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Cairns, Australia
About Great Adventures
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 aboard modern fast catamarans. All cruises are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification, ensuring guests have the opportunity to learn about and appreciate this magnificent World Heritage environment.
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Sunshine_Seahorse wrote a review 16 Oct
Cairns, Australia46 contributions15 helpful votes
We went over on a locals special with a really good discount, Absolutely loved the glass bottom boat tour. Our guide was funny and witty and very knowledgeable and informative. Great viewing of coral even on low tide and saw plenty of fish. We took our own lunch and made a day of it with a walk around and plenty of relaxing and checked out Cassius at the museum too. The resort did smell strongly of ammonia (from bats or birds) but overall we loved the day.
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Date of experience: October 2021
Cwilson wrote a review 13 Oct
Brisbane, Australia7 contributions1 helpful vote
We went on a day tour, first to Green Island did the glass bottom boat, staff were excellent spent some time on the beach then off to the pontoon on the great barrier reef, the staff on the boat were very informative and as we had booked multiple activities they scheduled a plan for us so we were able to do it all. The Scubadoo with Mark and Ashley was mind blowing, special thanks to Mark for giving us time to see Wally, the buffet had both hot and cold food and was delicious, we then went on a guided snorkel tour with Jordan, we was outstanding, very knowledgeable, patient and gave you a insight that you wouldn't normally understand, finally we went on the semi submersible and saw turtles, sharks, abundant fish and saw how utterly incredible the reef was, all up it was amazing, at no time did we feel unsafe or alone the staff are with you all the way, it is worth the money to do all the extras , thanks everyone
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Date of experience: October 2021
Miss-Elizabeth-Anne wrote a review 12 Oct
Logan City, Australia209 contributions39 helpful votes
Great day out. The glass bottom boat was a great experience and very informative. I really recommend doing it. They explain what fish you are seeing and all coral.
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Murray H wrote a review 9 Oct
Brisbane, Australia168 contributions48 helpful votes
Green Island was a great place for the kids to learn to snorkel and gain some confidence in the water. We opted for the Discovery tour with Great Adventures which included quality snorkel gear as well as the glass bottom boat tour and it was good value for money. The coral was much better than expected and can recommend the left side of the jetty for amazing fish and turtles (even a reef shark!). The glass bottom boat tour was excellent and we saw lots of fish and coral. We took our own lunch but the food coming out of the cafes looked good and we do order some hot chips. Staff in the dive shop were very friendly and helpful. We added on a boat snorkel tour which went about 800m offshore to one of the dive sites – good practice for the family and we saw lots of good coral and marine life including clown fish and turtles. Would certainly recommend Green Island Adventures.
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Date of experience: September 2021
Matthew N wrote a review Aug 2021
Brisbane, Australia4 contributions
For a first timer to the Reef. (post covid). It was perfect day getaway to Green Island & The Barrier Reef. Two of us spent the day being Aussie tourists. We enjoyed the boat ride even though a bit rough. Made the adventure more riveting Green Island was amazing, staff very helpful and friendly. Snorkeling on the Reef & Pontoon was the highlight. We really enjoyed our experience. Please everyone support Queensland tourism & Great Adventures crew.. thank you 😊
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Date of experience: August 2021