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Port Douglas Dive

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Karl S wrote a review Jun 2014
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
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I inquired about becoming a qualified diver whilst working in Port Douglas for a short time. Gary was brilliant and flexible with my tight work schedule. Very knowledgeable and gave me heaps of confidence. Made me enjoy my whole experience so much that I immediately went for my advanced course. Even caught up with him for another dive on the Sunshine Coast. Best experience and takes great photos also! Highly Recommended!
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Date of experience: July 2013
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Dave_E_PD wrote a review Feb 2014
Port Douglas, Australia3 contributions
Gary is by far the most knowledgeable scuba diving guide in the region. He somehow has an ability to always find things other guides miss or never seem to find. I was lucky to experience a full 50 minute dive with a mating pair of cuttlefish and witness their laying eggs in the coral reef. Other groups on the dive swam by and didn't even notice, but with Gary's expert guidance we were able to patiently and unobtrusively witness these wonderful creatures in their natural environment up close. He knows the history and area as uniquely having lived there for a very long time. Other guides have come and gone, but Gary has been a constant in the area always working to improve skills and seek to share the marine life the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. When I seek to go diving in the area I always hope Gary is available as I'm sure to be treated to the best life and sights on the dive.
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Date of experience: November 2013
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Eileen W wrote a review Feb 2014
The Hague, The Netherlands1 contribution
Gary is both a great tour guide and instructor. Gary has a way of finding the most intersting marine life and capturing it on camera for you. I would recommend Gary to kids who want to learn to dive - he has a great way of enthusing kids and teaching them technical skill and diving safely.
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Date of experience: July 2013
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arjan h wrote a review Jan 2014
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1 contribution
We wanted to dive on the Great Barrier Reef in our holiday. We were recommended to go to Port Douglas, so we drove there in our camper . On the internet we find out a nice website from a diving guide, really well recommanded on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately he didn’t had time, but recommendad his friend Gary Rinquet .We talked to Gary by phone and he gave us a lot of advise about diving around and opportunities we could do. The day before our diving trip he visited us to talk about our level and experiences and take our sizes for the suits and stuff. This was very fine. The next day we walked to the boat that Garry has contact was a good organization . He put our gear ready and told what else is all going to happen . Because there are only four people in the boat went diving (the other went snorkeling ) If we are with Gary first and the other two with their guide also followed . Underwater you saw that he was an experienced diver and he let us see everything . ( even the guide of the boat followed us ) . In one word AWESOME . He also had a video camera and with him and made the most beautiful photos . I also felt very comfortable with him . At the end of the day he wanted the pictures of his laptop on a USB stick but we had unfortunately not with us , and he arranged for one of them anyway so we could take the pictures. He also has a link on his site to put the pictures so that the family could enjoy. Are you in Port Douglas and want a good-diving-trip call Gary Rinquet . Gary thanks !!!
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Date of experience: December 2013
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Saminthesand wrote a review Jan 2014
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Gary has taken my family members diving regularly over the last couple of years. Gary provides exceptional diving knowledge and goes the extra mile to make each dive day a special event.
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Date of experience: April 2013
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