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Explore Snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Experience the Great Barrier Reef snorkelling or diving and wonder at this marine world.

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Explore Snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Thrill in an amazing and unique full day adventure on Explore’s Snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef, sailing to the outer reef and selected moorings around Bait Reef, the closest of the outer reef locations. Accessed by Explore's Reef Explorer vessel, dive directly off the vessel's diving platform for an undersea adventure. Choose to spend the day snorkelling, or add on an epic and unforgettable dive experience. 

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Features at a Glance

What You'll Love
  • Exploring the underwater world of the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Small shared tour group, ensuring a more intimate reef tour experience
  • High quality Mares snorkelling and diving equipment
  • Dive two selected moorings around Bait Reef (weather and tide dependent)
  • Comfortable ride in an air-conditioned 24-metre high-speed catamaran
  • Hydraulically lowered stairs and platform resting just below water level
What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Flat soled shoes
  • VIP return transfers to Explore Jetty at Hamilton Island Marina
  • Experienced boat skipper, dive and snorkel instructors
  • 3.5-hours on location
  • Lounge style seating, air-conditioned interior, shaded deck, hot and cold showers
  • Individually packed lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Wetsuits, stinger suits, Mares diving and snorkelling gear, flotation jackets
Opening Hours

Contact qualia guest services for days of operation.

Tours operate from 8.00am to 4.00pm, total 8-hours duration.

Pricing and Bookings

$285 per person

Pre-booking is required. Please contact our qualia luxury concierge to confirm booking and catering arrangements on guestservices@qualia.com.au or +61 7 4948 9222.


This information should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.


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Minimum age is 5yrs. Availability is weather dependent and subject to change at the discretion of the operator. For cancellations within 48-24hrs, 50% of the price will be forfeited. Cancellations within 24hrs, 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited.


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