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Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns - Including Lunch - with unbiased reviews

Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns - Including Lunch

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Overview
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the best places on earth for snorkeling and scuba diving. This tour offers options for all ages and abilities, making it ideal for groups or families who don’t want to all do the same thing. Cruise out to the Outer Reefs, where you can choose to snorkel, take an introductory scuba dive, or enjoy up to three certified dives.
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You'll start at
Cairns Marlin Marina
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, AustraliaDaily departure from Cairns Marlin Marina A Finger at 8:00am. Make your way directly to the boat located on Finger A at Marlin Marina. Returns to the original departure point at approximately 4:00pm - 4:30pm.
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    TUSA Dive
    Stop: 8 hours -
    Start the day boarding at approximately 7:40am at A Finger, Marlin Wharf Cairns for an 8am departure. You will travel for approximately 90-minutes towards the outer reef where you will have approximately 4-5 hours free time out on the reef at two separate unique locations. While out on the reef you will have the choice of snorkeling, taking a certified dive (choice of 2 or 3 dives) or if you're a beginner, you can also choose to take an introductory dive (1 or 2 dives) with your expert guide. At the completion of your day, you will be returned to Cairns at approximately 4-4:30pm. Your day includes: • 2 outer reef sites, chosen from our selection of 16 sites • Fresh, healthy, and tasty buffet style lunch • Morning and afternoon tea • Tea, coffee, and milo (with soup in the winter) • Quality masks, fins and booties • Top quality scuba equipment and dive computers • Lycra suits for all in the warmer months (no charge) • 5mm shortie wetsuits all year round (no charge) • Free prescription mask hire • Free guided snorkel tour • Reef talk and presentation • Professional photographer on-board • Hot fresh water showers on-boardTUSA is Eco-friendly and committed to providing a service that reflects their responsibility to contribute to the protection of the environment.
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Cairns Marlin Marina
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, AustraliaDaily departure from Cairns Marlin Marina A Finger at 8:00am. Make your way directly to the boat located on Finger A at Marlin Marina. Returns to the original departure point at approximately 4:00pm - 4:30pm.
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Highlights
  • Spectacular views and marine life sightings along the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit three different dive sites in the Outer Reefs
  • Choice of snorkeling or scuba diving for certified or beginner divers 
  • Includes a delicious buffet lunch served on board
What to Expect
Make your way to the marina in Cairns to meet your guide and board the high-speed custom-built boat. Admire the views from deck and enjoy morning tea as you sail across the Coral Sea to explore the more remote Outer Reefs. During the tour, visit three different dive sites, where you can swim and snorkel amid the vibrant coral gardens, try an introductory scuba dive accompanied by an expert instructor, or explore some of the deeper dive spots (certified divers only), depending on the tour option selected. Along the way, look out for tropical fish, marine life, and colorful coral formations, and learn more about the Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its unique ecosystems from the crew. In between, relax on deck and take in the scenery as you tuck into a delicious buffet lunch. Afternoon tea is also served on board as you sail back to Cairns.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Snorkel & diving guides
  • Reef Tax
Exclusions
  • Soft drinks, juice, additional snacks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Evidence of dive certification is required from all divers wishing to participate in a certified dive
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Please arrive at the vessel at 7.40am for boarding
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ABright wrote a review 4 Dec
9 contributions
The trip was great, the staff had so much knowledge and were so friendly! Even though I had sea sickness all day they made me feel so much better! I would recommend going with them. Thanks so much!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Backpackerdan87 wrote a review Nov 2019
16 contributions1 helpful vote
Myself and two friends did a day with Tusa dive - two certified divers and one intro diver. The staff briefings were excellent; extremely clear and even entertaining at points. The refresh information for the cert divers was great - we personally didn’t need it but for anyone
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Jerry wrote a review Nov 2019
256 contributions15 helpful votes
Experienced crew, helpful, professional and extremely kind. The trip is just great on a modern ship from 2015, fast, clean and on two decks. There is lunch and coffee served after the first and the second stop at the Barrier Reef. Excellent instructions and help provided.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Celia C wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Experienced crew, helpful and professional. Tried scuba diving for the fist time + went for a second dive too :) loved it! Learnt a lot about the area from the crew. Another plus is that this is not a big tour, so you really make the most of your time in this magic location.
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Date of experience: November 2019
KristenMarie93 wrote a review Nov 2019
11 contributions3 helpful votes
This was the experience of a lifetime and I am so glad I decided to go! We did the first time dive and my instructor Ryan was the absolute best and very patient and truly ensured we knew what we were doing and always felt comfortable. I enjoyed this first time dive experience
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from FrazerWinterburn, Sales Executive at Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns - Including Lunch
Responded 4 days ago
Hi KristenMarie93, Thank you for your 5-star review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your first ever dive experience, and what better place to do it than on The Great Barrier Reef! We hope to have you back with us again sometime....!
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