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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Opal Reef - is about 8 miles long and is one of the most northerly reefs which is only one of many that make up the Great Barrier Reef. We started at an area called “Beautiful Maureen”, then moved on to another area called “Rayban”....More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous reef that we had the opportunity to explore. The sea life was amazing and we saw so many new fish we’d never seen on a snorkel trip. Loved this day!

Thank Lanette N
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great marine life and colourful coral. Well worth a visit on one of the snorkelling trips that go from Port Douglas

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited on snorkel only Calypso tour boat from Port Douglas. Trip to Opal reef took about 2 hours - luckily in calm seas. Snorkelled at three separate sites over course of the day on Opal reef - with 1 hour of snorkelling at each site...More

Thank HROxon
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Visited the reef today after 15 years and was greatly saddened as to the extensive bleaching , dying of the coral and how the number of fish has dramatically declined due to there loss of habitat. My last visit it was truly a wonderland with...More

1  Thank Kellynumnum
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We visited the outer reef and snorkelled with Wavelength 3 at Opal Reef. I can't recommend this trip highly enough! The crew were wonderful and Robyn, a marine biologist, guided us to see the most extraordinary sights. A fantastic day!

1  Thank Sydsider
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Saw quite a lot of fish just snorkeling, not som much larger fish when diving. The reef was not as colorful as we had imagined it would be.

Thank Arwems
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Before coming to GBR, we read comments on Trip Adviser that there’re so chinese tourists, someone renamed Green Island as “Chinese Island”. Lol! But we didn’t see any of our compadres at Port Douglas🤔 We stayed at Port Douglas for one and a half week...More

Thank Raika11
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Do yourself a favour and join the Wavelength group to visit this reef, visited 3 different sites and each offered something different had a great day out

1  Thank Therese H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A wonderful spot half of which is protected and rightly so IMO. On a good weather day it is an awesome

1  Thank Chris R
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We went on the Calypso. Very good boat, fair price and what I liked best was it seemed to be one of the smaller boats with fewer people. Other boats I saw were much larger and had a lot more people on board, which we try to... More