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Address: 100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Enjoy a wonderful reef day trip with Compass Cruises. Travel on the basic...

Enjoy a wonderful reef day trip with Compass Cruises. Travel on the basic package and tailor your day by selecting the additional activities you wish! It’s the best outer Great Barrier Reef tour for value on the market. Your day includes: - Snorkeling Equipment- 5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef at 2 Outer Reef locations- Free scuba diving demonstration- Lunch prepared fresh daily at the reef- Boomnetting (weather permitting)- Wine & cheese on journey home- Tea and Coffee all day (whilst vessel is stationary)

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Fun reef day

Crew were really nice and made day fun, we went snorkelling in 2 places and saw lots of fish and coral. The boom net at the end was a great laugh. I suffered a bit of sick... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angela F
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Crew were really nice and made day fun, we went snorkelling in 2 places and saw lots of fish and coral. The boom net at the end was a great laugh. I suffered a bit of sick sickness but still completely enjoyed the day

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Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The boat is old and should be replaced by a newer vessel if Compass cruises wants to be competitive. The food and complimentary glass of wine don't compensate for the condition of the boat. The sea was rough. The crew did their best to make the best of what was going to be a shaky journey to the reef -... More 

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Thank arv12345
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The day out was awesome with two stops to snorkel. The staff made the trip fun with their humour and professionalism.

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1 Thank Daniel B
Melbourne
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I chose this cruise as our very first snorkelling experience. It was a great tour recommended by travel website when I asked for a snorkelling tour but not costing a fortune. It turned out very good as well. It's a whole day tour with 2 snorkelling/diving locations, morning fruit, buffet lunch and cheese snack in the afternoon.... More 

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1 Thank Ting L
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the compass cruise tour of the reef - so a lot cheaper than other trips we'd seen but thought we'd give it a go We couldn't have been more happy with our experience of the reef The staff were great with my 5 year old and let him meet the captain! We also had a 7 month... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guys and girl running the boat could not have been nicer and more accommodating. Great value for the money, so many things you must pay for on other boats complementary on this one. Highly recommend this trip to anyone!

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1 Thank morelking2
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Compass must be at least $60 cheaper than their competitors and I can't believe that they aren't just as good - if not better. Yes, the boat is a bit old but everything else is absolutely spot on. The team on board are very friendly and helpful, especially with the people who are a bit nervous. I didn't scuba dive... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably priced to experience one of the wonders of the world. The whole family had such a wonderful time especially the young ones. It was not that comfortable for our 70 year old mum however, the crew tried their best to keep her smiling. Thank you team!

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New Delhi, India
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have stated the boat is little old but having said that you are getting what you pay for. The staff of the cruise is very friendly and sweet. I was unable to scuba dive the first time i went under water as i panicked. So tried second time and succeeded as i was adamant and even the staff... More 

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Parkes, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my sister (22 & 19) on a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef with Compass Cruises. I haven't been on other cruises, but I reckon you can get better trips for more money. But this tour was quite cheap and I was amazed how great it was! So if you are traveling on a budget, I... More 

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