Diving and Snorkeling

Whether you’re a beginner or dive master, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef offers you the opportunity to explore an enchanting underwater world that is bursting with colour, life and home to unique and interesting residents. It’s an adventure destination like no other, one that will call you back again and again.

The Elizabeth E II offers custom charters of between 4 and 10 days, taking you to some of the most captivating dive spots on the planet. We can accommodate diving charters for group bookings of up to 24 passengers aboard our 108 ft vessel.

The Elizabeth E II and her crew are well acquainted with most of the Great Barrier Reef’s islands and reefs. It’s this local knowledge that gets you to as many of the best diving spots ensuring that you’ll have memories to last a lifetime (or at least until next time!)

Diving conditions are great all year round, visibility runs between 15m to 30m and the water is usually between 24C and 30C. There are opportunities for deep dives, night dives, wreck diving, swim-throughs, as well as following ravines and canyons. You’re free to snorkel and swim in the shallows and if you like, and we can add in some time for exploring the islands too.

The Elizabeth E II is equipped with everything you’ll need for a fabulous time on and in the water; experienced and knowledgeable crew, air-conditioned cabins, delicious chef-prepared meals, refreshing beverages and the local area knowledge to get you to the very best dive spots and to see the scenic gems of this massive reef.

What To Expect

  • Some of the best diving on the planet
  • A new found appreciation for our underwater natural heritage
  • Tasty and nutritious chef-prepared meals
  • Snacks provided throughout the day
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Options to swim, snorkel, dive off the boat
  • 12 comfortable berths with ensuites
  • Air-conditioning
  • Serviced cabins
  • Hot showers
  • Laundry services