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TUSA Dive

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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
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All reviews the great barrier reef day trip fish these guys great boat outer reef weather conditions great trip marine life giant clams great diving crew members highly recommend this company open water the reefs other companies food was great
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was so much fun. My sister dad and two friends all went together on this beautiful journey to the Great Barrier Reef. The boat was smooth, beautiful sea life, food was delicious, and staff were great! They all seem like they are young...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jet, thanks for the 5 star review & choosing Tusa for your Great Barrier Reef adventure. We're stoked to read you had a great time with your family & our crew! Seems like you would have all blended well together with the good vibes....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

TUSA provides a 5 star experience in all categories....the boat, staff, dive locations and instruction!! My husband and I have been on a couple of introductory dives across the world and this was by far the best! Our instructor, Louis, was professional, patient and extremely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Resort41504588821
Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We're always delighted to read about great introductory dive experiences from our guests as we love sharing our passion with novice divers. We will pass along your kind words to Louis and hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was amazing, the spots we went were some of the absolute BEST. Food on the boat was GREAT, too!!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank andrewjs20four
Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, thanks for the great review! We have a multitude of dive sites we can access and try to offer the best 2 sites according to the days weather conditions. Glad you enjoyed it & hope to see you again onboard Tusa.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best dive group we have ever been with. We have dove all over the Caribbean and never had service like this! Jackson was on point with our family group of 7 and the rest of the crew knew us by first names. Diving was spectacular...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Journey43342022672
Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Team Texas! Thank you so much for the 5 star review. We're delighted to read your family and yourself enjoyed your day out with our crew and that Jackcon took good care of you. We renew our equipment every couple of years and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 2 dives online from other reviews and had such a great time with a friendly, knowledgeable crew! So much fun... It was a perfect day, gorgeous boat very well kept, yummy food and fun dive guides! Very professional, top equipment and they did ALL...More

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

Hi Taylor, thanks for the lovely review! We're glad you had a fun & knowledgeable day with our smiley crew. You can run back to us at anytime ;) Till then, safe travels!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great team on the boat very attentive friendly and k knowledgeable would recommend to anyone who wishes to visit and not be crammed I to o e of the big boatsMore

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BevL83
Tusa D, Guest Relations Manager at TUSA Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bev, thanks for the recommendation! While we can carry 120 passengers, we limit to 65 people per day to offer maximum comfort to our guests, making us one of the smallest numbers of passenger vessels in Cairns. Glad you enjoyed your day and hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well prepared staff and enough guides to assist the large number of divers. The tour has two stops and enough time to explore the reef is allowed. Light food is provided along with coffee and tea. We had a great time!

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

Hi Tartuet, we're stocked to read you had a great time onboard Tusa. We have a 5 to 1 passenger to staff ratio to make sure everyone gets proper attention throughout the day and feel like VIPs :) W hope to see you again!

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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
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S3779YMjohnc
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
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thadtaylor2
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.
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