Airlie Beach - Dive and Snorkel Tour
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Airlie Beach, Queensland
- Product code: AB_DS_407220
The Whitsunday’s offer easy access to some of the best coral reefs the Great Barrier Reef has to offer and offers a stunning, colourful underwater world of coral and marine-life unlike any other. With ideal water temperatures all year round and a huge biodiversity of species and habitats makes it one of the most complex natural systems on Earth.
The Great Barrier Reef is home to more than 1,500 species of fish, 411 types of hard coral, one-third of the world's soft corals, 134 species of sharks and rays, six of the world's seven species of threatened marine turtles, and more than 30 species of marine mammals, including the vulnerable dugong.
At the inner reef you'll find an abundance of tropical fish species, colourful coral reefs, a variety of sea stars, sea cucumbers & urchins, giant clams and turtles to keep you amused for hours.Snorkelling
If diving is not for you, there is snorkeling equipment on board to enjoy the underwater scenery and a snorkeling guide will assist you in the water. Snorkel Tours will be split into two groups based on experience and confidence:
An informative and educational tour offering introduction to the marine environment.
Designed for the novice snorkeler, families, and for those who are not strong swimmers.
Tours leave and return from the protected beach or small ancillary vessel.
Exclusive Snorkel Experience
If you are looking for a more intimate, personalised dive or snorkel tour, you can book your own private snorkel guide who will look after you and your family or friends exclusively for the duration of the tour (this must be booked in advance and is subject to availability).
- Travel time to and from dive/snorkel locations – up to 1 hour
- Non-alcoholic beverages
- Snorkeling equipment
- Lycra suits for protection from the sun and marine environment for snorkelers
- Wetsuit hire for snorkelers
- Private Snorkel Guide
- Picnic lunch packs available
All guests diving and snorkeling will be required to fill out a medical questionnaire to ensure that you have no medical problems (past or present) or taking any medication that may be contradictory to diving or snorkeling. Some medical conditions and/or medication may prevent you from diving or snorkeling. If you are unsure about this, please discuss this with our team at the time of booking.