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Intro Scuba and Snorkeling in one tour?

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Intro Scuba and Snorkeling in one tour?

I have done intro scuba about 4 times and never got a chance to be licensed. I want to be able to do another one in GBR, the problem is, my wife can only snorkel. Are there any tours that can do scuba and snorkel in one day tour?

- if not possible, can anyone recommend a snorkeling day tour company?

- which destination is the best if i only have 1 day for the reef?

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1. Re: Intro Scuba and Snorkeling in one tour?

I am not familiar with the boats out of Cairns, but I'm sure if you look at their websites (click on "Things to Do" and "Activities" at the top of this page), you'll find some that do snorkeling and intro dives.

From Port Douglas, Poseidon, Calypso and Silversonic (and perhaps more) offer snorkeling and intro dives. My daughter did an intro dive with Calypso while we snorkeled.

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2. Re: Intro Scuba and Snorkeling in one tour?

Hi, when we were in Cairns we went out with Tusa Dive. My boyfriend couldn't try diving because of past asthma and just snorkeled. I did my first snorkeling ever and first intro dive ever as well. It worked out really well. We were able to snorkel together with still plenty of time for me to dive without him. Saw a giant turtle and other awesome creatures.

Have a fantastic time!

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3. Re: Intro Scuba and Snorkeling in one tour?

There are dive boats and snorkel boats although both offer snorkelling and diving. With a specialist dive boat you may find there's not many snorkellers in the water (safety in numbers), while with a specialist snorkel boat you may find the scuba diving a little bit compromised.

I'd consider something like this for a cheaper option www.visitcairns.com.au/store/product.aspx… or this www.visitcairns.com.au/store/Product.aspx… if you want the best quality.

both of these will have a good mix of snorkellers and divers onboard

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