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Cape Tribulation Road | The Turtle Rock Cafe, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Ocean Safari Cape Tribulation

An awesome trip snorkelling on two reefs. All staff at Ocean Safari super friendly and helpful... read more

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jacintagrills
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Mossman, Australia
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Such an amazing experience

We recently went out for a snorkeling tour with Ocean Safari in Cape Tribulation. The staff made... read more

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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 life and coral species.The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. After an exhilarating fast ride of approximately 25 minutes guests are ready to snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, home to an abundance of marine life as well as beautiful hard and soft corals.The Ocean Safari vessel takes a maximum of 25 passengers allowing guests to experience tropical paradise and the pleasure of a small group. The vessel is based on the original design of a rescue craft and is a rigid inflatable boat driven by 700hp engines. The experienced Skipper and Eco Host ensure the trip is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree, two world heritage areas side by side. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime. The Ocean Safari check in office is at the Turtle Rock Cafe and Safari Lodge, Cape Tribulation Road and a courtesy bus pick up from Cape Tribulation accommodation is included. Ocean Safari has Advanced Eco Accreditation.
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Cape Tribulation Road | The Turtle Rock Cafe, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

An awesome trip snorkelling on two reefs. All staff at Ocean Safari super friendly and helpful. Benny and Tommy today on boat were so much fun, informative and safe to travel with. Any skill level and confidence well catered for 👏🏼👏🏼

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Reviewed yesterday

We recently went out for a snorkeling tour with Ocean Safari in Cape Tribulation. The staff made the trip and Nate went above and beyond to ensure not only our tour went well, but our stay at Cape Trib. He shared local advice on awesome...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had an amazing 1/2 day adventure with this crew & tour company. The reef, turtles & tropical fish were spectacular. It's like being allowed to swim in the tanks at an aquarium but 1000x better. While the crew were very entertaining...More

Thank Shannon B
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Cheers Shannon for being a legend and taking the time to review your experience with us! The boys are so fantastic at their jobs but should really look into comedy as their next career move hahaha. Hope to see you back in Far North Queensland...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic experience with this tour! Our tour guides (Moxi and Bennie) were informative, funny and genuinely cared for the sustainability of the reef. We saw turtles and even a reef shark! As well as lots of fish. We went to Mackay reef (one...More

Thank Charley H
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

This is classic !! The boys will be stoked that you 'mentioned their names' ;) ;). On behalf of Moxy and Benny and all of the Ocean Safari crew thank you so much :) :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great half day dive experience. Brooke and Ben were experienced, caring, funny and knowledgeable. We saw turtles, sting rays and heaps of fish and corals in 2 different snorkeling locations! Just 25 mins by speedboat from the beach to snorkel. Fantastic if you suffer...More

Thank Rh0nda58
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brooke and Benny are very passionate about their jobs so when they heard you had such an amazing experience it definitely gave them the warm and fuzzies! Thank you so much Rhonda for your 5 star review and we hope you enjoyed your time in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best day out on the morning ocean safari on 12 June. Was a beautiful day and we had a fun 25 minute boat ride out to the reef. We snorkelled alongside turtles, stingrays and an amazing array of fish and coral of...More

Thank elizabethwebber2018
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Liz what a legendary review ! Brooke and Benny are so stoked that they were able to give you such a great experience :) It's such a special place to visit and we hope those memories will last you a lifetime :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went out on the ocean safari reef snorkel tour and absolutely loved it. The reef was only a fun 25 minute boat ride from the beach and our guides for the day (Tom & Ben) were awesome. They liked to crack...More

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

Mate, what an epic review ! This has been passed on to Ben, Tom and all the crew !! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and we can only hope to see you again sometime soon :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unreal trip to the reef.. had a blast on the boat which only took 1/2 hour to the Reef. Stunning location and the snorkeling was superb.. we saw turtles, amazing coral, and HEAPS of fish as soon as we stepped into the water!!. Benny and...More

Thank tpaterson2017
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers for this epic review mate! We can't wait to have you back :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time on our ocean safari. Brooke and Moxxy were a bunch of fun and extremely knowledgeable which made the experience all the more worth while. Highly recommend!

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

Hey Tempe thank you so much for taking the time out to review your experience! Brooke and Moxy love their jobs so they are so stoked you enjoyed the tour :) Enjoy the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favourite reef trip. Pretty cheap and a quick ride from Cape Trib. Saw some dolphins on the ride over, and a cute turtle :) staff are very respectful to the wildlife and reef, which was a big plus

Thank Andy D
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OceanRafting_Safari, Manager at Ocean Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Andy ! Cheers so much for this review and it sounds like you had an epic day on the water :) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Far North Queensland.

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LondonCyclops
28 March 2018|
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Response from KLB8691 | Reviewed this property |
Yes life jackets are provided and a full stinger suit with flippers and mask. During the snorkel they can give u an inflatable noodle which allows you to snorkel more comfortably. I’m not a strong swimmer but I didn’t use... More
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Darlie09
7 November 2017|
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Response from OceanRafting_Safari | Property representative |
We regularly have families travel with us of all ages and we are very flexible in amending travel dates due to wind and weather conditions, as some days are better for young families to travel when the conditions are calmer... More
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