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Skedaddle

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73 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 400 633 164
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Fabulous trip to the reef

With limited time and companion that had not snorkelled before, chose this trip because of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Battmeister
,
Melbourne
via mobile
Don’t even hesitate, just do it

If you’re in Cairns and you’ve got a half day up your sleeve you’d be mad not to make an effort to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BlueDisk
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Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
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“jet boat” (25 reviews)
“fast boat” (28 reviews)
“half day trip” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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73 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 400 633 164
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"jet boat"
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"fast boat"
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"half day trip"
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"hastings reef"
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"two hours"
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"fish"
in 52 reviews
"tim tams"
in 7 reviews
"the great barrier reef"
in 42 reviews
"hour guided"
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"boat ride was fun"
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"sea sickness"
in 16 reviews
"guided snorkelling tour"
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"free photos"
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"giant clams"
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"love their job"
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"great boat"
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"great trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With limited time and companion that had not snorkelled before, chose this trip because of the smaller group and half day option. Great decision! Good mix of ages and abilities on board. Very professional and friendly crew, most attentive I have come across to making...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re in Cairns and you’ve got a half day up your sleeve you’d be mad not to make an effort to see the GBR. Even though it was school holidays, it was mid winter and not exactly hot, just a pleasant 24 degrees, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just what I wanted! Out to a fantastic part of the outer reef very quickly - an awesome boat that leaves the others standing - and then straight into a 2 hour snorkel. The team were great, very professional, good kit, really good...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I was told this is the only half-day trip from Cairns that gets you to the outer reef & still get a couple of hours snorkelling - perfect for us. Once the twin Rolls Royce jet motors get to travelling speed.....you know it's not going...More

1  Thank Brad N
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

What a top day ..superfine Rolls Royce Jet boat ...all.female crew just nailed.it So glad we did this in a half day ...just what we wanted .....reasonable price value for money ...SUPPORT THIS AUSSIE OWNED EXPERIENCE .....

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We were on a family cruise (9 of us) on the Sea Princess and had a day in Cairns. The ships tours to the Great Barrier Reef were very expensive, as were many of the land based ones. They also took a full day and...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My sister was visitting me in Australia and I booked the Skedaddle trip on their website for her 30th birthday present. We had a truly amazing, unforgettable experience. We were so happy with the tour. The boat was fast and super clean, as was the...More

1  Thank N1C0LA
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I was recommended this company by a Swiss couple. I had previously done a trip from Airlie Beach to the reef at over twice the price of Skedaddle. Skedaddle was an excellent experience and well worth the money.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

100% recommend. I had done green island and thought blah. Researched Skedaddle and it offered exactly what I wanted. Fast trip to outer reef and 2 hours of snorkelling! Wasn’t interested in an included lunch I just wanted to snorkel. You won’t regret this half...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Really great experience. I chose company as it seemed cheaper than other companies and the trip to the reef was so quick. Unlike other companies where it takes a few hours to get to the reef this was only 45 mins. Spent 2 hours snorkelling...More

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ritchielawyer
25 December 2017|
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Response from 674kittyl | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They provide floating vest and noodles.
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sapna b
30 August 2016|
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Response from SmoggyOnTheTyne |
I would email them, the trip I did was snorkel only but did book it the day before. Good fun and a fast trip out to the reef.
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jeforman
6 March 2016|
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