Liveaboard Tours

A liveaboard overnight tour is a great option for those ones looking for a VIP treatment while exploring the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns. Great for families and couples.

All liveaboard vessels are quite spacious and luxury offering a resort style accommodation with great facilities and services. Guests can start this resort experience any day of the week as there are boat transfers to the liveaboards daily from Cairns Marina.

Stay from 1 night to as many nights as you wish and have a fantastic time diving and snorkelling the Cairns Great Barrier Reef. You and your family will love the experience.

Have a look below at all Liveaboard packages available to the Great Barrier Reef departing Cairns (pick up from Port Douglas available).

Sunlover Platform Overnight Tour

  • Tour: Overnight stay at Sunlover Platform
  • Departure location: Cairns Marina
  • Ideal for snorkelling
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 18 guests
  • Number of reef sites visited: 1 site
  • Reef location(s): Moore Reef
  • Tour duration: 9:30am on day 1 – 5:30pm on day 2

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Starting from:
$AU499.00

Kangaroo Explorer - 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for backpackers & couples
  • Number of passengers: 36
  • Number of room: 16 cabins (twin, double and 4-berth)
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Millin, Moore, Briggs & Thetford reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU475.00

Kangaroo Explorer - 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for backpackers & couples
  • Number of passengers: 36
  • Number of room: 16 cabins (twin, double and 4-berth)
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Millin, Moore, Briggs & Thetford reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU495.00

Ocean Quest - 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns (Pick up from Port Douglas available)
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 48
  • Number of rooms: 4 double suites, 18 twin share and 1 quad share cabin
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Reef Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU475.00

Ocean Quest - 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 48
  • Number of room: 4 double suites, 18 twin share and 1 quad share cabin
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Reef Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU595.00

Pro Dive Cairns - 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for diving
  • Suitable for backpackers & couples
  • Number of passengers: 32
  • Number of room: 14 twin, 2 double & 8 bathrooms
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Flynn Reef, Milln Reef, Thetford Reef and Pellowe Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU745.00

Reef Encounter – 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 42
  • Number of room: 9 Double suites, 10 Twin share and 1 Multi share cabin
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Breaking Patches, Jorgensen Patch Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU370.00

Reef Encounter – 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 42
  • Number of room: 9 Double suites, 10 Twin share and 1 Multi share cabin
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Breaking Patches, Jorgensen Patch Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day

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Starting from:
$AU565.00

Reef Encounter Top Deck - 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: Top Deck (VIP) – 2 Day / 1 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 42
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Breaking Patches, Jorgensen Patch Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day
  • Day of departure: Daily

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Starting from:
$AU795.00

Reef Encounter Top Deck - 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard

  • Tour: Top Deck (VIP) – 3 Day / 2 Night Liveaboard
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling & diving
  • Suitable for couples & families
  • Number of passengers: 42
  • Reef locations (permit areas): Hastings, Saxon, Norman, Breaking Patches, Jorgensen Patch Reef
  • Number of reef sites visited: 2 sites a day
  • Day of departure: Daily

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Starting from:
$AU1,195.00