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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

We loved every part of this day. We opted for the scuba diving for an additional $75 each which was so worth it. The boat journey was an hour long, however, wasn’t wasted as we were given our introduction/safety demonstration for scuba diving. We were...More

Thank AnnMarieF405
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If there were 10 stars instead of 5, I would give it an 11. Crew was fantastic. Very attentive, very high on safety, worked well as a unit, and ensured the guests were giving first class treatment. Both stops on this tour were amazing. There...More

Thank Thetriphunters
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a great time and I definitely recommend Seastar for anyone who’s interested in snorkeling and scuba diving at Great Barrier Reef! The Crew was considerate and friendly. I tried the discovery scuba dive. Cassie was an excellent guide and explained everything so clearly....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really skilled and friendly crew, 2 breath taking sites of snorkling (with a scuba diving option). The Seastar guys genuinely bring a good Great Barrier Reef experience!

Thank lev_elad7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend these guys!!! Lovely and helpful staff!! I was a bit concerned about sea sickness but was actually fine on the boat!!! Took some travel calm tablets though...crew was professional and easy- going! Thank you for great experience

Thank Yulia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my discover dive with only !2! other people on Seastar and it was an amazing experience! Laura was very patient and helped us so well! We saw two turtles right in front of us. I booked Seastar because I didn’t wanted to be...More

Thank Marieke Z
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 diving and see some turtles, so exciting! We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed the day with us and that you got a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool trip and crew. Showed us tons of fish I had never seen before and really took care of us. Special thanks to Alba who made sure everything was awesome!

Thank Curious62658774890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was wonderful to see the reef plus the additional coral cay. The staff were friendly and the typical kind of staff you get on these tours. Nice though and always helpful if you ask them for something. Not annoyingly nice like fake when they're...More

1  Thank JamJam192
SeastarCruises, Public Relations Manager at Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello JamJam, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Our crew members are passionate about the reef and that shines through as they provide great customer service and a unique experience on board, thanks for acknowledging that. To respond to your feedback: -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In comparison to other tours a great 'little' boat (max 36 and we were with 24) that offers a great day, beatifull spots in the outter reef, great food and most of all amazing and friendly staff. The price is a bit high, but it's...More

Thank Freek d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my first trip to the reef I chose Seastar and what an inspired decision it was! The crew are absolutely brilliant, it would be unfair to single one out as nothing was too much trouble for any of them. They were very knowledgeable and...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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