DIVING CAIRNS-ACTIVITIES TOURS
DAY LIVE ABOARD
can discover the exotic beauty of the
Great Barrier Reef for the first
time. You can snorkel with one
of the crew to guide and assist. If
you feel the urge to become part of
the underwater world, our Dive
Instructor can give you an opportunity
to try a personalised Introductory
Dive.Certified divers can also
experience the pleasure of diving at
pristine sites not visited by the
masses. Night dive, swim, throughs and
drift dives are all possible.
Great Barrier Reef
DAY TRIP OUTER
GREAT BARRIER REEF
- We visit reef areas such as
Thetford, Moore, Milln, and
Flynn Reefs, each of which offer varying dive or snorkel locations, with different coral formations and featuring a multitude of tropical fish life.
Departs Marlin Marina Mondays and Fridays from Marlin
Marina (D) Cairns.
Boarding at 8.00am and returning 4.00pm to 4.30pm on the last day of your cruise.
- THE BOAT
You will fall in love with Santa
Maria as you experience her
character. A Cairns icon she is
designed after the gaff rigged
schooners built in the 1800's
and made of solid hard wood
using modern technology. She has
ample deck space for sunbathing
Her beautiful lines will give
you the unique feeling of
nostalgia, adventure and
romance. We encourage all guests
to join in and experience the
pleasure of sailing on this
classic vessel. You need to
experience diving off this
classic sailing boat. The
overall package this yacht
provides ensures that you will
form memories that last a
Our experienced, friendly
skipper and crew will make this cruise an experience of a
lifetime, including delicious meals (please advise of any
special dietary requirements), and every attention paid to
your comfort and well being.
- SMALL GROUPS
- The SANTA MARIA takes a maximum
of 10 passengers so you can experience that
personalised attention not possible on bigger vessels. Our
objective is to allow you to relax and enjoy the
experience at your own pace. Join in and help sail the
boat or just 'supervise' from the sundeck.
- PRIVATE CHARTER
SANTA MARIA dive boat is also available for private charter so if you
have a special occasions to celebrate or a group of friends
that you would like to share this memorable sailing experience
with, please ask for our private charter rates.
Note: A nominal charge is incurred by the government as Reef Tax - this is not included in the above rates
and will be quoted upon enquiry.
0845am Boarding time from the Cairns marlin Marina B Jetty 0915am Depart for the reef(about 45km South East of Cairns)
1300pm Arrival at Theford reef just in time for lunch. Followed
by afternoon snorkelling, diving or sunbathing.
1900pm Dinner is served on the per deck with a beautiful sunset
0800am Wakeup surrounded by the beauty of the Great Barrier
Reef. Refreshing swim before a continental breakfast, short sail away
is another exploration site offering more variety of marine life and coral
snorkelling, diving or sunbathing.
1330pm Sail for 40 minutes to Moore Reef to visit two new
different dive sites. Snorkelling, diving or sunbathing.
1900pm The dinner bell rings for a another scrumptious meal.
0800am Breakfast. Then set sail and visit Briggs Reef.
Snorkelling, diving or sunbathing.
1300pm Lunch first then depart the reef for an afternoon of
classic old time sailing back to cairns.
1700pm arrival at Cairns marina.
The above itinerary
is a guide only and is subject to weather conditions
Day Sailing Trip Pricing Santa Maria
SHARED CABIN - Double or Single Bunk
STATEROOM - Double Bed AU$610 p/p
* Stateroom, private cabin and
double bed prices are per person,
based on double occupancy
* Children under 12 yrs receive a
50% discount on a single bunk in the
All Meals & Fresh Fruit & Snacks
(Special diets with advance notice)
Quality Snorkelling Equipment
Guided Snorkel Tours Upon Request
What You Should Bring:
Sunscreen, Hat and Sunglasses
Beach Towel (Bath Towel is provided)
Small Overnight Bag – larger luggage
can be stored
Camera (Underwater Digital Cameras
Available for Rental)
BYO Alcohol – (No Glass Bottles)
Optional Extras Diving
DIVING (Certified Divers) Per Dive
Package (4 Dives) AU$160
Subsequent Dives after the 4 Dive
Night Dive (Extra) AU$15
Guided Dive (Extra) AU$5
DIVING (Introductory Divers) First
DIVING (Introductory Divers) -
Subsequent Dives AU$60
ADVANCED DIVING COURSE AU$240
* All paid dives include all
required scuba equipment at no extra
Underwater Digital Camera (Rental
per Day) (24hrs notice req'd) AU$45
Re-usable Underwater Film Camera
(with Flash) AU$39
Single-use Underwater Film Camera
(without Flash) AU$24
Polarized Sunglasses with strap
Cool Dry Polo Shirts AU$49
Long Sleeve T-Shirts AU$29
Baseball Caps AU$20
Locations will be chosen subject to
weather conditions and with your
safety in mind. The operator
reserves the right to cancel any
trip or use a substitute vessel if
required. Prices listed are valid
until 31st March 2010.
Environmental Management Charge,
Cairns Port Authority Charges and
Administrative Fees are not included
and are payable onboard.
"Firm Booking" to make a firm reservation on secure server.
"Enquiry Only" to make a general enquiry.