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Capture your Cairns Reef Tour memories! Evolution has professional photographers onboard daily to capture your Great Barrier Reef memories, which will be available to purchase on the return journey. You can also hire an underwater camera onboard (SD included) to take your own reef photos underwater!

Please note, that due to limited crew numbers, there may not be a photographer onboard for your day. We have underwater cameras available to hire so that you don't miss any photo opportunities!

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Professional photographers:

Onboard Evolution, our professional photographers will take a series of images throughout the day tour of each guest, whether they are snorkelling or diving the Great Barrier Reef.

Images can be viewed and purchased on the return journey to Cairns. Choose from having select images emailed to you via AirDrop service, or taking a USB stick with all the images of you downloaded. All images will be shared at the end of the day on Ipads for everyone to view.

Please note: due to limited crew numbers, there may not be a photographer onboard for your day. We have underwater cameras available to hire so that you don't miss any photo opportunities!

Selection of images emailed to you or Air Dropped:

  • 1 Image: $20 
  • 2 Images: $35
  • 3 Images + 1 free: $55

High-Resolution images USB images (All photos) are available for:

  • 1 person USB: $50 
  • 2 people USB: $80
  • 3 people USB: $100 
  • 4 people USB: $120

Underwater camera hire:

We also have digital underwater cameras available with an SD card included. We recommend pre-booking the underwater camera during busy periods or if you really want to use one as there are limited underwater cameras onboard during the day!

  • Purchase onboard or pre-book for only: $55

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We have selected our outer reef locations for their variety and bottom contours, so to provide the best experience for both beginners, experienced snorkelers and children of all ages.

Our staff keep a constant watch over the snorkelling sites making sure all passengers can enjoy the amazing wildlife in perfect safety. Our snorkel supervisors are all experienced Divemasters and provide in-depth briefings on safety procedures and site orientation, so you know where to find all the 'cool stuff'.

For the beginners, we offer one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkelling techniques, a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) and snorkel instructors are available all day long to guide you through the natural maze of beautiful coral and fishes.



No experience necessary! Try scuba diving without any previous training or experience! That’s right, if you have never dived before, and have always wished to experience firsthand the beauty of the underwater world you can arrange an Introductory dive with one of our friendly and professional Instructors. ​ Through the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, you will be taught all the basic skills required to dive down up to 12 metres while accompanied by one of our experienced Instructors. Even people with limited swimming ability can enjoy the thrill of diving the Great Barrier Reef in perfect safety. ​ Requirements Participants must be at least 12 years of age All participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving.



Enjoy the spectacular coral formations without getting wet on our semi-submersible tour with commentary and marine life identification cards.



Learn the secrets of the reef from our marine biologist and explore the coral gardens on a guided snorkel tour.



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