Contact & Bookings

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

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

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

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Our outer reef locations are home to some pretty impressive Gorgonian or Fan Coral specimens, and we must admit they are one of our favorites 👌

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Guests onboard over the weekend were lucky enough to spot a mother humpback whale and her calf slowly cruising the waters of the Great Barrier Reef! What a way to top of a great trip!

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Reefs

Flynn reef

Flynn reef

Dive Site – Little Tracy & Point Break
Depth – up to 28 meters
Visibility – up to 25+ meters
Flynn Reef is one of Cairns outermost reefs. Expect excellent visibility, cuttlefish, squid, eels, reef fish & large pelagic fish. Little Tracy is positioned between two large bommies, offering deep diving on one side and shallow on the other. This is one of Cairns premier diving/snorkelling reefs.

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Hastings reef

Hastings reef

Dives Sites – Split Bommie, Middle Hastings
Depth – Up to 20 meters
Visibility – up to 25 meters
The south section of Hastings Reef is one of Cairns most popular reefs. It is home to many coral gardens, starfish, clownfish, butterfly fish and staghorn coral patches. Hastings is well protected from the weather and offers a variety of snorkelling and diving experiences for all levels. At Middle Hastings, a range of excellent bommies can be found, including “the Alps” and “Swiss Cheese” and the wall diving will delight the divers and excite the snorkelers.

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Norman Reef

Norman Reef

Dive Sites – Shark Mountain, Alans Wall
Depth – Up to 28 meters
Visibility – Up to 25+ meters

Cairns most Northern outer reef situated on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Norman offers great visibility and marine life. Expect to see small reef sharks, friendly Maori Wrasse and turtles. Great coral cover.

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Michaelmas Reef

Michaelmas Reef

Dive Site – Coral Bay (NEW MOORING)
Depth – Up to 14 meters
Visibility – 10 to 15 meters

The largest of three sand coral cays in the Cairns area, Michaelmas Cay is a National Park and home to over 20,000 roosting seabirds. Rated one of the 8 most important seabird rookeries on the Great Barrier Reef, Michaelmas Cay offers excellent snorkelling, great weather protection and is a perfect location to tie up overnight. Marine turtles, stingrays and baby sharks are common. This is a NEW site and offers untouched and pristine coral delights.

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Upolu Cay

Upolu Cay

Dive Site – Extacy, Blue Oceanz (NEW MOORING)
Depth – Up to 8 meters
Visibility – up to 15 meters

Upolu is the smallest of the three sand cays located close to Cairns. We hold a rare permit which allows our passengers access the tiny but oh so cute and picture perfect coral cay. This is a great spot to have lunch and enjoy playing in the aqua waters around the cay before returning to Cairns. Snorkelling in the shallows offers a kaleidoscope of colourful coral and reef fish, whilst the diving offers a relaxing exploration for some of the more criptic reef residents such as eels, lagoon rays and some larger cod.

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Milln Reef

Milln Reef

Dive Sites – The Three Sisters, The Whale, The Edge, Hoffs drop
Depth – up to 36 meters
Visibility – Up to 25+ meters

Milln Reef is our favourite reef. The “Sisters” and the “Whale” are perfect for both newly certified and experienced divers with some spectacular swim-throughs & crevices this reef is home to; schooling fish, an array of nudibranchs, sea turtles, sharks and barracudas. “The Edge” is an exciting drift dive.  “Hoffs Drops” and “Pinnacles” are breath taking wall dives where turtles are often found resting along the shelf or feeding up in the shallows. Just off the wall is where the mighty Pinnacles are found rising from the ocean floor and reaching for the sun. These pinnacles act as fish magnets enshroud with schooling pelagics and colourful schools of reef fish & pretty pink antheas, aswell as our friendly resident reef shark affectionately named ‘Chip’. Milne is an ideal reef for early morning or night dives as it offers both shallow and deep diving opportunities for all levels of experience.

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Breaking Patches

Breaking Patches

Dive Site – Long Bommie & Paradise Reef
Depth – Up to 25 meters
Visibility – 10 to 20 meters

This mid shelf reef is made up of coral formations which have joined together to create a unique environment. Home to both hard and soft corals, this small reef provides some breathtaking walls and gullies to explore with pelagics flying past and smaller reef fish hiding out on top in the shallows.

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Thetford Reef

Thetford Reef

Dive Site – Lagoon 360
Depth – up to 18 meters
Visibility – 10 to 20 meters

Thetford reef is a large reef with many isolated coral bommies providing intriguing topography and endless landscape to explore.  The area is host to giant clams, vast schools of small reef fish, fans and coral gardens, even the odd rare pygmy seahorse. A very safe and popular snorkel/dive location well protected from the weather.

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Moore Reef

Moore Reef

Dive Sites – West Timor, East Timor, 5 ways, Wildside, Devils
Depth – up to 20 meters
Visibility – Up to 20 meters

Moore Reef provides excellent all weather protection and “5 Ways” is arguably Cairns best Swim-through location, guaranteed to have the most experienced diver confused as to which way is North! The Wildside mooring is used when stronger winds swing in from the North and provides classic wall diving, swim-throughs, isolated bommies and all up a good pelagic site.

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