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Address: Cape Tribulation Road | The Turtle Rock Cafe, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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+61 7 4098 0006
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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 Safari 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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This was our second time of doing this trip and it was just as fabulous as first time. Despite it being a windy day - Ads (the skipper) did a great job of getting us out to the... read more

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This was our second time of doing this trip and it was just as fabulous as first time. Despite it being a windy day - Ads (the skipper) did a great job of getting us out to the reef in comfort. And what we saw snorkelling was just lovely - turtles and lots of giant clams, amazing soft corals and... More 

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What an experience. Definitely one for the bucket list. We were a family with 4 youngsters (4/6/8/10yo) and Bradon and Adz were just the most awesome dudes ever. Poor guys had their work cut out for them on our boat trip but they took it all in their stride and did everything with a smile. Being a rather large and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks to Brayden Keith and Aj who were a great crew and very helpful. Special shout to Kelly at the front desk who is just lovely. We saw 2 sea turtles! Job done. Thanks from Steve Lucy and the boys

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Four of us went on a morning trip to the reef. The weather was good but the sea was choppy so it was a bit of a bumpy ride on the journey. Having said that, the ride is only half an hour each way so before you know it, you're snorkelling. Adz was the boat skipper and Sarah was our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic tour, small group of only 20 people compared to the 200 plus on tours out of Port Douglas. We had the reefs all to ourselves and swam with turtles, sharks and saw all sorts of amazing fish and coral. Ads and Sarah were awesome hosts, very knowledgeable about the reef & rainforest and made sure everyone had a safe... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very professional, fun, informative...highly recommend! One of the most fantastic experiences of my life!!

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Excellent crew operating at one of the most beautiful site. They are a fun team and are very skilled in their trade. They gave us valuable advice about our little one and also accomodated our change in plans due to bad weather.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have seen great corals, turtles and sting rays. Highly recommend this trip at Cape tribulation!!!

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Could not get a better tour, The staff are amazing, caring for each passenger on the tour. I have been on Reef Sprinter many times and Quicksilvers Silversonic and the coral and fish life is nothing compared to that of the Ocean Safari. I saw at least 6 turtles and the most colourful corals i have ever seen on the... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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We went on an afternoon trip with Ocean Safari and it was incredible! Entertaining and knowledgable staff. The reef was amazing and we saw turtles!!! Would 100% recommend!

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