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Tour was AMAZING! Great staff and location- wonderful first ever dive, despite the horrible weather. PLEASE note though: DO NOT BOOK WITH VIATOR!!! Just book directly.
The crew of this ship was fantastic! It seems like they really loved their time on the boat with the passengers. They all smiled, were extremely helpful and made it a point to try to contact every passenger
Amazing experience with the help of a highly professional crew
I believe more than ten crew staff on this cruise trip. Adequate assistance to many people on the boat. Crew staff are v friendly and ready to help for beginners. Had a good time with guided snorkelling tour. Saw the beautiful coral reef, starfish, sea cucumber, turtle and many fishes of different sizes. Particularly remember the Barracuda fish. A minor comment on the confusion of the second glass bottom boat tour. Overall, a v memorable trip to the Great Barrier Reef and a big thumb up for the crew staff.
Very good, helpful, friendly and enthusiastic staff, we couldn't ask for more, my whole family enjoys the cruise very much. Thank you.
A really truly excellent day on the Reef, the crew were awesome very informative and helpful, you have to do the dive to appreciate the magnificent reef in all it's full colours, again an excellent day
This tour company is wonderful to work with. I wasn't paying attention when I originally booked the tour so subsequently I had booked this tour for the wrong date. One phone call to the office and the situation was quickly rectified. The tour itself was wonderful. Upon arrival at the boat we were greeted by a very cheerful staff and a breakfast buffet of coffee, tea, fresh fruits and pastries. We were quickly made to feel at home and that atmosphere continued throughout the whole day. The staff were more than accomodating, there was a constant supply of food and drinks all day long and the snorkeling on the reef was incredible. The included glass bottom boat ride was a nice unexpected bonus too. Upon exiting the boat, the staff lined up on the dock and each and every one of them thanked us for spending the day with them. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to spend a relaxing day on the reef with a great group of people.
Great experience! The staff was very friendly, professional, an helpful. Lots of food and fun. The reef is beautiful. I only had one day and very glad I took this tour.
I had a fantastic time, met friendly people on the tour, ate an awesome meal and snacks and met the funniest and awesome tour guides. I love snorkeling at the two different reef sites. It was such a fun experience that I want to do it again but scuba diving next time!
The tour was fantastic. From the moment we checked in, the fabulous crew made sure that we had the best day we possibly could. There were only 49 pax on the trip, so plenty of room on the boat. Everything was explained , and nothing was a trouble, you only had to ask. We were even persuaded into doing the introductory dive, and it was amazing. Our instructor Kelly, ensured we understood and were capable of doing the dive. Then she went that extra step to take food with her so that we could hand feed the fish on the dive. We saw Nemo, held huge sea cucumbers, blue star fish, and even had a sting ray settle on the sea bed just in front of us. The one on one time with all of the instructors was so good - pretty sure you would not get this sort of attention elsewhere. Whether is was snorkelling, diving or the glass bottom boat, the instructors were always on hand to help and were very informative. The food was good too, plenty of it if you wanted seconds. I would recommend this tour to anyone, fantastic value for money. Next time we will do the sailing trip to Green Island - cannot wait!!
Thanks Perry, Leila, Kelly, Johnny and crew - sensational!
The most fantastic tour!
Perry and his crew were absolutely brilliant, taking our group out to a fantastic part of the secluded reef, small group, allowing all guests to learn how to scuba dive on the reef with no experience required or just snorkel and the staff were so helpful. and friendly. Unreal day!
They were wonderful! They were entertaining and always made sure we had what we needed. They also got in the water to teach my daughter how to snorkel. The food was plentiful, the attitudes were fabulous! The Great Bartier Reef was AMAZING! Money well spent for sure! I would recommend this tour to anyone, but especially if you have kids! It is a great family atmosphere!