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Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4047 9100
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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns Including Lunch
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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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Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4047 9100

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tusa 6 cater very well for novice and experienced divers. A reasonably spacious operating deck and wide lowered steps for water entry make diving easy, especially for those of us getting older.The fin fitting and removal service when entering and exiting the water was particularly...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

From Reservation until out on the boat every thing was handled very proffesionally. The boat ride out was great, the food excelent and the dive and snorkel experience a pleasure.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a good time on this tour and snorkelling was great. The majority of the crew were friendly and professional. Some were just obnoxious and made you feel like an idiot for asking where things were etc. The downside of the trip was the standard...More

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Deborah, Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a good time and enjoyed the snorkeling with our crew. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the lunch. As per previous reviews, we've been receiving great feedback in regards to our lunch which...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Professional and helpful crew on TUSA 6 ensured our group had a memorable and fun experience. They catered to all levels with care, understanding and respect at all times. A really fresh, tasty lunch was served. The boat itself was clean, tidy and easy...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I completely recommend Tusa Dive. They are professional and fun while maintaining everyone's safety. We were glad there were less than 60 divers on board. Michelle was a great guide. She'd tell us what to look for and then go below and show us. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tulsa met all of its acclaimed recommendations and more! The staff was caring and thoughtful with my initial motion sickness issue. Our guide, Ryan, was helpful in pointing out the amazing scenery. The food was varied and very tasty. The boat was clean. Protecting the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband an I really enjoyed diving the Outer Reef with Tusa. They are very professional and our instructor Kris was awesome! There was plenty of time to snorkel and enjoy the hospitality. I would definitely recommend them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time the staff are awesome. Food was awesome. Enjoyed it They made sure you were comfortable

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reviewing what day trip options I had as an experienced diver (Had to rule out live-aboard due to family commitments) I was keen to avoid the crowds and pontoons and maximise diving into one day - and landed with Tusa who are one of...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tusa Dive is a great tour to the Barrier reef and highly recommended. They don't take too many people like other tours so their is plenty of room and very comfortable. They also have access to a number of reefs and dive spots as well....More

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15 August 2017|
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Response from Tusa Team C | Property representative |
Hi jjac2011, Thank you for your question! There's no definite answer to that question as we are in the tropics and can go diving year-round. We have a "wet season" from January to June and a "dry-season" from July to... More
10 December 2016|
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Response from Tusa Team C | Property representative |
Some dive operators requires a dive medical if over 65 year old and wanting to dive. You can get it done at certain doctors. In Cairns, the 24 Hour Medical and Mcleod Medical offer them.
Agnes L
8 May 2016|
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Response from Tania R | Property representative |
Hi Agnes, Sorry for the late reply - yes, we do offer transfers. From the Blue Lagoon resort in Trinity Beach, transfers are $20 per person round-trip. As Snidbit mentioned, the skipper chooses in the morning according to... More