Are you tired of the hectic routine and want to try something new and adventurous in your holidays? Get ready to conceal yourself in the salubrious and tranquil region of the Australian sea with the exclusive catamaran Ocean Quest. The luxurious yet budget-friendly liveaboard is a top-sailing catamaran, which is permanently moored at the Outer Reef of the Great Barrier Reef. The travelers of the vessel are shifted by the speedy watercraft from the Cairns. The main dive sites include Saxon, Norman, Michael mas and Hastings Reefs. You can also avail of the option to hire a private dive guide to get personalized service throughout the dives.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
Divers said that was a new dive site everyday and this kept things interesting
Some divers commended the open water dive instructors for their expertise
Some people stated that the staff were helpful and always interactive and informative
The liveaboard has the luxurious amenities you would expect
Things we don't like:
- Some people stated the liveaboard was crowded and not intimate enough
Diving on the Ocean Quest in Australia
Ocean Quest – exclusive catamaran with luxurious facilities
The 36 meters (approx. 119 feet) magnificent catamaran that offer voyages to explore the famous Great Barrier Reef. The stylish liveaboard was built in 1988 and has recently renovated from every inch to square. The recent renovation has enhanced the beauty and performance of the boat in all aspects. Every feature of the catamaran; from the interior to itinerary and meal to the crew is done with keen attention and assures that the guests on board will have one of the best marine vacations at the most iconic dive sites. Just imagine waking up with the bright sun rays striking at the Great Barrier Reef. Yes, you can experience this scene in reality if you spend a night on Ocean Quest liveaboard.
The super-silent and speedy vessels are beautifully crafted. The interior of the boat is not only appealing to eyes but it also offers luxuries and facilities with utmost comfort. There are three types of cabins, which are categorized into 4 x double suites, 1 x quad-share cabin, and 18 twin bed cabins. These cabins are located on all three decks of the Ocean Quest featuring intimate facilities like a private bathroom, air-con, LED TV, storage area and power sockets to charges the gadgets. most of the cabins are sea facing so that you can enjoy the view even from your stateroom while relaxing. Beside cabins, you can find many communal areas like a large lounge near the wheelhouse, dining area and sundeck.
There is a dive platform beside dive deck of 65 m2 offer ample space for divers to get ready for their action-packed dive. 2 speedy dinghies transport to the dive spot with well-trained dive guides and dive masters. There are separate rinsing tanks for washing and maintaining the camera after dive. The 50 m2 shaded and 50 m2 open sundeck is well-furnished and has plenty of deck chairs and mattresses. You can enjoy the pleasant weather, fresh sea breeze, and the magnificent view while relaxing with a chilled drink.
Food and Entertainment
The phenomenal crew of Ocean Quest is chosen from the top-notch workers of the respective fields in Australia. The cruise director organizes day-to-day activities including land excursions, snorkeling, beach barbecue, indoor fun-filled activities or it can be arranged with the choice of travelers. Depending on the choice, you may also get the opportunity to go surfing in the lively wave breaks and enjoy the splash of the turquoise blue water of the Australian Sea. The dive guides are sharp and vigilant and keep a hawk-eye to keep you out water if you are uncomfortable. Besides the entertainment activities, the guests of a stylish catamaran are spoiled by the scrumptious food as a part of their cruise.
When to go
As being a dive-friendly destination, Australia whole-heartedly welcomes tourists from all over the world throughout the year. However, depending on the choice and preference of enthusiastic divers, a few months are considered as the high or peak seasons due to better climatic conditions are you tired of the hectic routine and want to try something new and adventurous in your holidays? Get ready to conceal yourself in the salubrious and tranquil region of the Australian sea with the exclusive catamaran Ocean Quest. The luxurious yet budget-friendly liveaboard is a top-sailing catamaran, which is permanently moored at the Outer Reef of the Great Barrier Reef. The travelers of the vessel are shifted by the speedy watercraft from the Cairns. The main dive sites include Saxon, Norman, Michael mas and Hastings Reefs. You can also avail the option to hire a private dive guide to get personalized service throughout the dives. and water temperature.