Lizard Island is a continental island surrounded by reef with easy access to the reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. The famous Cod Hole renowned is 60 minutes by boat from the island with our ship equipped for diving MV Serranidae. The MV Serranidae is a dive boat 16.5 meters (55 feet) specially designed for easy access in and out of the water, as well as areas to escape the midday sun. Serranidae offers several comprehensive programs reefs explorations day or half day. Courses are also offered for beginners with no previous experience who want a taste of diving without the full program. The course includes equipment rental and instruction with a shore dive supervised by a qualified instructor. * Minimum age of 14 years is required and subject to successful completion of a medical questionnaire. At the end of the course, you can choose to book dives with your PADI instructor aboard the MV Serranidae. For certified divers who have not dived in the last 12 months, we offer free recycling mandatory dives off the beach before you jump into the water on the reef. Rental of diving equipment: A full range of modern diving equipment is available for rent. For more information on pricing and availability please contact the team at Beach Club. Masks, fins and snorkel are provided. Be sure to enjoy a unique and memorable experience.