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“scuba doo”(35 reviews)
“outer reef”(104 reviews)
“fish”(124 reviews)
With Great Adventures you can explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on any day of your holiday, be it at the spacious outer reef activity platform or the tropical reef and rainforest surrounds of Green Island. Cruises depart daily from Cairns...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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One Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
4044 9944
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked our tickets at the counter the lady was so helpful, very friendly and knowledgeable, easy transaction, crew on board boat were awesome

Thank Annegelique
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is something you must do if in Cairns. Seeing the GB Reef was more awesome than I imagined. The colorful fish, clear water, and different types of coral is a one of a kind experience. Great Adventure did a great job on informing everyone...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Outer Great Barrier Reef tour and absolutely loved it! Everything was well-planned and the staff friendly and helpful. We had a great day and enjoyed very much the snorkeling and semi-sub ride. We were considering the scuba-doo and didn’t go for it...More

Thank AmaliaFou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This company took us to the great barrier reef via Green Island. This is a must do in Australia and this company did a great job. Multiple ways of seeing the sealife. Very efficient operation. Recommended.

1  Thank 554TonyCo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend this company to go to Green Island and see the reef the staff are awesome especially Nick thank you for an amazing day😊

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

While in Cairns for a few days my Daughter and I used Great Adventures to visit the Great Barrier Reef. It was great. The Staff on board the boat were very nice especially a lady called Angela . This trip is great value for money,...More

2  Thank Mari982
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great trip. Went to 1st September. Beautiful. The crew are all kind, and very helpful. Lots of coral, fishes. Coffee on the way to and from pontoon with cake, buffet lunch was great. Thank you for Skipper Lock and Dom, I personally witnessed skipper Dom...More

1  Thank treetstreet
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Good organisation, friendly helpful staff (in particular Jairo). Lovely lunch. Submarine was good. Saw a lot, though lacking in colour (see photo). Snorkelling was fun.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is only about the Scuba Doo, not the Great Adventures trip to the reef. The Scuba Doo did not live up to expectations. We expected "self drive" which is what the advertising blurb says but we had very little control and one of us...More

1  Thank Murri77
Reviewed 27 August 2018

On 10 August I was booked on an Outer Reef Cruise with my 91yo aunt from England. Unfortunately just prior to boarding. she had a nasty fall on the jetty. The crew were outstanding in their quick response, expert attention and friendly care. She was...More

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22 November 2016|
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Response from Diane R | Reviewed this property |
Neither of those activities would have the room for a buggy. The space is somewhat limited even for adults if the boats are full. However, your child will certainly enjoy both activities as will the adults. The staff that... More
Deb T
30 October 2016|
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Response from Chumleygirls | Reviewed this property |
I bought the entire photo package since it was my first open water scuba diving trip since I earned my certificate. I received a flash drive with all the pictures of me including ones with my roommate in them. It also... More
Jackie G
8 October 2016|
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Response from FloridaMyrtle | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was plenty of room to walk up the ramp to the catamaran and plenty of room to walk off to the barge where your adventure begins. I also agree with everyone else's comments.