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Compass Cruises

100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5777
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UNBELIEVABLE

Travelling over from the UK you want everything you do in Australia to go to plan and be value for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
C6351
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Great day

Really enjoyed snorkeling & diving with this company. Dive instructors were really nice and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mandy4press
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Newark, Delaware
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Enjoy a wonderful reef day trip with Compass Cruises. Travel on the basic package and tailor your day by selecting the additional activities you wish! It’s the best outer Great Barrier Reef tour for value on the market. Your day includes: - Snorkeling Equipment- 5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef at 2 Outer Reef locations- Free scuba diving demonstration- Lunch prepared fresh daily at the reef- Boomnetting (weather permitting)- Wine & cheese on journey home- Tea and Coffee all day (whilst vessel is stationary)
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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100 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelling over from the UK you want everything you do in Australia to go to plan and be value for money and give you & the kids memories that will last for life Well all I can says WOW this company and crew went above...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed snorkeling & diving with this company. Dive instructors were really nice and helpful. Really like the Korean guy!! Food was great, very tasty. Photographer was also helpful if you had questions about your go pro , even if u didn't rent it from...More

Thank mandy4press
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the reef from the surface also.. very helpful and funny crew , esp. for beginners or those with a medical problem.. and a great vegetarian lunch.. I am hydrophobic and have acute sinusitis problem, but thoroughly enjoyed snorkeling with Compass.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out on the 13th of feb 2018. Yes the boat was a little slow, but it does actually state that on their website so no real issue there. We were greeted on board by friendly staff with tea and coffee and an abundance...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a decent time with Compass, their on-board staff was genuinely nice and great at their jobs, I don't want to retract from what they do. But, there were some other issues. I had booked online through their website and had included a beginner scuba...More

1  Thank Anders L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a snorkeling cruise on 13th Feb 2018. The crew was great! They were all smiles and went all out to help everyone. I went on a guided snorkeling tour with Kate. This is by far the best experience of my life. She made...More

Thank SBrulz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip in whole was amazing. My girlfriend and I booked this trip as it was relatively cheap and offered the most for the price we were paying. Upon arrival we were met with friendly crew members and settled into the comfortable boat (which has...More

Thank Luke M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant day with Compass Cruises at the reef - the trip was awesome value and the staff were amazing. We had a really fun day and the crew very obviously care about protecting and preserving the reef. The crew were awesome with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so glad for Trip Advisor reviews and it was the reason I chose this tour. It was a beautiful, calm, sunny day on November 4th.The minute we boarded there were huge trays of fresh fruit and beverages. It was a long trip to...More

Thank G7336QCnancyk
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the boat was old and slow, it got us to the locations where we could snorkel/dive. Long day but the staff was friendly and the lunch was good.

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Bernadette K
12 January 2017|
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Response from WanderLust406 | Reviewed this property |
That's awesome! I'm glad others had a positive experience with Compass as well.
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nbhargava
11 September 2016|
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Response from kslh79 | Reviewed this property |
There is a glass bottom boat available. They pick the best reefs on the day. It all depends on tge weather and sea conditions. We went to hastings reef and breaking patches the day we went.
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