Minke Whale Scuba Diving Expedition with Meals - 4 Nights

Great Barrier Reef, departing Cairns QLD - Show on map
For 2 people
4 Nights

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  • Four nights' accommodation in the Great Barrier Reef with meals
  • Experience the thrill of sharing the water with the magnificent Minke Whale
  • Up to 16 guided scuba dives

Experience nature at its finest as you dive in the depths of the Great Barrier Reef and come face-to-face with majestic Minke Whales. With up to 16 guided scuba dives, you will have plenty of encounters with these friendly 6-tonne creatures. At night, take part in a sharks in the dark dive.

What's Included?

  • Four nights' twin share live aboard accommodation
  • All meals and non alcoholic beverages
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Wetsuits
  • Air fills
  • SCUBA guides
  • Sharks in the dark diving opportunity

There are few chances in life where you can share the ocean with some of the most beautiful creatures of the deep. During this four night expedition, you will experience the thrill of diving with majestic Minke Whales in the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Departing from Cairns, you will cruise along the iconic Great Barrier Reef bound for the warm waters of the Ribbon Reefs, where these magnificent eight metre, 6-tonne creatures migrate to in the winter months. The inquisitive nature of these whales means that interactions with snorkelers and divers are plentiful, with a success rate of over 90%. They often stay engaged with the vessel and swimmers for around two hours on average, but can last much longer. You'll be left speechless as you come eye to eye with these graceful whales as well as other kaleidoscopic coral and fish. These magical moments will last for a lifetime.

Throughout the trip, you will take part in up to 16 guided scuba dives. At night, scuba divers can exclusively experience the sharks in the dark diving opportunity, where you'll come face-to-face with harmless Australian reef sharks. In the gentle light cast from the vessel, ogle at all the friendly marine animals patrol and play about in their natural playground. With all meals and tea and coffee included, your stay is comfortable and hassle free. Be prepared to be awe struck and captivated by these majestic creatures of the deep!

Please note: This experience is only available between 19 and 26 June 2020 and 3 and 10 July 2020.

Session Length

  • This experience is four nights in duration
  • Departs 7:30am on day one and returns to Cairns at 8:30am on the last day
  • Please note: This experience is only available between 19 and 26 June 2020 and 3 and 10 July 2020


Only available 19 and 26 June 2020 and 3 and 10 July 2020


  • Participants should not fly/go to altitude for at least 12 hours following the dive. It is recommended to wait a minimum of 24 hours if possible
  • Reef tax is not included. Please bring cash
  • Please note: This experience is only available between 19 and 26 June 2020 and 3 and 10 July 2020


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Cancellation more than 30 days before the booking date and time: No charge
  • Cancellation within 30 days of trip commencement: No refund

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum of 24 passengers on board.




A severe storm or named cyclone in the region may delay departure or require the trip to be cut short or cancelled.

Other Info

Fluorescent diving is available to divers for $50 per dive.

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