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Calypso Pure Snorkel

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Visiting three spectacular sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef, Pure Snorkel carries a maximum of 35 guests on a day dedicated to snorkellers. Only two years old, this custom built vessel provides a relaxed and spacious day out with day bed style...more
Shop 35 Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 6999
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

We were a party of four adults who joined the Calypso reef tour. I originally wanted to book the "Pure Snorkel" tour but as the boat was on private charter and unavailable, we went on the snorkel/dive boat and they honoured the cheaper fares. We...More

2  Thank BlairA17
Reviewed 19 March 2011

We booked for pure snorkel as my sister doesn't dive and we actually ended up on the bigger boat which was fabulous! There were only three divers aboard, and because I had a choice, I actually did a dive! There was a total of maybe...More

1  Thank grancayman
Reviewed 21 February 2011

We booked the Pure Snorkel trip but were "upgraded" to their larger dive boat . This boat looked like it was designed to hold around 90 passengers, however we only had 26 on it our day, a mix of divers and snorkelers. They had hot...More

1  Thank NYExotic_Traveler
Reviewed 19 February 2011

Never been snorkelling, we wanted to see the reef - we chose this company on the advice of tourist person! Weather was superb, conditions couldn't be better - even so the boat was excellent, staff funny, knowledgeable, encouraging and well informed. They fed us all...More

2  Thank Neenabecks
Reviewed 21 January 2011

I highly recommend the Calypso Pure Snorkel Tour. It is geared and marketed as a tour for beginner snorkelers. On some tours, scuba divers join, but on my tour they numbered about 5. I had never previously snorkeled and was taught how to do so...More

14  Thank leztraveler
Reviewed 1 December 2010

Based on tripadvisor reviews, I had booked a trip with Wavelength, only to have it canceled due to less than ideal conditions. (Kudos to Wavelength for knowing their limitations - believe they have the smallest boat running snorkeling trips. Talked with another traveler who went...More

2  Thank Dee_and_Chuck
Reviewed 6 November 2010

We just got back from a snorkel trip with Calypso snorkel and were very pleased with the experience. We like to do tours that take smaller groups and this tour was perfect if you want small numbers. The boat is a reasonable size and takes...More

2  Thank perthbex
Reviewed 28 October 2010

I highly recommend this trip. I took the snorkel tour with my husband yesterday and was quite nervous as I had previously been snorkeling in Thailand which had not turned out well. The trip out was lovely, Andrew made the safety talk informative and funny....More

3  Thank RubyFuse
Reviewed 26 October 2010

A few of our friends recommended Calypso to us and now we know why. Calypso filled our day with a unique, fun-filled experience. This once in a life time opportunity was absolutely perfect. Not only were there only 18 other people on the boat (loved...More

1  Thank Erica M
Reviewed 11 September 2010

Three really good sites for visited for snorkelers Small but stable boat. Fast out to the reef and modern Friendly and inofmative staff Small numbers of others in the water Don't have to deal with all the divers Good food

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