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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 giant clams great trip marine life great diving crew members open water food was great highly recommend this company the reefs awesome experience
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Reviewed 2 days ago

you will walk away with a dive experience that will last a life time and you will be the envy of all your friends. Remember this is just not for divers, snorkelers are also welcome on the same boat as the divers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I did the introductory dives and it did not disappoint. The Tusa T6 crew is very professional and friendly. You could tell that everyone was passionate about being there and sharing their knowledge with us. The water was a bit rough and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JennaCCK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Tusa dive shop and tourist information centre has to be the best place to get help. Not one person tried to bury me under tour suggestions. They listened and gave relevant options. The best bit... they left me to make the decision and didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rich936
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Great Barrier Reef is spectacular We have done 3 all day trips but Tusa Dive fro Cairns is by far the best Their boats carry only 60-70 passengers so they have snorkel guides that actually swim with you and point out the incredible corrals...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cmjfbaof
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner have tried diving with a few companies around Cairns but can confidently say that TUSA T6 offered the best dive spots & experience so far!! Amazing dive instructors, great snorkelling sites & the food was amazing. Thanks to the passionate TUSA...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank burekjedan2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paying a bit extra to go out on a smaller boat is definitely worth it. The atmosphere was fun and friendly, the skipper took us to quiet spots and the instructors all seemed enthusiastic and knowledgeable. A big shout out to Todd, our instructor, who...More

Thank tricias787
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip, Nice food, amazing Crew and incredible snorkeling/diving spots. Extra shootout to Todd for being an really cool intructor.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CAKampmann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out with TUSA. We are experienced divers and were given the option to go guided or unguided, which was much appreciated. The service of the staff was wonderful, they create a stress free diving experience e.g. jumping in the water...More

Thank georgief2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went diving on the Great Barrier Reef with TUSA and had an excellent day. We visited 2 different reef sites and managed to fit in 3 dives and some snorkelling. The reef was in excellent condition and there was plenty of fish around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat was lovely and comfortable, lunch was delicious, healthy and had some yummy cakes after but the stand out was the crew. They were professional, passionate, knowledgeable, super friendly and really made the day. These are people who love what they do. We had...More

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Mike K
6 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
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.