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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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Reef Fleet Terminal | 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1600
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Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran
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Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, the current Australia Tourism Award Winner (Adventure Tourism)Sailing daily, let our friendly, dedicated staff introduce you to another world teeming with exotic fish life, coral gardens, and spectacular views. Visit Michaelmas Cay, and our exclusive Paradise Reef location, away from the crowds.Every afternoon, our bar opens, and guests relax in comfort as we raise the sails and cruise back to Cairns.
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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 via mobile

It was perfect ! The crew is just adorable, always asking if you're ok and liking the trip, the food is great. Scuba diving was a bit disappointing yesterday because there was nothing to see but the rest was just amazing. Snorkeling was really cool....More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour was great, the people and service were great, great weather in may, we were only for two nights in Cairns and it was great

Thank NeliZ
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the best day out on the Great Barrier Reef with Passions of Paradise on their fancy sail boat! The crew were amazing - big shout out to Kieran who made everyone feel very comfortable especially when scuba diving! They even included a reef talk...More

Thank Siobhán M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got taken to some great parts of the reef, namely the three sisters which was awesome! The staff were great, very thorough and informative, however the day we went they were filming with a drone and we had to stay inside for parts of...More

1  Thank 905amy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The folks at Passions were kind enough to accommodate us 2 days before our Cairns trip (tip: book your GBR tour much in advance, the best ones get sold out fairly quickly). The customer service team on the phone were lovely to deal with. The...More

Thank Sanjana100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're doing a boat trip in Cairns, alone or with friends, choose this one! The crew exceeded all expectations and really made our day fantastic! The boat is smaller than the other ones so it takes about 30 passengers which makes it a truly...More

Thank Magdalena S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I'm up on the Reef with the American College students I look after, we use Passions of Paradise. This is a great tour boat for larger groups, if you're a tour guide/leader. This time I'm here with my teenage boys, for a family holiday...More

Thank AnnieBaby_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day was really great. The crew is so lovely and caring. I also did the intro dive, what a beautiful experience. The instructor was so caring and we had enough time to get familiar with the equipment and breathing under water. We saw beautiful...More

Thank Sabine Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic way to spend a day. The staff and crew at Passions are amazing and so friendly....they really care about the Reef and the boat is incredible...so much space and so comfortable and the food was so tasty. Sailing back was brilliant. Massive thanks...More

Thank clairemurphy26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew on passions are super friendly and helpful, the boat is spectacular, laid out well with lots of tables inside and cushions outside, but best of all was the snorkeling. We stopped at two reefs and both had lots of marine life including turtles....More

Thank Jen H
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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