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Address: 287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4052 8300
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Description: Down Under Cruise & Dive, formerly ‘Down Under Dive’, is Cairns' oldest...
Down Under Cruise & Dive, formerly ‘Down Under Dive’, is Cairns' oldest and most respected Great Barrier Reef operator and PADI Diver Training Facility.Our white-boat style high speed vessel ‘Osprey 5’ runs snorkel, dive & helicopter tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef daily. While at our world-class 5-star training facilities we offer Beginner ‘PADI Learn to Dive’ courses through to professional level diver training.
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Really great company.

Had a few too many drinks the night before so I wasn't able to enjoy the full experience of this trip. However it was a great time anyways! My hungover self was sick most of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Had a few too many drinks the night before so I wasn't able to enjoy the full experience of this trip. However it was a great time anyways! My hungover self was sick most of the boat ride to the reef (okay... all of the boat ride...) but once I was in the water it was fantastic. The ride there's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I booked their service through Travel OZ website. It was my first trip to Great Barrier Reef (and of course Cairns) and I am glad that I choose them. Their service was excellent. The crew were friendly and very attentive. They always have a lifeguard on duty to watch over us. I was once saved by them as I had... More 

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I did the 1 day trip to the great barrier reef the trip was prepaid in a full east coast trip and when I arrived at the desk the guys were really friendly and efficient, we were booked in and on the boat in minutes, we were out on the water in about 30-40 minutes but this is understandable as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Had an amazing day out in the reef including a introductionary dive. The instructor was very patient with us and was always concious about his being.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Tour group recommended Down Under for a variety of reasons, one being the personal attention you receive and the fact that it visits the outer reefs, not those that have shown more damage due to boats, nature, etc. The locations we hit were great. Beautiful sea life and lots to check out. I was very happy with what I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from our snorkelling trip today. Went to two sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef with our two kids (13 & 10). There was a mix of people snorkelling and also divers (both open water and those doing introductory dives). As a family it was perfect. The crew were fantastic! Helpful and friendly and yet still professional.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

All the staff was so friendly and they mad a nice mood of trip. So funny!! And They've got a mazing site!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Don Under Cruise & Dive is the best trip I have live through, whether the landscape or snorkelling or diving, all nice for me. Even if there have not any international food on boat, the steaks & sausages and seafood also very delicious for me. The service on cruise is great too. What let me fell good is that the... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I took a group of mixed level abilities to the reef last week with Down Under Cruise and Dive. This was my second trip out with this company and again I wasn't disappointed. I think the company offers one of the best value days out on the reef. The day was fabulous. I think what really makes this a great... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I did my first intro dive with these guys and I really enjoyed it! The staff is very friendly and entertaining. There is plenty of time for snorkeling and the buffet lunch was delicious.

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