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Reef Teach

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85 Lake St | 2nd Floor Main Street Arcade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 7794
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The best lecture one can attend

The very knowledgeable and entertaining Gareth held me the most amazing and educational lecture... read more

Reviewed today
Rosanna P
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Informative preview before Great Barrier Reef visit

We attended Reef Teach before snorkeling and found it very helpful for us to identify the coral... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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85 Lake St | 2nd Floor Main Street Arcade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4031 7794

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Reviewed today via mobile

The very knowledgeable and entertaining Gareth held me the most amazing and educational lecture about the GBR, its condition and future. Me and my partner absolutely loved it and would recommend it to everyone!

Thank Rosanna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended Reef Teach before snorkeling and found it very helpful for us to identify the coral, fish and other life in the water. The "teacher" kept our attention for the full 2 hours, and the slides and "show and tell" handouts are very interesting....More

Thank RickyBobbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our live-aboard dive operator recommended Reef Teach before embarking on our four day live aboard dive vessel. Turned out to be excellent advise. The biologist who taught the class spent about two hours in an animated, humorous, and informative discussion of the reef. We learned...More

Thank DavidNancyJessica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Abbie was fantastic. Such a great speaker and so passionate about the reef. She made it so fun and was obviously very knowledgeable and experienced. Would recommend to anyone planning a trip on the reef :)

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth going to the educational Reef talk! Learnt a lot and had a fun time doing so. Highly recommend to anyone going to the GBR

Thank Chloe F
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chloe it was great having you guys at Reef Teach, plus I got the added bonus of joining you guys on the Reef for a day. Thank you for writing this review it is greatly appreciated. Cheers Gareth

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this work shop, learnt a heap about the coral and fish. We also had a great and energetic presenter who kept the night fun throughout the night. I encourage all locals living in Cairns to up skill your self with what in your...More

Thank ERYNZ M
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ERYNZ M thank you for this review. I would agree all locals should pop along and learn about what is in their back yard. Thank you Gareth

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

As the title says, if you're in Cairns I highly recommend going to Reef Teach before visiting the Great Barrier Reef. I left feeling far more knowledgeable and when I did go snorkelling was able to identify many of the types of coral and fish...More

Thank Luke1301
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Luke it is great to hear that this made such a positive impact on your Reef trip. We are finding it harder and harder to stop talking about the Reef, it is such an amazing place. Really appreciate you taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Excellent. Highly recommended. 2+ hour interactive talk, packed with information based on scientific evidence and exceptional knowledge and experience. Covered current concerns, environment, climate impact and life of the reef in really fun and informative way. Don't leave Cairns without taking this talk in one...More

Thank Paul C
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul so glad you enjoyed it and thank you for say that people must not leave Cairns with out seeing our show. I hope you enjoyed the Reef even more. Cheers Gareth

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you are planning a dive or snorkel trip to the Great Barrier Reef or just want to know more, then this is a must do so u get the best out of your trip

Thank 007fredbloggs
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks 007fredbloggs (love the username) really appreciate you reviewing us. Thank you so much Gareth

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic presentation of the animals you can see in the reef stretching from the Life of coral to whales! On top of it - Gareth made everybody (kids/young/old) laugh during the entire 2,4 hours - if he isn't doing stand-up as a side job, he...More

Thank Sabrina K
Reefteach, Owner at Reef Teach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sabrina. Thank you for this very kind review. I do love my stand up, not brave enough to just do that. The Reef is such an amazing place, it is hard not to laugh and marvel at it. Thank you Gareth

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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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