Rum Runner Cairns

The Best Value Overnight Liveaboard

  • Maximum 16 passengers
  • One FREE Intro Dive!
Inc. all levies & taxes

Rum Runner Cairns Info


Rum Runner Cairns is considered to be the best value overnight live-aboard tour from Cairns.  Enjoy 2 full days and 1 night on-board this Coral Sea yacht with a maximum of 16 guests on board.

What makes it Great? 

  • Spend 2 days / 1 night on the Reef
  • Unlimited snorkelling
  • Snorkelers receive FREE intro dive
  • All meals prepared fresh on board
  • Excellent value for money


  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Boarding: 7.00am 'E' Finger, Marlin Marina Cairns
  • Returns: Next day at 3.30 pm

Tour Includes: 

  • 2 Full days/1 night
  • All meals and snacks
  • Bunk style accommodation and linen
  • Mask, Fins, snorkel and all dive equipment, full length wetsuits
  • Prescription Lens masks (if required)
  • Sunscreen
  • Inclusive of Reef Tax

Certified Divers: 

  • Full SCUBA gear and safety equipment
  • Wetsuit, mask and fins
  • Night dive & torch
  • 88cft tank (for a longer dive)
  • Briefings at each dive site
  • Dive/Tour Leader (optional)
  • Different dive sites where possible

Additionally Intro Divers: 

  • Full diving instructions
  • Dive with a Dive Instructor
  • Only 4 persons per dive

Vessel Info:

  • 20m motor sailing schooner, cruising speed 8 knots
  • 4 crew
  • 16 guests max
  • Min 4 passengers
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • DVD & TV
  • Twin and Quad Cabins (bunk style)
  • Hot showers, 2 toilets

Your Tour: 

Rum Runner will show you the exotic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, they believe in offering the best overnight dive trip for the lowest possible price without any sacrifice of safety, both in and out of the water.

This diving adventure will be the highlight of your time in Queensland. Rum Runner provides a totally relaxed and informal atmosphere with friendly crew offering personalised service. All equipment provided and certified divers receive up to 6 dives including a night dive, with extra dives available.

If you chose the snorkel option, snorkelers receive unlimited snorkelling PLUS a Free Intro or Cert Dive!

After each dive, relax and enjoy the sun with the fore deck and stern rooftop sundeck providing ample space, or in the comfort of the air-conditioned saloon.

What to bring - in a small soft bag!

  • Comfortable clothing and toiletries
  • BYO (Bring your own) NO GLASS
  • Towel and swimwear
  • Sunglasses, ipod & camera
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Dive card from all divers

Additional info you need to know: 

  • Some medical conditions such as Asthma will prevent you from diving.
  • The minimum diving age is 12 yrs and maximum age 65 yrs.
  • Everyone will be required to fill out a Medical Waiver Release and Indemnity. 
  • Please leave at least 24 hours after your last dive before flying.

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