Coral Sea Dreaming Sail Dive and Snorkel Liveaboard

Coral Sea Dreaming Sailing liveaboard is a popular way to explore the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.  The Coral Sea Dreaming is a luxury catamaran that offers guests a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding area.

The liveaboard experience includes sailing from one spectacular Cairns reef location to another and exploring the Great Barrier Reef’s pristine coral reefs and abundant marine life.  Guests can scuba dive, snorkel, and engage in other water activities during the trip while enjoying the comfort and luxury of the Coral Sea Dreaming.

The Coral Sea Dreaming sailing liveaboard offers guests the chance to stay on board for a one-night stay, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.  Accommodations on the boat are spacious and comfortable, with private cabins, en suite bathrooms, and air conditioning.

Overall, the Coral Sea Dreaming Sailing Liveaboard is an excellent option for those exploring the Great Barrier Reef in style and comfort while enjoying a unique and immersive experience of natural wonder.

Onboard Coral Sea Dreaming

Welcome aboard the Coral Sea Dreaming Sail Dive and Snorkel Liveaboard.  This tour enjoys a small group and access to 30 moorings on nine spectacular Great Barrier Reef sites.  A crew of passionate instructors are ready to take you on an underwater treasure hunt through pristine outer reefs full of vibrant coral and marine life.

This two-day, one-night liveaboard sailing tour departs from Cairns Marlin Marina every Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

Coral Sea Dreaming offers low passenger numbers, with a maximum of 12 guests.  Guests arrive as strangers and depart as friends.  Enjoy our uncrowded dive and snorkel sites to get up close and friendly with marine life.  After your thrilling night dive, enjoy a drink and a yarn with fellow travellers and crew at night.  Visitors feel like part of our Coral Sea Dreaming family.

Coral Sea Dreaming FAQS

Explore the Wonders of the Coral Sea Dreaming in Cairns

If you’re planning a trip to Cairns and considering the Coral Sea Dreaming experience, you probably have some questions. Here, we’ll answer frequently asked questions to help you make the most of your adventure.

Q.What is Coral Sea Dreaming?

A. Coral Sea Dreaming is not just a tour; it’s an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. It offers a unique opportunity to explore this natural wonder up close.

Q. Where does the tour depart from?

A. The adventure begins at Cairns’ Marlin Wharf, conveniently located in the city’s heart. From there, you’ll set sail to discover the wonders of the reef.

Q. How long is the tour?

A. Coral Sea Dreaming offers both day and overnight experiences. The day tour typically lasts around 9 hours, while the overnight adventure lasts two days and one night. Choose the option that suits your schedule and preferences.

Q. What activities are included?

A. During your Coral Sea Dreaming adventure, you’ll have the chance to snorkel, scuba dive, and even try introductory diving if you’re new to the underwater world. You can also enjoy guided snorkelling tours, marine life education sessions, and stargazing at night.

Q. Is it suitable for beginners?

A. Absolutely! Coral Sea Dreaming caters to all experience levels, from beginners to seasoned divers. The crew provides thorough briefings and guidance to ensure everyone feels comfortable and safe.

Q. What's the best time to visit?

A. The Great Barrier Reef is stunning year-round. However, Cairns experiences two main seasons: the dry season (May to October) and the wet season (November to April). Many travellers prefer the dry season for its pleasant weather and calm waters, but the reef is vibrant and thriving at any time of the year.

Q. What should I bring on the tour?

A. Pack swimwear, a towel, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to stay comfortable under the Australian sun. If you plan to dive, don’t forget your certification card. Coral Sea Dreaming provides all the necessary snorkelling and diving equipment, including wet suits.

Q. Are meals included?

A. You’ll be treated to delicious meals and snacks throughout the tour. The crew prepares fresh and tasty dishes to energise and satisfy you during your adventure.

Q. How can I book the Coral Sea Dreaming experience?

A. Booking your Coral Sea Dreaming adventure is easy. You can reserve your spot online right here. Click the book button and follow the prompts. It’s advisable to book in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.


Coral Sea Dreaming visits the following Great Barrier Reef Sites.

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