Resort Diving on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
What is ‘Resort Diving’? Resort Diving is for those who do not hold a scuba diving license but who wish to participate in scuba diving activities during your holiday to The Great Barrier Reef.
All resort diving is conducted in small groups under the supervision of a Scuba Instructor. Scuba diving is a fun and safe sport that is accessible to people of all ages and abilities.* The minimum age for trying a resort dive is 12 years. If you wish to attain a scuba diving license during your stay, enroll upon our a Reef Encounter budget Learn to scuba dive course to become a certified scuba diver
Cairns liveaboard Reef Encounter’s team of experienced professional Scuba Instructors will guide you on underwater tours around pristine coral lagoons and ensure you see the best of the Great Barrier Reef beneath the sea, in safety and comfort.
Try scuba diving on Reef Encounter & experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef
What’s included? If you book a Resort Dive Trip your holiday will include a number of fun, daytime scuba dives depending on the length of your stay. If you wish to try only one or two dives, then you may book a Snorkel Trip and add on individual scuba dives.
Food, accommodation, scuba equipment hire and scuba dive guides are included in your trip and provided onboard M.V. Reef Encounter – Our premier choice dive boat! Optional extras are wetsuits and night time Resort Diving, which are available onboard. Prescription lens masks are also available for hire.
Cairns liveaboard, Reef Encounter is equipped with a large, purpose built, dive platform for easy access into and out of the water. There are two onboard compressors to provide quick air refills, and all scuba equipment, food and accommodation are included in your trip.
*Some medical conditions or medications may prevent you from scuba diving. For example: heart disease, asthma, epilepsy or diabetes.
If you are unsure of a particular medical condition or medication, please check with the dive organisation before booking your dive.
Night Resort Dive Tours
Feel like an adventure? Reef Encounter is one of very few places in the world with the ability to take people without a scuba qualification on underwater guided tours at night! See the magic of the underwater world in the dark, as your Scuba Instructor introduces you to the reefs evening inhabitants.