OceanQuest Overnight Live aboard Experience

From $595

Fast facts

  • Courtesy  Cairns pick up from 7.30 AM
  • Snorkel sites Norman, Saxon Hasting Reefs
  • Twin Cabin accommodation
  • Meals included
  • This is a snorkel option
  • Use Discount code REEF at checkout to save

OceanQuest, liveaboard catamaran, is the ultimate Great Barrier Reef adventure with this 2 day 1 night snorkel option.

An overnight stay at our floating coral hotel OceanQuest is the perfect way to explore the reef, With plenty of time to unwind. If you’ve never snorkelled before, our knowledgeable crew will show you how to use the equipment and point you in the right direction.

During your Cairns overnight boat cruise, Snorkelers and divers of all levels can explore the reef and its unique marine life. From early morning to late at night, thanks to more than 14 permanent moorings. At Saxon and Norman reefs, as well as chosen areas at Hastings Reef. Above all stop at excellent snorkelling spots to see the best reef riches, including gorgeous fish, corals, turtles, and more.

Is it necessary for me to be a diver to go on a liveaboard trip?
Absolutely not! Above all snorkelers are welcome to join us on our live aboard cruise OceanQuest and explore the best snorkelling spots on the outer reef. You can even participate in our unique Sharks in the Dark activity. Snorkelers can watch from on deck or lie on the diving platform for an up close glimpse of the sharks as the divers head off into the deep on a night dive!

If you’ve never scuba dived before but want to try it, you can book an intro dive package with your liveaboard cruise and try a series of short dives. We guarantee you’ll become addicted!

Contact us at time of booking 1800993069 or email bookings@cheapaztravel.com And for instance if you would like to upgrade to any dive packages. But if you are looking for day tour options check out these options for Snorkel, Certified dive and Intro dives

In conclusion Oeanquest 2 day 1 night liveaboard snorkel is a trip that will leave lasting memories for time to come.


Day 1: 7.30-8.30 a.m. Firstly pick up from your city lodging (if booked) and check in at our dive centre at 319 Draper Street before transferring to the marina.

8.30am: Secondly board AquaQuest, our swift and contemporary day excursion boat, from Cairns Marina for a 90-minute voyage to the Outer Barrier Reef. Choose your equipment and receive comprehensive safety instructions along the route.
10 a.m.: Thirdly arrive at the reef for your first snorkelling experience.
12 p.m: Have lunch while we travel to our second dive site.
12:30pm: Second chance to snorke
2.30pm: Board OceanQuest and settle into your cabin.
3.30 p.m: 3rd snorkelling session
Dinner is provided at 6 p.m.
Sharks in the Dark, 6.30 p.m.
8:00 p.m: Dessert
10 p.m: The bar shuts.

Day 2:

7.30 a.m: Breakfast time! Sit down to a hearty cooked breakfast to power you for the day ahead.
8.30 a.m: Snorkeling
10.30 a.m: Snorkeling session
12 p.m: Check out of your cabin
12.30pm: Lunch
2.30pm: Our transfer vessel comes to return you to Cairns.
3 p.m: Depart Outer Barrier Reef
5 p.m: Finally return to your Cairns accommodation.


  • Visit up to three amazing outer reef locations per day
  • Snorkelling equipment including prescription masks
  • Equipment tuition
  • All meals on board
  • Fresh chilled water
  • Tea and coffee
  • Transfers from Cairns city accommodation

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