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Down Under Cruise & Dive

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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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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 luxurious reef vessel you will travel in style and comfort for a very affordable price.
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  • Average7%
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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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Thank BobSeattle1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outer reefs we went to were crystal clear and had huge variety of marine life...even saw a Marlin! Staff were courteous and fun... apart from one grumpy guy who was smoking the whole time. Food was great, had steak and fish, but more options...More

Thank Ian H
Hayley S, Sales and Marketing at Down Under Cruise & Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ian H, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate your feedback. I will be sure to speak to the Operations Manger regarding the 'Grumpy smoker'. We pride ourselves on providing a high levels of customer service. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quality touring boat, with a large amount of people on board per tour. The boat was very clean and new with easy access power points. Our snorkel was to the Norman and Saxon Reef, as much as it was an amazing experience, it was...More

Thank Fong O
Hayley S, Sales and Marketing at Down Under Cruise & Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Fong O, Firstly I would like to make clear that the reef is NOT dying - despite the media portraying it is. I invite you to have a look on our social media channels (Instagram and Facebook) to check out some of the spectacular...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat was very clean and fancy, all inside rooms fully airconditioned. The diving was excellent and for my first time the instructors were very helpful and explained everything well. Stephen was our instructor and he was great. The snorkelling was great with lot of...More

Thank teganb29
Hayley S, Sales and Marketing at Down Under Cruise & Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Teganb29, Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your day with us. I will be sure to let Stephan know that you mentioned him personally. Thanks again for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all had a fantastic time on this day trip we all highly recommend it! All the staff are so friendly and Daniel made our day as we were a bit timid to go out too far in the water when Daniel said he was...More

Thank tarnzy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did my open water and adventure certification with them and everything was excellent from the instructor to the crew on the boat. Recommend completely

Thank Goulven C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you didn't need to cater for a group of 6 and the staff did have all the correct info about what your ticket included, it should be a good tour. However, we had a group of 7 including a young kid, 4 of us...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From moment of check in at the Reef Terminal, to the moment we stepped back off the boat 9 hours later, we had tea and coffee all day, biscuits on arrival, BBQ lunch, fruit (melon and pineapple) cheese & biscuits along with glass of wine...More

Thank RandJReviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the half day helicopter Reef snorkel trip.... the helicopter ride was great and we flew out to Hastings Reef... where we boarded the boat MV EVO... supposedly for snorkelling and buffet lunch... we were supposed to have 2 hours of snorkelling but but...More

Thank lezzxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took the 4 day open water diving certification class. Our first two days were at the dive center and the last two were at the beautiful reef. This course was the most affordable that I found in the city and I was very pleased...More

Thank egodlove
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Janice R
25 April 2017|
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
Janice R
21 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