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Address: Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling...

Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling specialists to the Great Barrier Reef. With more than 25 years experience in taking visitors to the reef, TUSA Dive strive to make your Cairns reef tour as memorable, educational and exciting, as it is possible to be.The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 km (1,600 mi) along the coast of Queensland, in Australia's Coral Sea. Labeled as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and a World Heritage listed region, visitors come from the all over the planet to visit this incredible icon... Our Great Barrier Reef.Experienced scuba divers and snorkellers alike can travel to the outer reefs in ultimate comfort on board Cairns' newest and best reef day boat, the TUSA 6. Launched in August 2011, the 24m TUSA 6 was custom designed for Great Barrier Reef cruising, cairns diving and snorkelling, and each day visits two unique reef locations from Tusa's choice of 16 spectacular dive and snorkel sites.Tusa Dive's professional and friendly dive crew are on hand throughout the day to assist you in ever way, and can provide education for snorkeling, first time "introductory scuba diving" (PADI Discover Scuba course), PADI & SSI Referral Courses, and PADI Open Water courses.For divers looking for more than a day trip, multi-day scuba packages are available for day touring and Tusa 6's big sister, the Spirit of Freedom provides 3 to 7 day liveaboard diving expeditions to the iconic dive destinations of the Cod Hole and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.TUSA Dive are proud to be accredited as an Advanced Ecotourism Operator, committed to providing a service that reflects our responsibility to contribute to the conservation of our Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and pass on this rich heritage to future generations.

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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns Including Lunch
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Amazing trip very well organised. All the staff were friendly and very switched on. The food was really good and free tea, coffee and water supplied. Please do dives if doing the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing trip very well organised. All the staff were friendly and very switched on. The food was really good and free tea, coffee and water supplied. Please do dives if doing the trip. Jon our diving instructor was also a credit.

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Jay, Thank you for writing this review. We're happy to get feedback from your day onboard Tusa Dive & glad to hear you enjoyed the diving with Jon - he's a great instructor! Wishing you all the best with your future travels, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are awesome, friendly, personable. They are very patient, I was new to diving and they were great at exposing/teaching. I tried but couldn't dive properly, all my fault for panicking. They kept trying to help me and at the end gave me a part refund even though I did a fair bit of diving which they didn't ha e... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Thanks for this lovely review. We're very happy you enjoyed your day out onboard Tusa with our great crew. We will pass along your kind words to AJ. We hope to get you diving next time we see you onboard! Kindest regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful day out. The boat was new and clean. High staff ratio. Divers and snorkellers catered for. We stopped at two different sites. It was a clear calm day. We saw plenty of tropical fish and turtles. Lunch was cold meats and salads.

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Louise, Big thank you for the great review! We hope to see you again onboard Tusa Dive! Best regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked 3 days diving with Tusa Dive. It was greatly organisesed, they had comfortable boat and excellent instructors. i loved the experience. thanks guys

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Magdalena, Thank you for writing this lovely review & thank you for choosing to dive with us for 3 days. We're very happy you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you onboard again in the future! Safe travels! The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome day out crew was great, laid back and professional had no issues at all very helpful lunch was great would definitely come back again 👌🏻

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely feedback Nic! We do hope to see you onboard again in the future! Kindest regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very well organised plenty of food and competent staff to organise the day; excellent coral on Michaelmas and hasting reefs, far better than seen on other dives

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for the lovely review & the positive comments about our crew and sites. We hope to see you onboard in the near future. Kind regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, before I begin, I'd like to give all the staff high praise. They were very functional and ran everything like clockwork. I felt I was looking at robots doing everything at the speed of light. They do this every day, day in and day out, all year round. I've done over 130 dives in Thailand, Fiji, Egypt... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Paphos, Thank you for taking your time in writing such a detailed review. And thank you for the high praise to our crew. Paphos, you have to keep in mind that Australia is a First World Country. Cost of living and Safety/Regulations are very different here than Indonesia, Thailand... Wages are much higher, to get to the reef takes... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable trip. Would recommend the anti-sickness tablets that can be purchased for $2. The Tusa dive crew are evidently professional, experienced, cohesive, friendly and helpful. There was a good atmosphere that was fun but not at the expense of safety. There was always someone on look out and safety was their primary concern 👍we had great weather, were fortunate... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Michaela, Thank you for such a lovely review & for the recommendation! Our crew are pretty great and as you noticed, safety is definitely our primary concern. We would love to see you again onboard in the future. Warmest regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll try to make it short. SITES - Twin peaks @ Saxon reef and Incounter bay @ Hastings reef SNORKELLING for young kids - the trip is not adapted to young kids, which we wouldn't have taken and paid a full price for them as well: strong current, to much crowded, some staff nice and some rude SCUBA DIVING -... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Aurorita, Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. We're dissapointed that you find our trip is not adapted for kids. We do provide equipment and snorkel guides for children. There are days that the current is stronger and it is out of our control. Our skipper does try and choose the best sites according to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day for both divers and snorkelers. Myself and the other certified diver were in team John is the best and were joined by Kris in the afternoon. Both instructors were amazing pointing out interesting wildlife and generally looking after us. Good quality equipment provided. Lovely crew. The boats photographer was amazing and price of the pictures were very reasonable... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thanks for such a lovely review! We will pass along your kind comments to Jon & Kris. We hope to have you onboard again in the future. More 

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