Our reservation staff are available between Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 5.30pm and Saturdays between 8.00am and 10.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time.
On the Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea and the Spice Islands & Raja Ampat itineraries, you will enjoy ample opportunity to snorkel and scuba dive over the most colourful and pristine coral reefs.
Our snorkelling and scuba diving departments are fully stocked with a wide range of snorkels, fins and masks (to fit all sizes) along with all the necessary equipment to allow you try the unforgettable experience that is scuba diving. Snorkelling equipment will be assigned to all guests at the commencement of each cruise.
A qualified Dive Instructor will be onboard Coral Expeditions II for all our scuba itineraries. An introductory scuba skills session is complimentary and equipment and Certified Dives will be charged to your onboard account.
For persons who wish to participate in either Certified diving or Introductory diving (also referred as Resort diving) you must be in good health for diving.
A medical history of heart or lung disorders, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy or narcolepsy shall prevent you from diving unless a medical certificate that addresses the condition is produced. To avoid disappointment on your cruise Coral Expeditions highly recommends you complete a dive medical prior to your journey and encourages certified divers who may not have dived in recent years to complete refresher courses
Dive Medicals Must
> Be in English
> From a registered practitioner
> Clearly state you are medically fit to dive
> Conducted in the last 12 months
Ask your practitioner if they are qualified to make dive medical assessments. To assist your registered practitioner to establish your diving health, please download the Recreation Scuba Training Council Medical Record which contains dive medical guidelines.
Note: The Coral Expeditions dive Instructor will make the ultimate determination of a person’s condition and suitability to dive. If you are feeling unwell, show symptoms of a medical condition that is unsafe for diving, have a chest cold or display a respiratory condition on board prior to diving you may not be permitted to dive.