Snorkelling

We have selected our outer reef locations for their variety and bottom contours, so to provide the best experience for both beginners, experienced snorkelers and children of all ages.

Our staff keep a constant watch over the snorkelling sites making sure all passengers can enjoy the amazing wildlife in perfect safety. Our snorkel supervisors are all experienced Divemasters and provide in-depth briefings on safety procedures and site orientation, so you know where to find all the 'cool stuff'.

For the beginners we offer one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkelling techniques, a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) and FREE snorkel guides are available all day long to guide you through the natural maze of beautiful coral and fishes.

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Introductory Dive

No experience necessary! Try scuba diving without any previous training or experience! That’s right, if you have never dived before, and have always wished to experience firsthand the beauty of the underwater world you can arrange an Introductory dive with one of our friendly and professional Instructors. ​ Through the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program you will be taught all the basic skills required to dive down up to 12 metres while accompanied by one of our experienced Instructors. Even people with limited swimming ability can enjoy the thrill of diving the Great Barrier Reef in perfect safety. ​ Requirements Participants must be at least 12 years of age All participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving Try our FREE Scuba lesson (available on-board)…it’s fun and it’s easy!

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$50

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Certified Dives

EVOLUTION travels to 2 of our 12 exclusive outer reef dive locations every day. With over 5 hours at the reef, there's plenty of time between dives for snorkelling and relaxation. Our certified divers can enjoy up to 3 dives per day, either guided with one of our professional Divemasters or with your own dive buddy or one we can provide for you. ​ Our experienced, environmentally conscious Divemasters know all the best areas at our sites, and know how to find and interact with all the amazing marine life.

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$50

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Marine Biology Guided Snorkel Tour

Learn the secrets of the reef from our marine biologist and explore the coral gardens on a guided snorkel tour.

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$25

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SubXplorer Semi Submersible

Enjoy the spectacular coral formations without getting wet on our semi-submersible tour with commentary and marine life identification cards.

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$10

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Photography Service

On board Evolution, our team of professional photographers will take a series of images throughout the day of each guest, whether they are snorkeling or diving. Images can be viewed and purchased on the return journey to Cairns. The team will assist you. Choose from having select images emailed to you via Air Drop service, or taking a USB stick with all the images of you downloaded. 

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$55

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Introductory Dive Package

Book a full day on the reef with an Introductory Dive and save! Full briefing occurs on the 2nd floor of Evolution, suit up upon arrival, and join your guide for an amazing introduction to the Great Barrier Reef underwater world!

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