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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns, Including Lunch

By: TUSA Dive
Highlights
  • Spectacular views and marine life sightings along the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit three different dive sites in the Outer Reefs
  • Choice of snorkeling or scuba diving for certified or beginner divers 
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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns, Including Lunch
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Tour with Snorkeling
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Include snorkel equipment & tour
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2 X Introductory Dives
No experience required! Book 2 X introductory dives and still have plenty of time for snorkeling
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Overview
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the best places on earth for snorkeling and scuba diving. This tour offers options for all ages and abilities, making it ideal for groups or families who don’t want to all do the same thing. Cruise out to the Outer Reefs, where you can choose to snorkel, take an introductory scuba dive, or enjoy up to three certified dives.
What to Expect
Make your way to the marina in Cairns to meet your guide and board the high-speed custom-built boat. Admire the views from deck and enjoy morning tea as you sail across the Coral Sea to explore the more remote Outer Reefs.

During the tour, visit three different dive sites, where you can swim and snorkel amid the vibrant coral gardens, try an introductory scuba dive accompanied by an expert instructor, or explore some of the deeper dive spots (certified divers only), depending on the tour option selected.

Along the way, look out for tropical fish, marine life, and colorful coral formations, and learn more about the Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its unique ecosystems from the crew. In between, relax on deck and take in the scenery as you tuck into a delicious buffet lunch.

Afternoon tea is also served on board as you sail back to Cairns.
Reviews (282)
1 - 5 of 273 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing

Incredible day out. Went snorkelling at 2 different reefs. Saw Barracudas, turtles, parrotfish, sharks and vast amounts of other fish and obviously coral. First time snorkelling and I did find it harder than expected but got the hang of it in the end and will...More

Thank ThomasHaywvrd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scuba diving in the Gt Barrier Reef

This was the highlight of our trip to Cairns. 2 of our group were certified PADI divers and nominated 3 dives for the day, the first and final guided and the second we ventured off in our own. We didn’t get to see as many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Msheppard123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unremarkable

I want so much to be able to provide a higher rating, but simply cannot. The boat itself is a nice piece of manufacturing and perfectly designed for it purpose. The dive equipment provided was adequate, however very little time was spent on ensuring each...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DudeMI
Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi DudeMI, thank you for your review. We're very sorry to read you didn't fully enjoy your day on the Great Barrier Reef with our crew. They usually are the main reason why we get such great reviews. We pride ourselves with their level of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Outstanding Great Barrier Reef Dive Tour

This tour company has an amazing crew. I paid for two introductory dives, but unfortunately I was unable to dive because I was experiencing a lot of pain in my ears when I tried to descend. My dive instructors, Ben and Louis, were very helpful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mavis H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great trip

This was a highlight of my trip to Carins. Snorkelling on the great barrier reef was incredible and we saw some cool animals. Tusa staff were efficient and friendly and there was a good ratio of staff to passengers. There was also plenty of space...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jpirozek
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lmahenrich
15 December 2018|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
Tusa is back around 4pm and a short walk from the cruise ship terminal. All snorkelling gear is provided and underwater cameras can be hired on the boat. It is a great day out.
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Siobhan2me
3 October 2018|
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Response from getmeouttahere2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can pay for a second on board.
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Mandi_Sydney
13 August 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
They told us they have about 15 different sites which they rotate around, as well as taking account of the weather - and go to 2 sites on one day. We went on 2 consecutive days, so spoke to the captain who made sure the boat... More
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