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Water Sports in Australia

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  • Mario Andres L
    2 contributions
    Great experience! Staff was extremely friendly, and the reef locations were mind-blowing. We also had a buffet, it was delicious
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • cristinaffonseca86
    Coimbra, Portugal41 contributions
    What an experience! We sailed with the nicest crew and group of people (not too crowded, max 25 people) to Green island and the Great Reef Barrier. We snorkeled and some of the guests scuba dived. The crew has very helpful explaining everything and all safety procedures, super nice and friendly. The meal on board was good, they had coffee and pastries in the morning and when sailing back they served us white wine, cheese and crackers, fruit and cake. It was a great day, great experience. At the same time Mike gave us a lot of explanations and facts and started conversation with everyone.
    Written 20 October 2023
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  • Location C
    Sydney, Australia3 contributions
    We did a day trip from the Cairns Marina to Green Island with Great Adventures (who are owned by Quicksilver). We had to change our accomodation at short notice from Cairns to Trinity Beach. The tour had been booked from Cairns but Colin Thompson (a silver coach driver from Quicksilver) offered to pick us up and bring us into town, and then changed his schedule for our return trip so that we could make it to a planned dinner date the same evening. Colin made the inconvenience of changing locations so much easier for us. He is very kind and understanding. We recommend Great Adventures Green Island Day Trip., the water was smooth and clear and the staff so helpful. A beautiful day out.
    Written 3 September 2023
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  • Paul H
    1 contribution
    Stevo, our driver, was both professional and humorous during our amazing experience on the Jet boat extreme ride.
    My daughter, girlfriend and myself all thoroughly enjoyed the experience, the high adrenaline rush and breathtaking views whilst riding the waves at high speed!
    Additional bonus seeing 2 dolphins!

    Would highly recommend this experience to anyone looking for something that little bit different with an adrenaline kick, yet be prepared to get soaked through to the bone!

    Great job guys, thank you!
    Written 11 November 2023
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  • Sladey67
    6 contributions
    A great experience … all staff were friendly and helpful … safety briefings thorough but not excessive and covered everything you needed to know … guides were awesome and made sure we were comfortable and had fun. We were lucky enough to come across a large pod of dolphins so stopped while they swam around and under the skiis. Overall I had a blast and thoroughly recommended.
    Written 24 October 2023
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  • anjelica2590
    3 contributions
    What a transformative experience! End to end, Kevin and Ashton (the instructors) at Pro Dive Cairns the helped me jump into diving with confidence. They were patient (equalizing can take time!) and knowledgeable about diving and the GBR. I really enjoyed and highly recommend the open water + adventure and advanced training experience!
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • Matt Herron
    4 contributions
    I’ve been in Australia now for 5 months and this has blown me out of the water and knocked the socks off everything I have done so far.

    We went snorkelling, to Whitehaven beach and around the islands and it was nothing less than stunning. I’d like to give a massive Thankyou to the crew as they played a huge roll in making my experience the best it possibly could be. Ayla or being a fantastic deckmate with loads of energy, JMac for getting us around safe and sound and being an all round donny. Ben for cooking up some fantastic meals and feeding me and Larissa for being an awesome instructor.

    If you are thinking about doing Whitsundays I could not recommend the new horizon more. It’s worth every single cent.
    Written 18 March 2023
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  • Michelle M
    1 contribution
    A fabulous experience. We were well looked after by Tash and Kate in terms of their knowledge and the equipment supplied. Recommended by Michelle
    Written 2 November 2023
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  • Alex B
    Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States10 contributions
    Booked a half day (morning) fishing charter on the Predator. Had a group of folks ranging from novices to experienced fisherman and from 10-45 years old (three dads and the kids). Mitch and Matt were super helpful with all of us and we caught some great fish both reef/bottom fishing and trolling. We also had the great experience of feeding a fish (that wouldn't have survived release due to damage from hook) to a nearby Sea Eagle as well as spotting a sea turtle while bottom fishing. I would highly recommend for anyone interested in a half day on the water, and if we ever make it back to Hamilton Island will definitely use this group again. If you are taking the AM charter and want some adult beverages on the boat remember to buy the night before!!
    Written 27 November 2023
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  • Jayne S
    Little Mountain, Australia6 contributions
    Had a fantastic day out, snorkelling, staff & food was amazing, bit crazy at the first site, but once everyone got in the water and out the way was good, had your gear then for the rest of the way, just loved it, will definitely go again
    Written 24 January 2023
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  • Go26638886633
    1 contribution
    Crew were amazing and very knowledgeable about all aspects of GKI especially Brenda about the coral and fish life. Thank you for a great day.
    Written 13 November 2023
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  • Lisa B
    2 contributions
    The introductory diving with this Reef tour was outstanding. I have an intest fear of dicing but wanted to face my fears. Kristeen was awesome. She was patient and calm and encouraging and I can know say that I have scuba dived the great barrier reef. I have the certificate to prove it. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone. Best add on ever spent.
    Annmarie.
    Written 26 November 2023
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  • rossannaholiday
    Kaiapoi, New Zealand1 contribution
    Just do this! It's a great experience and a unique way to see Melbourne. The commentary from our guide was informative, the views are great, especially when the sun sets, and you get to see the night lights of Melbourne. We were a bit apprehensive about this 3-hour trip - but it was relatively easy going... and no sore muscles the day after.
    Written 1 November 2023
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  • Gloria L
    1 contribution
    Highly recommended experience of the Great Barrier Reef! My partner and I opted for 2x Introductory Dives and a snorkel. All three excursions were professionally run and the staff were very accommodating of all skill levels. Loved the energy of the crew and special shoutout to our host Faye!
    Written 9 October 2023
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  • Jo L
    Sydney, Australia54 contributions
    Here from Sydney for a family holiday and wanted my 9 year old to experience a jet boat ride. My husband and I had been on them in NZ. My son loved it. Braydon communicated well and made sure we were all ok throughout the ride. He was funny, enthusiastic and a bit cheeky! He did more 360 degree turns than expected which was great. The water was choppy but Braydon’s driving skills were awesome.
    The lady that greeted us was friendly and professional too. Thank you for a thrilling 30 minutes!
    Written 5 October 2023
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