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Reef Trip - Rum Runner - 2 Day Liveaboard Outer Barrier Reef Trip - Cairns (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Snorkel The Great Barrier Reef with the M.V. Rum Runner, providing affordable dive trips and a fantastic experience. Option available to upgrade to diving!

Highlights

  • Small numbers with a maximum of 16 guests
  • Spend the night on the Great Barrier Reef
  • All Dive gear included if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive
  • Hot Showers
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • Experienced friendly crew

This is a 2 day liveaboard outer barrier reef snorkel trip, diving upgrade available

Designed as an affordable overnight reef experience for the traveller on a budget, backpackers and families looking for the ultimate overnight reef experience. The M.V Rum Runner is a 20m Motor Sailer with bunk style beds, twin and share accommodation. This trip offers the opportunity to meet other divers and travellers from around the world and have a great time with an experienced crew on the reef!

We have at least 4 crew on board each trip, so with a maximum of 16 guests you will receive personalised guidance and support. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol on board to relax after a day diving, just no glass please.

Some medical such as asthma my prevent ability to dive, no problem, the snorkelling is fantastic and safe at all sites! Please advise crew of any medical conditions prior to departure.

We provide:

  • Small numbers with a maximum of 16 guests
  • All meals, tea and coffee provided. Other refreshments can be purchased at the bar or you can bring on board yourself
  • Bunk Beds
  • Fresh Linin
  • 240 V ac and 12 V dc power points
  • Hot Showers
  • Male & Female toilets
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • All Dive gear if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive

Boarding E Finger, Marlin Marina, Cairns, at 7am Tuesday's, Thursday's and Saturday's.

Looking to dive?

Dives can be purchased on board. First Introductory Dive $120.00 per person. Additional introductory dives for $45 per dive, or 3 intros package for $90.00. Certified dives $45.00 each or Cert. Dive Package of 6 dives including night dive for only $120.00. Nominate on your way to checkout if you would like to secure this package or talk to our crew on the day about dive package specials

Per Person $400.00

What's included

  • All meals, tea and coffee provided. Other refreshments can be purchased at the bar or you can bring on board yourself
  • Bunk Beds
  • Fresh Linin
  • 240 V ac and 12 V dc power points
  • Male & Female toilets
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits
  • All Dive gear if you wish to upgrade to an introductory dive or certified dive

Notes

  • Pricing excludes $40 reef tax pay on board

Available Bookings from December 08 to December 14

Change Dates

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  • Per Person$270.00 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$270.00 Less than 6 at this price!

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.7

53 reviews

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Javan White from Australia wrote on 23 July 2021

I really enjoyed it

Had a great time on my first live aboard in cairns it was really enjoyable, the crew were great thanks so much for an awesome experience looking forward to more in the future

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Fonne Jean from Australia wrote on 12 October 2020

Fantastique weekend

I spend two days on this boat this week and is was amazing +!! If you like diving you need to do this trip ! 6 dive in 2 days, wonderful crew and very good meals :) Thank you for this experience

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From Reef Trip - Rum Runner - 2 Day Liveaboard Outer Barrier Reef Trip - Cairns (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Hey Jean, Yes was a fantastic weekend - but its also the guests who come that make ( the experience of showing the GBR ) the trips amazing. Thanks for coming to the GBR with Rum Runner Cheers Richard

Ansi from Belgium wrote on 09 October 2020

Awesome atmosphere, great spots, good food, ... all thanks to the amazing crew!

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From Reef Trip - Rum Runner - 2 Day Liveaboard Outer Barrier Reef Trip - Cairns (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Hi Ansi, Thanks again for snorkeling with Rum Runner. Yes was a great trip and we thank you and everyone for supporting us in these COVID times. Stay well and take care. Richard.

Frida from Sweden wrote on 20 June 2019

Mixed feelings

Well... Me and my friend got eaten by bed bugs, so we couldn't sleep and we found more of them in our luggage after we left. My bath towel mysteriously disappeared, from our cabin. On the upside the staff was nice and the food surprisingly good. The diving/snorkeling sessions had a good length and it was interesting to visit 4 different areas. My advice, check if the bed bugs are still there, if not, go for it. :D

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From Reef Trip - Rum Runner - 2 Day Liveaboard Outer Barrier Reef Trip - Cairns (Excludes $40pp Levy)

Thanks for the review Frida, JP the skipper does do a good trip and food. He did mention this issue after your trip on the 30th May. Sorry about that! Since then we have had our pest people in to give us the all clear. We not sure why but it just seem too be just that one cabin you were both in! They sealed it for a week and all good. Thanks again for the review and to recommend others to "go for it" Jason

rileym from United States wrote on 06 January 2020

Excellent on all fronts

Very knowledgeable crew, excellent food, and a great price. Can’t really beat what the rum runner offers, small groups makes the dives more personal, was able to navigate a few of my own dives. Captain was awesome and a great cook. Just a great experience. :)

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