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Great Barrier Reef Submarines

| Welcome Bay, Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 447 764 589
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Best way to see the beautiful fish, corals and other marine reef life without snorkeling or scuba diving !

Great Barrier semi submarines are the best way to see the beautiful fish, corals and other marine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
First time visit

Thought we would do the semi sub trip as we did not snorkel on the reef. Our guide was very... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Len P
Penrith, United Kingdom
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| Welcome Bay, Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 447 764 589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Barrier semi submarines are the best way to see the beautiful fish, corals and other marine reef life without snorkeling or scuba diving ! They have a live commentary from the guide as we saw several beautiful fish, turtles, corals and other sea creatures....More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Thought we would do the semi sub trip as we did not snorkel on the reef. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the fish and types of coral we saw. A great experience.

Thank Len P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We Saw live creatures ... Fishes underwater... It was a great experience! We saw many types of fishes... And corals too! Trust me, Once you go there... YOU WONT LIKE TO COME BACK!

Thank danisha_panchi
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was amazing experience. SeaStar ship is vessel with seats, buffet counter, open space and covered area. The crew is very friendly and professional. The atmosphere on the cruise was warm and attentive because they take only 25-30 passengers. They provide everything you need to...More

Thank Olga V
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The submersible boat for the Great Barrier Reef was good and bad. I could not hear the tour guide over his loudspeaker and that was a huge disappointment. It was depressing to see the dead and dying reef. The reef used to be colorful; now...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

If someone wants to take they breath away that...must see... we took ferry there where we were snorkelling and I've done my first scuba diving, every thing it's so well organised and all stuff so friendly I'm speechless... view from above and under water( which...More

Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

On our trip to Great barrier reef, we took this semi-submarine trip. Great views and so many coral varieties and fish population. But, all we saw was white (and off-white) reefs. Where are the bursting out colors we see in National Geographics?

Thank DesiVJ
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went to the boat station where we were given vouchers for food and boat rides with option of doing submarine or snorkelling. This is a big boat which accommodates lots of people and takes to the base station. The boat ride is good with...More

Thank muraritodi
Reviewed 7 November 2016

amazing experience for great barrier reef sub marine visit from cairns, its whole day activity but must do activity. Amazing to do scuba diving

Thank Chitrnjan
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The boat trip was great and the Corals - so many types, so many beautiful colours.. The breath-takingly spectacular fish, turtles and dolphins make this trip an absolute must do.

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Hi, I am prakash from Pune. We- 2 couples- all above 60 are planning to visit cairns. Since none of us want to go into water for snorkelling, we are looking at options of Glass Bottom and semi submersible boats. Pl let me know where had you gone? Fitzory Island or Green Island? Who was the tour oprrator and how was the experience? Waiting for your answer.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Chitrnjan | Reviewed this property |
Cairns is known for Great Barrier Reef Submarine, you can go for snorkelling, its not an issue for age, and no fear at all. still you dont want to do it then you can look with glass bottom with these boats. There are lot of... More
From which place did you take the submarine ride. Did you snorkel in the barrier reef? Can a non-swimmer do it too?
5 October 2016|
Response from Chitrnjan | Reviewed this property |
We were 10 kms from City, near the Sea and every tour operator pick up from your hotels, yes non swimmer can do it easily not an issue