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Because not everybody wants the same holiday....
Because not everybody wants the same holiday....

Great Barrier Reef overnight cruises Australia.

  • Description
  • Stateroom
  • Top Deck

Reef Encounter offers 2, 3 and 4 day Scuba diving and snorkeling liveaboard tours on the Great Barrier Reef Step aboard Reef Encounter, our floating boutique resort, for your Great Barrier Reef experience. Live and sleep on the reef and see it at its best day and night! Reef Encounter is an excellent alternative to a resort based holiday and a fantastic upgrade from a day trip. With daily departures from Cairns by boat or helicopter, stay for one or as many nights as you like in superbly appointed staterooms all with ensuite, or indulge and upgrade to the luxurious Top Deck Club.

VIP Upgrade - For an extra touch of luxury, upgrade to an exclusive Top Deck package. Top Deck guests are treated to champagne on arrival, breakfast in bed, dinner under the stars and a personal valet/dive or snorkel guide at all times to ensure an experience nothing short of breathtaking!

Snorkel - Reef Encounter always parks in easy distance of spectacular snorkelling coral lagoons and has a purpose built snorkelling platform on level with the ocean by easy access stairs into the water. All snorkelling equipment and tuition is included in your trip. Guided snorkel tours are available throughout the day so whether you are a non-swimmer or you're just interested in learning about life beneath the waves, all of your snorkelling needs are taken care of!

Scuba - Reef Encounter is equipped with a large, purpose built, scuba dive liveaboard, 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.

Transfer between Cairns and Reef Encounter awaiting you at the Great Barrier Reef aboard Reef Experience our Great Barrier Reef day trip boat or Helicopter transfers , Reef Encounter is the only boat on the Reef with a helipad, make the most of your trip with stunning views of the Great Barrier Reef from the air.

Pricing

Please email us to enquire further about this trip.

REEF ENCOUNTER STATEROOM PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • Twin or Double Stateroom with private bathroom
  • Chef prepared meals
  • Marine Biologist presentation when transfers are done by Reef Experience
  • All dive and snorkeling equipment with the exception of wetsuits
  • Glass bottom boat tours (weather permitting)
  • Reef video presentation
  • Free scuba lessons for snorkellers
  • All dive equipment with the exception of wetsuits
  • Coffee, Tea & Milo are available all day for guests free of charge
  • Fresh fruit is available at all times on board Reef Encounter

EXTRAS Pay On Board

  • Reef Levies, Management Fee and Fuel Surcharge $15 per person per day (capped at 3 days)
  • Wetsuit Hire $5.00 per person per day
  • Nitrox Available
  • Guided snorkel or dive tour
  • Professional photos
  • Underwater cameras are available to purchase or hire
  • Prescription Mask
  • Drinks, cameras, souvenirs, T-Shirts etc.

The Top Deck Club is the ultimate way to enjoy an unbeatable time at the Outer Great Barrier Reef…

Ideal for couples looking for a luxury getaway vacation, groups who enjoy a bit of the VIP treatment or anyone who desires personalised in-water care.

The VIP Top Deck Club guarantees a relaxing reef holiday, styled your way!

What is the Top Deck Club?

Fantastic service – A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style! Much like ‘first class’ with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialised.

Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with many additional luxuries including (but not limited to) a dedicated personal valet, late check-out times and deluxe three course evening meals.

A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide for private scuba/snorkel tours, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows the way you want it to.

From the moment you board until you wave goodbye, you can relax in the knowledge that all of your needs are taken care of.

REEF ENCOUNTER TOP DECK PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • Twin or Double Stateroom with private bathroom
  • Valet Service
  • Champagne on arrival
  • Breakfast served to stateroom
  • Sunset cocktails
  • Turn down service
  • Romantic dinners under the stars (weather permitting)
  • Personal snorkel / dive guide available at all times
  • Marine Biologist presentation when transfers are done by Reef Experience
  • All dive and snorkeling equipment with the exception of wetsuits
  • Glass bottom boat tours (weather permitting)
  • Wetsuit
  • Reef video presentation
  • Free scuba lessons for snorkellers
  • All dive equipment with the exception of wetsuits
  • Coffee, Tea & Milo are available all day for guests free of charge
  • Fresh fruit is available at all times on board Reef Encounter

EXTRAS Pay On Board

  • Reef Levies, Management Fee and Fuel Surcharge $15 per person per day (capped at 3 days)
  • Guided snorkel or dive tour
  • Nitrox Available
  • Professional photos
  • Underwater cameras are available to purchase or hire
  • Prescription Mask
  • Drinks, cameras, souvenirs, T-Shirts etc.

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