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“smelly island” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Michaelmas Cay

Michaelmas Cay
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$135.00*
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
Ranked #10 of 118 things to do in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“smelly island”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

why go to the great barrier reek to sit on a sand island with lots of smelly birds pooing everywhere... i want breath taking coral and colourful fish not birds!!

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

Its was great to just walk off the beach and into the water. The kids handled this better than the pontoon. Not as scary

Visited September 2012
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Melbourne, Florida
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Highlight of our trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

we initially made inquiries with Tusa dive but were completely ignored when we walked into their center to make a booking. So we walked out & went straight to Reef Experience, who were friendly and helpful and immediately took our booking. The diving was amazing and we managed to take some great photos with the camera that we hired on board. We will be returning to Cairns soon and are looking forward to another dive trip with Reef experience to Michaelmas Cay.

Visited April 2012
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Thank Wots M
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chonburi
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163 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“lots of birds”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

we did a day trip to the Michaelmas cay-unfortunatelly the weather was not very good that day, very windy.the lunch on the cruise was nice, but do not buy any pictures from the photographer. It,s a rip off!and the pictures are not very professional!

Visited September 2012
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“Amazing!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

It's a big bird island, with the coral only steps away. The water is crystal clear and fish come right up close. It's worth every penny seeing the beautiful coral. I suggest going of passions of paradise cruise as the staff are amazing.. We had a turtle underneath our feet, partot fish swimming next to us. We saw a starfish and a sea cucumber. And MASSIVE CLAMS.. Well worth it :))

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