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TUSA Dive

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Address: Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling...

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 and exciting, as it is possible to be.The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 km (1,600 mi) along the coast of Queensland, in Australia's Coral Sea. Labeled as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and a World Heritage listed region, visitors come from the all over the planet to visit this incredible icon... Our Great Barrier Reef.Experienced scuba divers and snorkellers alike can travel to the outer reefs in ultimate comfort on board Cairns' newest and best reef day boat, the TUSA 6. Launched in August 2011, the 24m TUSA 6 was custom designed for Great Barrier Reef cruising, cairns diving and snorkelling, and each day visits two unique reef locations from Tusa's choice of 16 spectacular dive and snorkel sites.Tusa Dive's professional and friendly dive crew are on hand throughout the day to assist you in ever way, and can provide education for snorkeling, first time "introductory scuba diving" (PADI Discover Scuba course), PADI & SSI Referral Courses, and PADI Open Water courses.For divers looking for more than a day trip, multi-day scuba packages are available for day touring and Tusa 6's big sister, the Spirit of Freedom provides 3 to 7 day liveaboard diving expeditions to the iconic dive destinations of the Cod Hole and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.TUSA Dive are proud to be accredited as an Advanced Ecotourism Operator, committed to providing a service that reflects our responsibility to contribute to the conservation of our Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and pass on this rich heritage to future generations.

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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns Including Lunch
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I signed for 3 certified dives. Michelle, the dive master, was well educated and showed us a lot of cool animals. The boats and gear are in good shape. I enjoyed diving with them.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I signed for 3 certified dives. Michelle, the dive master, was well educated and showed us a lot of cool animals. The boats and gear are in good shape. I enjoyed diving with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff of Tusa is excellent, you feel safe throughout the entire day. The boat is well maintained, food was great and overall the experience was great. They offer both diving and scuba packages, provide full gear for both including life jackets. There were majority adults on the boat, however I would feel safe taking kids out with them too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently went snorkelling with Tusa Dive and had such a great time! The whole crew was lovely and helpful and the spots they took us too were great - not crowded and we had the perfect amount of time at each one. The lunch they provide is really filling and has lots of variety! I tried an introductory scuba... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This company is fantastic. Very organised especially as they have so much going on... people just snorkelling, people snorkelling and diving, first time divers and qualified divers. It is a well oiled machine. They don't make anyone feel more or less important than anyone else and try to make sure everyone has a good time. Unfortunately we didn't get to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was a little nervous about the trip. I'm not a water person, I'm not young, and I get seasick easily. I am really really glad I went! The folks at Tusa were wonderful. The boat is very nice, with air conditioning and wifi. Its about a 90 minute ride to the Reef, very pleasant with nice breakfast goodies. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved loved loved our tour today. We had the choice of snorkelling of learning to dive. We chose to go snorkelling and made friends with a turtle! Made our day! Lunch is great too and the day was just long enough. We visited two spots on the outer reef and had so much fun. Next time we might even try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing scuba diving experience with Tusa. Their boat is good, the instructors are super friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. All gear and food was included in the price, it was a good deal, we just had to purchase our underwater photos separately. They had a special meal ready for us since we informed them in advance (we're vegetarian).... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never snorkelled before so we were ever so slightly apprehensive - but I can honestly say this was the most amazing experience. The Tusa T6 crew were very professional, friendly and knowledgeable and had safety as the priority at all times. We were taken out to Hastings reef and togged out in our glamorous stinger suits and snorkel equipment and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic dive today. The boat was stocked with food and drinks. We had a nice smooth ride out to the reef. Knowledgeable staff. They all put our safety first but also added in humor. During lunch we were treated with a marine biology lesson which we really enjoyed. Our dive Master, Neik, was friendly and knowledgeable. Really enjoyed the whole... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Scuba dived on two different days with T6 crew. They were great. Big boat but small groups and plenty of staff for safety, comfort, refreshments and fun. Staff really seemed to enjoy working for TUSA and doing their jobs. Overall just a very good experience. We have dived with a number of different operators around the world and these guys... More 

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