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Full Day Marine Biologist Reef Snorkel Experience

Cairns, QLD - Show on map
Passions of Paradise

Full Day Marine Biologist Reef Snorkel Experience


  • Visit two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Enjoy a educational experience with a private Marine Biologist host
  • Take your snorkeling adventure to the next level

Join a small team of like-minded travellers for a day of snorkelling and research. Learn the necessary skills to participate in marine surveys and engage in real-world science. Visit two stunning reef locations on a luxury catamaran from Cairns.

What's Included?

  • Meet & Greet with your personalized Master Reef Guide at check in
  • Reserved seating for the day
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Visit to two Outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Personalized training in marine conservation
  • All research materials & data collection tools
  • Small groups - limited numbers
  • Chef prepared lunch (allergies catered for on request
  • Winter wetsuits or sunsuits in summer months
  • Prescription masks

Experience a day trip out of the reef like no other with this meaningful Marine Biologist Eco Tour. You’ll have a behind-the-scenes look into the work of a Marine Biologist studying the incredible Great Barrier Reef. Kick off your day at 8 am with a tasty morning tea as you get to know your host and your team and learn all about the marine ecosystem from an expert. Your first snorkel adventure is focused on data collection, where you’ll actively get to participate in fully supervised research activities.

For lunch, you’ll be treated to a freshly prepared tropical buffet, including a selection of hot and cold buffet meals, salads and tropical fruits. You’ll travel to the second outer reef location for the day, where you’ll get to learn about coral diversity, threats, and adaptions. Finish off the experience by hosting the sails, and cruising back to Cairns as you complete the final steps of data entry with your host.

This is a fully hosted educational activity for passionate snorkelers looking to take their Great Barrier Reef Experience to the next level! Learn to appreciate this amazing ecosystem and be inspired to take action.

Session Length

  • Please allow a full day for this experience
  • You will depart at 8am sharp and return at approximately 5pm
  • The tour does not operate on Christmas day or New Years day.
  • The Be a Marine Bio experience is only available on certain days of the week, please call our office to confirm


  • A moderate level on fitness is required as this is an in-water based activity


  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows will result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum of 8 passengers per hosted research group onboard. There is a maximum capacity of 90 on the boat.


At times it is only possible to visit one destination due to inclement weather conditions and strong winds.

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable clothing, bring your swim wear and towels too!

This experience takes place on the Great Barrier Reef, departing from Cairns, QLD.

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