Great Barrier Reef Hard Corals

So its 2020 welcome to the new decade! We thought a little update on how the Great Barrier Reef is traveling is in order for early 2020. See the video below of spectacular reef conditions in December 2019. Marine biologist Gareth Evans and Stuart Ireland from Calypso Video Productions where out on the reef documenting…

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More Cuttle Fish

My girlfriend and I were vacationing in Australia and we have always wanted to dive the Great Barrier Reef! When we started to research our options we were overwhelmed and undereducated – That is where Clint stepped in! We found CairnsDiveAdventures.com and I decided to call directly for advice. We were not certified and had…

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GBR Helicopter Reef Flight

Get ready X-mass is almost upon us. We have many enquiries for liveaboard departures for 20th December thru to the 08th January 2020. Please note this year is strangely much busy than last year, availability is very tight with most of the liveaboard dive boats already fully booked out. But a busy end of the…

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Bright healthy Coral, LionFish and Coral Cod at Pixie Pinnacle Dive Site

We are now halfway thru 2019. Its been a tough start to the year with a fair amount of rain and high wind. This hasn’t stopped the boats but can and does make for tough scuba diving conditions. The good news the weather has finally picked up and we have blue skies and sunshine. Read…

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Snorkeling with Dwarf Minke Whale on the Great Barrier Reef

Minke Whales have returned to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef again this year! The weather is now cooler, sitting near 24 degrees Celsius during the day and 16 degrees Celsius at night. Water temperatures have dropped to 24 degrees.

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Sea Turtle Swimming at Moore Reef Cairns

With the Winter months now behind us, the ambient air temperature is starting to rise, with today hitting 29 Degrees Celsius. This is great news for scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns.

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Julie on The Great Barrier Reef

Julie’s trip review of Ocean Quest Cairns. A great boat with beautiful easy diving. We were a little nervous to go without a dive guide but in the end, it was really easy to find our way around underwater! All the staff on Ocean Quest where so friendly we even went snorkeling with the crew between…

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Scuba Diving at Norman Reef from Cairns Australia.

Cyclone Debbie has passed, fortunately, Cairns received no effect from this cyclone at all. Apart from very hot humid weather conditions. It is business as usual on the Great Barrier Reef with blue skies and sunshine, great diving conditions, the pool is open.

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