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Cairns Dive Centre

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As one of Cairns' pioneering reef operators we are to this day visiting dive & snorkel sites that were hand-picked decades ago from the best outer reef sites available in the Cairns region. Wherever we take you you'll find calm, clear waters with a...more
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121 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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All reviews kangaroo explorer day trip the great barrier reef fish fitzroy island open water live aboard boat diving course days nights moore reef transfer boat these guys the reefs great instructor food was great liveaboard experience outer reef
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked on the Reefkist, which promised a 9:00 - 5:15pm day trip to the GBR. The boat went to Briggs Reef and later on moved to Sudbury Cay. We chose them because their timing allowed us to get to the reef and fit with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BarbaraHRockwell
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Barbara, Thankyou for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were unhappy with the equipment provided however please be assured that the equipment is serviced regularly and are within the standards. Regards Lynne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did my open water PADI course with CDC and had the best 4 days. Mathieu was a fab teacher, he explained everything thoroughly and kept it simple. His knowledge of the reefs was great so he knew all the best spots meaning we saw...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank syoung552
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Saffie, Thankyou for your beautiful review. Fitzroy Island is most definitely a MUST to see when in Cairns and what an experience staying the night and swimming with a turtle!!! We hope to see you diving with us again in the future :) LE

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big thank you too the crew on helping me get my diving license. Very professional, awesome trips to the reef and Fitzroy Island. Food was great, Crew was very friendly. Special thanks too Marien for his help and advice. I will be back. THANK YOU!!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jacob L
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Welcome to the world of Bubble Makers. We look forward to having you dive with us again and hearing your stories of diving all over the world. Lynne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are non-swimmers but CDC crew was so helpful! They took extra care, made sure we did our Scuba and snorkels and took care of us well! The entire team, especially Rob made this a trip to remember! We saw corals (of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anshuman2707
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your wonderful review. We love hearing that our passengers had had a wonderful time and also enjoyed the Great Barrier Reef. We look forward to you traveling with us again soon. Lynne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to complete a PADI Open Water course and become a certified diver, we highly recommend learning from the best: Cairns Dive Centre. Their Open Water course takes place over four days (two days of classroom theory and pool skills training, and two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ally_and_matt
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ally and Matt, What a wonderful review. We are so thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience. Being able to split the courses does allow more flexibility for the busy lifestyles we all live. We hope to see you traveling or doing more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our introductory dive and snorkel experience was absolutely amazing. Staff was so friendly and helpful. Best dive instructor, he made sure we were 100% confident before going in the water. Cannot recommend this cruise enough, absolutely worth the money!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 419pardism
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your amazing review. It is always brilliant to hear this feedback. We hope to see you on one of our trips or on a course again soon Lynne

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Brilliant! What great day we had. Small group of people, great snokling and diving spots. Crew were terrific. Would highly recommend this trip. Good value.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mandy C
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thankyou for your fantastic review. It is always wonderful to hear that our passengers have enjoyed their trip. We hope to see you again on one of our trips soon.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience with cairns dive centre! Our first trip was at trip to the Great Barrier Reef snorkelling, which was beautiful. Sam the ‘boat mum’ is a valuable member of the team. She made us feel comfortable and in very safe hands....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jade1222222
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thankyou for your 5 Star Review. Sam is a very valued member of out crew and I will pass your comments on to her. We hope to see you on our boats again in the future :)

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I did the open water course. It couldn’t be better. The instructor Marien was impeccable and very patient. He transmitted his passion for diving. The crew on the boat where very nice. I definitely recommend CDC

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kevin W
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thankyou for your review

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived on the boat and immediately had to pay 20 dollars which we presumed was included. Good opportunity to see marine life but WE ONLY SCUBADIVED FOR 10 MINUTES in the intro dive. Any snacks costs money. Was very disappointed to be told I could...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Maria B
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Cairns Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thankyou for your review. we are sorry to hear that the day was not as you were expecting. The $20 that you needed to pay is for the taxes, fuel levy and administration fee and would have been noted on the voucher supplied by your...More

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Response from Y1588THjackieb | Reviewed this property |
So sorry just saw this question! Hope you had a good trip!
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After each dive the crew prepares for you the gear for the next dive. Anyway, if youre feeling that you might need a refreshing of your knowledge there are some special courses for that. I just did the openwatercourse with... More
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