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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

1,677 reviews
About Passions of Paradise Reef Tour
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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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My sister and I went on this tour on our last day in Cairns and I’m so glad we booked with passions of paradise. The staff is super friendly and seem genuinely enthusiastic about their jobs. The boat is clean and plenty of places to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Esanchez718
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks for the most memorable day on you beautiful motor (and sailing) vessel. The diving at Little Tracey's and Three Sisters was excellent. The boat is well appointed for diving comfort and the food was so good. The attentive and cheery crew looked after us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Sallydiml
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff was super friendly and informative as well as helpful with all problems. They give you full body suits so you won’t have issues with jellyfish. The food was fine and the lunch was really tasty. So glad we went with them. Also they’re...More

Thank 77benjaminw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out with passions of paradise. All the crew were really helpful, funny and energetic, this gave the boat a really good atmosphere. Big shout out to the Divemaster and the crew for helping my friend get a dive in despite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tomwds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, a massive thanks to Adam and Kirsty who looked after my wife and I today out on the reef. Neither of us are swimmers but we both had an amazing time snorkelling. Our 14yr old daughter loved every minute of her two scuba dives....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MSLondon2014882
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did my first open water dive with these guys. Everything was perfect. The entire crew behaved liked they really cared about us, and this was an opinion shared by many of board. My dive instructor Adam explained things so well and under water too...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank umanng
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing day in any sense considering the amazing Barrier Reef sites, the cabin crew (fun and knowledgeable) and the boat (truly amazing catamaran). What can I say? One of the top 3 experiences of my life on the sea.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank matteoconv
Reviewed 1 week ago

EXPECT THIS BEFORE YOU BOARD: $75 charge for first dive, $45 for second. First you go 1m deep only and they will ask you to show them a sign if you're willing to pay and then will take you deeper. $50 photo package for their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mrbeachparty
PassionsTeam P, General Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Adam Thank you for taking the time to review your trip out with us, and we are glad that you enjoyed the vessel. We have had this new boat for a little over a year and we are extremely proud of her. Regarding your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Passions of Paradise were absolutely fantastic and we all had a great day out to the Great Barrier Reef. The Catamaran is excellent; plenty of room downstairs and outside. We took advantage of the nice weather to sunbathe on top deck before snorkelling at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ebrewer109
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing time with Passions of Paradise. The boat was large and didn't feel overcrowded, and the crew was very friendly and obviously loved what they did. We got tons of time in the water and saw so much! I also really loved...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anne T
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16 January 2019|
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Response from marianneo925 | Reviewed this property |
You wear a suit provides which helps with that plus jellyfish we never saw any. The crew sort the suit it’s super easy u should just go and enjoy have fun
25 November 2018|
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Response from amanda D | Reviewed this property |
Goggles create a suction to your face... even if they did fit it probably be really painful. My boyfriend is practically blind and used contacts and didn’t have an issue, if contacts aren’t an option I would go out and buy... More
1 November 2018|
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Response from PassionsTeam P | Property representative |
Hi Vicky, We take 100 passengers plus our crew :) The boat was originally built for 140 so there is tons of space!