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Reef Daytripper

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12-30 Little Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Wonderful snorkeling and diving the Great Barrier Reef!!

It was pouring outside when i woke up at 6:00am. I telephoned Captain Paul to ask if the trip was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
diane m
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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
A great way to see the reef

Our main reason for choosing Reef Daytripper was that it is one of very few small group tours from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hanne S
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Sail to the picturesque Upolu Reef on our charming catamaran for a relaxing yet fun filled sailing trip. Avoid the crowds and experience the Great Barrier Reef the way nature intended. With a maximum of 20 people we offer a friendly personalised experience.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“small boat” (31 reviews)
“small group” (47 reviews)
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12-30 Little Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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"sailing catamaran"
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"crackers"
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"wine and cheese"
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"intimate experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pouring outside when i woke up at 6:00am. I telephoned Captain Paul to ask if the trip was going to be cancelled because of the terrible weather. He informed me that they never cancelled. Well i have to say, my expectations for the...More

Thank diane m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our main reason for choosing Reef Daytripper was that it is one of very few small group tours from Cairns and we did not want to be constantly bumping into other snorkelers. What a great choice that was! On our trip there were only 13...More

Thank Hanne S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been on Reef Daytripper a few times in the past and again this week I can confirm that, for the price, you won’t do better. The crew are excellent and help nervous snorkelers and scuba divers, pointing out different reef life. You get lunch...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small boat(big time pro), high quality instructors for first time divers, and an overall excellent experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked to go out and visit the great barrier reef with the reef day tripper tour. Selected this tour due to the smaller numbers and being a nervous person in the sea. Pros - Small boat - good food - nice atmosphere - wine! -...More

Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

My partner, brother and his wife went to the reef on this boat and loved the experience. The slow ride out and back was very enjoyable, allowing you to take in some sun and views while served yummy food and snacks. The boat was vegan...More

Thank Eric E
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Paul and his crew made this a really special Valentine's Day. We snorkeled in two different places and finally found Nemo after many tries in Fiji and Vanuatu. We had a great little buffet between snorkels and a cheese and cracker snack on the way...More

Thank gellsworth
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We wanted to do a trip to a Great barrier reef with a smaller boat to avoid masses of people that snorkel or dive with you and the Reef Daytripper definitely did the job. We were 10 people on the board (I understood that usually...More

Thank 859hadka
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect day at Upolu Reef! Two guided snorkeling tours made us see sharks and sea turtles. Purely amazing! The crew is just great. They take care of everything. Fun to hang out with. This trip is perfect if you want a more private tour because...More

Thank i_luv_food_a_lot
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The crew were excellent, really friendly and knowledgeable. The safety standards were really high and good briefings were given before anyone got in the water. The boat was lovely and relatively small, meaning the crew to passenger ratio was really good. All in all a...More

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Becky E
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I guess we had different expectations. I can't say I was interested in the age of the equipment, as long as it was safe to use - the equipment I was given to use was perfectly serviceable, with no defects at all. The sail... More
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