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Reef Magic Cruises

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“marine world”(80 reviews)
“helmet dive”(42 reviews)
Reef Magic Cruises is an experience second to none. Large 2 story platform suitable for guests of all ages. Key Selling Points: Proudly 100% Aussie Owned & Locally Operated; 5 full hours at Marine World; lowest passenger numbers to a 2 story...more
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1 Spence St | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 1588
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed the entire day and the Reef Magic staff. Plenty of rest rooms on the boat. I can get sea sick but the large boat provides for a smooth ride...didn't have one problem. We spent about six hours at the reef. The snacks and hot...More

Thank Climber710584
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. What can i say AMAZING. Our day was perfect. All the crew were so helpful from the moment we checked in the service was 10/10 . there were was plenty of activities to do if you wanted . We chose to do the snorkeling...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a top day out on the reef on the reef magic boat. The staff are super informative and entertaining. The 2 stops are both stunning. The food included was also great. Would highly recommend

Thank Shantelle P
Chris K, Manager at Reef Magic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Shantelle, Magic Dive has proved a popular option with the 2 outer reef sites Thanks for your review Regards, Chris

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did the reef magic cruise on 14th September. What an awesome experience.We were travelling with a 3 year old and were quiet apprehensive. It was a high tide day and quiet a few of them turned sea sick.The Crew were so helpful. I was surely...More

Thank Adithi S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I spend a beautiful day on the great barrier reef it's some experience I'll never forget and definitely the Snuba dive I've done wich was so amazing. A huge thanks to River who brought me out of my comfort zone but did such a good...More

Thank dianeparkus
Reviewed 5 days ago

Departed marina on time. Ship was clean, ample seating. Coffee/tea provided while underway at no charge. Arrived at anchored facility on reef ( facility is permanently affixed to reef- no rocking motion), change rooms, bathroom and lunch provided (no additional fee). Glass bottom boat, and...More

Thank Silver-Elite
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous day we had on Calypso magic reef! The crew were outstanding-so friendly and helpful...special mention to Paul and Claudio. Great location on the reef, the fish were stunning during the snorkelling, lunch was great, equipment and facilities spot on-couldn’t fault it-Well done!

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My hotel recommended this tour. It was within walking distance to the pier. Staff was great for check in and escorting me on boat which takes you to a pontoon for reef activities and lunch. When you get on the boat they tell you all...More

Thank travelgill
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been on several day trip snorkelling and diving off the great barrier reef over the years but this was our first time with the children (two daughters 10 and 13 years of age). My youngest dreams of being a marine...More

1  Thank Shashian
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Snuba trip with Benny which was awesome! My husband had some diving experience; for my 12-year-old daughter this trip was an opportunity to go beyond snorkeling :-) She had an encounter with Wally and could explore the Great Barrier Reef. Benny...More

Thank Monique D
reefmagiccruises2018, Manager at Reef Magic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Monique, Thanks for your review and great to hear you enjoyed your SNUBA experience. Benny & Jenny are very passionate about the SNUBA activity, so glad their passion made your 12 year old feel comfortable to "Go Beyond Snorkelling". Hopefully we will see you...More

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2 September 2018|
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Response from allang042018 | Reviewed this property |
Reef Magic seemed ethical. Our drift snorkeling trip had two staff marine biologists both passionately extolling sustainability and look but don’t touch.
18 August 2018|
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Response from VICMAD | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on the season. We were there at end of June and plenty of room onboard as well as in the water when we got to the reef area
22 July 2018|
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Response from Chris K | Property representative |
Hi Chan, Thanks for your question and apologies for the delayed response. Confirming we still have a few seats left available for the 29th, I would recommend booking in advance to avoid any disappointment . Snorkeling is... More