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Address: Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4047 9100
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Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling...

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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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns Including Lunch
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Super attentive team. They give us the needed support to keep our first scuba dive perfect. The place couldn't be better. The beautiful place I've ever seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Super attentive team. They give us the needed support to keep our first scuba dive perfect. The place couldn't be better. The beautiful place I've ever seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef with the TUSA Dive crew. The boat was comfortable and clean and spacious, and the crew friendly and helpful. We visited two reef areas and my family had a great time swimming with the tropical fish and coral and guided by knowledgeable staff. The trip includes a tasty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Spirit of Freedom for 4 nights. This is an intense diving boat, quite capable by design, fully equipped with an excellent dive operation. We saw many dive sites at the great reef and amazed by the beauty of this natural wonder and also deeply saddened to see it get destroyed by humans. Food is adequate hovering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best experience ever, the staff are very approachable and made me feel very safe. There was a staff member standing on top of the boat the whole time I was snorkelling making sure everyone is safe and haven't drifted to far away. The equipment was very modern and clean.

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time in writing this lovely review Tania! We hope to see you again :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day with Tusa Dive. Big clean boat with plenty of room for everyone. Holds about 60 guests which was a comfortable number. Crew were very friendly, obviously very experienced and happy to help. Lunch was very tasty. We were taken to two different dive sights, both were amazing, the second site didn't have any other boats there... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

We're so happy we were one of the highlights of your trip to Cairns. Thanks for the feedback & safe travels! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the third and dive trip we went on during our trip to Queensland, and was the one we saw the most. The reefs we visited were in great condition, very colorful and very much fill of life. The crew and staff were very friendly, helpful and professional in briefings, they were able to answer most of the questions... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, It was a pleasure having you onboard! Thanks for taking the time in writing this great review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great trip to the outer reef from Cairns. The boat is new and with just 60 passengers not to big. A god combination of scuba divers and snorklers room for everyone. Friendly and professional staff and crew always help full and with a smile. Good lunch! Notice the high standard of the toilets 2 with hot freshwater showers.

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. :) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought they did a great job overall. Staff was great and very nice. Food was good too. Only drawback. Was that I was told they they charge more marginally than others but only bc they have exclusive rights to certain reef sites. However there were other tours at both sites. It wasn't crowded but hardly exclusive. Anyways they're great and... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Sukhi. Glad to hear you enjoyed your day with us. There might have been a misunderstanding with your travel agent. We are the only boat to have a roving permit which means we are allowed to park anywhere on the reef. In the morning, our skipper will choose the best sites suitable for that days conditions.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went out with Tusa today for guided dives at Hastings and Michaelmas. The experience of diving with Tusa has probably spoiled us for all future dives because the quality had service were so exceptional. The T6 boat was the nicest dive boat we've been on, and the dive guides/instructors were fantastic. They were all incredibly helpful,... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Hi Megan, Thanks for the amazing review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your day out on the GBR with us. Safe travels! More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never dived before and being very excited/nervous about what was going to happen. The whole team at Tusa were amazing at putting me right at ease, especially Jon who is the best instructor ever, made me feel very safe. It ended up being a fantastic day, the dives were amazing. Lunch was delicious and healthy. I couldn't have asked... More 

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Tusa Team C, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this review

Amazing! We're so happy when we hear first time divers wanting to go again after experiencing it onboard with us. :) We hope to see you again onboard. More 

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