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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
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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 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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Such an amazing Tour, I haven't tried all of them yet. But this is probably the best Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour in Australia!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazing Tour, I haven't tried all of them yet. But this is probably the best Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour in Australia!

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea Turtles, a shark, enormous Giant Clams, endless pristine reef, countless colourful fish both big and small, just a mind blowing experience! The trip out is good fun, Kane our Skipper is a veteran and carved through the swell like a pro. Both he and Cam were brilliant guides with great senses of humour but when it came to safety... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been out to the reef for a few years now, but I can honestly say this is the best trip I've ever had. I was on Ocean Safari as part of a 3 day/2 night tour with Jungle Tours. The crew are extremely friendly and helpful - Ollie, the owner, even found me a prescription mask to wear... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joined these guys for a great barrier reef snorkelling day trip. The boat was fast and fun, the crew had loads of energy and made this a great day out. They had a really good balance of making sure we paid attention and followed the rules but also had a lot of fun. The boat was full with a variety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Safari is the best snorkelling tour I've done to date. You get to the reef nice and quickly. There is plenty of time in the water. We snorkelled two different sites and saw everything we wanted from reef sharks, nemo, turtles, sting-rays and thousands of spectacular coloured fish and epic coral. The staff were great. The saftey talk was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a unique and fun filled way to see the reef this is it. Unlike other companies, tour groups are small and you dont waste most of your time travelling to the reef. We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather making visibility and reef activity amazing. Both our driver and guide were super friendly and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique experience and great way to see the reef. Very personalised with a small group. Kano was a great captain and his assistant were 100% fun and professional. Do yourself a favour and do it. Simple as that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat only carries about 30 people out to the reef. Nice to have a more personable experience than being on a boat of 100+ people. Our guides Jason and Ken were knowledgable, professional and a lot of fun to get to know. The reef was beautiful as expected. The weather that day was cloudy so our underwater photos were... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience with a great crew!! Cam and Kane provided fun entertainment with their back and forth. Cam is the Steve Irwin of the sea and Kane keeps it real. Great guys. Good recommendation from Josh at The Beach House!!

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Thank Peter H
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is so fun! Awesome for me & my sisters and my parents loved it. Enthusiastic staff and the reef was gorgeous. Choppy water but that's Mother Nature!

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