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Address: Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4041 1600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, the current...

Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, the current Australia Tourism Award Winner (Adventure Tourism)Sailing daily, let our friendly, dedicated staff introduce you to another world teeming with exotic fish life, coral gardens, and spectacular views. Visit Michaelmas Cay, and our exclusive Paradise Reef location, away from the crowds.Every afternoon, our bar opens, and guests relax in comfort as we raise the sails and cruise back to Cairns.

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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
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Absolute brilliant tour

Went with Passions after reading the reviews and was certainly not disappointed. The staff are lovely and took time to go around everyone to chat and learn names. The two stops we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with Passions after reading the reviews and was certainly not disappointed. The staff are lovely and took time to go around everyone to chat and learn names. The two stops we went to were excellent no complaints at all! Those who went diving got a full debrief whereas the snorkellers were given the chance of solo or with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an awesome time yesterday when we visited the Paradise Reef and the Michelmas Bay. We have snorkelled so many locations all around the world and have always wanted to visit The Great Barrier Reef. And it was worth it!!! Wonderful crew who takes care of everyone. Thanks Simon and the crew. I was truly impressed by the way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on two different snorkeling and diving day tours to the reef, and passions of paradise was definitely the best. Not too many people onboard, and plenty of space to relax at the front deck or inside, a beautiful catamaran. The diving and snorkeling spots were amazing and the crew was friendly.

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Suvi! We just wanted to take the time to thank you for such a great review, and we're glad you had such a great day with us! We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around Australia! More 

Bamaga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very professional staff. the food was good and we had a fantastic day on this boat. would definitely recommend it.

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hey guys, just wanted to say thanks for the great review! Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After hearing so many stories about the Great Barrier Reef dying, I extremely pleased to see that this certainly was not the case in two of the reefs we visited with the team from Passions of Paradise. Simon and the team on the boat were fantastic, their knowledge on the reef, it's health as well as the way they all... More 

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Tony! We just wanted to take the time to thank you for the great review, and we will especially pass along your comments to our amazing Instructor Simon. We're also glad our staff were able to provide you assistance in the water--we strive to ensure that everyone can enjoy the snorkeling activities, and we're glad the staff were able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I joined the trip to the reef yesterday and truly enjoyed it. The crew is great: congeneal, knowledgable, and helpful. The boat ride is relaxed and the boat itself is nicely equipped. We used their gear and it performed well. All in all a good trip and highly recommended.

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Team! We just wanted to say a big "Thank you!" for taking the time to write us such a great review. We are glad you were happy with the performance of our gear--we pride ourselves in providing quality comfortable gear for our passengers to use. Enjoy the rest of your travels and thanks again for such a great review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very pleasant trip on the reef on a medium catamaran with not to much people (less than 50 persons in our case) . Efficient and sympatical staff made us spend a wonderfull day trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great crew and great customer service!!! My brother and I booked and paid for their basic cruise plus an additional 2 dives. A day before our tour date, I got so sick and was still sick on the day of so first thing - I asked the crew member at the check-in counter if she thought I would be ok... More 

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer! We just wanted to take a moment and thank you for such a great review, and we are especially glad you had such a positive experience with our customer service team--as a small locally-owned operator, we pride ourselves on giving our staff the ability to solve problems and make our passengers happy without a ridged management hierarchy--at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smaller boat that goes at awesome spots on the reef. I really enjoyed the snorkeling. Big thumbs up for the crew! They make me spend the best time ever! I recommend!

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Geneviève! We wanted to say how much we appreciate you taking the time to write us such a great review! We are glad our crew were able to make your trip to the Great Barrier Reef a memorable on! Enjoy he rest of your trip, and thanks again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would really like to commend all the staff on board, they all made a huge effort to introduce themselves, were super friendly, made us comfortable to ask questions, and genuinely showed enthusiasm toward providing amazing customer care! Rarely seen in a business by all staff, so it made a real impact! Well done! The vessel was comfortable, the snorkelling... More 

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PassionsTeam P, Public Relations Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this review

Hi Katie! We just wanted to let you know that your review absolutely made our day here at Passions! We pride ourselves first and foremost on the quality of our staff, and they in turn love hearing about how they were able to make someone's trip to the reef enjoyable. Please enjoy the rest of your holiday, and again, thank... More 

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