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Reef Magic Cruises

#11 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
1 Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 1588
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise from Cairns Including Snorkeling and Marine...
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Reef Magic Cruises is an experience second to none. Large 2 story platform suitable for guests of all ages. Key Selling Points: Cairns' only locally owned & operated company; 5 full hours at Marine World; lowest passenger numbers to a 2 story platform in Cairns / Port Douglas area & Cairns' most affordable option.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“marine world” (122 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4031 1588

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great opportunity to experience the spectacular underworld of The Reef. We specially enjoyed education by the marine biologists and the snuba diving. They had to call us out of the water!

Thank jenalke
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family of 4 took a trip to the outer reef and were very impressed with the service from the crew. We had an amazing day at the reef, travelling with 2 little children was no issue and they just loved it. A special mention...More

Thank emilyj832017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw the pictures in the brochure and wondered if we could get up/down the stairs. The staff was very helpful in carrying my wife down and up. She even got to snorkel. At first she didn't want to go because it is so difficult...More

Thank ern n
Reviewed 3 days ago

We experienced Snuba at the barrier reef. A superb experience for parents and kids. Snuba crosses the bridge between snorkelling and scuba diving. With Snuba you experience diving the reef without the oxygen bottles on your back because the are in a small boat floating...More

Thank familievanholst
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both me and my daughter (9) have completed an amazing journey with this company. Unfortunately ive passed my fear of the sea to my daughter. Additionally, while i can swim, my daughter is naturally unbuoyant, as such she cant swim. Brilliant service from beginning to...More

Thank malteaser83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went out with reef with visitors from overseas a d was disappointed with several staff members being rude, unfriendly and outright rude to passengers. We were barked at to watch a safety video demonstration by one staff member who then proceeded to stand in our...More

Thank myer1980
Reef_Magic_Cruises, Manager at Reef Magic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Myer1980 for your feedback. Unfortunately due to the fact we have over 40 crew in the company it is difficult to pin point who you may have had issues with. These reviews are shared with all the crew so I am hopeful anyone...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome day out on the reef with Reef Magic. The staff were all very enthusiastic and clearly loved their jobs! The advice on the website regarding sea sickness was much appreciated - we both took a tablet 30 mins before departure and...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience with Reef Magic. We were traveling with young kids and there were activities for non swimmers and little ones as well as adults. The check in and boarding process was quick - they took a group picture and advised us...More

Thank Hannah J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kudos to the staff on reef magic cruises.awesome day on the reef.special thanks to Jason who showed us what true Aussie hospitality is.took us to snuba dive and we Got to see "Wally" and also a sea turtle.great day guys.counting the days until our next...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay in cairns we actually ended up going on 2 tours with this company. First one we organised ourselves booking through one of the shops on the promenade. This one the boat moored up at two different spots. The weather was great this...More

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springlynnli
30 May 2017|
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Response from Reef_Magic_Cruises | Property representative |
Hi springlynnli, thank you for your question. If looking for the calmest option and to include the helicopter we always recommend to fly to the reef and take the boat home. The flight out is approx 25 minutes and the boat... More
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mdpooh
30 April 2017|
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Response from YoungJenny13 | Reviewed this property |
The pontoon has good steps leading down onto a "platform" where you stand in ankle deep water to enter the ocean. Yes, if there is a swell, it is more difficult to stand there but good trained boating staff will help you... More
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HappyTravelerLaura
28 March 2017|
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Response from Reef_Magic_Cruises | Property representative |
Hi Laura, there is no denying the reef is currently under a lot of stress due to extremely high water temperatures over an extended period. Some large areas of coral, more so close to the surface, are showing varying degrees... More
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