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“Excellent Spot for snorkelling”
Review of Michaelmas Cay

Michaelmas Cay
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US$132.27*
and up
Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
Ranked #10 of 121 things to do in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
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Hamilton
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent Spot for snorkelling”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Beautiful coral & lots of colourful fish ! A quiet spot where you feel so close to nature, beautiful blue waters, white sandy beach with just birds & you !

Visited July 2014
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Baldivis, Australia
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271 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Plenty to see”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

If you want to snorkel or dive on the reef for a day its worth the trip here. Plenty of sights to see under the water. If you get a chance to go on the semi submersible do it.

Visited June 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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94 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“What a view in the pouring rain”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

our day on the Cay was very wet and windy. We were getting set to be disappointed. However, nothing could be further from the truth. love the views. wonderful place with an abundance to see

Visited June 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Snorkel and Fins”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

This was our first day expedition from Cairns in June '08. We had a huge catamaran take us an hour or more out to the reef where we got suited up for some lazy snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Those with dive qualifications donned wet suits and tanks for a more adventurous experience, but those of us snorkelling didn't miss a thing. The water is crystal clear and the inhabitants are visitor friendly. The afternoon we got a ride in a semi-submersible that got us up close with gigantic clams that could make you disappear and all the gorgeous fish that inhabit the reef. This is an experience not to be missed if you get Down Under!

Visited June 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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618 reviews
262 attraction reviews
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“Fantastic experience”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

As non swimmers but keen bird watchers we loved this experience. To see the Noddies so close was a great experience.

Visited July 2013
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