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Reef Experience

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100 Abbott St | Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4037 2700
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Super patient with inexperienced divers. Amazing day!

The whole day was great fun and well organised from the 7.30 start to 4.30 end but the most... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amanda and Dave D
Cannot rate these people high enough! 10 stars plus!

I loved this. I loved this day so much i don't know where do i begin? So the day starts with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mdt T
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Great Barrier Reef Floating Hotel, liveaboard and all inclusive Great Barrier Reef day tour visit our websites reefexperience.com.au and reefencounter.com.au to find out why our trips are the best way to see Australia's Great Barrier Reef and find out about our great tour packages
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“top deck” (297 reviews)
“scuba dive” (181 reviews)
“fish” (318 reviews)
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100 Abbott St | Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4037 2700
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"top deck"
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"scuba dive"
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"fish"
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"marine biologist"
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"night dive"
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"breakfast and lunch"
in 55 reviews
"personal guide"
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"day trip"
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"food was great"
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"wine and cheese"
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"included in the price"
in 57 reviews
"sun deck"
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"wet suits"
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"underwater camera"
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"crew members"
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"an amazing experience"
in 68 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The whole day was great fun and well organised from the 7.30 start to 4.30 end but the most important thing for me was the patience and assistance given to my husband (who has early onset dementia). We were so excited for this first ever...More

Thank Amanda and Dave D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved this. I loved this day so much i don't know where do i begin? So the day starts with getting everyone on board and you take a cute little happy snap on the side of the boat. After you are on, fill out...More

Thank Mdt T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just to give a background - Im 32 year Old, never known how to swim and damn scared to enter even in pool. And I'm a vegetarian. And I snorkelled and scuba dived in ocean - 7 metres deep for almost 22 mins - There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew were friendly and genuine. The presentations, even the safety one, was done with enthusiasm and was also interesting at the same time. Everything ran smoothly and accommodations are made for you if you have food allergies or preferances as well considerations for physical...More

1  Thank speerstra_k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Great Barrier Reef trip in advance on internet as the price is a little bit cheaper than others. When we saw the yacht, we know the reason why it’s cheaper because it’s smaller in size & less luxurious than others. However, the...More

Thank KP Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I started out a bundle of nerves when it came to scuba diving, but because the staff were so awesome and reassuring I didnt have to miss out. They were knowledgeable, patient and friendly. The marine biologist gave us insightful knowledge about the reef and...More

Thank Renae E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and two good friends just had a week at Palm Cove. I had always wanted to do a trip to the reef. I did some research before we left home (Canberra). Reef experience looked good, with very good reviews so we...More

1  Thank Meredith402
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was blessed to see the Great Barrier Reef, and Reef Experience was an excellent way to do it. The day was a treat from start to finish. We visited two sites at Hastings Reef, and two of us (dad and 16 year old)...More

Thank ToughRalph
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling on the reef was taken up a notch when we got to dive! The team was amazing, helpful, funny and nothing was too much trouble. There was plenty of time to explore and the food was plentiful. Even if you aren’t a confident swimmer...More

Thank Didi T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are non swimmers and I am very sacred of water. Even that I have a very good day. The crews are so helpful and patient. The trip is well organised. Very good price with one dive snorkeling and glass bottom boat. If you are...More

Thank Alan A
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MumbaiPankaj
19 March 2018|
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Response from Laura-HotGetaways | Property representative |
Hello :) Thank you for getting in touch. Reef Experience is a medium sized vessel and can hold up to 100 passengers. Kind regards, Reservations
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thyladyhawk
18 February 2018|
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Response from simty | Reviewed this property |
For casual level photography, Go Pro is a good choice. I use Sony Action CAM which is also OK (cheaper than Go Pro but the result is satisfactory). For good grade photo, you need specialized equipment. It is quite... More
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puneet k
6 December 2017|
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Response from laura198935 | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is about right. More towards 5 :)
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