Cost-Effective Reef Option

Ocean Quest is the ultimate overnight dive and snorkel vessel.

Ocean Quest

An extremely popular, cost-effective choice for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, this friendly liveaboard visits 17 exclusive dive sites on the outer reefs and offers - in addition to a packed diving schedule - unique experiences like whale expeditions.

  • Superb diving on the Outer Great Barrier Reef with this incredibly popular boat, operating 365 days a year with trips from one night long and no limit on maximum stays
  • 17 exclusive sites on outer reefs for Ocean Quest guests, including Norman, Saxon and Hastings - get the very best diving in the area brought to you
  • Unique experiences make this the trip of a lifetime, including fluoro night diving allowing you to experience the Great Barrier Reef at night and dwarf minke whale expeditions available through June and July
  • Comfortable cabins, all with ensuite bathrooms and toilet, with spacious dining area and sun decks providing plenty of relaxation space in-between and after dives


Best price guarantee
Found the same trip cheaper elsewhere? PADI Travel will match the price and give you a USD 50 voucher. No fuss, no complicated fine print.

No Hidden Fees
No booking fees, no credit card fees and full transparency into all potential fees and surcharges payable on board.

Free DAN Dive Insurance
PADI Travel has partnered with DAN - Divers Alert Network - to offer you free dive accident insurance for the duration of your trip (valid for bookings with a value of >USD 1,000 per person)

Free Rental of Nautilus Lifeline
For those divers who book their liveaboard from this page or have one of Instructors help them with the process, then that diver will receive, free rental of a Nautilus Lifeline (EPERB) for the duration liveaboard trip.

Free Pre Trip Dive Gear Inspection
For those divers who book their dive holiday from this page or have one of Instructors help them with the process, then that diver will receive, a free scuba gear inspection prior to the trip to ensure their gear is in A1 condition for your Liveaboard holiday.

Once your booking has been made, PADI Travel will double-check the availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period.