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Address: Shop 35 Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 6999
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Visiting three spectacular sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef, Pure...

Visiting three spectacular sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef, Pure Snorkel carries a maximum of 35 guests on a day dedicated to snorkellers. Only two years old, this custom built vessel provides a relaxed and spacious day out with day bed style seating and fantastic views of the Coral Sea.

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Snorkel trip to Low Isles

A great morning trip to Low Isles and some excellent snorkelling, lots of fish and quite a few turtles. Keep up the good work Bobby, Jan and Dave the skipper.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great morning trip to Low Isles and some excellent snorkelling, lots of fish and quite a few turtles. Keep up the good work Bobby, Jan and Dave the skipper.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

THANK YOU TROPICAL JOURNEYS!!! We had an amazing day out on "Calypso" visiting the Opal Reef. The whole day was a magnificent experience, from the time we left until our return. Lisa, the Skipper, and other staff, Steve, Dan, Charni and Kate were all amazing......professional, friendly, helpful and fun. Because I could not snorkel, due to an ear problem, I... More 

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Thank Lespam
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great trip out to low isles only 30 minutes from Port Douglas on the boat. Glass bottom boat tour and snorkelling off the beach. We went with a group of families with young kids and it was the perfect trip. Highly recommend. Staff were friendly and helpful

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day out with great staff on hand to help out. Tried out the introduction to diving - excellent safety brief and guide was very patient with novices!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A brilliant day spent snorkelling 3 spots with the Calypso. The boat crew were great, they really added to the day making sure it was fun and full of information. A warm thanks to Ashleigh, Dan, Martin and the Skipper, a great crew. We visited Opal and Toungue reefs, the water warm and inviting and full of wonders to see.... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It was exciting and that was before we even left! They cater for those who have prescription glasses to use with the snorkel/mask and the staff were great. The group was small and we Learnt a lot !

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Moama, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I booked our tour on line as part of our holiday to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. We took this outer reef tour a couple of years ago and loved it then, so .. When you're on a good thing ..... We were not disappointed this time either. Great boat ('Bubbles'), great staff/crew and great gear and reef locations. My... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I loved seeing the fish and the coral - that was wonderful. I could have spent a lot longer in the water so if I went again I think I would choose a company that goes to fewer sites but spends longer at each (I had tried but everything was booked). I was always disappointed when I had to get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were very professional and fun. They were also helpful and very knowledgeable about the reef.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had a wonderful trip from Port Douglas Marina out to the reef with Calypso Reef Charters. We had decided to avoid the 400+ person experiences and to do our snorkeling with a much smaller group. This boat held around 50, half of whom were doing scuba. Our trip took us to three spots on Agincourt Reef (“Nobody’s Reef”, “Stonehenge”... More 

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