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trip to great barrier reef

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trip to great barrier reef

Hi

My sister and I are planning a trip to the Great Barrier Reef in early October. Could someone please help me with the following queries:

1. How much does snorkeling cost there for budget travellers?

2. Which is the best place to go snorkeling?

3. Can a non diver take an under water dive with an instructor and if yes then how much would that cost approximately?

Appreciate your help.

Thank you.

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1. Re: trip to great barrier reef

Hi, check out the fantasea website, they might have the answers to your questions. By the way just so you know, nothing about Hamilton island or the GBR is really budget :)

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2. Re: trip to great barrier reef

Thank you for helping. Since you are from Sydney, could you please share things to do Sydney also how many days should we spend in Sydney to cover the entire place. We are in Australia for 21 days between mid Sept to mid Oct.

Thank you

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3. Re: trip to great barrier reef

Go to the Sydney forum page and check out top right hand side. You will fund many answers there. How long you spend depends on how much you want to see, but I would suggest 3-5 days. Have a great holiday.

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Hi

Also go to www.hamiltonisland.com.au and go to the activities tab and you will find out more information on the tours and activities available on the island.

You have both half day and full day tours out to the reef ranging from about $90 per person to over $200 per person - refer to the Hamilton Island website for full information.

As for staying in Sydney, 5 days minimum. It will allow you a day trip out of Sydney to the Blue Mountains / Katoomba. There is plenty to see in Sydney - but as luvmyholidays suggested, go to the Sydney forums for more detailed info.

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5. Re: trip to great barrier reef

We have done the trip with Fantasea out to Reef World and had a fantastic time. Here is a link to their webpage which will give you all of the prices:

www.fantasea.com.au/page/reefworld/index.html

You are able to do an introductory dive with them, which is an optional extra.

Nola ;)

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