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Address: Shop 35 Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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+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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Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas
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Wonderful day on the Great Barrier Reef!

Calypso picked us up at our hotel on time, delivered us to the boat, and left on time. We visited 3 reefs and had a wonderful (and varied) snorkeling visit to each--of about one... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Calypso picked us up at our hotel on time, delivered us to the boat, and left on time. We visited 3 reefs and had a wonderful (and varied) snorkeling visit to each--of about one hour each. Tea and lunch were served in between the reefs. And, we did not feel like "second class citizens" to the scuba divers--which does happen... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Woke up early nervous about snorkeling without being able to swim (professional sinker). Thought about downing a bottle of wine, glad I didn't, and showed up ready to go back. Against my better judgement I got onto the boat and listened to the safety announcements. Next thing I know we were on ready to jump out into the deep blue... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Friendly Staff (Stephen & Riley) very informative. Was a little sad that the water visibility was not great but we had a great time even seen a turtle (from afar) we rented the go pro and got great footage and were very thankful for the fruit supplied after the snorkel.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I used this company for a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef. Overall, it was a positive experience. There were only 2 negative items: 1. the boat had engine trouble on the return trip which delayed us 30 ~ 45 minutes and 2. the person taking pictures seemed to focus on some people more than others.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magical day out in perfect conditions on the Great Barrier Reef. We visited three sites on Opal reef where the water was warm, clear and the underwater world was spectacular. The boat was well equipped and the staff, consisting of, Freddo, Dan(?), Jason, Cody and Jade were so helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. TICKED OF A BUCKET LIST ITEM! Thanks guys... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

we had the best day...this boat is not overcrowed it has nice fun young people ..we found it nicer than the bigger commercial scuba and snorkel charter boats ..Highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent day out. This is the perfect "Reef tour" if you are not a good swimmer or confident in the water! The staff were excellent and attentive and made the whole experience so much more enjoyable !! Would highly recommend calypso and tropical journeys!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Getting to the great Barrier Reef was a lifetime bucket list item. Being with our kids, we snorkeled rather than scuba dive. This company was excellent to work with. They picked us up from our hotel on time the boat is clean and new. My husband gets sea sick and they immediately told us about the option of purchasing pills... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Had a fantastic day out, visiting three different locations on the reef. Staff were very friendly and informative

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Today was one of the greatest travel experience ever in my entire life. I had almost missed the opportunity to see one of the seven wonder of the world. I and Mom didn't have an intention to snorkel because I am not a good swimmer and Mom can't swim at all. Once were on board the staff told us that... More 

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