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P: 07 422 99000
(7.00am - 7.00pm)
(Inside Australia)
P: (+61) 7 422 99000
(7.00am - 7.00pm)
(Outside Australia)

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P: 0474 72 77 77
(Inside Australia)
P: (+61) 474 72 77 77 (Outside Australia)

Marina Address: Berth 2/ 'A' Finger,
Marlin Marina,
1 Spence St Cairns,
QLD, 4870

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Both rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification pose serious long-term threats to coral reefs, but findings recently published in the prestigio...

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Forming a unique part of the animal kingdom, corals have built the only living entity visible from space; the Great Barrier Reef. Scientists from the ...

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As everyone is settling back into normality after the Christmas break, we want to give a special shoutout to our wonderful crew who worked right through the festive season ensuring our guests had an unforgettable experience on the Great Barrier Reef! Well done team, you are all legends! ... See MoreSee Less

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Two of the more commonly sighted predators on the Great Barrier Reef - Giant Trevally and a White Tip Reef Shark. Got pics of footage of your own? We would love for you to share it in the comments below 👌🐟📸📹 ... See MoreSee Less

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We are currently developing a new website and we are looking to feature some great customer reviews! If you have yet to review your recent trip onboard Coral Sea Dreaming please jump over to Trip Advisor or leave one here on Facebook 👌😘 ... See MoreSee Less

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A rare but spectacular beauty, the Barramundi Cod is a protected species and in 2007 was listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Were you lucky enough to see one of these beauties on your recent trip to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park ... See MoreSee Less

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Got a sense of adventure? Nothing compares with the sheer diversity of the Great Barrier Reef. This magnificent ecosystem, the largest coral reef on the planet, will amaze you every time you enter the water. On Coral Sea Dreaming all our activities are designed to ensure you get maximum enjoyment from your holiday.

Certified Diving on Coral Sea Dreaming
Certified Diving

Whether you are newly certified, need a refresher or very experienced, our dive sites are legendary. We travel to the best outer reefs and our staff will ensure that we show you all the fun stuff at a level you feel comfortable with. Our SCUBAPRO dive gear is state-of-the–art, plus, where we dive, there are no crowds. Flexible diving options mean you can dive with or without a guide in truly spectacular settings.

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Night Diving on Coral Sea Dreaming

Night Diving

Night dives are our speciality at just $65 per dive. This is one of the best ways to see some of the reefs more exclusive creatures that only come out to play in the dark of night. Many of our moorings are perfect for night and early morning dives with large coral bommies close to the reefs edge these provide an excellent environment for finding sleeping turtles, parrot fish hiding in their sleep bubbles, octopus, squid, shrimp and all sorts of pelagic fish coming in close to the reef to feed on small fish and plankton. Sit back with your torch in hand and watch the night show unfold. Absolutely thrilling and a must do!

Introductory Diving on Coral Sea Dreaming

Introductory Diving

For those who want to try diving for the first time, there is no better place than the Great Barrier Reef. Introductory diving gives you a unique perspective on the underwater world. It’s an absolute “must do” and our highly skilled Instructors will have you playing with the fish in no time. It’s safe, fun, and a great way to get “up close and personal” with our resident marine life without having to complete a dive course.

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Courses on Coral Sea Dreaming

Courses on Coral Sea Dreaming

Become a better diver and complete a certification whilst onbaord? As a PADI Retail & Resort Member we offer Advanced, Specialty and Referred Open Water Courses to help build confidence and expand your scuba skills. The Advanced Course is our most popular and perfect to complete over two days. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. Specialities to choose from include; AWARE – coral reef conservation, AWARE – fish identification, boat diver, digital underwater photographer, drift diver, multilevel diver, night diver, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, underwater naturalist and more. It’s great value at the cost of your accommodation, a four dive package and night dive doing the advanced course is just $100 more! (This is $345 plus the standard trip cost depending on your choice of accommodation. For Referred Open Water Course we just require your training records (theory and pool dives signed off) with two weeks notice prior to travel. ROW course costs $280.

Snorkelling - Breathtaking and Beautiful

Snorkelling – Breathtaking and Beautiful

Enjoy all the snorkelling you want without a rigid schedule. On Coral Sea Dreaming we want you to take your time so that you can immerse yourself in this vast wonderland. For your comfort, we anchor in well protected lagoons where shallow reef flats and coral gardens are just meters from the boat. This means you can experience all the best reefs no matter how experienced you are. Got a question or need some help? Our crew will be delighted to lend a hand.

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