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Down Under Cruise & Dive

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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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USD 119.17*
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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
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Cairns Super Saver: Great Barrier Reef Cruise plus Kuranda Scenic Railway plus...
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Learn to Scuba Dive on the Great Barrier Reef: 4-Day PADI Open Water Dive Course
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Down Under Cruise & Dive based in Cairns, QLD is one of Australia's leading tour operators providing guests of all ages and nationalities with world-class experiences on the Great Barrier Reef. Travelling on-board EVOLUTION, Australia's most luxurious reef vessel you will travel in style and comfort for a very affordable price.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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Reviewed 4 days ago


Thank Avdhoot J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The great barrier reef was one of the reasons for us to come to Queensland. Unfortunately we had a disappointing day, mainly due to the weather. As there were strong winds and high waves, the far majority of people ok board (staff excluded) got seasick....More

Thank JLS8817
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous trip made amazing by the helicopter trip which is a must do. Great friendly staff. Large boat with plenty space inside and outside. 2 fabulous snorkeling locations. Had to pay extra for wet suits. Nice lunch including prawns, fish and steak. The helicopter trip...More

Thank ridley144
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went to reef with this company yesterday and personally this is third time to go to GBR and Down under was worst service ever!!! Chinese female staff was drived me crazy on the boat when I got the fins and snorkel gear, keep giving...More

Reviewed 1 week ago


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Thank nicoleta v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had my trip today. Booked for dive, semi sub, helicopter and snorkel and unfortunately just didn’t feel safe due to the terrible weather. Didn’t even get to snorkel as the sea was so choppy and I’d knocked my head trying to dive. Massive swell on...More

2  Thank claireylou84
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Thank jjhart9869
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour staff had us line up for suits that protect against sting rays etc.... in the only smoking area on board. Horrible! They should not let the people smoke until the suits are distributed. Staff on this matter was extremely rude. Also there is...More

Thank jalisajones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The open water course here was awesome. Thanks to our great (and crazy) instructor Frankie I turned from a 0 experience "muppet" to a cetified diver in just 4 days, yeaa! Also, diving with Francesco is your underwater insurance to see all of the reefs...More

Thank Toine S
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Janice R
25 April 2017|
Response from kjsigp | Reviewed this property |
HI Jan, Not sure about the extent of the bleaching. The coral on our trip was beautiful. Also they have a semi-submersible boat so even people that don't dive or snorkel can view the splendor. Best dive boat I have ever... More
Janice R
22 April 2017|
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Response from JulesMilll | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janice. Dive Down Under goes to Norman and Hastings reefs. From the information provided by the marine biologist on board there it's only around 15% bleaching, but they are very careful and give clear instructions at... More