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Great Adventures

#76 of 166 Tours in Cairns
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One Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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"Not so " Great Adventures

We had been really looking forward to this trip as it was our first trip to cairns and was on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
visionplants
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Auckland, New Zealand
Memorable day

Overall it was a great experience for my husband, myself and our 13 yo son. Check-in was a breeze... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jodie D
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Leongatha, Australia
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With Great Adventures you can explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on any day of your holiday, be it at the spacious outer reef activity platform or the tropical reef and rainforest surrounds of Green Island. Cruises depart daily from Cairns aboard modern fast catamarans. All cruises are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification, ensuring guests have the opportunity to learn about and appreciate this magnificent World Heritage environment.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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One Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had been really looking forward to this trip as it was our first trip to cairns and was on the "to do " list. Sadly it was to be the most disappointing part of our trip. We had a pretty rough trip out to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall it was a great experience for my husband, myself and our 13 yo son. Check-in was a breeze and all staff we encountered were friendly. Of course we expected a lot of overseas tourists - we are lucky to have such a beautiful, natural...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend the great adventures tour. Would strongly suggest intro diving experience incase your not a certified diver. You may come accross some beautiful marine life like the clown fish, lion fish, the big blue humphead wrasse, giant clams etc. The helmet scooter is another...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only thing wrong with this tour was the stop at Green Island to drop off the majority of the passengers. We were lucky that only 50 of us were going to the pontoon, as there must have been 300+ on the boat. However, the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say, I was originally concerned about going on this tour because of the weather conditions on the day I was scheduled to go. It was approximately 25knots on the open water. However, the boat ride wasn’t too bad because I took motion...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid this cruise unless you are comfortable with 90% of your day being filled with rude foreign daytrippers. If you must take this tour, try to get out the back to snorkel quickly before the hordes descend. The pontoon is a good concept, but it...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out on a green island tour with great adventures and the entire process from booking online to checking in and eventually on the boat was quite smooth. Although the boat did seem full, I don't think it was overcrowded in any way as...More

Thank Praveen K
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I noticed a couple of reviews noting how this company packs a ton of people onto the boats. This was absolutely true in my experience. To make matters worse, while we were boarding the boat, we were told to wait on the side because another...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Took the ferry from Cairns to Green Island and the Glass Bottom Boat tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Well done, well organized, professional staff. Price was right.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We rolled ip at 9.30am from the cruise ship and found the check in staff very helpful the crew on the boat very courteous and professional. However the same cant be said for Trevour the guy in charge of the gleass bottom boat needs to...More

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Kazzamizoo
November 21, 2016|
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Response from Diane R | Reviewed this property |
Neither of those activities would have the room for a buggy. The space is somewhat limited even for adults if the boats are full. However, your child will certainly enjoy both activities as will the adults. The staff that... More
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Deb T
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Chumleygirls | Reviewed this property |
I bought the entire photo package since it was my first open water scuba diving trip since I earned my certificate. I received a flash drive with all the pictures of me including ones with my roommate in them. It also... More
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Jackie G
October 7, 2016|
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Response from FloridaMyrtle | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was plenty of room to walk up the ramp to the catamaran and plenty of room to walk off to the barge where your adventure begins. I also agree with everyone else's comments.
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