Trip Detail


-Boat boarding-

On boarding Great Adventures 8:30 am or 10:30 am departure, please present any prebooked Scuba-Doo vouchers to a member of our Scuba-Doo crew. Bookings are possible on board depending on availability (Please note that seats are limited).

-On the boat-

During your cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef our well trained Scuba Doo instructor’s will conduct a short and informative briefing, demonstrating how to operate a Scuba-Doo, hand signals and safety points. Your adventure time will be allocated prior to arriving at the pontoon. If you are under the age of 18, a consent form will be required. This form may be downloaded from our web page if you traveling without parents ( Download consent form).

-Underwater journey-

Your adventure tour will begin at a depth of 4 meters, departing from the pontoon you will make your way over to the Coral Reef where you will meet some fascinating marine life. Say hello to Wally our resident Maori Wrasse, have a memorable once in a life time photograph under the Sea, view the amazing CoralReef structures that make up the Great Barrier Reef and is home to over 1500 different marine fish. This Underwater experience will take approximately 20 minutes to return back to the pontoon. The fully guided tour allows you to cruise the Coral Reef at a speed of 2.5 knots without tanks, weights or mask, there is no swimming involved and your head and shoulders will remain dry inside the 180 degree viewing dome of the Scuba-Doo.


-On the way home-

Departing the Great Barrier Reef Pontoon for your journey back to Cairns, passengers can View, purchase and collect photos taken throughout the day from the Indepth photo counter on board the boat.


  • 5mm wetsuits are available for hire (recommended in the winter)
  • No swimming experience necessary
  • Glasses and contact lenses are allowed to wear underwater
  • Minimum age 12 years old