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Down Under Cruise & Dive

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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...more
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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went on the cruise and helicopter tour today. I would never cruise with another company. The staff really went the extra step with everything. People got sea sick and the staff showed the up most compassion. The knowledge to the area was outstanding. I...More

Thank shayleydean
Reviewed yesterday

Great ship crew was polite well trained, food was good was a great experience. Got to see amazing sights.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked the one day diving and snorkeling tour, two dives. I booked that boat because I sometimes get seasick so I wanted to go on a big boat (spending 8 hours on it). The crew was great, they helped me with any question and...More

Thank Mibani
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out .Professional Crew, Nice clean boat (Evolution). Food was really good & plenty to go around. Well organized. No complaints. We went snorkeling, it was well supervised with lifeguards watching the whole time while everyone was out in water. Just go out and...More

Thank aussietraveller087
Reviewed 1 week ago

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef was a lifelong dream of mine, and I was not disappointed by this cruise! I did 2 introductory dives and some snorkelling. It was my first time diving but the staff is here to make sure you know the...More

Thank Relax815912
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facilities were spectacular, great food, great lounge area, great snorkel gear. The crew was very upbeat and helpful. This trip made my stay in Cairns so memorable because of the beautiful fish in the reef I saw during my snorkel. Highly recommend this to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did 2 introductory scuba dives and snorkeling. It was our first time diving, but the staff made sure we knew the basics of diving. The staff was very patient and friendly. During our dives, we were able to see a sea turtle which was...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning for scuba, Opt for a 2 dives at least. At the first training dive you just get the feel but may not see much as you get tagged with other divers and can only swim in strict formation. But the second...More

Thank Anuj B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going to do the Great Barrier Reef, CHOOSE THIS COMPANY!!!! This company goes above and beyond to ensure you're having the time of your life. We went through Cairns. Their boat, EVOLUTION, is the biggest and nicest in the entire Marina, which...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived here in Cairns for the last 6 years and anytime a friend comes to town, I recommend Down Under Cruise and Dive. Most recently my brother came from the USA and I could not think of a better way to show him...More

Thank Kristian L
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Amira A
21 June 2018|
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Response from Gregory B | Reviewed this property |
They have an introduction to diving and teach you what you need to know to dive safely. All the equipment and training is provided as part of the package. The package pays for one dive. I think the second dive is $45 more... More
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Janice R
25 April 2017|
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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
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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
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