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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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Great day snorkelling!

Did some research & these guys were the most reasonably priced we came across. Was an awesome day & a great experience. All the staff were friendly & helpful, couldn't fault it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Ashlee_Smith92
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Did some research & these guys were the most reasonably priced we came across. Was an awesome day & a great experience. All the staff were friendly & helpful, couldn't fault it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Early morning; boarding a catamaran that takes you out so that there is nothing to see but sea. A good and friendly briefing then into a stinger suit (jellyfish here can be lethal) fins, mask and snorkel and the water. Then your breath is simply taken away by the stunning beauty of corals, thousands of fish, giant clams, sharks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to the reef with these guys today, saw everything we dreamed of seeing including nemo, reef sharks, sea turtles, huge rays and thousands of tropical fish. Staff were so brilliant too. Only very minor negative was the very small breakfast (was basically a mini muffin and drink). Everything else was perfect and worth paying more for.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out with the Tusa dive crew, two different locations on the Reef and both were amazing. Awesome crew who were all very friendly and all had a great sense of humour. Thanks so much guys and girls 🛥🐠🐟

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

Hi Adam, Thanks for the great review! We appreciate the feedback and very happy to hear you had fun with our crew. See you next time! The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not recommend a snorkelling day trip with Tusa more highly. From start to finish, the trip was ran smoothly. The staff were very competent but made the tripboth fun and entertaining at the same time. All of them were obviously passionate about their jobs and the service which they provide. After boarding, an abundance of snacks were available.... More 

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

Hi Hannah, Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review! We're very happy to hear you had a fantastic day on the Great Barrier Reef with us and enjoyed our "Finderella" service. Enjoy the rest of your time in Cairns. Warmest regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice day with 3 dives on Tusa and the dive locations were good. Good food, both lunch and a light breakfast. Also they use diving boots and open heel fins which I really liked! But they lose 1 star on the staff being so stressful. Everytime it was time for a new dive they were just stressing everyone... More 

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

Hi Elian, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. And thank you for letting us know about the staff being stressful. We will make sure that this is looked into and doesn't happen again. Why stress when your office is the Great Barrier Reef! :p Safe travels, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew was amazing. This is such a professional outfit, run by very professional and personable guides. The variety of subgroups was astounding and yet each of the dive professionals seem to take a personal interest in making sure everyone had a great time. My son is a seasoned certified diver and he went off in a very small guided... More 

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

Hi Beth! Thank you for writing this kind review. We do pride ourselves in having the best crew in town and an average ratio of 1 staff for 5 passengers to make it more personal, so appreciate the positive feedback :) Hope to see you again onboard Tusa Dive. Kind regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful time considering we were visiting during the rainy season. Staff was incredibly patient especially when I was unable to dive due to anxiety. AS, Adam, Noritake and others made the trip amazing.

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

Hi Lisa, Thanks for the great review. Rain or shine, the fish and reef will be there for us :) We're glad our crew made the trip amazing for you. We hope to see you again! Kindest regards, The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Cairns wanting to see the Great Barrier Reef and was faced with the choice of many dive operations offering this service. I chose Tusa for the first day that I went out on the water and was not disappointed at all. The staff were extremely professional and safety focused, the boat was comfortable, and the reef was... More 

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

Thanks for the lovely review, Victoria. We're glad you chose Tusa for your experience on the Great Barrier Reef and happy to hear you had a wonderful day. Safe travels! The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I went on an awesome day cruise with Tusa. Right from the start all staffe were so friendly and helpfull. Both reefsites we visited were amazing. I was supposed to do an introductory dive, but once I was in the water I freaked out. Big heaps up to Jon, great dive instructor. Tried to comfort me in to going... More 

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

Hi Ilonka, Big thank you for the lovely review! We're glad to hear you had a great day out with us and that Jon took good care of you. Hopefully we'll get you to try diving again with us one day! Safe Travels! The Team at Tusa Dive More 

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