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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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Dive, Snorkel, Sail the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, Cairns newest and most luxurious catamaran. Sailing daily, let our friendly, dedicated staff introduce you to another world teeming with exotic fish life, coral gardens, and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4041 1600
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An awesome tour on a well maintained clean boat. High quality gear, professional friendly and humourous staff. People of all swimming skill levels are catered for. All on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef! Overall an excellent experience. A must do for anyone staying in Cairns.

Thank williamluck774
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful day I spent on the nice boat with very nice staff! Thank you very much for your explications and help. It was really a great experience.

Thank Doris M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing trip with Passions. The boat is comfy, the food offered is excellent and the crew helps where they can. Though it has been my first ever dive and I had been a bit anxious beforehand I felt very secure with the...More

Thank LillyOnVoyage
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with my daughter (28 yrs)... went to 2 spots on reef... just did snorkeling (not diving) ... lots of fish... lots of sunshine (despite it raining in Cairns)... lots of staff and thorough safety briefing... saw big bump head parrot fish which were very...More

Thank Sean O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Smooth check in, lovely tea and coffee, helpful staff. Relaxing ride to the reef and then two great dives and snorkel. Catered for Vegans which was amazing!!! Informative presentation on the way back from the GBR by a funny marine biologist! I loved that all...More

Thank smittle11
Reviewed 6 days ago

A member of our party has rather complex and unusual dietary limitations. Passions of Paradise is unusual in having a chef on board (as opposed to buying in standardised catering) who is able to cater for specific requirements -- with notice. We booked ahead and...More

Thank OliviaMelb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

boat set off at 8am, there was free tea, coffee and fruit when we got on the boat Really brilliant day. The staff were excellent, friendly, and very knowledgeable about the reef. I went with my boyfriend and the introductionary dive was amazing. I panicked...More

Thank Michaela C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable what can I say,I had a bad experience in Thailand snorkeling I almost drowned,on holidays from Melbourne we had to do the reef I was anxious to say the least but felt so comfortable back in the water ,I chose a guided reef tour...More

Thank lisaleo666
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the day cruise with Passions of Paradise for two reasons; one - they had been recommended by a friend, and two - they were cheaper than some of the other operators. I would highly recommend these guys. They are a local operator and...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I booked the day long trip to do some scuba diving with the recommendation from other people online. We could not have had a better day. We started the day right on time. Everything was neat and organized with the company. They...More

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Gottagocit
4 September 2018|
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Response from AndyLynxo | Reviewed this property |
Around 45 mins - 1 hour depending on any whale, dolphin sightings etc. No platforms, just the reef.
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Tygger18
20 September 2017|
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Response from Magdalena S | Reviewed this property |
All I know is that for now it's not working/in use, so if you're planning a trip the next few days I don't think it'll be possible...
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