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Compass Cruises

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100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Amazing Trip, awesome crew

I did the Great Barrier Reef Tour with Conpass Cruises two days ago. Weather forecast was not good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hellen Z
via mobile
Great experience! Would highly recommend.

Overview: 2-3 hour boat ride out to the reef (fruit, tea, coffee provided), dive/snorkel stop 1... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elyse D
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Enjoy a wonderful reef day trip with Compass Cruises. Travel on the basic package and tailor your day by selecting the additional activities you wish! It’s the best outer Great Barrier Reef tour for value on the market. Your day includes: - Snorkeling Equipment- 5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef at 2 Outer Reef locations- Free scuba diving demonstration- Lunch prepared fresh daily at the reef- Boomnetting (weather permitting)- Wine & cheese on journey home- Tea and Coffee all day (whilst vessel is stationary)
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I did the Great Barrier Reef Tour with Conpass Cruises two days ago. Weather forecast was not good, weather indeed was rainy and windy. Many people got seasick. But the crew was so awesome!!! They really took such good care of everyone. Even when a...More

Thank Hellen Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overview: 2-3 hour boat ride out to the reef (fruit, tea, coffee provided), dive/snorkel stop 1, lunch, dive/snorkel stop 2, 2 fish hour boat rice back to cairns (cheese, wine provided). Overall it was a great day. Was quite bumpy at times though so definitely...More

Thank Elyse D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Compass Cruises was super cool in taking my friend and I - along with many others - to the Great Barrier Reef! The staff were the nicest - informative, friendly, free of attitude, in control and very jovial;. Captain Morgan was great - he took...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Ada and I met Captain Morgan at Mission Beach on a Saturday morning. He told us to take Compass Cruises out to the GBR and mentioned it was the cheapest of all cruises. Cool dude + good price = SOLD! The trip out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Morgan and his team were friendly and very welcoming. Very good value for money, good amount of time spent snorkelling, decent buffet, fun journey. We were a group of 6, from 23-33yrs, and all of us would recommend the experience. One of our party...More

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was full on with the best service we could ask for. We were treated extremely well and it was obvious the crews wanted everyone to have fun, relax and enjoy themselves throughout the day aided with paramount safety measurements. I would like to...More

Thank Charanjit211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compass cruises provide an amazing experience when exploring the Great Barrier Reef and genuinely care about their customers. They provide a safe and enjoyable opportunity to snorkel and dive at a reasonable price. I want to acknowledge the outstanding service from Mackenzie, who went above...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately it was really rough seas and rain. Sea sickness tablets can be purchased for 3 dollars they worked for me but a lot were sick. Keep your eyes on the horizon sit downstairs in the middle and you should be ok. Only went to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience on Compass Cruises. The trip was easy. We had plenty of space to sit and relax with our stuff. The boat was smaller, which made for a better experience with only 80 tourists. the crew was so friendly, fun, and...More

Thank Rana T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was great from start to finish. We were taken to two reefs for the day with contrasting highlights - definitely an awesome way to see the Great Barrier Reef. Also have to mention the chefs, very yummy food to keep us fuelled throughout...More

Thank Jenny H
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Bernadette K
12 January 2017|
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Response from WanderLust406 | Reviewed this property |
That's awesome! I'm glad others had a positive experience with Compass as well.
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nbhargava
11 September 2016|
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Response from kslh79 | Reviewed this property |
There is a glass bottom boat available. They pick the best reefs on the day. It all depends on tge weather and sea conditions. We went to hastings reef and breaking patches the day we went.
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