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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1600
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Reviewed yesterday

This tour is amazing and well organised. The meals and snacks that are part of your ticket are a great idea. The information sessions whilst on board are fantastic to understand the best to get out of this day. The reef speaks for itself so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 554tanyaf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On Thursday 6th December my friend and I went on the Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef tour. The day itself was good - excellent snorkelling, friendly staff, and equipment included. The seating arrangement of the boat made it easy to chat to other tourists,...More

Thank nataliet19
PassionsTeam P, General Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nataliet19 Thanks for reaching out with your concerns from your trip with us last week. We have actually already thoroughly investigated reports of crew being ill last Tuesday and Wednesday when it was brought to our attention. We can certainly see how you immediately...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have dived on multiple locations and this experience was the worst one so far. The diving instructor I had (an Australian girl) couldn’t care less about us and was even rude to most people in the group (pushing people, screaming at us, very impatient,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frederike90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on this trip with my mum and we were both very happy with the day and the crew were all very friendly, helpful and reassuring. I dived for the first time and even though I panicked initially I then felt very safe and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jodie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first time for me in Cairns/Great Barrier Reef/AUS and it was awesome. I did as well the first Scuba dives and was surprices, how easy, professional and funfull I was prepared to the dive. Just do it...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew of the Passions of Paradise are wonderful, knowledgeable and energetic! We had a fantastic day snorkeling at two sites on the outer reef. Yes, it takes 2 hrs to get out there but they fill the time with coffee and snacks, a safety...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted for Passions as it looked like it was going to be a more personal experience unlike the pontoon which is way too busy. We weren't disappointed. Staff are very friendly, informative and nothing is too much trouble. Food throughout the day was lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gaynor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was brilliant. The staff were very knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble. The food was great. The staff really worked hard to ensure we had a good day. Special thanks to Pheobe and Remy who our group had close contact with and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda2864
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend a great day! We went to two different reefs. We were unlucky to miss the turtle and the shark but some people of the tour saw them! The lunch was quite well and the boat itself was really large and not packed at...More

Thank AidaCu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passions of Paradise gave me the best reef experience. It was such an excellent opportunity. Very professional and friendly staff. Amazing reef view and photos. The photographer gives you the best shots. The guided snorkelling guide Tim is very careful, patient and makes sure to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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!
4 September 2018|
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Response from AndyLynxo | Reviewed this property |
Around 45 mins - 1 hour depending on any whale, dolphin sightings etc. No platforms, just the reef.