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Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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“reef tour”(51 reviews)
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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2008

There are so many reef tours to chose from, but I was suggested this one. It's about mid-priced, and offers snorkeling or intro/certified diving at two places on the reef as well as lunch. The staff made this trip: surely there isn't a harder working,...More

7  Thank Robbin C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 October 2014

My wife and i are not scuba divers and from the advertising and the reviews and advertising suggested that this being a smaller boat was especially suited to all types and that everybody was welcome. This is not the case. We paid the extra for...More

17  Thank RedCentreAdvisor
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall, the experience was good, and most of the staff were great, but like most things, there were good and bad elements. The good: most staff were friendly and helpful; the Reef was lovely (saw a turtle and some small sharks); and the weather was...More

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PassionsTeam P, Manager at Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Brian & Darren, Thanks for taking the time to review us and for your 3 stars. We only wish that you had made your anger known to us when you and your partner visited our office twice this week. We would have much preferred...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent trip to the Barrier reef. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Eco friendly and staff were passionate about the environment. Snorkelling and diving were fantastic and very reasonably priced. Different levels catered to so no problem if you are a novice. Great food and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience snorkling the great barrier reef with passions of paradise. Would highly recommend to others!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was blown away by my day out with this company. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic crew, great lunch, beautiful boat, environmentally conscious (they sail when they can instead of using fuel), I have no shortage of good things to say about my day on the water...More

Thank KirkH33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank You so much, as an experienced PADI diver it was great to see the time,effort and care to ensure all on board,1st time,qualified and snorkelers,was thorough and safety focused. We loved the knowledge,friendliness and passion shown by all the staff without exception. Fantastic weather,...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Tour, the boat was just great, the crew fantastic, yummy food and the snorkeling in the great barrier was amazing. We had a lovely day!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible tour! The crew are amazing, very kind, helpful and show how much they care about your safety and fun. Absolutely would suggest this tour for either diving or snorkeling. Food was amazing. Reef sites were perfect. All of the crew was so lovely and...More

Thank Jet11393721285
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good trip, although very bumpy on the way out. Food was ok. Would perhaps not pick that boat again if returning, but got value for money in any case.

Thank Imag5566
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome day out on the reef with passions. All the crew were great, but very special mention to Jake. Really friendly, patient, knowledgeable and friendly guy. He really helped make our day special. Good buffet lunch. Dive sites magnificent and good quality gear supplied. This...More

Thank GD3904
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the 30th of October cruise.Had one of my best reef experiences! The vessel is very well maintained clean and tidy. All operations flowed very smoothly. The crew were all very kind, polite and all made an effort to engage in conversations with...More

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2 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.
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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