Top Deck Club on Reef Encounter – The Ultimate Diving Experience Accommodations

Top Deck Club on Reef Encounter – The Ultimate Diving Experience on the Great Barrier Reef

Welcome to the epitome of luxury diving on the Great Barrier Reef – the Top Deck Club on Reef Encounter. Dive into unparalleled comfort, VIP treatment, and exclusive access to the reef’s most breathtaking dive sites. Are you ready for the ultimate dive adventure? Book your spot today!


Indulge in the ultimate luxury diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef with our Top Deck Club. Enjoy VIP treatment, stunning accommodations, and unparalleled access to the most spectacular dive sites the reef has to offer.

Exclusive Top Deck Club Privileges

Enjoy Stunning Views of the Great Barrier Reef from Reef Encounter's Large Sundeck








As a member of the Top Deck Club, you’ll enjoy:

  • Access to the exclusive Top Deck Club level, featuring spacious accommodations with stunning ocean views.
  • Personalised butler service, ensuring your every need is catered to with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Priority access to the reef’s most stunning dive sites, with early morning and late afternoon dives available.
  • Gourmet meals are served a la carte for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as snacks and refreshments throughout the day.
  • A complimentary bottle of champagne upon arrival and daily sunset cocktails to toast your incredible diving adventures.
  • Complimentary use of all diving and snorkelling equipment, including wetsuits, masks, fins, and tanks.
  • Late checkout, allowing you to savour every moment of your luxury dive experience.

Your Ultimate Diving Adventure Awaits

With the Top Deck Club on Reef Encounter, you’ll experience the pinnacle of diving luxury amidst the stunning backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef. Dive into a world of unparalleled beauty and adventure.

Contact Us Today

Ready to embark on the ultimate diving experience on the Great Barrier Reef? Contact us today to learn more about the Top Deck Club on Reef Encounter and reserve your spot for an unforgettable diving adventure. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dive into  the world’s most iconic reef system.

Getting to Reef Encounter

Whether you choose to travel via our transfer vessel, Reef Experience, or opt for a scenic helicopter flight, your journey to the Great Barrier Reef will be nothing short of spectacular.

Onboard Reef Encounter

Once aboard Reef Encounter, our attentive crew will ensure your comfort and satisfaction throughout your stay. You will embark on an unforgettable diving adventure unlike any other in the Great Barrier Reef’s crystal-clear waters.

Experience the Best of the Great Barrier Reef

From underwater caves to vibrant coral gardens, the Great Barrier Reef offers endless opportunities for exploration and discovery. Join us for an extraordinary diving experience and see the reef at its very best – day and night.

Why Choose Top Deck Club?

With personalised service, the best accommodations, and exclusive access to the reef’s most spectacular dive sites, the Top Deck Club offers an unparalleled diving experience tailored to your every need.


Dine Under the Stars on Reef Encounter's Top Deck








Savour gourmet meals prepared fresh daily by our onboard chef, with options to dine under the stars or enjoy breakfast in bed. Complimentary champagne, sunset cocktails, and local press coffee await you on board.

Facilities for Your Comfort

Indulge in a Cocktail from Reef Encounter's Fully Licensed Bar








Relax and unwind in our air-conditioned catamaran hotel, featuring a large dining saloon, TV and lounge area, outdoor hot tub, spacious sundeck, fully licenced bar, and more. Plus, take advantage of our convenient luggage storage options in Cairns City.

Embark on Your Ultimate Dive Adventure

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Book your Top Deck Club experience today and dive into luxury like never before.

Indulge in the perfect cup of barista coffee during your Australian adventure! Savour the rich aroma and bold flavour of freshly brewed coffee, expertly crafted by our skilled baristas. Whether you’re starting your day with a steaming cup of espresso or treating yourself to a creamy latte in the afternoon, our barista coffee promises to delight your senses and elevate your experience. Join us at our café and experience the true essence of Australian coffee culture with every sip.

Next, explore more of North Queensland with our fantastic tour packages.


  • Discover the World’s largest living structure
  • Wake Up on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Interact with thousands of brightly coloured fish and coral
  • Delicious meals
  • VIP service


Top Deck Club Liveaboard Packages Include

  • Top Deck Club accommodation including ensuite (guaranteed cabin located on Top Deck – please note we only have 2 x cabins with a double bed with front windows, and these will be allocated on a first-in-best-dressed basis)
  • Delicious chef-prepared meals
  • Personal valet
  • Private guided in-water tours (please note diving is an upgrade, but your guide will already be included)
  • Dinner under the stars
  • Breakfast in bed
  • Sunset cocktails
  • Late checkout
  • Evening turndown service
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Scuba diving equipment (if scuba diving)
  • Sleep on the Great Barrier Reef with Reef Encounter
  • A variety of spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef locations during your stay
  • Glass bottom boat tour (weather-permitting)
  • Marine Biology presentation
  • A free luggage storage facility in Cairns City
  • Daily transfers via Reef Experience to Reef Encounter

Optional Extras

  • Introductory dive
  • Certified dive
  • Scuba lessons
  • Professional photographs
  • Barista coffee
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Merchandise
  • Helicopter transfers
  • City/Beaches bus return transfers

What to bring

  • Reef Encounter is a barefoot product
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Light jacket
  • Camera
  • Socks
  • Casual resort wear
  • Scuba divers need to bring their certification card and logbook

How to get there

How to get to Reef Encounter?

Two Choices to get to Reef Encounter:

The first option is our transfer vessel Reef Experience, which departs Cairns daily at 8 am.

Reef Experience departs from the Cairns Marina, Marlin Jetty, Finger A.

Guests check in directly onboard the vessel.

The second option is via a spectacular scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier and landing directly onboard Reef Encounter’s exclusive helipad.

Important Information

Important information for scuba divers

This information is for all guests participating in scuba diving.

Australia has the strictest scuba diving rules globally and the safest diving record. Please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws in Queensland, Australia.

We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all rules, including the requirements for a dive medical, where applicable, as required by law.

We recommend that all passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire. Some medical conditions, age, and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

Our mission is always to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef tour.

We are delighted to help you with any questions you may have. Please contact our office on +61 7 4037 2700 or email our helpful team today.

Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Queensland Dive Medical using the Australian QLD Standard Form AS.4005.1 

Flying after Scuba Diving

You should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive for a single no decompression scuba dive.

You should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive for multiple dives.

If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning, you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.


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Check-In: 10:00 am

Check-Out: 2:00 pm

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