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Falla Reef Trips

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D-Finger Marlin marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 400 195 264
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The Falla is a beautiful historic boat with spirit. I really enjoyed being on board the most unique... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rowenasimes
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London, United Kingdom
worst dive equipment I have ever used

good boat, good dive instructor, very interesting and knowledgeable captain. Could have been a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shorehamwhaleshark
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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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D-Finger Marlin marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Falla is a beautiful historic boat with spirit. I really enjoyed being on board the most unique and characterful boat from the marina. Look around when you get there- the rest of the boats that go out to the reef are huge commercial enterprises...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

good boat, good dive instructor, very interesting and knowledgeable captain. Could have been a great day out, however the dive equipment was old and badly in need of service, my wifes regulator diaphram had two holes in it causing it to leak badly, biggest BCD...More

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Douglas M, Owner/ Opreator/ Captain at Falla Reef Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear sir, It is a big part of our Falla philosophy that there are many people in your life's situation and it is our responsibility to make sure it all happens for you. Full stop. We work diligently on this concept. I admit that we...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Could not recommend the Falla Reef trip enough to those visiting cairns. My sisters and I hopped aboard on a beautiful sunny day in January and it was picture perfect. We did grow up on boats so do not struggle with sea sickness but a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My advice, if you are going to the Great Barrier Reef to spend most of the day snorkelling go with a different company, if you like being on a boat on the water all day, then this is the trip for you. The snorkelling was...More

2  Thank rach36271
Douglas M, Owner, operator, Captain, shipwright at Falla Reef Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I fully appreciate your response and the compliments. I also appreciate the chance to explain your grievances. Thank you. The Falla experience is not for everyone. We are not a 350-375 passenger, recycled air cond., "Disney World" one. Many people prefer that. The Falla is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With happy surprises aplenty, this really is the Reef trip to book. You will see the marvels of the reef on a historic pearl lugging boat. Relax on board, join in with the crew, the tour offers a lot more than the status quo. Ideal...More

1  Thank richardlT7239ER
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a perfect day, perfect tour and I had an excellent experience! The crew was very friendly and attentive, the captain has a lot of stories to share, about the boat and the place. It was the best day I had in Australia!

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atention we haved a fun day. Went to two sites, lots of snacks throughout the day, followed by cheese and wine as the sun set on the way back. A proper wooden sail boat, you can even take a turn driving if you want!

Thank leopoldo r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a day on the reef! A family of 4 (kids 5 and 7) had an experience of a lifetime. We got to enjoy both sailing in sun, rain and fairly windy weather. Snorkeling sites was fine and kids already wants to go again. Nice...More

Thank LaraCrof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner had a fabulous time aboard the Falla! She is a real beauty and the staff are wonderful. Falla is perfect for those who really want to soak up the whole experience, rather than rushing to the next spot. Amazing!

Thank lizup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capt Doug & his crew were very friendly and easy going fellas. Thoroughly enjoyed our trip and strongly recommend it for everyone who is visiting Cairns!

1  Thank Raghu A
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Bharat V
2 January 2018|
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Response from Douglas M | Property representative |
When doing an introductory dive everything is done for you if you need that. It is not necessary that you are able to swim. Should you decide to abort the dive at any time, there is no charge. You will even get to use the... More
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Steve K
27 March 2017|
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Response from Douglas M | Property representative |
Steve, We are currently doing annual maintenance and taking a well deserved rest. We are in operation ASAP. Not before May. Cheers, Doug
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Helena E
2 February 2017|
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Helena, It is the Falla crew's specialty to work with guests like you. We have many options, including our waterglass, which allows you to see the reef from the dinghy. Please read other responses from people who have been... More
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