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Sailing back to Cairns under full sail was the highlight of the trip.

Fantastic friendly crew took us out on the boat to near Green Island. For me the snorkelling was disappointing, the reef is in trouble and there were not as many fish around as I remembered. The crew explained the impact of the weather on the reef but without being political, simply explaining recent weather patterns effects. This was not helped by the fact I detest the cold and the water was not as worm as I was expecting, but that was my issue. The journey out and the service provided were excellent. The boat was small and not overcrowded. We had perfect weather to enjoy the journey both ways. Green Island was undergoing renovation so not overly welcoming, but walking through the national park was refreshing and enjoyable. Lunch was excellent. Plenty of food for the people on board. Cold meats and salad, with plenty of prawns and smoked salmon, a range of other meats and a full range of salads. Overall an excellent experience, that makes me concerned for the future of the reef.

Great fun, do research not really suitable for everyone. Be fit.

Great way to enjoy nature however rougher then we will all thought. I expected lots of floating and a bit of bumps but to be honest it was the other way round. It is not suitable for everyone you need a level of fitness as you do get tossed about. I am bruised quit a bit and only fell off once. Research a bit better them we did as there was only one person supporting us and really it needed 2 one at front and one at rear to keep us moving and to assist when we all had a tumble. Our guide however was great and supportive .Would I do it again absolutely NOT, others in the group however would. It was not just exactly what I thought.

Snorkelling and Fitzroy Island were awesome

Booking and boarding were great, except for the fact that you can't get seating for a family of 5 because people put their bags on seats or sleep across 4 seats!!! Don't sit on bottom level, everyone gets sick. Fitzroy Island was great for swimming and snorkelling. Saw beautiful coral, fish and swam with turtles. Food is really expensive on island and not that great. Overall an excellent adventure, 3 kids aged 15, 13, 11 and mum and dad loved it. Heaps better snorkelling than Green Island.

Overall a wonderful tour and great Guide; wanted more Kuranda time.

Given how much there was to see and do in Kuranda itself, the less than 70 minutes was unsatisfactory and the Palm Cove stop could be skipped entirely and that time spent well for up to 2 hours in Kuranda. We raced through Butterflies, birds and animals exhibits in the wild, missed see the village itself and its aboriginal culture entirely. However, we loved the train and tram rides and their stops with history, nature and cultural information!

Fruitful tour with excellent tour guide (Stu)

Stu is a passionate tour guide who provided detailed descriptions on the places stated in the tour and also other places passed by. With his informative yet funny descriptions, we all knew more about Cairns in a relax and harmonious atmosphere. We can feel Stu’s passion in his job and nearly thanks to him for leaving such an enjoyable memory for our trip.