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Reef Experience

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100 Abbott St | Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4037 2700
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Not Value For Money

My wife and myself booked the VIP Trip to the barrier reef, due to us being in our 50`s and have... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2016
Best all inclusive day trip to the GBR!

Everything is included in the price! Look no further if you want value for your money! A certified... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2016
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One Great Day at One Great price includes : city bus transfers, 2 spectacular Outer Barrier Reef locations, breakfast, wetsuit hire, 6 hours at the Reef, Marine Biologist Reef presentation, lunch, glass bottom boat, reef levies, afternoon tea your choice of an introductory dive or a certified dive. For people who can’t swim or aren’t confident in the water our friendly crew will take them on a guided snorkelProudly locally family owned and operated.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Abbott St | Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4037 2700

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Reviewed February 25, 2016

My wife and myself booked the VIP Trip to the barrier reef, due to us being in our 50`s and have never been diving in the sea before, we wanted that personal experienced touch, although my wife had no intention of diving it was a...More

Thank hemingfield
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Everything is included in the price! Look no further if you want value for your money! A certified or introductory dive is included in the price! Pickup and drop off from your hotel in the city, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea and TWO outer reef...More

Thank iloveoz_1
Reviewed February 23, 2016

I was simultaneously excited and petrified for my snorkeling adventure. I have snorkeled before in Mexico and liked it, even though I couldn't see too well without my glasses on. Reef Experience's brochure said it had masks that adjusted vision for people who wear glasses...More

Thank karmelapple
Reviewed February 23, 2016

We did a 3 day liveaboard trip to the north Ribbon reefs with the Spirit of Freedom that was awesome. The coral is stupendous with very few areas demonstrating post cyclone destruction. The diversity of fauna as well was breathtaking fro sharks and Giant Trevally...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed February 21, 2016

A nice large catamaran, it is one of the fastest boats to get to the reef. Fairly smooth even in 3 ft seas and plenty of space to sit or move around. Friendly and efficient staff to help with dive/snorkel gear.

Thank OWJohn
Reviewed February 21, 2016

As far as a once in a life time opportunity goes, our day was disappointing. We did the barrier reef with reef experience on the 28th January. First of all we got to the boat to be told it had technical difficulties, we were told...More

4  Thank Olly B
Reviewed February 21, 2016

What an amazing experience. I only took part in snorkelling but my every need, not being a comfident swimmer, was taken care of. All the comments from the divers were also favourable and the crew were not only knowledgeable, but enthusiastic and made the day...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We did the Reef and Tropical Experience. 1st day diving on the reef. 2nd day on a guided tour through Daintree rainforest. Diving was wonderful. Lots of staff who were very attentive and did an amazing job taking first-time divers out. I did a certified...More

Thank Hank R
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Best first time experience to the Great Barrier Reef provided by this company. All crews are friendly, accommodating and understanding. They even volunteer to bring and guide to swim with you to the nearest reef for your experience. Nothing to criticize other than compliment all...More

Thank yeap2016
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We booked the three day/two night liveaboard dive trip and it was spectacular. The cabins are a lot bigger than we expected and the boat itself was very spacious and well laid out. The food was good and plenty of it. The equipment was in...More

Thank karen6490
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is some shade. Not a lot on deck, but enough. The dining cabin is spacious. This is where you do your briefing.this is on the same level as a lot of the cabins. Just ask for same level cabin. Wetsuits are up on... More
Kirsty Y
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you are correct in saying Reef sharks are shy but Turtles are highly likely. We were fortunate to see both. I was thrilled to just experience the array of other fish on the Reef. Reef experience has loads of experienced... More
April 24, 2017|
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Response from j2b2m2 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the other answer. Reef Experience took us to fabulous diving/snorkelling locations and the colours and the fish,sea turtles, small sharks etc were awesome. Go and see the UNESCO World Heritage Great Barrier Reef... More