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“Excellent Adventure”
Review of Michaelmas Cay

Michaelmas Cay
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$139.39*
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
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$187.85*
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Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns
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$128.17*
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30-Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight from Cairns
Ranked #10 of 122 things to do in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Adventure”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Fantastic place to come visit. Even if you have never snorkelled before, you must do this. The fish are amazing and we were lucky to see a turtle close up.

Visited July 2014
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Hamilton
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent Spot for snorkelling”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Beautiful coral & lots of colourful fish ! A quiet spot where you feel so close to nature, beautiful blue waters, white sandy beach with just birds & you !

Visited July 2014
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Baldivis, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
307 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Plenty to see”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you want to snorkel or dive on the reef for a day its worth the trip here. Plenty of sights to see under the water. If you get a chance to go on the semi submersible do it.

Visited June 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“What a view in the pouring rain”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

our day on the Cay was very wet and windy. We were getting set to be disappointed. However, nothing could be further from the truth. love the views. wonderful place with an abundance to see

Visited June 2014
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4 Thank mcgben5
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Snorkel and Fins”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was our first day expedition from Cairns in June '08. We had a huge catamaran take us an hour or more out to the reef where we got suited up for some lazy snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Those with dive qualifications donned wet suits and tanks for a more adventurous experience, but those of us snorkelling didn't miss a thing. The water is crystal clear and the inhabitants are visitor friendly. The afternoon we got a ride in a semi-submersible that got us up close with gigantic clams that could make you disappear and all the gorgeous fish that inhabit the reef. This is an experience not to be missed if you get Down Under!

Visited June 2014
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