Details at a glance

Opening hours
Snorkelling: Daily
Certified Diving: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Introductory Diving: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Departs 9.00am and returns at approximately 5.00pm.
 
Pricing
Prices valid until 31st March:
Snorkelling: Adult $220.00 / Minor (5-17years) $125.00
Introductory Diving (pool skills and one dive): Adult $360.00 / Minor $260.00 (14-17years)
Certified Diving (two dives): Adult $320.00 / Minor $220.00 (14-17years)
PADI Reactive Programme: $89.00 per person
Refresher Only: $49.00 per person

Prices valid from 1st April 2017:
Snorkelling: Adult $230.00 / Minor (5-17years) $130.00
Introductory Diving (pool skills and one dive): Adult $360.00 / Minor $260.00 (14-17years)
Certified Diving (two dives): Adult $330.00 / Minor $230.00 (12-17years)
PADI Reactive Programme: $89.00 per person
Refresher Only: $49.00 per person

Divers must fill out a medical questionnaire to ensure general fitness. All divers over 55 years of age will require a medical certificate stating they are fit to dive; this must be completed before they leave for the cruise.
Inclusions
Hydraulically lowered stairs and platform that rests just below water level makes access to the reef easy and comfortable.

Also featuring lounge style seating, air conditioned interior, partially shaded deck and fresh water hot and cold showers onboard.

A sumptuous buffet style lunch is provided on the dive vessel, plus morning and afternoon tea.

Includes high quality Mares Diving & Snorkelling gear; wetsuits/stinger suits & flotation jackets (if required).
Sights and highlights
Small tour groups, so you can have a more intimate experience.

Explore various sites around Bait Reef, including Stepping Stones, Paradise Lagoon and Manta Ray Drop Off.

Travel in comfort on one of Hamilton Island’s 24-metre catamarans.

Enjoy using quality Mares diving and snorkelling gear, wetsuits/stinger suits and flotation jackets (if required).
Sample itinerary
Day prior to tour - Meet at Sails Pool for introductory scuba training (introductory dive bookings only).
8.45am check in at Explore dock on the marina.
9.00am - Depart Hamilton Island Marina for Bait Reef Marine Park.
11.00am - Arrive Bait Reef Marine Park for diving and snorkelling.
3.00pm - Depart Bait Reef Marine Park for Hamilton Island Marina.
5.00pm - Arrive back at Hamilton Island Marina.
What to bring
Hat
Towel
Sunscreen
Swimmers
Cash or credit card for extra drinks or souvenirs.
Light jacket or warm clothes for after swimming.
Booking information
Bookings are essential. Please visit the Tour Desk or call 07 4946 8305.
How to get there
Departs from the Marina Village, marina arm A10 opposite the General Store.
Terms and Conditions
Terms and conditions apply. Please note there is no smoking allowed for the duration of the day.
Cancellation policy
If your booking is cancelled within 24 to 48 hours notice, 50% of the ticket price will be forfeited.
If your booking is a no show or cancelled less than 24 hours notice, 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited.
 
The information above should be used as a guide only. Activity/tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time.