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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
+61 7 4041 6218
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I booked this tour and were extremely happy with it all. I had a medical issue that was worrying me regarding snorkelling however after sharing with the crew they were absolutely fantastic. They were compassionate, caring and supportive without drawing attention to...More

Thank Kay1534
Reviewed yesterday

I highly recommend this amazing tour!!!! It was perfect and Alba our guide was knowledgeable and lovely. We saw so much sea life including a shark, turtles and thousands of fish. The tour is kept to a small number which makes the excursion so much...More

Thank judith h
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing trip today on the sea star tour out to the Great Barrier Reef. The staff were amazing from start to finish and they really knew what they were talking about when it came to the Great Barrier Reef....More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such an awesome time on the Seastar! The crew was friendly, informative and very organized! Sarah and Nathan were great snorkeling guides, and took some wonderful pictures! Thoroughly enjoyed our glassbottom boat tour with Chris - he was both knowledgeable and entertaining. Definitely...More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We just came back from the day trip with Seastar and it was fantastic. We have a 8 month old and we were looked after so well. The snorkeling opportunities give you a wealth of knowledge. 2 locations and plenty of time. The crew are...More

Thank Cassycam
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first time to the Great Barrier Reef and we took 2 tours ( 1 with this company and 1 with another company). We (myself and my kids, ages 11 &12) all agreed that Seastar Cruises was by far the BEST! The tour...More

Thank Escape81017
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thanks so much for that amazing review! We pride ourselves on providing high quality service focusing on health and safety of all our passengers. Having small groups allows us to pay special attention to all of our passengers and provide an excellent day out...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great trip w the Seastar crew today. Guided snorkel tours at both stops and a nice lunch was provided after the first site. Can’t say enough about the beauty of the GBR. Thanks to the Seastar crew!! 5 stars

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We began our day an hour before we were due to borad the Seastar at a restaruant which over looked the Sea Star moored at the dock in Cairns. We noticed then that activity was already well under way on the boat preparing for the...More

Thank robthoughts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 0730 to the SeaStar boat and were met with friendly smiles and welcome aboard! There were about 25 guests for the trip which turned out to be perfect as it never seemed crowded. Coffee/Tea had been made fresh for our trip to...More

Thank Daydream819867
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thanks so much for the feedback! We are glad you had a fun day out on the reef and that you enjoyed your time in the water. Hopefully we will see you soon again, Thanks Seastar crew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional nice people, who take care of everyone. Organization was perfect and you feel safe during the whole trip. Ratio of tourist to guide is very good, so you can ask and learn during the fantastic experience of finest nature. We saw so many different...More

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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
15 August 2018|
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
8 August 2018|
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Response from SeastarC | Property representative |
Hi Kiera, We don't have a mesh, but we do have a top deck. Our top deck is covered but you have plenty of places to sunbathe including Michaelmas Cay. The front of the boat is very spacious, and you can sunbathe and lay... More