Special Club Dive – Ribbon Reef Expedition June 2021 – Rum Runner

Written by DiveCoord

29 April 2021

Our valued sponsor Rum Runner has scheduled another special offer for club members only.    A return to the Ribbon Reefs on a June Expedition on a Live-aboard adventure.
Bookings essential for this popular destination.

Get away mid-week aboard S.V. Rum Runner, a 66-foot Mono Hull Sailboat with a maximum of 14 divers plus crew.
The Great Barrier Reef’s Ribbon Reefs offer incredible dive sites and many divers have this in their top 10 list!  Have you dived ‘The Ribbons’ yet?

It is for 4 nights / 3 days, and allows for open deck / unlimited dive times at two or three of the best Ribbon Reef sites we know, including possible night dives.  Likely itinerary will include Ribbons #10, 5 and 3.

There are many dive sites to explore and this time or year depends on weather and wind.  You can be sure Richard and the crew will find the very best locations on the days to give you excellent dive opportunities.
This does mean one or two dive site per day with open deck policy ……… you
let us know when you would like to dive and a ETA of when you will be
back ……….. working around the vessels meal times – no minimum bottom
time with us, just go with what your computer is telling you.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this part of the Great Barrier
Reef in an ‘all you can eat’. ‘Open Deck’ dive getaway.

This is a strictly limited offer with only 14 seats available but all seats must be sold for the expedition to run.
Rum Runner allows unguided dives for Nautilus Club members.


Dates Sailing:
Tuesday 29th June to Saturday 3rd July, 2021 ONLY.

Departure/Return Information:
Departs from Marlin Marina, E finger, Cairns at 19:00 Tuesday evening (No Dinner supplied) and returns 08:00 Saturday morning. 
Departure is Fine Weather dependent and Rum Runner will confirm with all bookings as early as possible.
Personal Dive Gear can be loaded onboard anytime from Tuesday afternoon.

Four(4) nights, Three (3) days


  • Unlimited dives – This means one dive site per day with open deck policy.  You let crew know when you would like to dive and a ETA of when you will be back, working around the vessels meal times,
  • possible NIGHT DIVE,
  • tanks & weights,
  • air fills;
  • all bedding linen,
  • all meals,
  • light refreshments provided after dives inc. coffee, tea, hot chocolate,
  • tap drinking water.

   BYO TORCH and other personal dive equipment.

Add-on (optional, additional cost) Extras:

  • Bar purchases – bottled water, Coca-Cola, etc at bar prices,
  • Full gear hire (Price on Booking) inclusions: BCD, regulator with computer,
    wetsuit, plus any other snorkel gear as required.


FOR NAUTILUS CLUB MEMBERS ONLY (no family or friends) a SPECIAL RATE has been sent to your Email Inbox – NOT FOR PUBLICATION !

Book direct with Rum Runner on Phone  0429 638744  during their office hours ONLY (09.00 to 17.00). 

You MUST be a current financial member and quote your membership card number when booking to obtain the Special members only rates or you will be charged full retail rate. Membership Card must also be shown when checking in on the day ON THE BOAT. Your place is secured with full payment.

All other details will be given at booking confirmation and you may ask Rum Runner reservations any other questions you may have.

General information about Rum Runner can be found here >>

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