Island Explorer – Inner Reef Diving Full Day, Airlie Beach - Day Trips Whitsunday Islands, Whitsundays Yacht Sailing, Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef Diving, Australia

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Snorkeling and diving

Snorkeling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef with whales, fish and many diverse and unique marine life amongst the coral.

Island Explorer – Inner Reef Diving Full Day

We are one of Airlie Beachs few PADI 5 star accredited operators. Come join us and explore a whole other world beneath the waves. On our new custom built 23m vessel, Island Explorer, we access the reef directly from the dive deck.

Our Price from: $250

Departure Times:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 8.00am
Arrival Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6.00pm


Morning and afternoon tea as well as a filling and healthy buffet style lunch including salads, roast chicken, sliced beef, honey smoked ham, prawns, wraps and condiments.

Informative Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Island commentary en route.

All snorkelling equipment including wet suits in the cooler months and exposure suits in the summer months. Floatation jackets also provided for those not so confident in the water.

Licensed bar on board for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage purchases.

*Please Note: As you need to enter the water to enjoy the reef, this cruise is not suitable to those that cannot swim.

Discover Scuba Diving For First Time Divers

No experience necessary but be able to swim and pass a medical questionaire at the time of booking.

This is a two part process - pool training and the actual dive at the reef.

Includes one dive only and one snorkelling session. A second dive may be available depending on weather conditions and time at the reef, for an additional cost of $59.00.

Certified Divers

All certified divers must produce their certification card or log book at the time of booking.

Rate includes all gear hire and two dives

All divers are personally guided by our experienced Divermasters or Instructors

As some of our locations at Bait Reef are advanced divesm if your last dive was more than 12 months prior (and depending tital number of dives) we may require you to complete either a PADI ReActivate Programme or a refresher programme in the pool prior to diving. Please discuss at time of booking for more details


  • Snorkel gear
  • Stinger suit
  • Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea

What to bring

  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Swim wear
  • Camera
  • Flat sole shoes or thongs
  • Cash or Credit Card for on-board purchases

Booking & General Enquiry

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