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Address: Andros
Activities: Snorkeling, Helicopter rides
Description: One hundred and forty miles of beautiful coral reef: a diver's paradise.

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Incredible Snorkeling

We took a Ship's Tour while in Airlie Beach to the GBR on Whitsunday's boat. This was an expensive but great day. The snorkeling from a pontoon platform was spectacular. Also it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
LUCKYME72
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We took a Ship's Tour while in Airlie Beach to the GBR on Whitsunday's boat. This was an expensive but great day. The snorkeling from a pontoon platform was spectacular. Also it was disappointing that colors get washed out and are not the same as pictures. However, I went snorkeling again after lunch and it was better because the tide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Make sure you go see this at some point in your life. I am sure we done this on 'Quicksilver tours' when I was younger. Fantastic scenery! I actually visited this in 1999, I dont have the option to say that though.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Great barrier reef was a never forgettable experience, and hopefully an experience i will do again. Although the weather was not the greatest, cyclone hitting just of the coast of Cairns a couple days before this did not affect the wonders below the surface. Our first dive was recommended to us by our scuba instructor (sharpies scuba MANLY) with... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I had never seen it from the air, but when we flew over and my husband said it's the third longest on the world (104 miles) I had to see it and Randy Thompson) our guide made it happen

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Beautiful reef and colorful fish even though we were there during choppy surface conditions

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Andros is home to the worlds 3rd largest barrier reef. If you fish or dive you'll think you've died and gone to heaven! If possible check out AUTEC on North Andros-it's a joint venture with the US navy and the UK navy. They test submarines in the tunnels that run in the underwater tunnels,

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