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Address: 100 Abbott St | Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4037 2700
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00

One Great Day at One Great price includes : city bus transfers, 2...

One Great Day at One Great price includes : city bus transfers, 2 spectacular Outer Barrier Reef locations, breakfast, wetsuit hire, 6 hours at the Reef, Marine Biologist Reef presentation, lunch, glass bottom boat, reef levies, afternoon tea your choice of an introductory dive or a certified dive. For people who can’t swim or aren’t confident in the water our friendly crew will take them on a guided snorkelProudly locally family owned and operated.

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Best day ever!

We had the most amazing day ever on the Great Barrier Reef with the Reef Experience crew. We went on the Sea Quest boat last Wednesday. Morning started off with Bacon & Eggs Rolls... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jaimi H
Gold Coast, Australia

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most amazing day ever on the Great Barrier Reef with the Reef Experience crew. We went on the Sea Quest boat last Wednesday. Morning started off with Bacon & Eggs Rolls and plenty of fruit, tea and coffee. The crew were incredible from the minute we stepped on the boat - very welcoming, friendly and funny. As... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the three-day live aboard dive trip, and it was wonderful. My husband did 10 dives and I did 8. The crew makes diving as easy as possible, you are assigned a BCD and reg, and it is ready to go for each dive session. The rooms are better-than-average for a dive boat with private bathrooms. The food is... More 

Thank Paula H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We did the VIP outer reef 1 day trip for $295 each and it was definitely worth it. The extra $100 for VIP was great value as we had air conditioned private table in the captains hold with fruit, breakfast, coffee, tea, water, lunch, champagne, cheese and crackers,etc. We also had our own personal credit member who took us snorkeling... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

so much is artificial in the mechanized world so the trip to the Barrier Reef and the magical ocean scenery with corals fish and sea is an event one can never forget .

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally worth the money. Our onboard and inwater host was attentive, gracious and knowledgeable. Took care of our every need. The entire crew is 1st class. The dive boat was nothing like I've experienced in the Caribbean. Dive briefing is exceptional, on board naturalist. Food is excellent. You will love this trip!

Thank Ann H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing day out on the reef on Sunday! Saw so many pretty fish, coral and even a giant clam and a stingray. Thank you so much to the crew aboard the reef experience we had a fantastic time!!! 🐠🐡❤

Thank Dannielle V
New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so excited to take this tour because I made the trek from New York to Australia and I just knew I had to do this. Booking everything was easy, and they were nice to work with. The tour itself was also really well done, well put together, and they had great food. I think the issue that is... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day that I spent on the Great Barrier Reef with Reef Experience was one of the best days of my life! My partner and I booked the Top Deck Experience, which I heartily recommend to everyone. As chance would have it, we had the top deck of the boat all to ourselves (they tell me that they can provide... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible! The whole thing! The staff, the helpfulness, the food, the experience. I've never scuba dived or gone snorkeling before but these guys made feel at ease about everything. Very knowledgeable and soo much fun. We went to two drop off points and spent a bit of time there. The photographer is also brilliant! Some fantastic 'action' shots under the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my son on this trip over night. I loved the idea of no shoes and minimal baggage requirement and it didn't dissapoint. Towels and toiletries including sunscreen were supplied, the only thing you need is a spare dry chnage of clothes for when diving has finished for the night and a tootbrush. The staff were all super friendly... More 

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Management response:

Hi Annette, We appreciate it you took the time to leave us a great review. And did the Liveaboard on Reef Encounter, the bigger sister of Reef Experience. We will request to transfer this message to Reef Encounter. We are very excited to read you did your first ever scuba dive with us! That will definitely be one to remember...Glad... More 

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