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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

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Reviewed yesterday

It was an amazing day with TUSA, I loved the dives and everything else: the team, the organization, the food.

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1  Thank Ana M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On visiting Cairns, it can be a bit daunting if you want to go diving. There are hundreds of shop, stalls and stands offering snorkelling, diving a deal manner of Great Barrier Reef experiences. Rest assured, you can't go wrong with Tulsa diving. The whole...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat is excellent and the crew was very knowledgeable and passionate about what they do. The food on board was good.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very friendly, and as a dive instructor, I would certainly recommend this company for any level Diver.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This day was perfection from start to finish. The crew, boat, food and reef sites were all amazing. I’d recommend Tusa to anybody and I hope to be back onboard myself!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks a lot Tusa Dive :) My second trip with Tusa in the Last 5 Years and still simply stunning Experience!!!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful trip. Terrific boat and wonderful crew. Great equipment, VIP fin service, prescription mask and superior service. My son and I were able to intro scuba dive together - priceless. My husband and daughter could not scuba but the doctor on board explained why...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The whole experience was great fun. The boat was nice, the food was amazing and the staff were not only experienced, but also good fun. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Relaxed day on T6, well organised, well equipped and good food. As experienced divers it was great to be able to dive on our own, not escorted in a group, so we could take our time and explore at our own pace.More

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Deborah, Thank you for the lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. We agree that it's nice to explore at your own pace, but still offer the opportunity to join one of our PADI Instructors for guided...More

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Mike K
7 January 2018|
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Response from Tusa Team C | Property representative |
Hi Larry, We run 365 days a year, so we will definitely be heading out to the outer reef when you will be in Cairns. We provide all equipment onboard including dive computers. Hope to see you at the end of the month! Kind... More
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.