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    Reef Encounter

    100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          Reviewed 14 September 2016

          I found this to be a fantastic experience. The facilities and boat is fantastic and the rooms are similar to a cruise ship ocean view room accommodation. The food and staff are fantastic and I would highly recommend booking your reef trip with this company.

          Thank Wesley T
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          My wife and I went on a three day/two night trip to the GBR and it more than lived up to our expectations; it was fantastic. Our cabin had more space than a small motel room with a double bed and en-suite. The shower was...More

          Thank Lindsay J
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          This trip was great and we totally lucked it in, by just booking as it looked like a good deal. Turns out it was a great deal with the service and food so much better then we had expected. Others on the trip had booked...More

          Thank amilliondesigns
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          Reef encounter and rain forest tour were both great. On reef encounter: they are very professional getting you onto the boat, be sure to have you dive card handy. They'll give you plenty of opportunities each day (and night) you're on to get in dives/snorkeling....More

          Thank ngoodlife
          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          Absolutely superb the crew could not do enough to help and so much yummy food, our dive instructor Nick was great - thanks heaps. there were heaps of otions for dive times and location and the couches were an excellent plae to retreat to with...More

          Thank Rebecca H
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          • US$ 432 - US$ 670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 52
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          Christy G
          hi everyone, we are planing to go to Cairns from Sydney on May.30th ,and back to Sydney June.2nd by the night flight at 6pm, questions: 1. should we stay a hotel in Cairns the night of 30th, and get picked up to the boat in the morning of 1st if we book Reef encounter or we can go to reef encounter whenever during the day we arrive(30th)? can they pick up up from the pier whenever? 2. does the price include diving and diving instructions for non certificated divers? 3. if we can only do the reef Encounter for 2 full days which means get picked up in the morning of 31th and drop off afternoon of 1th, when is the time going back to the pier? could we make it if we have a flight at 6pm? Many thanks guys!
          9 May 2017|
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          Response from Patti W | Reviewed this property |
          Contact Reef Encounter. They can answer these questions about their service rather than asking strangers. Dan is correct, the day boat leaves at a set time for the reef & transfers people to the liveaboard. If that isn't... More
          Is it recommended to wear a full body dive skin? We are booked in mid April.
          18 March 2017|
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          Response from Kelli J | Reviewed this property |
          Yes - there were a bunch of jellyfish on the way up! Have fun.
          Sally A
          Do you need to store you luggage before the Reef Encounter adventure, what can you bring on board?
          27 February 2017|
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          Response from Sonjatenut | Reviewed this property |
          They stored our larger suitcases in their offices. However, we found out we would have been able to bring all of our luggage and there would have been space in the room.
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