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About Reef Experience
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
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ratings don't allow you to say how great this experience is. For experienced divers or snorkelers, it is the best place and company to go with. he overnight on the boat was amazing. The units are comfortable and beds soft and smooth. The meals were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed 5 days ago

The day when we headed out to the reef, the weather was not good at all. The ship ride was very bumpy, even with the seasick pill, my kids started to throw up as soon as the boat left shore. Then a lot of passengers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peterau223
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An experience of a lifetime! To couldn't fault this tour at all. A much smaller more personal tour than some of the massive boats we saw in Cairns. The crew are young, friendly, enthusiastic and focuses on making your trip the best it can be....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catsdan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This day was incredible! Not only was the staff professional and friendly, but I learned a lot as well! Got to see a turtle, jelly fish, coral, and tons more! Worth every dollar.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoeyDawson81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most fabulous day out on the reef with the reef experience crew. My husband & I paid a bit extra for the top deck experience & have absolutely no regrets, worth every cent! The reef was spectacular with our own personal crew member...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Seza83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the VIP Reef Experience and it was worth every cent. We had our own table up in the Captains Deck which was also air-conditioned. We received personalised service in every aspect, from food and drinks to have our own personal guide for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jazarb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our reef experience through a company called happy travels after looking around We found that most places offered similar tours at similar prices Was well worth doing. Visited 2 different locations where we snorkeled. There is also the option to scuba dive at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danksy21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had such a wonderful excursion with Reef experience. We paid the extra money for the Top Deck Experience and it was well worth it. We felt like VIP's the whole day. Shinee (our host) took phenomenal care of us. The great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jill L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time with Reef Experience and it was not quite as good as the first time. This may partly be because we did not do Top Deck. I probably would have chosen a dive only boat however we brought my parents who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were some good and bad things about the trip... The good: Staff were friendly and helpful. It was a nice experience overall because we did the second dive and got to see a lot more (a turtle, 3 sharks, and the friendliest giant fish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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November 26, 2018|
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Response from Julia C | Reviewed this property |
We went with Reef Experience in September this year, which is the day tour. Reef Encounter is their live aboard experience. We booked directly with them. We booked the Top Deck experience and had our own guide for the day... More
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from Karen-HotGetaways | Property representative |
Hi Shreeyala, Fitzroy Island is a lovely island, however it's located on the inner reef where the coral is not as vibrant. Reef Experience visits stunning outer reef locations where you will really get the best... More
March 19, 2018|
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Response from Karen-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