck or get to know the skipper who will be happy to explain to you how he finds the Reef everyday….
  • Once at the reef the certified divers and introductory divers will hit the water at one of our fabulous dive sites. All passengers who are enjoying the snorkeling experience for the day will be taken to the top deck and shown from this great vantage point where the best snorkeling spots are and what they can expect to find. A thorough explanation on how to use the snorkeling equipment will be provided and our friendly crew will jump in the water with you to show you the abundant marine life.
  • By 11:30 we will have moved to our second location for the day. Those partaking in diving activities will hit the water again.  For those that are snorkeling you can have some lunch first or jump in to find Nemo, Dory and all of their friends.
  • All the divers will be out of the water by about 12:30 ready to have their lunch.
  • At around 1:00pm there will be a reef interpretation talk held on the top deck by one of our very knowledgeable crew to discuss what you have found so far and give you more information on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • In water activities commence again 2:00 pm for divers and snorkelers alike.
  • Around 3:00 pm AquaQuest will be heading back to Port Douglas for a 4:30 pm arrival time. Coach services back to your accommodation will be provided

Extras Onboard

  • Snacks (choc, chips etc)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Introductory SCUBA
  • Photo purchases
  • Digital camera hire
  • Souvenirs

What to Bring

  • Hat, towel, swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Certified Divers please bring
  • Cert-Card & Logbook

Check In
Daily, 8:00am  inside Port Douglas Reef Marina

Daily, approximately 4.30pm

2 Snorkel / Dive sites on  Agincourt, Opal & St Crispins Reefs

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