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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Dive, Snorkel, Sail the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, Cairns newest and most luxurious catamaran. Sailing daily, let our friendly, dedicated staff introduce you to another world teeming with exotic fish life, coral gardens, and spectacular views. Visiting two sites daily we have a selection of over 24 Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations to choose from offering you the best location tailored the days conditions! Dive or snorkel with Cairns's friendliest crew! Every afternoon, our bar opens, and guests relax in comfort as we raise the sails and cruise back to Cairns.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“fish” (156 reviews)
“magic show” (12 reviews)
“scuba diving” (72 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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"fish"
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"magic show"
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"scuba diving"
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"reef tour"
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"second stop"
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"marine life"
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"these guys"
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"crew members"
in 39 reviews
"both locations"
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"stinger suits"
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"day trip"
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"beautiful boat"
in 12 reviews
"cheese and crackers"
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"buffet lunch"
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"biscuits"
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"smaller boat"
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"friendly crew"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Passions of Paradise are by far the best reef tour operator in Cairns. Their staff were incredibly helpful, funny and made our day so special. Everything from the guided snorkling tours, the Marine talk and hand delivered cheese and crackers--it was all outstanding. They went...More

Thank Chelsea R
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went out 2 days after the last reviewer.. I would have to say the young staff matured, they were very helpful, courteous, knowledgeable.. I snorkelled and was happy to have a turtle pointed out.. the waters were rough but.. it is winter.. Russell’s presentation...More

Thank Fladak
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The new catamaran is amazing and if you prefer a sailing cat over a motor boat this is the best choice. The boat is comfy, spacious and clean. However the reef (compared to 2000 until 2006) is a shocking disappointment. The coral is largely dead...More

Thank Kat T
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PassionsTeam P, Owner at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kat, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you are impressed by the new vessel but sorry that you weren’t overall satisfied with the day. We are very proud of the company we are today;...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a great day aboard the new catamaran. Did some amazing dives at the nicest reefs that I have seen. I was happy at how eco friendly the boat is, by sailing as much as possible, and offsetting their carbon footprint in addition to donating...More

Thank Linda J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a trip on the passions of paradise tour on the 6th June and it did not disappoint! What a great experience! Well organised trip with informative and enthusiastic staff! We went to snorkel locations and we had booked an introductory scuba dive which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw a bunch of different fish - sharks, clownfish, dolphins. Great trip to and from the sites, the luxury sailing yacht was very nice with plenty of room.

Thank Thomas K
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Tygger18
20 September 2017|
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Response from Magdalena S | Reviewed this property |
All I know is that for now it's not working/in use, so if you're planning a trip the next few days I don't think it'll be possible...
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16 August 2017|
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Response from christinemS4750BE | Reviewed this property |
We left the Marina at 7.45am and it took around 2 hrs to get to our first dive/ snorkelling destination stayed there about an hr. Had lunch then arrived at the second spot for another hr. Was back at the marina at 5.30 pm
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