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Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns

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    What to Expect
    Snorkel Hastings Reef, part of the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

    The outer reef is prefered by corals and marine animals as it is well away from the coast and the effect of the rivers and streams; out here on the very edge of the Pacific Ocean is where the corals thrive. Of course, with the healthy corals there are many dynamic and colourful marine animals like turtles, rays, sharks and many more.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Express Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise to Hastings Reef
    • Afternoon tea (Tea, Coffee and Assorted Biscuits)
    • Mask, Snorkel and Fins
    • Wet-suit or stinger-suit (seasonal)
    • Buoyancy vest or noodle
    • On-board commentary
    • Glass bottom boat
    • Random photos taken daily and loaded to Face book "Free Service"
    • Guided Snorkel Tour
    • Return Bus transfers from Northern Beaches additional extra
    • Souvenirs (available to purchase)
    • Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, chips and chocolates (available to purchase)
    • Scuba Diving ( Introductory or Certified) Limited places direct by phone booking only
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dive briefing commences promptly at 11:00
    • Divers arriving late may forfeit dive
    • All divers to complete medical declaration
    • Children under 1.3 metres or 4 feet 3 inches cannot travel – height checked at boarding
    • Not recommended for persons with: back or neck problems, recent operations, recent injuries, broken bones or are pregnant
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    we had the most perfect day out on skedaddle, the water was calm and like glass. it only took about 45 minutes to get to hastings reef. the glass bottom boat tour with sven was fantastic, i learnt so much about the different types of...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank KrysBee88
    SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hello KrysBe, Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we are extremely pleased that your husband enjoyed his introductory dive. Sounds like you picked the perfect day to be on the reef and we look forward to welcoming you back.

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This was a fantastic day trip and we especially loved the 11am-4pm times. We weren’t keen on doing a long trip to the outer reef spending up to 2hrs each way with my 11yo and almost 13yo. This was perfect- 45min each way, and exciting...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank rabechlo
    SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Rabechlo, thank you for the great review. Skedaddle is the ideal way to see the reef if you have teenagers who do not want to sit on a boat for hours getting to the reef. We are pleased that you had such an amazing...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Absolutely amazing experience! The crew made everything so easy and were very knowledgeable about the reef. I will definitely be back to Skedaddle next time I’m in Cairns!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Emma L
    SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Emma for the feedback we look forward to having you back on board with us on Skedaddle.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great crew professional and relaxed, it’s a must do. Fastest boat on the water to our fantastic Great Barrier Reef.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Nicole M
    SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Nicole, Skedaddle being a Jet Boat 2000 Horsepower - Exhilarating Ride - So much fun. Great to have you travel with us.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Absolutely awesome boat and fantastic crew extremely knowledgeable and professional. I 100% recommend this awesome family owned and run cruise company.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Adrian M
    SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Adrian for your recommendation. Our Crew do take pride in passing on there knowledge to passengers. We are fully locally Australian Family owned and operated.

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    12 September 2019|
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    Response from Photographer17 | Reviewed this property |
    Our tour was full and only one person scuba dived. Before we went, I had a few questions for the business and emailed them. Someone responded within 24 hours.
    14 August 2019|
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    Response from Pathfinder787091 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes same as what others said. Could be a bug in the system. Just call and book. When we went boat was only half full.
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