Islands Reef & Dive Aboard "Emperors Wings" -All Inclusive, 3 Days, 3 Nights

Wings is the perfect blend of action and relaxation, with your waking moments extremely memorable... there is nothing like the joy of sail! The crew are more than happy to show you finer details of sailing, this is a great opportunity to learn some basics.

Islands Reef & Dive Aboard VesselActivities available on this boatPortsChoose from these sailing dates:
Emperors Wings
Diving
Diving
Snorkelling
Snorkelling
Sailing
Sailing
Swimming
Swimming
Sunning
Sunning
Exploring
Exploring
Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving
Sightseeing
Sightseeing
 
Departs:
Airlie Beach
Returns:
Airlie Beach

Click on locations for more info
DepartsReturns
Tue, Mar 5 2013 13:00 PMFri, Mar 8 2013 08:30 AM
Tue, Mar 12 2013 13:00 PMFri, Mar 15 2013 08:30 AM
Tue, Mar 19 2013 13:00 PMFri, Mar 22 2013 08:30 AM
Tue, Mar 26 2013 13:00 PMFri, Mar 29 2013 08:30 AM
  Shared Double Cabin Shared Single Berth
AUD $550.00 AUD $550.00
 
OVERVIEW

This exclusive "Outer Great Barrier Reef" dive adventure allows the experienced skipper to plan two full days of outer reef diving at destinations as far north as Elizabeth Reef and east to Circular Quay Reef. Onboard dive instructors will share their knowledge via a range of specialty courses, including low eco impact digital photography and coral conservation. The specialised 2 day/3 night cruise will depart every Tuesday evening and return on Friday morning.

Experience the adventure of sailing, snorkelling, swimming and exploring such icons as world famous Whitehaven Beach, combined with the convenience of onboard diving. The Operator caters for the first time novices right through to the most serious of scuba addicts.

Wings offers the unbeatable combination of sailing, speed and scuba diving. Her towering sailing rig and powerful engines promise stable level sailing and with her speed on the side, the choices are endless. The Whitsundays are the best place for your first scuba experience with relaxed and easy beach entries. Your diving is amongst colourful coral reefs teeming with life. 4 professional crew (including 2 dive instructors) will set the standard of fun and share their experience and knowledge with you. Wings features 3 DVD' s and a PC system with a huge home theatre movie screen and surround sound. In the evenings enjoy a world famous Aussie BBQ under the stars. Wings will show you the beauty of the underwater world and some seriously fast fun. All cabins are fully air conditioned including the spacious saloon.

Amazing Destinations
Your skipper and enthusiastic crew will show you the best of the Whitsundays while you make the most of the huge deck space.  You can lounge on the nets and take in the 360 degree views or find the perfect sun baking possie on deck as you sail towards each new island paradise.  There are endless opportunities for adventuring ashore, with rainforest walks, beachcombing or playing football on Whitehaven Beach. Wings is the ultimate vessel for diving in the Whitsundays.

It has two liveaboard dive instructors who know the best places to take you diving. If you're a first time scuba diver, the Operator can make your experience as relaxed and easy as possible by starting at shallow beach entries. Once you feel confident, you can dive your way through colourful coral reefs teeming with life guided by your instructor. Many first divers end up addicted to the underworld sightseeing as a result! The Operator ensures your dive adventure suits your level of confidence and you will definitely come up smiling.  While the introductory divers are exploring the shallow reefs, the other diver instructor can guide certified divers through amazing deeper adventures. The professional crew onboard Wings will set the standard of fun and share their experience and knowledge
with you.  (Dives are subject to passing a dive medical questionnaire onboard).

Enjoy Water Activities

Snorkeling is an easy and relaxing way to peer leisurely into the giant aquarium below. Passengers are welcome to snorkel at every dive site they visit. The crew are always at hand to guide the novice or answer questions on the amazing marine life and environment. During the evenings you can relive your underwater adventures captured throughout the day by staff with the hi-tech underwater digital camera. Wings features 3 DVDs and a PC system with a huge home theatre movie screen and surround sound. This is a unique feature onboard Wings, with some of the best scenic shots screened - perfect postcard style and there are always action heroes for entertainment!  At the end of the trip, a DVD with about 500 photos is available for you to take home - all without ever having to worry about your own camera!

Wings is the perfect blend of action and relaxation, with your waking moments extremely memorable... there is nothing like the joy of sail!  The crew are more than happy to show you finer details of sailing, this is a great opportunity to learn some basics. You can take the helm, help hoist the main or jump on a winch - or alternatively lay on the comfy nets in the shade of the sail listening to the ocean pass the hulls... the bliss of sailing.  There is plenty of time for a good book, snooze or a game of cards - or some beach cricket if you like action.

Good Times

Wings will show you the beauty of the underwater world and some seriously fast fun. And Wings also have a permit for fish feeding that will be a highlight of your trip!!  All cabins are fully air-conditioned including the spacious saloon and the crew ensures your total comfort and make non stop fun a daily priority.

What a great agenda... a world of laid back cruising and seriously fast fun!

What makes Emporers Wings so good?

  •     Brand new – Launched February 2009.
  •     High speed sailing vessel, fast and stable... See more!
  •     Air Conditioned.
  •     Heated ondeck Jacuzzi.
  •     Large spacious vessel.
  •     Experienced Skipper and friendly professional crew.
  •     Two dive instructors.
  •     Latest scuba diving equipment.
  •     Fantastic food prepared fresh.
  •     Underwater Photography equipment.

SCUBA Diving Available On Board
Wings endeavours to stop at the best dive destinations around the Whitsunday Islands and The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. She is fully equipped for Scuba Diving with 2 on board dive instructors to take beginners or certified divers. All dive gear is included in the dive prices and professional dive photos are available to buy on disk.

 
INCLUSIONS

- Marine Park/Environmental charge, Fuel Levy and stinger/wet suit
- All fantastic meals prepared on board
- Fresh linen
- Free use of snorkelling equipment

This package includes:

- Fast, fun and really exciting!

 - Unbeatable combination of sailing, speed and scuba diving

 - Easy beach entries for beginner drivers

 - 2 dive instructors on board

 - World famous Aussie BBQ

 - Fully Air conditioned cabins and saloon

TYPICAL ITINERARY

Departing daily from Airlie Beach the top priority is Whitehaven Beach and famous coral reefs. However the Operator takes guest requests into consideration to ensure everyone on board enjoys their holiday. As an ecoaccredited vessel, guests can get involved in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the beautiful secluded bays teeming with tropical fish and coral.

While each tour varies due to weather conditions, an example itinerary starts on:
Day 1: experiencing a dive on the fringing reef of the Whitsunday Islands.

Day 2: would start with a stretch of your legs on one of the world famous Whitehaven Beach. From there Emperors Wings sets sail for her journey to the outer reef.

Our overnight private mooring stop at Bait reef will allow the opportunity to dive with some of the most spectacular coral and aquatic life you will ever see. Get up close to Giant Queensland Groupers, Eagle Rays, Reef Sharks and many more species of corals. End the perfect days diving in our heated Jacuzzi under the mesmerising southern stars.

Day 3: allows for further exploration of reef systems and more amazing night diving. Enjoy breakfast as the tour sails past the beautiful Whitsunday Islands to dock at Airlie Beach at 8:30 am Friday morning.

Emperors Wings is a brand new, fully air-conditioned, custom made dive boat.  This vessel has been designed by divers for the diving enthusiast.

Vessel: Emperors Wings Type: Sail
Length: 55ft Year: 2008
Crew: Supplied Hull type: Catamaran
All Meals Included Free use of snorkelling equipment
Fresh Linen Fresh Tap Water
Fully Air-conditioned Heated Jacuzzi
On Board Photo Editing SCUBA Diving Available
Accommodates up to:

22 x
22 x
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Emperors Wings is 16.7m in length with a towering sailing rig and powerful engines to take you to the best dive and snorkel destinations in the Whitsundays. It carries a maximum of 25 passengers and 4 crew and has private double and share cabins available. It features all the modern comforts below deck with DVD, PC system for dive photos and a huge home theatre movie screen. Visit Whitehaven Beach and discover the beauty of the underwater world around the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

OTHER INFORMATION

Location Direction

By Air:
To Whitsunday Coast Airport and then take "Whitsunday Transit" coach (own expense) to Airlie Beach or Shute Harbour. Alternatively, fly to Hamilton Island Airport and take the Blue Ferries (own expense) to Shute Harbour, then take the Whitsunday Transit coach into Airlie Beach. Island Air Taxis also offer a beautiful scenic connecting flight from Hamilton Island to the Whitsunday Coast Airport, from which its just a short taxi fare to Airlie Beach.

Virgin Blue services Whitsunday Coast airport with 1 direct flight per week on Saturdays from Sydney, and daily flights direct from Brisbane on Virgin Blue.

Jetstar airlines service Hamilton Island airport, with direct flights daily from Sydney and Brisbane. Jetstar also services Whitsunday Coast airport, with direct flights daily from Brisbane and twice per week direct from Sydney.

By Coach:
A number of express coach companies offer multiple daily services from most major cities to Airlie Beach, Whitsunday's. See www.greyhound.com.au, www.premierms.com.au

By Car:
Driving south from Cairns and north from Brisbane along the Bruce Highway, turn off at Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) and follow the signs 26 km to Airlie Beach.

By Rail:
Whitsunday Coast (26km inland of Airlie Beach) is the rail link to the Whitsundays and Queensland Rail operate regular services. The new high-speed tilt train services the Whitsunday region. Call 13 22 32 for further information.

Exploring in the Whitsundays

The Whitsundays consists of 74 islands - only eight of which are inhabited. They are surrounded by one of the world’s seven natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef. This magic region will have you spellbound - pristine beaches, lush rainforests and dazzling waterways, in fact there are so many reasons why the Whitsundays is known as one of the greatest aquatic playgrounds on earth.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is the largest, most complex and diverse coral reef system in the world. It is made up of coral reefs, coral cays and islands, stretching along the Queensland coast from Cape York to Bundaberg. The Marine Park also includes seagrass, mangroves, sand, algal and sponge gardens, inter-reefal communities and other habitats, and many rare and endangered species. This underwater world makes for the best exploring above and below the water.

Whether you choose to bush walk, scuba dive or sail, there are a myriad of ways to explore the Whitsundays.  Snorkel at Blue Pearl Bay where you will discover some of most amazing coral reefs and tropical fish in the Whitsundays. Dive the outer reef and explore the amazing coral.  Walk along Whitehaven Beach's silica sand or kayak in turtle breeding grounds where you are sure to see one pop up.  However you choose to spend your holiday the Operator will help you explore idyllic worlds that no cruise ship can. 

Whitsunday's Weather
Tropical Climate
Situated at 20ºS Lat and 148ºE Long, the welcoming tropical climate of the Whitsundays rivals that of Fiji, Tahiti and the Bahamas.

Mean annual temperatures of 27ºC and a minimum of 21ºC and an estimated average of 8.25 Hours of Sunshine per day, ensure an attractive year-round climate.

Water temperatures remain a welcoming 25 degrees celsius all year round.

The tropical wet season occurs during January to March when days can be steamy and the summer heat is often broken by tropical showers.

Temperature (°C)

Average Rainfall (mm)

Month:
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Rainfall:
253
278
314
150
145
62
45
24
15
40
58
114

What to Bring & What's Included

What to Bring

  • A sense of fun and adventure!
  • BYO drinks on non-licensed vessels (no glass bottles please)
  • Beach towel, bathing suit and sunhat
  • Practical clothing, footwear & sunscreen (min. 30+)
  • Camera, batteries (+ film or memory cards)
  • Please put all items in a small soft bag!  

What's Included

  •  All fantastic meals prepared on board
  •  Fresh linen
  •  Free use of snorkelling equipment
 
Shared Single Berth

A single bed in a shared environment.

 
 
Shared Double Cabin

A double bed for 2 people in a shared environment.

 
cabin layout
Cabin layout
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Diving
Diving
Snorkelling
Snorkelling
Sailing
Sailing
Swimming
Swimming
Sunning
Sunning
Exploring
Exploring
Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving
Sightseeing
Sightseeing
 
Snorkeling people
Snorkeling people
Snorkeling
Snorkeling

Activities:
- sailing
- snorkelling
- swimming
- exploring such icons as world famous Whitehaven Beach
- onboard diving.

SCUBA Diving Available On Board
Wings endeavours to stop at the best dive destinations around the Whitsunday Islands and The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. She is fully equipped for Scuba Diving with 2 on board dive instructors to take beginners or certified divers. All dive gear is included in the dive prices and professional dive photos are available to buy on disk.

Emperors Wings offers certified divers :

  •     Whitsunday Islands and outer Great Barrier Reef scuba diving
  •     Enriched air Nitrox diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef
  •     PADI Enriched Air diving Speciality Course
  •     PADI Digital Underwater Photography Course. Learn how to take the
  •     Best photos underwater so you can relive the experience with your
  •     Friends and family or increase your diving skills.
  •     Underwater camera’s available for hire onboard the vessel.
  •     Onboard digital editing and viewing facilities

Never dived before!!

Emperors Wings offers the dive interested but non-certified:

  •     Whitsunday Islands and outer Great Barrier Reef discovery scuba dives

If you are not a qualified diver but are keen to do your first dive, our professional instructors are happy to take you on an underwater experience you are likely never to forget. No experience or certification needed however medical conditions do apply.

 
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Wings II Layout Plan
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Plenty of food
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Saloon Area
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Slice Show Movie Screen
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Crew cook fresh meals on board
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Share single & double berth
 
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THIS VESSEL FOR TRAVEL BETWEEN Wed, Apr 1 2009 AND Thu, Dec 31 2015

Important information about your voyage
Prior to departure you will be required to sign an agreement with the operators of this vessel. Here is a summary of the terms and conditions:

Definitions
The following definitions apply for the Terms and Conditions for this vessel.
-  The Supplier or Operator means the operator who supplies this vessel to you on arrival.
-  The Client is also referred to as the renter (s) or hirer (s)

Ticket Terms
Terms and Conditions: All prices are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST and  National Park, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park entry fees and administration fees. Any additional hire equipment is payable on arrival. There is a 2.2% surcharge for credit card purchases.

Prices for this vessel are based on multi-share accommodation unless otherwise specified and include professional skipper and host, all meals, live-aboard accommodation, and use of snorkel equipment. Prices do not include airfares. Clients should note that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst every effort is made to safeguard guests, the Operator cannot be responsible for any damage, personal injury or loss due to the actions of passengers that are beyond control. All cruises are subject to weather and the Operator's discretion.

Cancellations:
The initial deposit paid is non-refundable. In addition to forfeiting your deposit, the following charges also apply:

Cancellations made less than 24 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of full price. The Operator reserves the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason. 

The area is subject to sub-tropical weather conditions and sudden inclement weather could arise at anytime, the Operator reserves the right to cancel the vessels without notice. The Operator recommends you take out travel insurance to cover any costs and disruptions caused by such events. The Operator takes no responsibility for policies offered by insurers that do not cover for such events. When taking out travel insurance you need to check their terms and conditions to ensure you have the correct cover.

At certain times of year ‘Dangerous’ jellyfish inhabit these waters and passengers should take care for their own safety. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owners or operators of the vessel will not be liable for any personal injury, illness, death or any other consequences whatsoever of passengers being stung by jellyfish’. Dive prices are subject to change but are correct at time of printing.

Vessel stand down procedure / policy
On occasions the vessel operators/owners will need to stand a vessel down due to maintenance, weather conditions, and low passenger numbers. As per our terms and conditions -

27.“The vessel operator reserve the right to substitute vessels or cancel cruises without notice at any time for any reason.”

28.“Cancellations and changes to the itinerary during the cruise due to weather, illness or to ensure passenger safety will not be refunded.”

  • The vessel owner/operator should inform that the vessel will be stooddown before 5pm the night before the morning departure and before 09.30 for a lunchtime departure. If contact to the passengers cannot be made it may be necessary for operations staff to meet and help inform clients at the marina.
     
  • Where possible, passengers will transferred onto a vessel within the same price / time frame and within the same fleet if possible. No transfer costs will be incurred by the passengers transferred onto another vessel within the same price/time frame and within the same fleet if possible.
  • Overnight accommodation if needed or any additional costs incurred due to the standing down of a vessel will not be covered and should be claimed from your travel insurance provider.


PRIVATE CHARTER TERMS & CONDITIONS

Private Charter Deposits
The deposit for Private Charters is double to what is shown when you make your initial enquiry. When we have received your enquiry for a Private Charter an amended quote will be sent to you with the adjusted deposit amount for approval before proceeding.

Private Charter Balance Of Payment
The balance of payment for Private Charters after the deposit has been paid is 60 days prior to departure. This will also be amended and displayed on the adjusted quote when you make your initial enquiry.


Check in details:

Passengers must check in the day prior to departure between 11:30am-3:30pm.

Medical Requirements For Divers

To ensure your comfort and safety when diving, it is a requirement that you read the following questions carefully. If you answer yes to any of the questions, you will be required to obtain a Diver’s Medical Certificate. This certificate must be presented to your dive instructor prior to entering the water.

• Do you currently have an ear infection?
• Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
• Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
• Do you have active asthma or history of emphysema or tuberculosis?
• Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
• Do you have behavioral health problems or a nervous system disorder?
• Are you or could you be pregnant?
• Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
• Ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance? Ear or sinus surgery?
• Respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
• Colostomy?
• Heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
• High blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
• Bleeding or other blood disorders?
• Diabetes?
• Seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
• Back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
• Fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?

A doctor's medical certificate may be required for some medical conditions & without this you will not be able to dive.

Prices are per person in Australian dollars and are subject to change.


What to Bring & What's Included


What to Bring

  • A sense of fun and adventure!
  • BYO drinks on non-licensed vessels (no glass bottles please)
  • Beach towel, bathing suit and sunhat
  • Practical clothing, footwear & sunscreen (min. 30+)
  • Camera, batteries (+ film or memory cards)
  • Please put all items in a small soft bag!  

What's Included

  •  All fantastic meals prepared on board
  •  Fresh linen
  •  Free use of snorkelling equipment

FAQs
Getting to the Whitsundays
By Air:
To Whitsunday Coast Airport and then take "Whitsunday Transit" coach (own expense) to Airlie Beach or Shute Harbour. Alternatively, fly to Hamilton Island Airport and take the Blue Ferries (own expense) to Shute Harbour, then take the Whitsunday Transit coach into Airlie Beach. Island Air Taxis also offer a beautiful scenic connecting flight from Hamilton Island to the Whitsunday Coast Airport, from which its just a short taxi fare to Airlie Beach.

Virgin Blue services Whitsunday Coast airport with 1 direct flight per week on Saturdays from Sydney, and daily flights direct from Brisbane. www.virginblue.com.au

Jetstar airlines service Hamilton Island airport, with direct flights daily from Sydney and Brisbane. Jetstar also services Whitsunday Coast airport, with direct flights daily from Brisbane and twice per week direct from Sydney. www.jetstar.com.au

By Coach:
A number of express coach companies offer multiple daily services from most major cities to Airlie Beach, Whitsunday's. See www.greyhound.com.au and www.premierms.com.au

By Car:
Driving south from Cairns and north from Brisbane along the Bruce Highway, turn off at Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) and follow the signs 26 km to Airlie Beach.

By Rail:
Whitsunday Coast (26km inland of Airlie Beach) is the rail link to the Whitsundays and Queensland Rail operate regular services. The new high-speed tilt train services the Whitsunday region. Call 13 22 32 for further information.

Meals / Allergies
The Operator has a great menu for you, however the Operator does need to be informed at Check-in if you have special dietary requirements. If you have any medical conditions/food allergies please advise at booking and again at Check-in.

Is there any water on the boat?
Yes, this vessel has fresh tap water suitable for drinking. If you prefer bottled water you can purchase this on board most vessels. Remember to drink at least 2 litres of water per person per day!

Do I need a sleeping bag?
No, fresh linen is provided on all cruises and some vessels even provide bathroom towels. Check in will let you know if your vessel does. Blankets are available in the cooler months.

Can I have my own cabin?
Yes you can have your own cabin, just look for one of the vessels with this option, some with their own private facilities.

Are there jellyfish in the water?
Stinger Season in the Whitsundays runs every year from October through to May. During this period, jellyfish can be found in the waters around the mainland, islands and have occasionally been found out on the reef. It is worth taking some simple precautions so that you can enjoy your holiday with peace of mind.

All of the vessels supply stinger suits for the duration of the trip. It is highly recommended these be worn all year round, some vessels make it compulsory for the safety of the guests. Not only are they for safety but they keep you warm in the water, act as sun protection and are a great aid for buoyancy while snorkelling.

Do we need to pre book scuba dives?
No, both Certified divers and beginners. On the diving vessels and you visit the very best of the Whitsundays most famous diving locations. The favourites are Border Island, Mantaray Bay, Blue Pearl Bay, The Pinnacles, Butterfly Bay and Dumbell Island (weather permitting). All equipment is provided and will be suitable for experienced divers and those wanting to take the plunge for the first time.

Does the vessel supply wetsuits?
Yes and there is no extra cost.

Pre dive Information.
Onboard the vessel you will be asked to fill out a dive medical.
if you are concerned about any medical conditions you have please read the dive medical in advance.

Dive medicals
http://www.deir.qld.gov.au/pdf/whs/divecards_english2005.pdf

Dive Medicals in foreign languages
http://pan.search.qld.gov.au/search/search.cgi?query=snorkel+thai&collection=qld-gov&profile=deir&form=simple&num_ranks=10&tiers=off

No experience is necessary if you have never scuba dived before as long as you are in good physical health. If you wish to dive and are worried about some previous medical condition, then please allow time to get a dive medical from an Australian medical practice. (they can do this here at Airlie Beach for around $60).

The medical practices below on most occasions will be able to a dive medical with minimum notice.
To contact Australian Doctors in Airlie Beach:
The Doctors (07) 4948 0900 Located in the Main street Airlie Beach.
Or Whitsunday Doctors (07) 4946 6241 next to the Newsagent Shute Harbour Rd Airlie Beach.

Eco Friendly dive practices
1. Coral tissue is easily damaged, so don't touch any coral. Resist the temptation to touch other creatures. Some divers choose not to wear gloves, so they won't be tempted to grab the reef.

2. Passively observe organisms by floating in one spot Allow fish to swim past you.

3. Practice buoyancy skills in a pool or sandy area before diving near a coral reef.

4. Secure your gauges and equipment well to avoid accidental contact with the reef

5. Avoid swimming over the top of reef areas and try to remain in the sand channels between corals heads, which makes the contact with the reef much less likely.

6. Remain at least arms length from the reef unless your looking at something very carefully.

7. Avoid kicking up sand because this smothers corals when it settles and is stressful to other reef animals.

8. Always be aware of your body position in relation to the reef, especially your fins, and never stand on coral.

9. Avoid feeding reef fish. This may introduce unhealthy food items and disrupt their natural behaviour.

10. Don't collect souvenirs, including dead shells and coral rock because everything on the reef has a function and anything removed affects the reef ecosystem.

11. Use a camera to bring back memories to share, but keep a safe distance from the reef while taking pictures.

12. Encourage others to be aware of coral reef conservation and pass on your knowledge.

Dive medical in foreign languages: http://pan.search.qld.gov.au/search/search.cgi?query=snorkel+thai&collection=qld-gov&profile=deir&form=simple&num_ranks=10&tiers=off

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Information disclaimer
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To make a booking, you must complete our no-obligations reservations enquiry form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your enquiry, we will contact you via phone or email, to advise of availability and confirm the final price is correct - and discuss payment options. A booking is confirmed when you have been emailed a confirmation notice and at this stage the deposit is processed on your credit card and becomes non-refundable and any cancellation fees stated in the terms apply. Upon receipt of your confirmation, please check your details carefully and notify us immediately if there are any incorrect details, as it may not be possible to make changes at a later date.

Please note we accept Visa and Mastercard and the credit card fees are: 
1) 1.75% for the deposit amount.
2) 1.75% for the balance of payment.

If you are booking via phone, please first make sure you have read the terms and conditions of your selected sailing adventure. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.

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Vessel Capacity and fitness to charter (for Bareboats only)
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vessel you charter is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of passengers allowed is indicated next to each vessel on this website. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A boat or trip supplier can refuse to hire a vessel to any person who is in their opinion unfit to skipper or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.

 
 
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