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Great Barrier Reef Submarines

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Address: | Welcome Bay, Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
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+61 447 764 589
09:00 - 16:30
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Thought we would do the semi sub trip as we did not snorkel on the reef. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the fish and types of coral we saw. A great experience.

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Len P
Penrith, United Kingdom
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Thought we would do the semi sub trip as we did not snorkel on the reef. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the fish and types of coral we saw. A great experience.

Thank Len P
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We Saw live creatures ... Fishes underwater... It was a great experience! We saw many types of fishes... And corals too! Trust me, Once you go there... YOU WONT LIKE TO COME BACK!

Thank danisha_panchi
Discovery Bay, California
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was amazing experience. SeaStar ship is vessel with seats, buffet counter, open space and covered area. The crew is very friendly and professional. The atmosphere on the cruise was warm and attentive because they take only 25-30 passengers. They provide everything you need to do comfortable snorkeling: floating devises, protective suits and even optical masks. The reef was so... More 

Thank Olga V
Sunnyvale, California
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177 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The submersible boat for the Great Barrier Reef was good and bad. I could not hear the tour guide over his loudspeaker and that was a huge disappointment. It was depressing to see the dead and dying reef. The reef used to be colorful; now it is white. And its death is due to us humans who help create global... More 

Thank Robert H
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

If someone wants to take they breath away that...must see... we took ferry there where we were snorkelling and I've done my first scuba diving, every thing it's so well organised and all stuff so friendly I'm speechless... view from above and under water( which is amazing by the way) it's sooooo beautiful the crew will take you to the... More 

Thank Pawel S
Westlake, Ohio
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

On our trip to Great barrier reef, we took this semi-submarine trip. Great views and so many coral varieties and fish population. But, all we saw was white (and off-white) reefs. Where are the bursting out colors we see in National Geographics?

Thank DesiVJ
Ahmedabad, India
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91 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went to the boat station where we were given vouchers for food and boat rides with option of doing submarine or snorkelling. This is a big boat which accommodates lots of people and takes to the base station. The boat ride is good with nice breeze and great scenery. At the base station, they have another big boat anchored... More 

Thank muraritodi
Ahmedabad, India
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90 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

amazing experience for great barrier reef sub marine visit from cairns, its whole day activity but must do activity. Amazing to do scuba diving

Thank Chitrnjan
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The boat trip was great and the Corals - so many types, so many beautiful colours.. The breath-takingly spectacular fish, turtles and dolphins make this trip an absolute must do.

1 Thank Keifdong
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was fantastic guided tour into the sea life!! You shouldn't miss to explore the great barrier reef!! Just amazing! Love to be back and enjoy the sea view and watch the reef!!

1 Thank Tanya M

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