3 Day Liveaboard Cairns scuba diving trip

This three-day liveaboard Cairns tour has several departures per week.  The trip includes 9-day dives and 2-night dives.

Prodive Cairns is a highly awarded PADI dive centre.

Let this professional dive crew take you diving at different times of the day to explore the natural wonders of the underwater world.

This 3-day liveaboard tour offers a  vast diversity of marine life and coral formations to explore.  Have you ever seen the underwater world at night?  Let this professionally qualified crew take you on your first Night SCUBA Dive.

Where will I be going to on the Great Barrier Reef?

During this 3-day liveaboard dive trip, there is an opportunity to participate in up to 11 dives, including two-night dives.

In addition to diving, you will also experience some great snorkelling.  Across a few of the 19 exceptional Outer Reef dive sites over four magnificent reefs: Flynn, Thetford, Milln and Pellowe Reefs.  Please click on the photos links to find out more.


Hire an underwater camera to capture your coral and marine life memories.

How will I be getting to the Great Barrier Reef?

In between your dives, relax in comfort on board one of the three premium  Scubapro dive boats.  Prodive Cairns is a built vessel that features air-conditioned twin or double cabins with spacious decks.  During your stay, there is WiFi, catered meals, and the comforts of home.

In conclusion, carrying a small number of passengers will ensure a one-on-one experience like no other.  Above all, you can expect a liveaboard tour of a lifetime.

If you are not a certified diver, Prodive also offers a fantastic PADI learn to scuba dive course.

  • 11 Dives in total (9-day dives and 2-night dives)
  • 19 remote reef locations to choose from
  • All meals are provided (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Unlimited Snorkeling access at each site
  • World Heritage Listed Dive Sites
  • Green Sea Turtles are frequent visitors

3 Day Liveaboard Cairns Itinerary

6.00 am – Complimentary  Accommodation Shuttles to the check-in point
6.20 am – Check-in into the ProDive Shop
7.00 am – Depart Marlin Marina to the Great Barrier Reef (light breakfast onboard)
11.00 am – Dive Session 1 – Dive Guides are available for those who haven’t dived in a while.
12.30 pm – Lunch is served
2.30 pm – Dive Session 2 – Explore more of the Great Barrier Reef locations
4.30 pm – Dive Session 3 – Explore more of the Great Barrier Reef locations
6.00 pm – Dinner is served
7.45 pm – Diver Session 4  – Explore the underwater world in the night! See sharks and other nocturnal marine life.

7.00 am – Dive Session 5 – the vessel will move to another location for an early morning dive
9.00 am – Breakfast
11.15 am – Dive Session 6  – after breakfast, the vessel will move to another reef location for the second dive of the day
12.45 pm – Lunch
3.15 pm – Dive Session 7 – Explore more of the Great Barrier Reef locations for the third dive of the day
5.45 pm – Dinner
7.30 pm – Diver Session 8  – Night dive time!

6.30 am – Sunrise Dive
7.30 am – Breakfast
9.00 am – Dive Session 10 – second dive of the day
11.00 pm – Dive Session 11 – Last dive of the trip. Dive will conclude at noon sharp
Noon – Lunch
4.00 pm – Complimentary Return Shuttle Transfers
7.30 pm – Farewell dinner (additional cost) – the crew and passengers get together at a local restaurant for a farewell dinner.

3 Day Liveaboard Cairns Inclusions

  • All dive and snorkel equipment
  • Prescription masks (if required)
  • Accommodation Transfers (Cairns City and Northern Beaches available)
  • All meals and bed linen
  • Guided Orientation and Night dive
  • Dive Insurance
  • 3 day / 2 Night Ocean Referral – $70.00
  • Advanced Course – $175.00
  • Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course – $180.00
  • Advanced / Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course Package – $325.00
  • 3 Day Nitrox Package Upgrade – $105
  • Dive Insurance

Checklist of what to bring on your liveaboard trip

  • Clothing and swimmers
  • Warm clothes
  • Two towels, one beach, and one shower
  • Dive Medical if required – Complete our dive questionnaire. Can I go diving?
  • Sunhat
  • Marine safe toiletries and sunscreen
  • Certification card (certified divers)
  • Seasickness Medication
  • Alcoholic beverages if you would like an evening drink


It’s a great idea to visit the Prodive Retail shop located on the corner of Grafton and Shields Street on the day before your departure.

Here you will be able to check your paperwork is in order and ensure your certification is correct.

While you are here, you can also organise your snorkelling and diving equipment.

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3 Day Liveaboard Cairns Tours

Certified Diver

Spend three days and two nights exploring one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World.


Turtles are easy to spot on this tour


Enjoy 3 days on the Great Barrier Reef with unlimited snorkelling.




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