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4 Day 3 Night Coral Spawning Liveaboard

sea esta on the reef with the the sun setting behind it

What to bring:

  • Your diving certification and log book
  • A small bag with towel, swimwear, toiletries, sunscreen and hat
  • BYOB (in non-excessive amounts)

What not to bring:

  • Large bags or backpack
  • Bed linen, sleeping bags and pillows
  • Glass Bottles (wine bottles allowed)

Your trip includes:

  • Minimum 12 dives including THREE night dives at the Great Barrier Reef
  • 3 nights accommodation in air conditioned cabins
  • All bed linen
  • All meals
white coral releases its egg-sperm bundles so it looks like a cloud of smoke floating above it.

Your trip

Join Adrenalin Snorkel & Dive’s friendly and professional crew for a chance to see one of the great wonders of the world burst to life! The next outer reef coral spawning event is predicted to occur during the 3rd and 4th of December 2020, don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity of a massive Coral Spawning happening once a year. We will visit some of the best reefs located offshore from Townsville (the central section of the GBR). Reefs might include; Lodestone, Keeper, Davies (weather dependent) and a trip to the S.S Yongala! You will do 2 dives on the first day and 4 dives each day/night after and 2 early morning ones on the last day. Our Liveaboard is also ECO-certified by Ecotourism Australia!

Your vessel (MV SeaEsta)

The MV SeaEsta is the perfect vessel for your liveaboard with double, twin and quad-share air-conditioned cabins. It has a large, fully equipped dive deck that provides easy access in and out of water for divers and snorkellers. It also features a BBQ and entertainment deck where you can relax and mingle with your fellow crew/passengers in between dives.

Macro shot of a coral releasing it egg-sperm bundle

Possible sites we visit:

The central section of the Great Barrier Reef offers some of the best spots for diving and snorkelling. Our experienced crew will select the best sites to visit on the day based on weather conditions and most likelihood for corals to spawn.

Peacock Bommie at Davies Reef rises from depths of over 30m up to 5m from the surface. Schools of fusiliers, fairy basslets and snappers explode around you, as larger pelagic fish cruise past. Waft away clouds of glassfish to uncover pipefish, cleaner shrimp, and count the number of coral cod.

Vic’s Patches on Keeper Reef or Fish Bowl offers tantalising swim-throughs that see beams of light revealing delicate nudibranches, camouflaged frogfish, giant puffer fish and wide-eyed cave dwellers peeking up through the dark.

The North Face of Wheeler’s Reef offers an action-packed drift dive for Advanced or training Adventure Divers to cruise at 20m past schools of humphead parrotfish and huge Spanish mackerel, whilst spotting wobbegongs in the sand as the occasional grey reef shark watches on

Fringing Corals reefs around the Palm Island group. Palm Island is a locality consisting of an island group of 16 islands, split between the Shire of Hinchinbrook and the Aboriginal Shire of Palm Island, in Queensland, Australia. The locality consists of the Palm Island group, also known as the Greater Palm group, which was originally named the Palm Isles.

Fringing Corals reefs around Orpheus Island . Orpheus Island is located just off the coast of Ingham, Orpheus Island is renowned for its beauty and spectacular fringing reefs.

Optional extras:

  • Dive Gear hire $230 for 4 days (includes tanks and weights);
  • Shared Guided Dive – $10 a dive per person
  • Adventure Dive $25
  • Nitrox Fills: $25 per tank (certification required)
  • Enriched Air/Nitrox course: $230
  • Advanced Open Water Course: $295
  • Dive torch: $15 per dive
crew member posing with clipboard in front of two divers
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Prices for our 4D3N Coral Spawning liveaboard start from:

We have limited our numbers to 2 per cabin due to the ongoing pandemic

Accommodation TypeDiverSnorkeler
Share Cabin – 3 or 4$1,225.00$1,120.00
Twin Cabin$1,225.00$1,120.00
Double Cabin$1,260.00$1,155.00
Double Cabin – Sole occupancy$1,890.00$2,520.00