Ocean Quest 4  Day Liveaboard: Your Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Discover the Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Quest 4 day liveaboard

Embark on the ultimate Ocean Quest  4 day liveaboard experience where the Great Barrier Reef becomes your playground. Spend your days and nights exploring the most magnificent outer Great Barrier Reef dive sites while enjoying the utmost comfort and convenience.

Unmatched Comfort and Convenience

Our purpose-built, three-deck, 35m catamaran is designed to provide you with a top-class dive holiday. With a spacious dive deck, expansive open sundecks, and invigorating hot showers, your comfort is our top priority. Savour delicious meals freshly prepared by our onboard chef, including hearty breakfasts, scrumptious lunches, and delightful dinners. And don’t forget to indulge in dessert after a day of underwater wonders!

Flexibility for Your Schedule

With departures available seven days a week, you have the flexibility to choose the duration of your stay, from one to five nights. Explore over 14 permanent moorings at Saxon and Norman Reefs, along with selected sites at Hastings Reef, ensuring incredible snorkelling and diving opportunities for all levels of enthusiasts.

Ocean Quest: Nighttime Adventures

As night falls, unwind in our comfortable lounge and bar area. For those seeking more underwater adventures, embark on unique night dive experiences like “Sharks in the Dark” or “Fluoro Diving” to make your liveaboard stay truly unforgettable. And if you’re looking to enhance your dive skills, our expert dive instructors are on hand to guide you at the outer Great Barrier Reef.

Snorkelling Ocean Quest 4 day

If you’ve never experienced an overnight dive or snorkel trip before, Ocean Quest is the perfect place to start. Join us for the ultimate 4-day liveaboard snorkelling cruise and explore the best outer Great Barrier Reef snorkel sites. These warm waters are teeming with diverse and colourful marine life just waiting to be discovered.

Introductory Scuba Diving

For those eager to try introductory dives during their stay at our ‘reef hotel,’ our friendly crew is more than willing to assist. Set off on an overnight cruise from Cairns and experience scuba diving with our expert team, surrounded by the world’s most incredible marine life.

Certified Divers

Embark on the ultimate Great Barrier Reef overnight diving cruise departing from Cairns. Join us on our liveaboard vessel, OceanQuest, and dive into the best outer reef dive sites, creating unforgettable memories.

Enhance Your Skills

While you’re onboard, consider taking your scuba diving skills and qualifications to the next level. Enhance your experience by adding a PADI Advanced Open Water course or the Enriched Air (Nitrox) specialty to your booking.

Create Lasting Memories

Join us for an exceptional Great Barrier Reef diving adventure on OceanQuest and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Book Your  Ocean Quest 4-day Adventure Today

Don’t miss this opportunity to take the ultimate 4-day liveaboard diving cruise on the Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Quest. Explore the most exceptional outer reef dive sites and create lasting memories in this natural wonder of the world.


Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard Highlights

Prepare for an unforgettable adventure as we embark on a 4-day liveaboard experience aboard Ocean Quest, exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Here are the highlights that await you:

1. Dive into the Best Dive Sites

Get ready to explore the most spectacular outer reef dive sites. From vibrant corals to mesmerizing marine life, these underwater treasures will leave you in awe.

2. Dive Day and Night

Dive enthusiasts, rejoice! With Ocean Quest’s exclusive moorings at Saxon, Norman, and Hastings Reefs, you can enjoy dives throughout the day and even experience the magic of night diving.

3. Colorful Marine Encounters

Certified divers will have the opportunity to encounter a diverse array of marine life, including fish of all shapes and sizes, majestic corals, and graceful turtles. It’s a photographer’s dream come true.

4. Tailored Diving Experience

At Divers Den, they cater to your preferences. Choose to dive with a buddy or opt for a professional guide for a small additional cost, giving you the freedom to explore the Reef exactly as you like.

5.   Relax in Comfort

After your underwater adventures, relax and unwind in the comfort of Ocean Quest. Your air-conditioned cabin with a private en suite bathroom ensures a restful stay.

6. Sun Decks and Lounge

Soak up the sun on our spacious decks while enjoying the breathtaking views. Our lounge and bar area is the perfect place to kick back and share stories with fellow adventurers.

7. Delicious Onboard Meals

Our resident chef prepares delicious, freshly cooked meals onboard. You’ll be treated to a culinary experience that keeps you energized for more diving.

8. Snacks and Refreshments

Stay refreshed with a variety of snacks and drinks available throughout your journey, ensuring you’re always ready for your next underwater exploration.

9. Dive Certification Options

If you’re looking to enhance your scuba diving skills and qualifications, Ocean Quest offers the opportunity to add a PADI Advanced Open Water course or the Enriched Air (Nitrox) specialty to your booking.

Join us on Ocean Quest for a 4-day liveaboard adventure that promises thrilling dives, relaxation in luxury, and the chance to create lasting memories on the Great Barrier Reef.


Your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard adventure is packed with exciting activities and unforgettable moments. Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of what you can expect:

Day 1: Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef

7.30-8 am: We’ll pick you up from your city accommodation (if booked) and start the journey by checking in at our dive centre on Draper Street.

8.30 am: Set sail from Cairns Marina on our day trip vessel, SeaQuest, and head out to the mesmerizing Great Barrier Reef.

10 am: Arrive at the reef and get ready for your first snorkelling or diving experience aboard SeaQuest.

Noon: While you enjoy a delicious lunch, we’ll relocate to our second dive and snorkel site.

12:30 pm: Dive or snorkel once more at this new site, exploring the reef’s beauty.

2.30 pm: Transition to OceanQuest and settle into your comfortable cabin.

3.30 pm: Dive or snorkel once again, immersing yourself in the underwater wonders.

6 pm: It’s dinner time! Savour a tasty meal onboard.

6.30 pm: Gear up for a unique liveaboard evening dive or simply unwind onboard.

8 pm: Satisfy your sweet tooth with a delightful dessert.

10 pm: Our bar closes, allowing you to rest up for another exciting day.

Day 2: Dive into the Reef

7.30 am: Start your day with a hearty breakfast.

8.30 am: Dive and snorkel in the clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

10.30 am: Enjoy another captivating dive and snorkel session.

12.30 pm: Relish a satisfying lunch onboard OceanQuest.

3.30 pm: Dive and snorkel once more, making the most of your time in this aquatic paradise.

6 pm: Dinner is served, refuelling you for the evening’s adventures.

6.30 pm: Participate in a briefing for a thrilling night dive, Sharks in the Dark, or a fluorescent dive.

8 pm: Cap off your day with a delectable dessert.

10 pm: The bar closes as you prepare for a restful night’s sleep.

Day 3

7.30 am: Breakfast
8.30 am: First dive and snorkel session
10.30 am: Second dive and snorkel session
12.30 pm: Lunch
3.30 pm: Third dive and snorkel session
6 pm: Dinner
6.30 pm: Briefing and night dive/sharks in the dark/fluoro dive
8 pm: Dessert 10 pm: Bar closes

Day 4: Farewell to the Reef

7.30 am: Start the day with a satisfying breakfast.

8.30 am: Dive or snorkel once more, taking in the reef’s beauty before departure.

10.30 am: Enjoy your final dive or snorkel session on this incredible journey.

Noon: Check out and bid farewell to Ocean Quest.

12.30 pm: Relish one last lunch before boarding the transfer vessel for your return trip to Cairns.

3 pm: Depart from the Outer Barrier Reef, cherishing your last moments in this marine wonderland.

5 pm (approx): Return to your accommodation in Cairns, bringing your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard experience to a close.

Prepare for a journey filled with breathtaking underwater encounters, delicious meals, and unforgettable memories as you explore the Great Barrier Reef in style


What’s Included in Your 4-Day Liveaboard Experience:

Flexible Itineraries: Our itineraries are designed to maximize your exploration of the Great Barrier Reef.

Snorkelling: Dive into the crystal-clear waters and discover the underwater wonders of the reef. Snorkelling is included for all passengers.

Scuba Equipment: Whether you’re a beginner or a certified diver, we provide snorkelling and scuba equipment, including dive computers and air fills, along with expert tuition to ensure a safe and thrilling dive experience.

Delicious Meals: Enjoy a range of delectable meals on board, including hearty breakfasts, sumptuous lunches, and delightful dinners. We also provide chilled drinking water, tea, and coffee to keep you refreshed.

Sharks in the Dark: Immerse yourself in the mystery of the reef at night with our Sharks in the Dark experience.

Transfers: We’ve got your transport covered with convenient transfers from Cairns CBD accommodation, ensuring a hassle-free start to your adventure.

Prepare for an unforgettable journey as you explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on our Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard experience.

Optional Extras

Enhance your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard experience with these optional extras

Digital Camera Hire

Capture the incredible underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef with a digital camera rental. Don’t miss the chance to snap unforgettable moments.

Professional Photos

Leave the photography to the experts. Purchase professional photos of your adventure, so you can relive the magic of your underwater encounters.


Stay refreshed with a selection of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, and snacks available on board. Treat yourself to a tasty treat during your journey.

Quality Souvenirs

Take home a piece of your Great Barrier Reef adventure with quality souvenirs. Remember your trip with unique mementos.

Fluoro Diving

Dive into a world of vibrant fluorescence with Fluoro Diving. Experience the reef’s nighttime beauty in a whole new light.

Nitrox Fills ($10 per tank)

Nitrox diving can extend your bottom time and enhance your diving experience. Opt for Nitrox fills for an even more immersive dive.

Guided Dives ($15 per dive when pre-purchased, $20 per dive when booked onboard)

Explore the reef with the guidance of our experienced dive instructors. They’ll show you the best spots and ensure a safe and enjoyable dive.

PADI Nitrox Dive Course

Take your diving skills to the next level with the PADI Nitrox Dive Course. Learn the ins and outs of Nitrox diving from our certified instructors.

PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course

If you’re looking to advance your diving qualifications, the PADI Advanced Open Water Dive Course is the way to go. Expand your knowledge and skills during your liveaboard adventure.

These optional extras are designed to add even more excitement and enjoyment to your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard experience. Feel free to customize your journey to suit your preferences and make the most of your time on the Great Barrier Reef. We’re here to ensure your trip is unforgettable!

What to bring

For your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard adventure, we want to ensure you have everything you need to make the most of your time on the Great Barrier Reef. Here’s a friendly reminder of what to bring:

Hat, Sunglasses, and Sunscreen

Protect yourself from the Australian sun by packing a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses with UV protection, and sunscreen with a high SPF rating. Keeping sunburn at bay is essential for an enjoyable trip.

Swimsuit and Towel

You’ll be spending a lot of time in the water, so don’t forget your swimsuit! Additionally, pack a towel to dry off and stay comfortable between snorkelling and diving sessions.

Overnight Bag with Clothing

Prepare an overnight bag with a change of clothing for the duration of your stay. Include warm clothing and socks for the cooler evenings on board. Queensland nights can get a bit chilly, so having some layers handy is a smart idea.


Your usual toiletries are essential, including toothpaste, a toothbrush, shampoo, conditioner, and soap. Keep yourself fresh and clean during your adventure.

Reusable Water Bottle

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle. You can fill it up with fresh water on board as needed. Staying hydrated is crucial, especially in the sun and salt water.

Leave Excess Baggage

Bedding and bath towels are provided on board, so no need to bring those. If you have excess baggage or items you won’t need during your trip, you can conveniently store them at our Draper Street office during check-in.

With these essentials in your bag, you’ll be well-prepared for your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard adventure on the Great Barrier Reef. We want you to have a fantastic and worry-free experience, so don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or need further assistance. Enjoy your journey!

How to get there

Getting to Ocean Quest 4 Day Liveaboard – Divers Den, 319 Draper St, Parramatta Park QLD 4870:

Arriving at Divers Den and embarking on your Ocean Quest 4-Day Liveaboard adventure is easy and convenient. Follow these steps to ensure a smooth start to your trip:

Pickup Service (If Booked)

If you’ve arranged a pickup service from your city accommodation, our friendly team will collect you between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM. I look forward to a comfortable ride to our dive centre.

Check-In at Dive Centre

Upon arrival at our dive centre, located at 319 Draper St, Parramatta Park QLD 4870, check in with our helpful staff. They will assist you with any necessary paperwork and ensure you have all the information you need for your journey.

Transferring to the Marina

At around 8:30 AM, we’ll set off from Cairns Marina on our day trip vessel, SeaQuest. Enjoy the scenic cruise as you head towards the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef.

Arriving at the Reef

By 10:00 AM, you’ll arrive at the reef for your first snorkelling or diving experience on SeaQuest. Get ready to explore the vibrant underwater world.

Switch to Ocean Quest:

At 2:30 PM, you’ll transfer to OceanQuest and settle into your comfortable cabin. Prepare for more incredible dives and snorkelling sessions in the coming days.

Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a first-time snorkeller, our team is here to ensure your Great Barrier Reef experience is unforgettable. Sit back, relax, and get ready for a journey of a lifetime!

Important Information

Important Booking Information:

When making a reservation with Ocean Quest, we want to ensure your experience is tailored to your preferences. In the Booking Form’s Comments Box, please indicate your choice of cabin type: Double Cabin with Private Ensuite, Twin Cabin with Private Ensuite, or Quad Share Cabin with Private Ensuite.

Additionally, let us know your preferred activity onboard, whether you’re a Certified Diver, Snorkeller, participating in the PADI Advance Course, or opting for the Introductory Dive Package. Feel free to share any other important information that will help us cater to your needs, including dietary requirements.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Diving Requirements: Introductory Divers must complete a Dive Medical Questionnaire to ensure they can safely scuba dive. Certain medical conditions or medications may prevent individuals from diving unless they possess a current Queensland Diving Medical Certificate. Conditions such as heart disease, asthma, epilepsy, or diabetes can be potential disqualifiers.
  2. Certified Divers: Certified Divers are required to provide proof of their diving qualification, either in the form of a Dive License (C Card) or Divers Logbook, to our Dive Instructor on the day of the trip. If you have lost your certification card, please contact us in advance, and we will do our best to verify your diver rating before your travel date. Ocean Quest reserves the right to refuse a Certified Dive to anyone unable to prove their certification.

At Ocean Quest, we are dedicated to providing you with a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Your cooperation with these booking notes and terms & conditions helps us ensure that your journey is tailored to your needs while maintaining safety and quality standards. We look forward to welcoming you aboard for an incredible adventure!

319 Draper StCairnsQueensland, 4870
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