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Reef Teach

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85 Lake St | 2nd Floor Main Street Arcade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Money well spent!

I attended the Reef Teach information night yesterday evening prior to heading out to the reef for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Greg P
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Sydney, Australia
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A Must Do before Diving or Snorkeling

I attended the Reef Teach session as an introduction to my next 4 days of participating in the Eye... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CatThod
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reef Teach is the only dedicated Great Barrier Reef education company. It primary role is performing information shows about the Great Barrier Reef. These shows are design to enhance and compliment tourists Great Barrier Reef trips. Reef Teach's highly qualified and experienced marine biologists take their customers on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef. With the use of hundreds of high quality images, videos and real marine specimens. The marine biologists introduce everyone to the diversity of animals they can actually see, from individuals as small as a pins head right up to those individuals as big as dolphins and whales. Plus their will give their guests the helpful hints on where to find these beautiful animals. While sharing all this knowledge their they will be telling you the animals own personal stories.msomemof these stories will amaze you. Thought these three main goals, 1) introducing one to the diversity of live one can see, 2) the helpful hints on where to find these beautiful animals and 3) the animals personal stories, tourist will see more and enjoy they reef trip even further. "with learning comes appreciation..."
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Hours Today: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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85 Lake St | 2nd Floor Main Street Arcade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I attended the Reef Teach information night yesterday evening prior to heading out to the reef for some scuba diving. Not only was the presentation informative and eye-opening but the presenter was also very personable and engaging and you could really see her passion. For...More

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended the Reef Teach session as an introduction to my next 4 days of participating in the Eye of the Reef dive program. This was such a wonderful 2hr informative session run by Marine Biologist extraordinaire Gareth who is obviously passionate about the Great...More

Thank CatThod
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently started working right on THE REEF and my trainer recommended reef teach, what can I say, I absolutely loved it! The presentation by Gareth Phillips was excellent and gave me a lot of new ideas that I will be using at work for sure!...More

Thank Roberto P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you’re a diver, snorkeller or just passing through Cairns, Reef Teach is a must. **Spoiler alert: the Reef is healthier and more awesome than the media portray or you’re imagination can comprehend!** On the recommendation of our dive instructor, Hampus of Prodive, my wife...More

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Reef Teach the day before we went to the Great Barrier Reef. And it was definitely worth it!! Because Gareth was so good in explaining all about live in the Reef, we understood much better what we saw while diving/snorkelling. Understanding how...More

Thank BallakNL
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Very informative, the staff/biologists really know what they are talking about and make it extremely interesting for everyone there. A must do if going to the reef!

Thank Samantha H
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

One of the most fascinating 2 hours in my entire life! 😍 Definitely pay them a visit before you visit the Great Barrier Reef~ Teaches about the corals and the fishes in the reef, and some really nice tips on how to find them too...More

Thank ScorpionKit
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you are the ones who love to really know about the Great Barrier reef, I would highly recommend going to one of these sessions. And my suggestion would be to attend it before experiencing the underwater reef. We took the session a day before...More

Thank Madhavi R
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Found this gem by chance on trip advisor. So if you like me you have found this place online don’t delay go today you will not be disappointed. We had Abby who guided us through a presentation on the reef. She was awesome she made...More

Thank CharlotteLee88
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Insanely interesting! Cat did a great job! Do it before you dive in the reef and you will apreciate it even more!

Thank Albin W
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Mike M
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Response from Reefteach | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Reef Teach offers talks about the Marine Life on the Great Barrier Reef but not actually lessons on how to snorkel. However, our staff can give helpful hints during the evening. The show is a... More
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