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“Even a none swimmer can enjoy this!!”
Review of Ocean Safari

Ocean Safari
Ranked #1 of 9 Tours in Cape Tribulation
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species.The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. After an exhilarating fast ride of approximately 25 minutes guests are ready to snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, home to an abundance of marine life as well as beautiful hard and soft corals.The Ocean Safari vessel takes a maximum of 25 passengers allowing guests to experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of a small group. The vessel is based on the original design of a rescue craft and is a rigid inflatable boat driven by 700hp engines. The experienced Skipper and Eco Host ensure the trip is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree, two world heritage areas side by side. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime. The Ocean Safari check in office is at the Turtle Rock Cafe and Safari Lodge, Cape Tribulation Road and a courtesy bus pick up from Cape Tribulation accommodation is included. Ocean Safari has Advanced Eco Accreditation.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My greatist wish was to snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef but husband is s non swimmer. No problem for the young staff of Ocean Safari ! They gave him undivided attention and with their assistance he was thrilled to be able to snorkle as well. Thankyou so much .He was so grateful. As for me it was a dream come true - plus an exciting ride out to the reef.

2  Thank Diane G
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

After being turned away at more 'touristy' locations for being a solo traveler I was happy to see that I could book a seat on this tour. Spent two fantastic hours exploring the reef (an hour each at two separate locations). As the only reef operator in Cape Trib you will not have the hassle of vying for space on the reef. I can highly recommend this tour to anyone who's interested in snorkeling on the reef.

2  Thank Jake R
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We were a group of 4 people and we each agreed Ocean Safari was the highlight of our Northern Queensland experiences! Staff members were so friendly and answered any questions we had. It really felt like an authentic experience; only around 20 people onboard and not another boat in sight as we were snorkelling. Gorgeous area and snorkel spot.
Thanks for a great experience!

1  Thank 110jacintheb
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Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

This was THE snorkeling experience we were looking for. Staff was excellent... Very professional and knowledgable. Clear water and breath taking reef. Will recommend 100%!! Thanks for the highlight of our trip to Tropical Queensland!

1  Thank XReevesX
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

This was an excellent trip. Staff were very organized and friendly. We were provided with stinger suits and the option of wetsuits for an additional $8. The masks didn't fog up once and we also got fins. We had 2 full hours in the water, the guys on the boat were in no hurry to be back and we stayed out an extra half hour.

This place is out of the way but the scenery is worth the drive. It isn't busy and we had lots of times where we had beaches to ourselves.

I would definitely recommend a half days snorkeling with these guys.

3  Thank Seamus776
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