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“One off the bucket list”
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Reef Experience
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Owner description: Great Barrier Reef Floating Hotel, liveaboard and all inclusive Great Barrier Reef day tour visit our websites reefexperience.com.au and reefencounter.com.au to find out why our trips are the best way to see Australia's Great Barrier Reef and find out about our great tour packages
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

A huge great foul thanks to your company for making this a trip of a lifetime for me. All the staff on the boat were 100% the best! even when I was sea sick. They all helped, and also cleared up after me! My two dives with Lucy were just the best, she was so helpful and showed me so much of the reef and the wildlife on it. The food was out of this world, with plenty of variety and choice. All in all a totally great package, well worth the cost. Well done guys. Hope to be back in a few years time when my son is 12 and can come diving with me.

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Reviewed November 28, 2013

As good as it sounds on the brouchure! My two friends and I went on this tour on a beautiful day. They took us to two reefs: the Hastings reef and the Breaking Patches reef, and both reefs were amazing. The staff are the most friendly people you will meet and accommodate for first time snorkelers and scuba divers. Unlike other tours which you get for similar prices, it includes a 20 minute introductory scuba dive. Two of us went on the second scuba dive which cost an additional $55 for a half hour dive. It was well worth the extra money. Breakfast, lunch, wine and cheese, and light refreshments were provided, and tasted okay but was not the best. The only real downside was the trip back to Cairns. The water was very choppy and two of us got seasick. The crew were very helpful however and looked after us. My suggestion would be to bring anti-seasick medications if you tend to get seasick.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Joe is experienced diver, Jiri is a beginner.., we were so looking forward to diving at Great Barrier Reef and day in company of Reef Experience crew was lovely. Very funny performed safety instructions and introduction. Great, we can recommend to any one. Jiri from Team Trekker

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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Me and my 3 friends went on this tour and it was awesome! We we're suppose to be going on the compass boat but because of low numbers we we're put on this one which was not a problem at all! We loved every second! The staff and tour guides were so friendly and informative. I was quite scared of getting into the water but They were really encouraging and supportive! The sights you get to see are like something you only see on post cards or on a holiday brochure! The boat ride was great fun with everyone having a laugh! Worth every penny and would defo recommend this trip to the amazing Great Barrier Reef! I hired a under water digital cam which they put on A disk for you at the end of the day and can't wait to return to the uk to watch it! Thank you for a brill day xxx

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Reviewed November 23, 2013

All about this tour was very professional. The staff was wonderful and very helpful. The introduction div included in the price was a memory for life. The instructors was really good att explaining and making everything easy although we never dived before. The food was very good. We rented a underwater camera, which we are very happy that we did. We got many really good photos.

Thank Emelie S
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