Reef Encounter, Cairns

4.6
#39 of 78 in Wildlife in Cairns
Scuba / Snorkeling · Wildlife Area
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  • We really did have an unforgettable few days at sea with the crew from Reef Encounter. The food was exceptional, the bed comfortable, but best of all was the diving and snorkelling! We were made so....  more
    We really did have an unforgettable few days at sea with the crew from Reef Encounter. The food was exceptional, the bed comfortable, but best of all was the diving and snorkelling! We were made so....  more »
  • Had three amazing nights of the Top Deck experience. 100% playing and relaxing, no work. 5 snorkels a day in a moving feast of gorgeous locations across three reefs. Truly needed nothing other than... 
    Had three amazing nights of the Top Deck experience. 100% playing and relaxing, no work. 5 snorkels a day in a moving feast of gorgeous locations across three reefs. Truly needed nothing other than...  more »
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  • If you are travelling solo make sure you don't book a double room thinking that is the same price as the twin share... the website tricks you into thinking they are. You will end up paying double and not being refunded for it. Instructors were great and the food was amazing.
  • If I could give 10 stars I would! I would highly recommend Reef Encounter to anybody. This was our first liveaboard experience and we stayed for 3 days/2 nights. From the minute we stepped on the transfer boat, the crew were attentive and friendly. The transfer to the Encounter was easy, and the Encounter was so comfortable. There were plenty of areas to relax, and the rooms were really comfortable. The food was delicious, and there was plenty of it! The dive deck was set up really well - it wasn't too crowded and we had space to get geared up without feeling cramped. The diving was incredible. We saw sharks, turtles, rays, lion fish, and so much more. The night dives were the best!! Our guide, Jaime, was fantastic - from completing our Nitrox course, the set up of our gear, guiding us to the best spots at each dive site, recommending the best dive sessions each day, and the level of service he provided us on the boat - he made the entire trip so effortless for us. We will definitely come back to Reef Encounter again, maybe for a longer trip next time!!!! Thank you Jaime and the rest of the crew 💕

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