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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...more
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Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4047 9100
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All reviews the great barrier reef day trip fish these guys great boat outer reef weather conditions great trip giant clams marine life crew members great diving the reefs other companies awesome experience food was great open water
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My day on the reef diving with Russ was amazing, the crew were great, setup was superb, and the dive sites were as expected from the GBR, However I nearly didn't go with them. I was in the store 3 times, twice before and once...More

Thank Parsious p
Reviewed 2 days ago

We book this excursion in Cairns at the tourist centre. We saw the brochure and thought that this would be good value for the price. The staff at the tourist centre also said that this is a good company to go with. We were not...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome diving experience for cert. Divers. Seeing one of the most beautiful reefs in the world expect very professional and luxury facilities on the boat; that is hot showers drinks and food, a 'finderella' service (putting your fins on from the steps so you dont...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely the best service and setup we booked via Expedia. Delivered everything it promised. Very organized staff . Very helpful and attentive . Well worth the money

Thank Vijay P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great staff, good dive, lovely day out. It was an easy booking, great value, the guys on the boat were really good.

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Thank Zoltan V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes it’s one of the many dive boats going out to the Great Barrier Reef, so if you want diving without other people none of these companies are for you! However, this one is perfect for people wanting a taste of the barrier reef, especially...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crew is just doing the daily drill getting ~60 people to the reef for diving / snorkeling. Starting with the liability stuff by filling out the disclaimer paperwork. Boat felt really crowded. Gear maintained but not high end. Made 3 guided dives with 4 persons...More

Thank Tuurtje75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 4 spent the day with Tusa yesterday and loved every minute of the experience! They catered for all our different experience levels from open water diver to never having snorkelled in open water before. The staff were polite, helpful, entertaining and always...More

Thank Mellanie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

trip was cool. Crew was professional. Guides were pros and nice and cool. Helpful to beginners. a little mass produced regarding number of people served but i get that. Overall would recommend. I would have preferred a full wetsuit not a shortie.

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Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the 5 star review & the recommendation. We're delighted that you enjoyed your day with our crew. We will shortly get rid of our shortie wetsuits and introduce our lycra suits for the summer season. Thanks again and safe travel!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn’t dived for ages but was put at ease straightaway. Carlotta was really helpful as a dive instructor and I had a great time!

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Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Havannaman, thank you very much for the review. Carlotta has joined our team about 4-5 months ago and is getting great reviews! We're glad you felt comfortable with her and we will pass along your kind words. Take care!

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Mike K
7 January 2018|
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Response from Tusa D | 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
John C
15 August 2017|
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Response from Tusa D | 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 D | 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.