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Address: Onsite at the Turtle Rock Cafe and Jungle Lodge | Lot 4 , Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, Cape Tribulation, Queensland Australia 4873, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4098 0006
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched...
Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species.The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. After an exhilarating fast ride of approximately 25 minutes guests are ready to snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, home to an abundance of marine life as well as beautiful hard and soft corals.The Ocean Safari vessel takes a maximum of 25 passengers allowing guests to experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of a small group. The vessel is based on the original design of a rescue craft and is a rigid inflatable boat driven by 700hp engines. The experienced Skipper and Eco Host ensure the trip is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree, two world heritage areas side by side. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime. The Ocean Safari check in office is at the Turtle Rock Cafe and Jungle Lodge, Cape Tribulation Road and a courtesy bus pick up from Cape Tribulation accommodation is included. Ocean Safari has Advanced Eco Accreditation.
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Morning tour with Ocean Safari

We took a morning tour with Ocean Safari on 18th of August and we really had a wonderful time. Very friendly, helpful and professional staff, quick boat taking you to the reef in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took a morning tour with Ocean Safari on 18th of August and we really had a wonderful time. Very friendly, helpful and professional staff, quick boat taking you to the reef in a short time. There were only around 20 people on the boat thus everything went smoothly and the atmosphere was very relaxed. After the trip the Ocean... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We decided on one last reef snorkel before we left Cape Trib. My husband happily stays in the boat while I'm in the water, so a half day was perfect for him. We were picked up right on time from our resort, suited up and headed for the boat. The weather was perfect, calm and clear. The crew were great,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This was a great reef trip - smaller than most we considered. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the boat ride was fun and the destinations were magnificent. Our safety and enjoyment were both of prime consideration and for a first timer, I felt very confident and relaxed. I would strongly recommend this business to anyone considering a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

SO awesome! The guides are knowledgeable, fun, and very conscientious about safety. The groups are also much smaller than the trips out of Port Douglas or Cairns, so you have more space to explore the two different reefs during your trip. Absolutely a must-do experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had the best day yet. We jetted off on a speed boat to go to the reef when we spotted whales this was amazing we saw a whole pod. The boat ride was heaps of fun with awsome guides jason and cam. What an amzing reef and spot it was we saw lots of sea turtles, reef shark, sting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had an amazing day with Ocean Safari's. It took 25 min to get to the outer reef in their speed boat, a very pleasant ride. Ocean safari's equipment was spotless and the staff amazing and very knowledgable. We were very lucky to see 2 turtles, a huge selection of fish and great coral. We thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I absolutely loved my snorkeling experience with Ocean Safari. Having been on many snorkeling tours within Australia & Overseas, I'd have to say that this company have got it right. The boat was simple, no frills BUT well maintained, which is important. The tour they offer is a half day, you get a good couple of hours snorkeling at two... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The crew of Ocean Safari are pretty laid back and chilled out. They are dedicated to ensuring people have a good time and know a bit about the marine life, though there were no marine biologists on board when we went out. Snorkelling in the giant clam gardens was probably the highlight of my entire week-long Daintree/Port Douglas trip, to... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Wonderful trip out to an unspoilt reef teeming with life, a bed of enormous clams, turtles and even a wary reef shark. Cam and Jason brilliant, attentive hosts and very knowledgable. Being in a small group was a huge bonus rather than one of the many larger boats operating out of other resorts. Fast trip out and in , meaning... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A wonderful way to visit the reef. The staff were amazing. I am not a strong swimmer but was cared for by brilliant staff who made my visit a trip to treasure. The reef was amazing!! Ocean Safari are superb!

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