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Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises

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Opens in 27 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises offers a five star cruise to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs, north of Port Douglas. Poseidon visits three spectacular sites on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. We cater for Snorkellers, certified and introductory...more
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44 Wharf St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4087 2100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had lots of fun! We’ve been to outer reed before and our second trip was just as good. We had one experienced diver with us who said that the 3 dives were good, professionally run and the equipment good quality. The rest of us...More

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Poseidon offers aslightly different experience to the very large boats which take passengers to the outer reef. The boat has a capacity of around 100 people and on the day we travelled only 32 people were aboard. The crew are very professional and try to...More

Thank Burgy23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Poseidon as it visits three different reefs, giving you a chance to see more. Whilst it was a lovely sunny day, there was a brisk wind and the sea got choppier as the day progressed. It is a 90-minute trip both to the...More

Thank Jacki51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Note that this review is for customer service only, as I have not actually been on the tour yet. However, I still thought it was worth mentioning, and will update my review after I actually go on the tour. After five hours of sitting in...More

Thank ginala627
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say! Simply fantastic staff, great food and fabulous dive sites. The thought of being confined with 400 of my closest new friends on a pontoon didn't appeal to me. The Poseidon is big enough to cope with a bit of weather in...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 1 week ago

That was a phenomenal day! Poseidon crew is very friendly and helpful. A big thank you to our scuba diving instructors. You guys are amazing!

Thank Ana14melb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my boyfriend have just got back from Port Douglas where we did our very first Scuba Dive with Poseidon. I was extremely nervous and from the start, the staff were incredible. They were funny, chatty and made me feel at ease immediately. Everything...More

Thank Mitchelle1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today It has been an amazing day thanks to the friendly and professional crew of Poseidon but especially congratulate kylie, my great instructor today, on her wonderful help giving to me and my partner, really good job, without kylie I could not have dived

Thank Margamariza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poseidon provided a well run and enjoyable day of diving on the Outer Reef at the Agincourt Ribbon area. After the entertaining briefings we were straight into the dive gear prep and ready to dive as soon as we were moored at the first of...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poseidon is an excellent way to see the Reef if you only plan on spending one day out there. They take you to 3 sites, and allow you about an hour at each place so you have plenty of time to explore. Even for a...More

Thank Alyce R
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Suzanne M
May 27, 2018|
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Response from smiro03 | Reviewed this property |
I think it depend. We went in the rainy season which is off season so we got a same day booking
April 18, 2018|
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Response from VitaVasta | Reviewed this property |
I think it would depend how confident they are in the water. They took us out into open water and it was quite choppy. Having said that they provide life jackets and flotation devices and the staff are excellent. if they are... More
Ana M
April 17, 2017|
Response from kated1988 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Firstly your going to have an amazing time! Visiting the GBR is an incredible experience! Poseidon is a roaming vessel so it doesn't moor to a pontoon at any point during the day it just moors to lines at different... More