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Great Adventures

#55 of 161 Tours in Cairns
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One Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
4044 9944
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Snorkelling is well worth it

The snorkelling was the highlight of the trip for myself! The boat was clean and had all facilities... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clemmy C
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Trip of a lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef

Had the most amazing trip out with this company. We arrived in Cairns on Tuesday and managed to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“scuba doo” (31 reviews)
“green island” (298 reviews)
“outer reef” (100 reviews)
One Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
4044 9944

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The snorkelling was the highlight of the trip for myself! The boat was clean and had all facilities on board but the staff weren't great, nor was the quality of the overall package. The snacks were naff and lunch was limited due to some people...More

Thank Clemmy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing trip out with this company. We arrived in Cairns on Tuesday and managed to book a trip out to the reef for he next day with our hotel. The prices are the same if done via hotel or directly with the...More

Thank Tejuri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw lots of tropical fish, 2 x turtles and a skate but, there was very minimal live coral left, I'm taking perhaps 10? There were very pretty but, we paid a lot of money expecting not to see parts of the reef that were...More

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took Great Adventure trip few weeks back. While the boat and ride is great, location is nice, there was miscommunication on the activities by the company while we were booking. We were advised that activities like snorkelling, scuba doo etc could only be booked...More

Thank Abycee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the GREAT BARRIER REEF / GREAT ADVENTURE tour yesterday . Boat is clean and efficient time wise. Stop on GREEN ISLAND quite good especially Crocodile feeding show which was very informative and most entertaining. However main focus of the 'Great Adventure ' is of...More

2  Thank HBARRY740
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Scubadoo was well worth the money and can be done by anybody. Green island was nice and relaxing. The lunch on the pontoon was absolutely fantastic. This trip you can do as much or as little as you want. Loved every minute of it.

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Green Island and spent the day there snorkelling and relaxing on beach. We loved it,we saw fish and turtles no coral but still really enjoyed it. Fantastic facilities and the staff were very friendly and happy to help with any enquiries. If...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I recently did the Great Adventures outer reef pontoon trip. I love to snorkel and had a wonderful time on this trip. The pontoon on Norman's Reef was well situated and had everything you could need for the day. The day included access to an...More

1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good facilities Good boat Convenient Good photography Good staff Bit too crowded and commercialised The life guard was careful and friendly. Our kids have lots of fun and support. They have their own pontoon and platform for helicopters. We flew in by helicopter and got...More

1  Thank Angelina R
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to do the trip to Cairns last minute, after getting here and realising we only had a couple of days and so many tours to investigate I got straight on the phone. I was told by most of the agents...More

Thank rackycarps
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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.

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