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Falla Reef Trips

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D-Finger Marlin marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Most welcoming, insightful, friendly crew to hang out with for the day

We had been on one of the larger boats earlier in the week and were relieved when we embarked on... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Christina G
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Melbourne, Australia
Bucket list dream come true on the Falla

Thank you so much to Doug and his crew for the amazing day. The trip was amazing right from the... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
kelsmead
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Quepos, Costa Rica
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D-Finger Marlin marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had been on one of the larger boats earlier in the week and were relieved when we embarked on the Falla, full of history and a passionate crew and captain. So much fun. Had our own reef to explore! Food was yum, everything went...More

3  Thank Christina G
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Thank you so much to Doug and his crew for the amazing day. The trip was amazing right from the start. We went to a couple spots to dive and snorkel where there was no one else. It was a small group and we all...More

3  Thank kelsmead
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Thanks to Captain Doug and his crew, my friends and I experienced the reef like we would have never before. For some strange reason, many people prefer to go on crowded boats to party scenes on the reef. Falla is the COMPLETE opposite! A small...More

2  Thank marcanthony1017
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I've dreamed about snorkeling in the GBR since I was a child looking at pictures of the reef on my Viewmaster. Captain Doug, Tomas and Annie made my dream come true! Take this tour if you want a boat with history and a crew with...More

1  Thank Paula C
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Truely an experience! This old wood sail boat is a wonderful way to visit the GBR. Please don’t be put off by her appearance, she has “ambience”! This is an all day tour and well worth it. The tea, coffee & cookies on the way...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I did this with my mum - we are always looking to get on old wooden sailing ships! The crew were so genuine and we felt really looked after. The food was delicious and the snorkeling was like we were the only people on the...More

Thank Fiona S
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

My friend and I had a great time with Captain Doug and his crew. The boat is a gorgeous wooden ship, and it was a nice to get to motor and sail. Rodrigo was a fantastic instructor, and me and my friend both enjoyed our...More

Thank SaraGoSara
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We had a blast sailing to both locations on the reef with Doug and his crew. The snorkeling and scuba diving spots were not crowded, and we had a lot of time to explore the reef individually. This trip has huge value as it includes...More

Thank Florian M
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The trip was wonderful; we went to two sites neat Fitzroy Island each site had different things to look at while snorkeling. The captain tells you about the history of the boat and what the boat was built for and the history of that. If...More

Thank Asiantraveler53
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

So first, let me admit something... My daughter and I took a last minute flight to Cairns from Sydney to experience the Great Barrier Reef, but I hadn't thought to book anything in advance, so I depended on Trip Advisor to help save the day....More

Thank danjan111
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mbbox
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Response from llijtsuj | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure the person asking the question can do this thru their website or thru Viatour. Good luck and have fun!
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mbbox
26 March 2018|
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Response from Gail B | Reviewed this property |
Several people were diving and others snorkeling. No experience needed but would email for full details. We had a great day.
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