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Ocean Quest

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.

A proper review of
Ocean Quest Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 5.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Ocean Quest Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Ocean Quest liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020

4 reasons to dive

  • 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

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • Some people stated the liveaboard was crowded and not intimate enough

Key facts

Year (re)built:2017
Max divers46
InternetNo
NitroxYes ($)
Rental equip.Yes ($)
Camera stationNo
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$113$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide

DIVE.in is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

Highlights

  • Amazing diving experience at the exclusive dive site, the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy the year-round trip with amazing itineraries and incredible service with Ocean Quest liveaboard
  • Perfect choice of travelers who are prone to motion sickness
  • Multi-hulled watercraft – cruise with stability at a top speed of 15 knots per hour
  • Ideal for snorkelers, certified and novice divers
  • Spacious to host 48 travelers in 23 grand staterooms
  • Up to 5 dives are scheduled, which include 4 day and 1-night dive
  • Explore the diverse marine life and untouched reefs
  • Safety arrangements – life jackets, lifeboats, fire extinguishers, and first aid kit
  • Full board meals

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Description and details

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.

Boat Interior

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.

Deck Area

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.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Ocean Quest liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020
Boat features
  • Daily housekeeping
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Seaview Cabins

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