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Calypso Pure Snorkel

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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...more
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Shop 35 Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Port Douglas in January 2019 during which the "most rain I've ever seen" happened, according to a 50+ year old who grew up there. So, our planned day of snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef was cancelled. Despite the weather forecast, we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeachWoman7
Reviewed 12 January 2019

My husband I and had a great day snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. The staff was friendly and accommodating. My husband is a non-swimmer and he said that the staff was patient and made him feel comfortable. (They provide life-jackets and pool noodles upon request)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SandpaperButterfly
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Very safety-conscious guides--always made sure everyone was back on board and kept an eye on all snorkelers. Pool noodles provided for comfort/safety and even for good swimmers I would recommend using them because snorkeling out in the open ocean waters is very different from snorkeling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank govbria
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went on a half day snorkelling trip to Low Isles and had a perfect afternoon. The crew members were friendly, professional and informative. The snorkelling was great with only 16 people and the beautiful reef. A great trip for novices and experienced snorkellers alike....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mandy G
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My very personal experience was a bit disappointing. I booked based on other reviews and the way the company positions the tour online. To be begin with, I found very annoying/weird how you get asked to take a picture with a "livesaver/lifebuoy" just before boarding....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had a great half day snorkelling trip out to Little Isle. Small boat was only half full which meant it was very relaxed with only 12 aboard. A great afternoon and very well run with a glass bottom boat trip out to Little Isle from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Booked online from UK directly on Calypso website, several months in advance. Snorkel only Outer Barrier Reef full day with Family of 4 - with 12 and 14 year old boys. Self drive to marina $789. Went to Calypso office in marina building for 8.15am...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HROxon
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We took the Calypso to snorkel. Crew was great, but we didnt see much fish life where we went., because water was to choppy to go where was was supposed. Water was very clear and warm

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adventurer630641
Reviewed 22 June 2018

My husband and I had a great day on Calypso Outer Reef. From the meet & greet to the final farewell, we cannot fault it. The dives were great, food very good and the equipment spot on! Well worth it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Well priced and good value a whole day out on the water with three snorkel experiences. The staff put customer safety first and provided guidance, supervision and great local knowledge. This is a great day trip and value for money.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Barry H
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