Down Under Cruise and Dive

Down Under Dive is an internationally recognised Cruise-Dive-Sail Company based out of Cairns, Australia. They offer Live aboard Adventures, Dive Courses and high speed day tours to the Great Barrier Reef. They specialise in Learn To Dive, Live aboard Sailing Adventures, Luxury Day Cruises and Budget Full Day Outer Reef Experiences.

With some 80 staff and 4 boats, Down Under Dive has gained an industry reputation for excellence, winning the Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards. With the Great Barrier Reef at its doorstep, Down Under Dive can offer some of the best dive and snorkelling locations from Cairns.

Atlantic Clipper is the premier overnight Great Barrier Reef sail and dive vessel in Cairns. A 140' sailing tall ship, she combines the adventure and romance of the 1890's with state of the art equipment and modern amenities of the 1990's. Air-conditioned throughout, she offers accommodation in comfortable 2, 3 or 4 berth cabins Her spectacular saloon with large dining area, lounge and cocktail bar reflects her nautical charm. Atlantic Clipper is permanently based on the Outer Barrier Reef. Daily Transfers are provided from Cairns on the M.V.Supercat. They are able to provide the option to arrive or depart 'any' day you wish. Atlantic Clipper sails daily to a new reef destination.

Evolution Reef Cruise - Snorkel
Adults: $144.00 / Children: $68.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise. Check in commences at 07.30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, and full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board. Lunch is included. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities onboard.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- Onboard entertainment on return journey.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $144.00
Children $68.00
Evolution Reef Cruise - Introductory Dive
Adults: $186.00 / Children: $186.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise. Check in commences at 07.30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, and full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board. One Introductory Dive is included. Lunch is included onboard. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities on board.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- Onboard entertainment on return journey.
- 1 Introductory Dive.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $186.00
Children $186.00
Evolution Reef Cruise - Certified Dive
Adults: $186.00 / Children: $186.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise. Check in commences at 07.30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, and full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board. One Certified Dive is included. Lunch is included on board. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities on board.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- On board entertainment on return journey.
- 1 Certified Dive.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $186.00
Children $186.00
Get High Package - Snorkel
Adults: $246.00 / Children: $209.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise - Get High package. Check in commences at 07:30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board, and a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight. Lunch is included. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 10 minute scenic helicopter flight.
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities onboard.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- On board entertainment on return journey.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $246.00
Children $209.00
Get High Package - Introductory Dive
Adults: $288.00 / Children: $288.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise - Get High package. Check in commences at 07.30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board, a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight and one Introductory Dive. Lunch is included. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 10 minute scenic helicopter flight.
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities on board.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- On board entertainment on return journey.
- 1 Introductory Dive.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $288.00
Children $288.00
Get High Package - Certified Dive
Adults: $288.00 / Children: $288.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise - Get High package. Check in commences at 07:30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board, a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight and one Certified Dive. Lunch is included. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07:30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 10 minute scenic helicopter flight.
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities on board.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- On board entertainment on return journey.
- 1 Certified Dive.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.

Adults $288.00
Children $288.00
2 Day Reef and Rainforest Package
Adults: $290.00 / Children: $215.00

Description:
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2020~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR20:
Day 1:
Make your own way to board your Down Under Cruise and Dive vessel at Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street, to commence a full day Evolution Reef Cruise. Check in commences at 07.30am at the Reef Fleet Terminal. Travel by high speed luxury vessel to enjoy five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Enjoy a guided snorkelling tour with snorkel equipment and flotation devices included, and full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board. Lunch is included. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Day 2:
A Billy Tea Safaris vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Rainforest tour. Enjoy the drive north along the Great Barrier Reef dive to the sugar industry town of Mossman. Lush farmland contrasts with views of the Coral Sea as you approach the ancient Daintree River. Time for a short morning tea break then its 'all aboard' for a wildlife river cruise. Relax and enjoy this unique and important mangrove eco-system as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests, endemic birdlife, and much more. This is nature at its best! Ascend the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of the World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef. Experience the rainforest intimately on an elevated National Park Boardwalk. Our guides are accredited Wet Tropics Tour Guides with advance knowledge of the flora and fauna. Search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary, our dinosaur bird which has been a part of this environment for millions of years. A delicious barbecue lunch with freshly prepared salads (dietary requirements catered for with prior notice) is served while you have the opportunity to hand feed a kangaroo and enjoy a cold drink from the bar (own cost). Travel beyond Cape Tribulation along the 7kms of the 4WD Bloomfield Track to pristine Emmagen Creek and take time for a refreshing rainforest fresh water swim. Seek fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a taste testing of tropical fruit, a cup of traditional Billy Tea and damper. At Cape Tribulation Beach there is time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef' (no swimming at Cape Tribulation Beach due to dangerous hazards). Cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin your homeward journey somewhat wiser for your 'Total Rainforest Experience'. Tour concludes at approximately 6:30pm with hotel drop offs.~~~~

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Cairns Marina, 1 Spence Street Cairns (check in commences at 07.30am at Reef Fleet Terminal).

Departure Time:
08:20am.

Pickup:
Cairns city accommodation from 06:50am (Day 2 Rainforest tour only).

Dropoff:
Cairns city accommodation (Day 2 Rainforest tour only).

Duration:
2 days.

Meals:
- 2x BBQ lunches.
- Snacks, fruit and cheese platter, tea and coffee (Day 1).
- Aussie 'Billy Tea' with damper, Tropical fruit platter (Day 2).

Not Included:
- Accommodation.
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.
- Hotel pick up and drop off for reef cruise.

Inclusions:
Evolution Reef cruise:
- 5 hours of snorkelling at two different outer reef sites.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities onboard.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- Onboard entertainment on return journey.

Daintree and Cape Tribulaton tour:
- Touring in air-conditioned 4WD with driver/guide.
- Daintree River cruise.
- Guided walk through Daintree rainforest.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear and towel.
- Water bottle.
- Insect repellent.

Adults $290.00
Children $215.00
Evolution Reef Cruise - Fly/Cruise
Adults: $314.00 / Children: $314.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR21:
- Make your own way to join your tour at the Nautilus Aviation Heli Base to commence an Evolution Reef Cruise - Fly/Cruise. Enjoy a stunning 25 minute scenic helicopter flight above the Great Barrier Reef before landing and joining the Down Under Cruise and Dive reef vessel at an outer reef site for the remainder of the afternoon. Enjoy lunch on board and up to two hours of snorkelling. Snorkelling equipment and flotation devices are included, as well as full use of the indoor and outdoor facilities on board. Cruise concludes at approximately 4.30pm at Cairns Marina.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.

Departure Point:
Nautilus Aviation Heli Base. Concludes at Cairns Marina.

Departure Time:
12.00pm.

Duration:
4.5 hours.

Meals:
- Lunch.
- Snacks.
- Fruit and cheese platter.
- Tea and coffee.

Not Included:
- Wet suit hire.
- Environmental Management Charge (EMC) and Fuel Levy.

Inclusions:
- 25 minute scenic helicopter flight.
- 2 hours of snorkelling at an outer reef site.
- Snorkel equipment and tuition.
- Full use of indoor and outdoor facilities on board.
- Safety equipment such as life jackets, life rings, pool noodles etc.
- On board entertainment on return journey.

What to Bring:
- Sunscreen.
- Hat.
- Swimwear.
- Towel.
- Cash or credit card for additional purchases.