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All prices quoted on our website and in our emails are in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated.

Catering for vegetarians is included in the buffet style tropical lunch severed on board. For other dietary requirements such as gluten-free, please let our staff know when booking and we can order a special meal for you.

Please see the bottom of our Prices page for our cancellation policy: https://bluedive.com.au/prices/

We also strongly recommend all guests have comprehensive travel insurance when holidaying in Port Douglas.

We very rarely have to cancel due to weather (an advantage of using 30 metre boats) however, in the rare instances we have to, we will move your booking to a later date or provide a full refund of your deposit.

Poseidon, Silversonic and Calypso all have COVID Safety plans and reduced numbers from their usual capacity of 50-70 passengers. Now the maximum is 25-30 depending on the catamaran.

All the boats we use take a mix of divers and snorkelers, with there usually being 5-15 divers and the rest of the passengers snorkelling.

It is important to note that the outer reefs with the best visibility and marine life, the Agincourt and St Crispins reefs, are a 90-minute journey from Port Douglas. 30 metre boats, such as the purpose built dive vessels Poseidon and Silversonic, are designed for comfortably getting through the sometimes choppy seas we encounter on the way to the protection of the outer reef. Smaller boats find this journey tough going, especially if there is a bit of wind – so they either dive on lower visibility inner reefs or sometimes even cancel.

 

We choose to use 30 metre boats as it provides the best of both worlds for our customers – comfort and access to the best reefs from Port Douglas. This is something that the smaller boats cannot offer.

Smoking is prohibited onboard all dive and snorkel vessels – it is against Queensland Law and legislation.

“Best and most pristine examples of coral on the Great Barrier Reef” (Port Douglas reefs) – Source: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority recent report.