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“Great Service on Tusa 6”
Review of TUSA Dive

TUSA Dive
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Tusa 6 cater very well for novice and experienced divers. A reasonably spacious operating deck and wide lowered steps for water entry make diving easy, especially for those of us getting older.The fin fitting and removal service when entering and exiting the water was particularly helpful. With great dive sites, attentive service and a good quality lunch plus snacks, Tusa 6 provides an excellent day out for divers

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

From Reservation until out on the boat every thing was handled very proffesionally. The boat ride out was great, the food excelent and the dive and snorkel experience a pleasure.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had a good time on this tour and snorkelling was great. The majority of the crew were friendly and professional. Some were just obnoxious and made you feel like an idiot for asking where things were etc. The downside of the trip was the standard of the lunch they provided on the boat, which was very poor. Also, the intro scuba dive was very short. Barely 20 minutes. So not sure it was worth the money.

Thank Deborah K
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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Deborah,
Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a good time and enjoyed the snorkeling with our crew. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the lunch. As per previous reviews, we've been receiving great feedback in regards to our lunch which is a healthier option compared to many other boats. In regards to your dive, we have logged your bottom time of 21 minutes on our dive log. This does not take in consideration the time spent practicing skills as the log starts from 3 meters underwater only. In general our introductory dives go for 30 minutes, including skills, which would have been the total time of yours as well. We apologise if you felt it was short. The 2nd introductory dive involves no skills and goes for longer. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Cairns. Kind regards, the Team at Tusa Dive.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The Professional and helpful crew on TUSA 6 ensured our group had a memorable and fun experience. They catered to all levels with care, understanding and respect at all times. A really fresh, tasty lunch was served. The boat itself was clean, tidy and easy to get around at all times. Highly recommend this team.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I completely recommend Tusa Dive. They are professional and fun while maintaining everyone's safety. We were glad there were less than 60 divers on board. Michelle was a great guide. She'd tell us what to look for and then go below and show us. The reefs were wonderful. My husband was able to get 3 scuba dives in while my daughter and I snorkeled.

Thank Jayne B
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