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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

The best experience in the ocean we have so far,the cruise staff has been helping with the information about the marin life and we felt safe and looked after. Thank you and see you again in 2019.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We were happy we could celebrate with you and can't wait for the next one! Cheers for the review :)

Reviewed yesterday

Great morning out snorkeling, saw turtles and sting ray amongst over fish. Brook was very pleasant and informative, looked after everyone on the trip.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deanna W
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Cheers Deanna, we love hearing amazing feedback about our crew :) it sounds like you had an awesome experience with the marine life too! Thanks so much for the 5 stars review!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Probably picked the best day ever to go out to the reef. The sea was like a mirror, the sun was shining and the turtles and sea life abundant. This trip was amazing....family of 5 (kids are 13, 11 & 8) novice snorkellers who were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nel0not
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy that we were able to make some awesome family memories! Those sort of glass out days are just pure magic, it all feels a little surreal when you are heading out on the boat and you can see your reflection in...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great half-day with Ocean Safari (some great weather also helped), the crew was very helpful and knowledgeable and made the ride both fun and exciting (including some motivational Top Gun music ;-)). The reefs themselves were gorgeous, huge variety of plant and...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey there! The Ocean Safari crew are super happy to hear that you had a great experience. The Great Barrier Reef and its natural beauty is truly a sight to be seen, add in some epic crew with sweet tunes.. that's a recipe for an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends and honestly we couldn’t have had a better time. Staff were energetic and friendly, we all had a good laugh and as for the snorkelling experience, it was incredible. Brooke was a fantastic tour guide along with Ben, both...More

Thank lforsythe13
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much mate! The crew are stoked that you enjoyed the morning out on the reef! You had some pretty picture perfect weather while you on board too :) Cheers for taking the time to give some great feedback and the 5 stars!! Enjoy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four turtles in the first 20 minutes nailed it for me. Loved this trip to the reef 30 minutes off the coast of Cape Tribulation. Well organised, professional and knowledgeable guides and a comfortable and quick trip out to the reef. The weather also blessed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Madalitravels
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

5mins per turtle... not a bad ratio at all :) The crew are very happy to hear that you had a great time over all and enjoyed the personalised service that comes with smaller groups! The natural beauty in this part of the world is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boat ride to the coral is only 30 mins and is good fun too2 hours of snorkeling and there's so much to seeOnly sharing the reef with the people who came on your boatStaff are really cool, friendly and knowledgeableOne of my favourite trips that...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there ! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your (amazing) Ocean Safari experience !!! We are all so happy that you enjoyed the crew and what they had to offer. They are most definitely passionate about their jobs and always...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

My third trip to the Great Barrier Reef. This one by far my favorite Unlike other trips to the outer reef this is a short boat ride with no more than 24 people, giving more time snorkeling. We got 2 hours and if you want...More

Thank Lynne B
OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hey Lynne, awesome feedback ! Turtles are definitely the highlight and something you won't be forgetting in a hurry :) Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5 star review, all of the Ocean Safari crew appreciate it !

Reviewed 12 December 2018

We stayed at Icean Safari for 2 nights & it was great. We also went on their snorkelling trip to the reef (a first for me!) & had an amazing time!!More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Well it sounds like you had the ultimate Reef and Rainforest experience! All of the Safari Lodge and Ocean Safari crew are super happy to hear you had an epic time. Thanks so much for taking the time out to tell us about your experience...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Such a fantastic day out on the reef especially when you are the only ones out there.You feel very privileged to see this great natural wonder of the world and it,s in our own backyard. Absolutely magnificent. The staff were amazingly friendly,helpful and very informative....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you so much Peter! The crew do truly love their jobs.They are so passionate and keen on making sure every guest has their own amazing experience. You are absolutely right, it is incredible to have this treasure right at our fingertips ! Cheers for...More

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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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