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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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Best snorkelling EVER!

We were on the afternoon trip on July 25; its a winner as the max 25 guests and 2 hosts roar off the beach to upbeat tunes in the little jet boat. Great hosting and instruction... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Kirribilli, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We were on the afternoon trip on July 25; its a winner as the max 25 guests and 2 hosts roar off the beach to upbeat tunes in the little jet boat. Great hosting and instruction from the two guys, also from the young fellow who picked us up in the paddy wagon from Camp Trib Camping (another amazing place)... More 

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Sohar, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Ocean Safari staff were friendly and helpful and knowledgeable about the local reef and rainforest. We went on the morning snorkeling trip and it left on time, with everyone fitted with wetsuits (the water was a bit cold being in July). The trip to the reef was quick (around half an hour) and the guides were informative on the way.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

We were picked up Cape Trib Farmstay and driven to the Ocean Safari center early in the morning. The team was well organized, signing everyone in, handing out wet suits, corralling the guests for the per-trip talk. Once that was done, we all walked down to the beach, where the boat beached itself so we could climb aboard. Then off... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Caters to all levels, my wife who is not a confident swimmer in the ocean really enjoyed it, sea turtles, all sorts of colourful marine life and even a small very timid shark! Couldn't have asked for more, thanks to Jase and Cam! Note, don't forget your sunscreen and book early, even in winter!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The crew was great, especially Kemp who guided and towed me for the two snorkelling sessions and showed me all the wonderful stuff like turtle, sting ray, big fish and colorful corals!!! It was my best ever snorkelling trip! I saw more in the morning with Ocean Safari than a full day snorkelling from Port Douglas!!! Despite the strong winds... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was just a fantastic morning on the reef with 2 great guys who went out of their way to make sure we were well informed and comfortable both in and on the water. My daughter was desperate to swim with a turtle and we were lucky to see 2, one we spotted ourselves but the second one we were... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent day on the reef. The whole experience was top notch from booking through to the return trip on the boat. The team look after you at all times and there are no words to describe the snorkelling experience the reef provides!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

At of all my reef experiences this topped it all. Great staff, great fun on a speedy boat. Plenty of time at the reef sites. The reefs themselves were beautiful filled with countless fish coral, turtles, stingrays and reef sharks. The most genuine reef experience possible with no other tour groups around. If you won't an uninterrupted and very natural... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great trip. Heaps of tropical fish. Excellent boat. Thriling trip and Jason and Cain were wonderful hosts and very safety conscious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had the best dive ever with Kane and Brooke on the Ocean Safari trip we did out to two reefs off Cape Tribulation. They were both so professional and organised and still made it all lots of fun. We saw stingrays and turtles and beautiful fish and coral. It really was a highlight of our holiday.

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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
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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