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Norman Reef

Queensland, Australia
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12 Sep 2016
“Good first experience ”
23 May 2016
“The most beautiful thing I ve ever seen”
Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4041 7536
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good first reef to visit Was quite protected Nice range of fish Nice drop offs Didn't see any sharks Coral unfortunately not very brightly coloured

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

If you're planning for a trip in Australia, cairns is a must visit place. Located on the east coast of Australia, this place has one of the worlds beautiful coral reefs. Snorkelling, scuba diving are the popular events you get to do here. Make sure...More

Thank 774raghavendrar
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We really enjoyed our trip to Norman Reef. We went for the day with Reef Magic II. We only snorkeled but enjoyed the visit. Parts of the reef were obviously damaged by storms, cyclones and tourists but other parts were very full of life. In...More

Thank katymacc
Reviewed 15 February 2013

First dive around the Norman reef was at to about 9 meter and the second dive was about 15 meter....it is interesting but not the most fantastic.... May be the location was visited by too many tourists !! Quite many clown fish, parrot fish and...More

2  Thank lohmh
Reviewed 19 April 2011

Went for 2 dives at Norman reef. unfortunately, it was not as good as I expected it to be, since there was a lot of white dead reef. Else it is an interesting place - many butterfly fish, angel fish. I think the other reefs...More

2  Thank JabberwockyIndia
Reviewed 9 August 2008

Ok it may not be the best dive or snorkel site on the GBR but if you only have limited time you could do worse. It does take a few hours catamaran to get to the pontoon and once there it is exactly what you...More

1  Thank world_is_your_oyster
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