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Address: 85 Lake St | 2nd Floor Main Street Arcade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4031 7794
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Reef Teach is the only dedicated Great Barrier Reef education company. It...

Reef Teach is the only dedicated Great Barrier Reef education company. It primary role is performing information shows about the Great Barrier Reef. These shows are design to enhance and compliment tourists Great Barrier Reef trips. Reef Teach's highly qualified and experienced marine biologists take their customers on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef. With the use of hundreds of high quality images, videos and real marine specimens. The marine biologists introduce everyone to the diversity of animals they can actually see, from individuals as small as a pins head right up to those individuals as big as dolphins and whales. Plus their will give their guests the helpful hints on where to find these beautiful animals. While sharing all this knowledge their they will be telling you the animals own personal stories.msomemof these stories will amaze you. Thought these three main goals, 1) introducing one to the diversity of live one can see, 2) the helpful hints on where to find these beautiful animals and 3) the animals personal stories, tourist will see more and enjoy they reef trip even further. "with learning comes appreciation..."

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Fantastic info source before diving the Great Barrier Reef!

Thank you for your awesome introduction to a complete newbie to the Great Barrier Reef! I went to the talk the day before scuba diving and felt the passion and enthusiasm from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for your awesome introduction to a complete newbie to the Great Barrier Reef! I went to the talk the day before scuba diving and felt the passion and enthusiasm from the lecturer was brilliant :) and the funny way he presented the talk really helped the knowledge sink in! Definitely recommend visiting reef teach if you want to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit Reef Teach to learn all about the Great Barrier Reef prior to our day trip to go snorkelling on the outer Reef, and it was a great decision. The 2-hour session (starts at 18:30 and costs $23) was superb and we learned masses about the types of coral, hard and soft, their formation and reproduction, the... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth while if you want to learn about the reef, and what you might experience there when you go snorkelling or diving. Entertaining talk with lots of pictures and facts. It will make you want to take several trips to the Great Barrier Reef! Well priced too

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Copacabana, Bolivia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are two sixtyish Canucks who are in Cairns to really learn and experience this amazing ecosystem so we signed up for a Reef Teach interactive lecture before heading out on two days of snorkeling....incredibly informative, hilarious and a must do if you want to really understand the marine world you are heading into and to learn valuable techniques to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute must for those going snorkelling/ diving on the reef - and bargain for only $23. You will enlarge your world!

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Reef Teach 3 times and this most recent time was a real letdown. It was so bad that I left to get groceries after a while, and my dad fell asleep! The teacher had a weird agenda and spent most of the class trying to convince people that the reef is healthy and the government is... More 

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Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this review

Dear Canada-Oz. I am extremely disappointed that we did not provide you with the experience you were expecting. We truly are happy that we had done such a good job the previous two times you want to come back for a third. I would really appreciate if you could email me to let me know when you were with us,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Reef Teach. It's a must do if you're planning a Barrier Reef trip as you'll learn so much about the marine life in the area and the teams passion for their subject is really inspiring.

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Thank Holly M
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this review

Thank you Holly for this great review. It is great to hear that that we are inspiring. We hope to just get people excited about the reef. But hear we are inspiring is awesome. So thank you for sharing your experience. Gareth More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was visiting the Reef with very little inherent knowledge of the delicate eco-system. Before heading out on a full day trip on the SeaStar I wanted to learn about the reef and it's occupants so I could identify what was out there and know where to look. The lady that taught the class (I think her name was Lisa?)... More 

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Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this review

Great review thanks so much for taking the time to write it. I think yo said it best, the Great Barrier Reef is such an amazing ecosystem and it does spay to know what you are looking at. That is our goal. Plus thank you for the great feed back about the presenter. We do specialize in sharing knowledge in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had just finished our dive course and went to Reef Teach the night before heading out onto the reef. We learnt so much about the species we would see and found it very valuable while diving the Great Barrier Reef. I highly recommend seeing this whether you are diving, snorkeling or just in the area to relax.

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Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this review

Thanks StefDavis for this review. From this review it sounds like we did our job, enhance your reef trip. It is great to hear that we made such difference. Thanks for let us know and helping us get our name out there. Gareth More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I attended 'reef teach' before visiting the GBR. Can't recommend this talk highly enough. Fun, engaging and informative, I think this should be made compulsory attendance before visiting the GBR, myself and my friends had a lot more fun on our scuba course because of it and knowing just that little bit more* about the environment we were visiting! and... More 

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Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this review

This is a great review Alice. Thank you so much for taking the time to make us a part of your trip and for writing this review. These review do help us do what we do, so thank you. Gareth More 

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