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Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips

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Seastar Cruises premium reef cruise combines the outer Great Barrier Reef with a coral cay island. In only 1 1/4 hours the fast air-conditioned Seastar 1 can take you from Cairns to magnificent Michaelmas Cay, the largest of the local uninhabited...more
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75 Esplande | Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are so many Reef tours to choose from and I’m so glad I picked Seastar. The smaller catamaran tour meant we had a more personalised experience. Ours was a group of about 25 and it was nice to get to actually speak to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anisha-mistry-jones
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went for a day tour on the reef with the Seastar, with one time snorkling and two scuba dives. Even though I haven't been scuba diving for almost five years the instructor Ben made it a very pleasant dive and, most importantly, he made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JosefineBruun
Reviewed 4 days ago

The 6 of us loved our snorkeling adventure to the Great Barrier Reef. Nathan and Janis were excellent, very attentive to the needs of others. Laura did a wonderful job on the glass bottom boat tour. We felt it was very nice to be on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 515Kids
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to hear that you guys had a good day on the reef despite the windy weather. Small numbers are key to great customer service and we are so glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic experience on board Seastar. Friendly and accommodating crew made us feel comfortable and relaxed throughout. The lunch was excellent as well, couldn't recommend more! Special thanks to Kieran and Janice

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LouisefromSuffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic and friendly crew! Had a couple of non-swimers in our group, staff were really accommodating. Great trip highly recommend with this company.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zac P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trip. Highly recommend them. Small family run business. The crew were all really helpful and friendly. Excellent safety and training. All kit is provided with the option to do snorkelling, diving and glass bottom boat. You can opt to dive even if you’ve not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SamB3600
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sam, Thanks so much for your feedback. We are glad to hear that your experience with us was satisfying and pleasant. We hope to see you again soon. Seastar Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time out on the reef was fantiastic. I found the whole trip organized and proffessional. Fun and friendly staff who want you to have a good time. It's pretty small group that goes out, so not overwelmingly crowded. Scuba instructor very knowledgable and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fujijord
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat has just the right amount of people onboard - a it was not crowded at all. They had picked some good snorkling spots. The food was good, and we just enjoyed the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 255madsp
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day trip with Seastar to Michaelmas Cay & Hasting Reef is highly recommended. No mass handling as on other tours and the snorkeling equipment is of good quality. Two times a guided half hour snorkeling tour and lots of free time to explore the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BrunoP4975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the reef tour today and I do not have the words to describe how amazing it was! Starting from the introduction and briefing, the snorkel stops, the lunch, the glass bottomed boat rides, everything was meticulously organized and executed. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Pia G
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to hear you got to go snorkelling, so exciting! We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed the day with us and that you got a complete experience. The small...More

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vickyperrybehappy
1 November 2018|
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Response from SeastarCruises | Property representative |
What people have answered is true. It takes 1 1/2 hours to get to the reef.
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127gaurava
31 August 2018|
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Response from SeastarCruises | Property representative |
Hi, You must board and check in at E finger. If you are going with Seastar the boarding time is 7:30 am, please get them on time as we can not wait. Enjoy your day on the reef, Seastar crew
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outtoeat88
15 August 2018|
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Response from SeastarCruises | Property representative |
Good Morning Thank you for your inquiry on Seastar . Seastar boards at 07.30am, unfortunately you will not meet this check in time as your boat docks at Yorkeys Knob at 08.00am. We do have availability on our half day... More
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