Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel

Port Douglas

7:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Deal

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique reef educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world’s oldest living culture and the stories Traditional Owners have passed down over tens of thousands of years. 


Indigenous rangers recount the Dreamtime stories of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji, Gunggandji, Mandingalbay and Yirrganydji people to help you gain a deeper cultural understanding of the diverse ecosystem. The sea country of these four Traditional Owner groups stretches from Port Douglas ot the Frankland Islands and includes the two sites you visit.


Your day on the outer Great Barrier Reef has five hours of water activities split between two unique sites showcasing a variety of colourful coral sand marine life. Snorkel and dive over stunning coral gardens where anemones, sea whips, clams and plate corals are home to clown fish angelfish and batfish. Large schools of giant trevally, red bass and sweetlip congregate between the bommies, while turtles, cuttlefish, rays and sharks are frequently seen.


After two hours at Moore Reef, cruise to Milln or Flynn Reef for a further three hours of in-water activities – snorkelling and diving, catering for beginners through to certified divers. A relaxing five hours to explore two premium outer reef sites and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem. 



  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment

  • Great Barrier Reef creation story

  • Two premium outer reef sites

  • Morning and afternoon tea

  • Marine Biologist presentation

  • Glass bottom boat tour

  • Snorkelling equipment

  • Wet and lycra suits

  • Freshly prepared buffet lunch


  • Scuba diving - introductory and certified

  • Environmental Management Charge is payable on day of travel (inclusive in rates from 1st April 2019)

  • Drinks and snacks

  • Photos & merchandise

  • Snorkel Safari Tour


Optional Activities - additional cost

10 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight over the Great Barrier Reef

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Great Barrier Reef on a 10 minute reef scenic flight


Snorkel Safari

This is an interactive guided snorkel tour with a Marine Biologist.

For 45 minutes you will explore the best part of the reef, discover extensive coral formation and schools of fish. 

This is suitable for competent snorkelers and requires a moderate level of fitness


Introductory Scuba Diving

No prior experience required.

Following a comprehensive dive brief and practicing some basic in-water skills your professional instructors will guide you through an incredible underwater journey you will never forget.

Please note the minimum age for diving is 12 years.


Certified Scuba Diving

With 5 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef you can fit up to 3 certified dives.

Every dive is very unique and is guided to make sure you get the most enjoyment out of diving.

Please make sure you bring your diving certifications.


*All diving is subject to successful completion of an onboard medical questionnaire.*


Self Drive-

Adult: $189

Child: $99
Family: $484
*Return coach transfers for additional $18 for adult, $9 for child & $22 for Cairns/Northern Beaches hotels)


Departure Point:

Hotel accommodation or Reef Fleet Terminal 


Departure Time:

7:30 am check in

8:00 am departure 


Return Details:

4:30 pm Reef Fleet Terminal 

Coach returns to hotel accommodation

The Itinerary

07:30 Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal at the Reef Magic counter

08:00 Depart Cairns Jetty

09:30 Arrive at first site - spend time at two pristine outer reef locations

15:00 Depart outer reef

16:30 Arrive back in Cairns

The Fine Print

  • Child ages are from 4-14 years. 

  • Children 0-3 years are free

  • Children under the age of 12 years cannot dive

  • All diving is subject to completion of an onboard medical questionnaire. Certain medical conditions and medications may exclude individuals from diving.

  • After diving, intervals of 12-24 hours are recommended prior to flying depending on depths of dives and accrued dive time.

  • If a dive is booked and not completed on the day, no refund is given

  • Please bring swimmers, towel, sun protection (SPF 30+ water resistant), hat, sunglasses, camera, cash (aud) or credit card (visa, mastercard) for any onboard purchases.

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