Snorkel and Scuba Dive 3 Great Barrier Reef Locations - departing from Port Douglas (#115)

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Great Barrier Reef » Snorkel and Scuba Dive 3 Great Barrier Reef Locations - departing from Port Douglas (#115)

Type: Tours - Scuba Diving and Snorkelling Day Trips

Enjoy 5 hours of diving and snorkeling at three amazing Agincourt ribbon reef sites off coast of Port Douglas. This is the only dive and snorkel vessel in Port Douglas with state of the art computerised ride control, ensuring a smoother ride to the reef, meaning less chance of sea-sickness, even when travelling at speeds of up to 32 knots. Visiting 3 different sites so you can choose 3 certified dives 2 introductory dives or 3 different adventure snorkel locations. Each site offers a new experience, selected for its unique variety of marine life and corals. In between water activities, relax on the expansive sundecks overlooking the Coral Sea.  

Departure Dates and times: Daily from the Port Douglas marina at 8.30am, and returning at 4.30pm or enjoy a FREE pick up from Port Douglas hotels at around 8am. Pick up from Cairns, and Cairns Beaches hotels at approximately 7am just costs $28 extra.   

 How to book:  You can book online by clicking on the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button.  A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is payable on the day of the tour when you get on board. Your ticket will be emailed back to you within a short time (during business hours) of receiving your booking request and deposit payment.  Please note: The Government Environmental Management Charge along with other levies is included in the below rates.

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Departing Port Douglas daily, this ultra modern 29 metre catamaran lets you explore the outer edge reef locations at Agincourt ribbon reef in superb style and comfort.  

Top 12 reasons to select this trip:

1. Brand new state of the art 29 metre / snorkel vessel Silversonic has just arrived in Port Douglas having been built in Tasmania. This luxury vessel sets a new bench mark in spacious design and practical dive / snorkel facilities encompassing a semi submerged aft platform with complete rear deck access. Cruising at 30 knots and delivering two comfortable interior levels of seating, this vessel is a passengers dream for their once in a lifetime Reef adventure.

2. Visit 3 sites everyday on the 'Agincourt Ribbon Reef System' The most northern outer edge dive destination reached by a day operator. If this is your only trip to the reef, you will be enjoying three different environments in the one day enabling three different types of dives. Great value for money.

3. Brand new equipment Silversonic is committed to ensuringall divers and snorkellers are provided with the latest equipment to compliment your reef experience. The entire vessel has been fitted with Brand new dive / snorkel tanks and equipment.

4. Five hours of actual reef time Due to Silversonic being the fastest dive vessel traveling to Agincourt Reef out of the Port Douglas marina, this allows Silversonic to enjoy more time at the outer edge.

5. Dedicated Dive and Snorkel vessel Silversonic's spacious design and smooth operation format allows for both Snorkellers and Divers to interact without either activity interupting the other.

6. Choice of 22 actual dive sites With the unique roaming permit that Silversonic retains, it allows the Skipper to moor the vessel at the 3 best sites for the conditions, water clarity and marine life available to the passengers on your day of travel.

7. Highly trained professional staff The Silver Series prides itself on its rigorous application, interview and training processes to ensure only supremely confident and passenger friendly staff are working on the vessel everyday. A comfortable friendly working environment allows passengers to feel really at ease on their day at the reef.

8. Guided snorkelling tour included A trained marine interpreter gives a thoroughly informative coral and marine life brief before conducting a 30-40 minute interactive expedition over shallow reef formations discussing throughout the tour what is observed by the passengers.

9. All dives guided by the professional staff All dive prices include professional dive guides to assist

10. Five Star gourmet morning tea and lunch Upon departure a gourmet focaccia breakfast is laid out in the saloon for passengers to ensure they have all the energy you need to get you through till lunch. Lunch is a delectable smorgasbord providing a range of seafood's, including king prawns and octopus, hot curries, fresh garden and pasta salads and soups to warm the cockles of the soul throughout the winter months.

11. Four Fresh water shower's on board. A great asset for passengers wanting to wash off after your salty adventure before the journey home.

12. Small boat numbers. Even though the vessel is surveyed for 130 passengers, Silversonic will only take approximately 80 passengers maximum, this ensures; * a passenger/staff ratio of at least 1 staff member to every 8 passengers * that passengers enjoy an intimate day and are catered for in every way.  

If you are non-swimmer, and WANT TO SEE THE OUTER REEF click on the link below for details about a:

PORT DOUGLAS OUTER REEF PONTOON TOUR

If you’d prefer a relaxing sail and snorkel tour to an island, we suggest to click on the link below for details about a:

LOW ISLES SAIL AND SNORKEL TOUR

Features & Inclusions

  • Coach Pick Up from Port Douglas Accommodation
  • Morning & Afternoon Teas
  • All Snorkelling Equipment Provided
  • Equipment for Divers Provided
  • FREE Snorkel Tour with a Reef Guide
  • Prescription Masks Available at No Additional Cost
  • Wetsuits Are Available for Hire on Board
  • Hot & Cold Tropical Smorgasbord Lunch
  • Qualified Snorkelling Safety Officers On Hand

Rates and Tariffs

2016-17 Season
1st Apr 2016 to 31st Mar 2017
Snorkelling - includes all levies $238.50 adult
$170.50 per child
Introductory Diver - 1 Dive - includes all levies $303.50 adult
Certified Diver - 1 dive + full gear - includes all levies $286.50 adult
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

Departure Dates and times: Daily from the Port Douglas marina at 8.30am, and returning at 4.30pm or enjoy a FREE pick up from Port Douglas hotels at around 8am. Pick up from Cairns, and Cairns Beaches hotels at approximately 7am just costs $28 extra.

How to book: You can book online by clicking on the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is payable on the day of the tour when you get on board. Your ticket will be emailed back to you within a short time (during business hours) of receiving your booking request and deposit payment. Please note: The Government Environmental Management Charge along with other levies is included in the above rates.

Hotel Pick up times:
Port Douglas: 8.30am
Cairns hotel pick ups: 7.00am

Hotel drop off times:
Port Douglas: 4.30pm
Cairns hotel drop offs: 5.45pm

Pickup or Departure Point Details:
This tour includes a hotel pick up and drop off from the Port Douglas area or for an extra $28 you can also be picked up and dropped off at hotels in Cairns and the beaches. Otherwise, make your own way to the Port Douglas Marina Mirage - by 8.00am for boarding.

Optional Extras:
Digital Camera Hire or souvenir underwater photos and video - prices on application

Important Certified Diver Information:
BYO dive gear is allowed but there is only a $20 discount for doing so.
Insufficient dive qualifications and/or some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. Prior to diving, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire regarding your diving qualifications, experience & current fitness to dive. Should you answer yes to any of the medical question asked you will be required to consult a doctor to acquire a written medical clearance to dive prior to your dive trip. If you are unsure about a specific medical condition please check with your doctor or with us prior to making your reservation.

Regarding Introductory Scuba Diving:
Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Pregnancy, Epilepsy and heart or lung conditions. Some other medical conditions may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
Your phone number, especially if you hold an Australian mobile phone.
Please advise where in Port Douglas, or Cairns or the beaches you will be staying

We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

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