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Reef Express

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Clump Point Boat Ramp, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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We missed the boat!

Overall disappointing. When talking to the owner a couple of days before the trip was good, she was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
annette19642017
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Wodonga, Australia
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Outstanding snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef

Kerryn Bell took us out to the Reef a few weeks ago in her zodiac boat ... absolutely awesome. She... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Enno_EE
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Toronto, Canada
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Adventure snorkel and wildlife tours . The three location snorkel is a fun outdoor adventure to one of the most extraordinary wonders on the planet- the Great Barrier Reef. You can snorkel in our unique private locations with no other boats around in a friendly small personal group of no more than 12 and enjoy personalised service for your comfort and safety. This tour is truly unique for these reasons: -Eco-friendly and eco-certified -Less travel time to the reef, approx. 45 minites -Small groups, max. of 12 -Private and personal -Up to date reef information -Experienced snorkel guides to snorkel with -All snorkel gear is free use including wetsuits in winter or lycra in warmer months -Snacks and drinks included -Underwater camera/Go-PRO available for hire -Toilet onboard. Enjoy your Great Barrier Reef experience with a small friendly group and spacious snorkeling areas.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“giant clams” (13 reviews)
“great hosts” (8 reviews)
“fast boat” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Clump Point Boat Ramp, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Overall disappointing. When talking to the owner a couple of days before the trip was good, she was very informative. We got to the boat ramp just after 8.20am (as advised), before 8.30 when the boat was to leave. The boat had already left, probably...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Kerryn Bell took us out to the Reef a few weeks ago in her zodiac boat ... absolutely awesome. She has so much knowledge and experience about the reef and marine life. The trip was so good that we booked a second trip with her...More

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Kerryn B, Public Relations Manager at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review Enno. It was a pleasure being able to show you both the amazing sights of the Great Barrier Reef and with wonderful weather as well! Safe travels back to your home.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We went snorkelling with reef express and had the best experience ever. We were very disappointed with a tour we took in Airlie beach. Weather aside, we saw very little while intro diving and snorkelling. There was just nothing, only a few fish and few...More

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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thankyou for your review Christine and Tony. As you know, we try to do our best as a very small business and we did listen to you and your concerns about your previous experience elsewhere and your thoughtfulness in what we could offer you on...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

My experience as a beginner? Outstanding! Thank you Kerryn and Stuart. This trip is unique, run by dedicated professionals who are passionate about their work. The use of equipment and the safety procedures were very well explained. Their kind, reassuring manner, combined with their gentle...More

1  Thank kath h
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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Wow! Thankyou very much for writing such a comprehensive review which has covered the lot of what we try to achieve on our tours ! We obviously have a lot more work to do yet to attain such a tremendous review regularly . Thankyou for...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great day out visiting the outer barrier reef. The trip extends right to the edge of the reef with different locations with explanation as to why they are different. The boat goes out further than others I have been on and the coral formations were...More

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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thankyou for your review of your day with us and appreciating the lengths we go to, to show so many people the Great Barrier Reef in our area and the beauty of it. We wish you safe travels and a fantastic time in Far North...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

One of our goals in experiencing Australia was to snorkel in the GBR. We have heard about the bleaching and damage so we wanted to go with a company that wasn't just about the tourist dollar but was also protecting the reef. We also wanted...More

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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Sea chicken, we love you ! Thankyou for the laughs reading your review ! I just cannot stop giggling reading this , thankyou for your hilarious comments. Safe travels and I hope you are as 'free as a bird now' ! All the best 'floating...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Kerryn and Stewart - thank you for a wonderful day at the reef for myself and my teenage daughters. It was so good to be able to slip into the water, off the side of the boat, and see a REAL reef; with good coral...More

Thank 645Caroline
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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thankyou Caroline, Great to have you onboard! Come back soon and help us out as discussed ! We need you asap!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Priceless!! A great day with truly beautiful scenery, views, sightings and underwater magic. Not an adventure to be missed!!

Thank ClaireHeathVic
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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hahaha, thankyou Claire ! What a hilarious day out ! Hope your having a great time where you are and lots of fun Claire . Regards Reef Express

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with Keren and James and a few other happy reef adventurers. The team were very friendly and extremely helpful in pointing out points of interest including some cute little clownfish. Highly recommended.More

Thank Alistair K
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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thankyou Alistair for your review of your day with us! We had a great day out and of course the clownfish are super cute to see and live a very interesting life cycle with their beloved anemone which is their home. Safe travels to you,...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

As a previous reviewer said - this is more than just a reef tour to snorkel. It is a small boat for 12 passengers (we had 6 on board). Kerryn and James are great hosts - friendly and fun with a wicked sense of humour....More

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Kerryn B, Owner at Reef Express, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thankyou for your review! A fantastic day of 'wicked' humour indeed. Thankyou for noting we spent extra time chatting with our local whales! As you know , James and myself are totally in love with our big fat whale friends that think the Reef Express...More

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Nerissa W
13 November 2015|
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Response from Kerryn B | Property representative |
Hi , many of our customers choose the Drift snorkel as it is a truly unique snorkel experience . Unique to Reef Express! If you are an average swimmer we suggest you take a pool noodle with you on your Drift , and then you... More
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132Kristy
8 September 2015|
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Response from Kerryn B | Property representative |
Hi , we offer Great Barrier Reef snorkel adventures and as such we do not offer accommodation. So for wheel chair access enquiries please contact your accommodation provider. Cairns airport services the far North Queensland... More
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