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Ocean Safari

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Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cape Tribulation Road | The Turtle Rock Cafe, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

had a great time with these guys - saw so much, turtles - two types, reef sharks - two types and so many friendly colourful fish not to mention coral and giant clams

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fabulous experience from check in right through to check out. The receptionist was friendly and professional. Safety procedures and snorkeling clearly explained by staff. Skipper and Mary were fabulous on the water. Mary is a very valuable asset to the company as...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rosemary A
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much Rosemary! We are so happy to have someone like Meri who is so passionate and genuine. She really does go above and beyond for all of our guests to ensure they get the most out of the Ocean Safari experience. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing tour company. Small group, only 25mins out to the reef. We were the only tour out at the reef spots. Visited two different reefs. Beautiful coral and amazing marine life- sooo many fish. We seen and swam with 3 turtles!! (Highlight of my trip)....More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 496kated
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The Ocean Safari crew including Meri and Brett are so happy that you had such a great time!! Thank you for your awesome feedback and we hope to see you out on the reef again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was really funny, listening and very professional. We saw sharks, turtles, and many different varieties of fish. The landscape was really amazing !! Thank you Ocean Safari for this unforgettable moment 🐠🦈🐢 (the French team from today 13/03/2019)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maryon V
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Maryon we LOVED have you all on board! We definitely had a great time spotting loads of marine life and even those sleeping sharks :) Enjoy the rest of your holidays with your family and your photos are now up too :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a quick walk through the Daintree rainforest and mangroves, we were helped onto the boat for the 30min trip - which is fun in itself (make sure you sit on the sides for an extra exciting ride!). I sometimes get sea sickness, but didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dianneswain
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dianne it sounds like you had the picture perfect day! We absolutely LOVE hearing about our guests' positive experiences, I think this one might take the cake :) We are so lucky to have such passionate and hard working crew who genuinely love their jobs!...More

Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

With a max of 25 ppl allowed on the boat at any given time, we felt like we were alone with the turtles!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myles B
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We love hearing about our guests' experiences so thanks Myles for your feedback! We absolutely LOVE our little turtle friends, so we are stoked to hear that you enjoyed them just as much!

Reviewed 5 February 2019

We had a great snorkeling experience with this tour group. We went on their half day snorkel/dive to a cay in the Great Barrier Reef. Staff were knowledgeable, friendly, and competent. A fast zodiac, covered but open, no toilet. The group was small (16, I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tom G
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Hey Tom! It's great to hear that you enjoyed our core components of the Ocean Safari experience! Small groups, knowledgeable staff and of course the outstanding natural environment! The crew hope that you enjoy the rest of your holiday :)

Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

I’ve done this trip a few times and it’s a red hot goer every time. Strapping on a schnorkel and bombing in with the cast of finding Nemo has got to be the best thing to do up north. The turtles are such legends!. Make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bilgemango
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

You're a legend, turtles are legends and the crew are legends... I mean what combo for an AWESOME day ! Cheers mate, can't wait to have you back out again :)

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

We had an exhilarating 30 minute boat ride from Cape Tribulation beach out to Mackay reef with Glen and Benny on Wed 23 Jan. We saw amazing turtles, huge giant clams, and so many types of beautiful fish. Whole afternoon was amazing. We went onto...More

Thank JK323
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

Glen and Ben are very happy to know that you had such a great day !! It is definitely something special to be swimming alongside a green seas turtle, something you won't be forgetting in a hurry !

Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience going from the rainforest to the reef, hosted by the unbeatable decky Brooke and skipper Benny! Best time, highly recommended 👌

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cheesecrumpets
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2019

Haha love your user name! Thank you so much for dropping us a review... Brooke and Ben are super stoked that you had an awesome time!! Come back anytime :)

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9 October 2018|
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Response from GBVNZ | Reviewed this property |
We had to check in at 12.00. We left Port Douglas at 9.30 to allow plenty of time, in case the ferry was busy on the way up.
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LondonCyclops
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Response from chantalguy2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes wet suits are provided, and a noodle for floating is you so desire. If it is stinger season you are gonna wnat the suit.
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