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opinions on tallship adventures in the great barrier reef?

opinions on tallship adventures in the great barrier reef?

Jan 14th, 2010, 03:00 PM
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opinions on tallship adventures in the great barrier reef?

hello!
i will be traveling to the reef on my own in march, and was thinking abt going on 3-day/2-nt snorkeling cruise with a company called tallship adventures: http://tallshipadventures.com.au/web...20the%20voyage

has anybody ever used them or heard good things about them?
thanks
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Jan 15th, 2010, 04:59 PM
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I've never heard of them - but the trip sounds good. That's a fantastic part of the world - and sailing is just the best way to see it!
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Jan 18th, 2010, 03:20 AM
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thanks margo! i have never been to oz so am looking for amazing things to do......do u have any other recommendations for seeing the reef? take care!
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Jan 19th, 2010, 09:07 PM
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This trip sounds fantastic - and you'll be fine on your own. (I'm getting envious!)

If you have time, some of the best places to see the Reef are out of Cairns and/or Port Douglas. The tall ship people make a point of it being a sailing adventure. I've done a similar trip (years ago now) and the sailing was great fun. But the snorkelling was only average. A combination of both would be wonderful, if you could manage it. Otherwise, you need to decide what's the most important.

Others may have other suggestions.
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Jan 21st, 2010, 02:57 PM
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A few years ago We went for 3 days on a boat called Siska - 3 time winner of the Sydney/Hobart I think as well as being a famous vessel for other reasons. We had a wonderful time, the crew were great. Snorke3lled in the Whitsundays and landed in several different places. The kids did scuba diving off the boat too.
I just checked - she's still around!
http://www.seethewhitsundays.com/opp...ska/index.html
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Feb 5th, 2010, 11:24 PM
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thanks...thats some great advice...will keep u posted...
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