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Thursday 24th & Friday 25th November 2016 Report

Posted: 25 Nov 2016

The guests at Marine World got to see plenty of Marine life at the Great Barrier Reef today. There were Reef Sharks and sting rays resting on the sandy ocean floor, a green sea turtle meandering past the windows of the Semi Submersible, colourful Parrot...

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Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November 2016 Report

Posted: 21 Nov 2016

Guests enjoyed glorious weather and a spectacular array of wildlife today at Marine World today. While gliding alongside underwater “bommies” on the outer reef wall, scuba divers spotted schools of Yellow Tail fusiliers and many colourful parrotfish....

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Only 5 Weeks To Christmas

Posted: 20 Nov 2016

WOW......Only 5 weeks to Christmas. Don't forget to check out our awesome Option A Christmas specials!!

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Friday 18th & Saturday 19th November 2016 Report

Posted: 18 Nov 2016

The sun was shining down on Moore Reef today despite the strong winds and lower visibility our passengers all enjoyed their day. The snorkellers saw a Moray eel and a Blue Spotted lagoon ray while the divers spotted a Manta ray and plenty of sharks. I...

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Thursday 17th & Friday 18th November 2016 Report

Posted: 18 Nov 2016

Today was another classic day on the reef with the sun shining, the winds low and hardly a cloud in the sky. The weather was postcard-picture perfect! Our Adventure Snorkel Safari was a very popular activity today. Guests swam with the rare Bumphead pa...

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Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th November 2016 Report

Posted: 15 Nov 2016

Our semi-submersible trips proved popular today. The in-water visibility has been stunning, and guests were amazed to spot some of the larger predatory species in the depths of the Pressure Point. In the coral gardens, semi-sub passengers saw three Gia...

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Thursday 10th & Friday 11th November 2016 Report

Posted: 14 Nov 2016

Today was another classic day on the reef with the sun shining, the winds low and hardly a cloud in the sky. The weather was postcard-picture perfect! Our Adventure Snorkel Safari was a very popular activity today. Guests swam with the rare Bumphead pa...

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Great Client Feedback

Posted: 13 Nov 2016

Was a great day, loads of stops and things to see. Lake barrine was a nice tranquil stop. Paronella Park was lovely the guide there was great. Enjoyed the best swim at Babinda boulders, lunch was good and all can eat. The Driver really made the day, very...

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Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th November 2016 Report

Posted: 09 Nov 2016

The sun is shining, children are laughing, and the fish are chirping... Well not chirping but you can hear our amazing parrot fish chomping away on coral and algae if you listen closely enough! These guys are a well-known resident at the Great Barrier Ree...

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Fun Facts About The Historical Town Of Yungaburra

Posted: 07 Nov 2016

Yungaburra takes its name from the Yidinyji language, meaning a place of enquiring or questioning. The European settlement of Yungaburra spans from the early 1880s, but the history goes back much further. Yungaburra village has existed largely unchange...

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Friday 4th & Saturday 5th November 2016

Posted: 04 Nov 2016

Today the Introductory divers got to swim up close next to Wally, our enormous Hump-head Maori Wrasse. The Certified Divers participated in several dives along the Outer Wall of the Reef, including a drift dive where they saw Eyeline Surgeon fish and Diag...

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Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th November 2016 Report

Posted: 04 Nov 2016

The guests at Marine World got to see plenty of Marine life at the Great Barrier Reef today. There were Reef Sharks and sting rays resting on the sandy ocean floor, a green sea turtle meandering past the windows of the Semi Submersible, colourful Parrot f...

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Great Christmas Specials

Posted: 03 Nov 2016

OPTION A SPECIALS.......MOST POPULAR TOUR CHOICE WATCH OUR CHRISTMAS CLIP FOR HUGE SAVINGS ON OPTION A OPTION A INCLUSIONS Entry & up to 2-hour stay at Paronella Park Includes a 45 min Historical Guided Tour Chinese & Japanese tours available....

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Fun Facts About The Boyd's Forest Dragon

Posted: 03 Nov 2016

Boyd”s Forest Dragon (Hypsilurus boydii) are endemic to the rainforests of Australia’s Wet Tropics. They can reach a total length of 54-cm and may live to sixty years. They prefer the vertical surfaces of a tree-trunks with a slightly larger diameter than...

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Butterfly Baby

Posted: 03 Nov 2016

We are not big fans of bus tours, but are SO glad we booked this trip! We spent a month in Australia on our honeymoon and this was most definitely one of the best days we had! As soon as we met Carsten, we could tell the day was going to be brilliant. Not...

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Joachim

Posted: 03 Nov 2016

Excellent private rainforest tour for people who can only spent half a day" Very good and informative tour by a family-run enterprise. Very knowledgeable driver and guide. We learned much more about the flora and fauna of the oldest rainforest on earth t...

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Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2016 Report

Posted: 31 Oct 2016

With clear skies and a beautiful sunny day our guests took advantage of all activities Marine World had to offer today. The Marine Biologists were busiest, with marine snorkel safaris on the drop-off at Moore Reef, with plenty of Marine life around inc...

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Thursday 27th & Saturday 28th October 2016 Report

Posted: 28 Oct 2016

The guests at Marine World got to see plenty of Marine life at the Great Barrier Reef today. There were Reef Sharks and sting rays resting on the sandy ocean floor, a green sea turtle meandering past the windows of the Semi Submersible, colourful Parrot f...

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Fun Facts: Curtain Fig Tree

Posted: 24 Oct 2016

This is the most amazing tree you are ever likely to see. It is a picture of a century of natural history – a unique example of nature's unpredictability and power. The fig tree is from the strangler fig species Fichus virens. The curtain effect result...

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Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October 2016 Report

Posted: 24 Oct 2016

The guests at Marine World got to see plenty of Marine life at the Great Barrier Reef today. There were reef sharks and sting rays resting on the sandy ocean floor, a Green Sea turtle meandering past the windows of the semi-submersible, colourful parrotfi...

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