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Address: 26 Redden Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 , Australia
Phone Number: 61 74035 5566
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Great day on the reef

Down Under Cruise dive and snorkel tours is a great way to spend a day on the Great barrier Reef. They take the boat out to two different locations: one in the morning and another... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Down Under Cruise dive and snorkel tours is a great way to spend a day on the Great barrier Reef. They take the boat out to two different locations: one in the morning and another after the buffet lunch they serve on board the boat. Both locations were great and the staff is very friendly and helpful for people new... More 

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Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Though it's not a tour per se, my day including the Scenic Railway, Kuranda and the Skyrail was booked through Down Unders tours. And it was a big mistake. The Scenic Railway departs at roughly 8:30 from Cairns Central and before 9 from Freshwater. Our driver picked us up at 7 am, driving around Cairns for an hour for the... More 

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JRD-DUT, Owner at Down Under Tours - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Josephine, Thank you for your review. I am sorry you did not enjoy your day with us. Can I please address some of the concerns raised in your review. You are quite correct when you say that Cairns Central is close to a lot of Accommodation in the city. Not 5 minutes walk, but yes it is relatively central.... More 

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was a great way to experience Cape Tribulation, the Daintree and Mossman Gorge when we had a limited amount of time. We were picked up in Cairns and had a very comfortable ride in the mini bus (yay for airconditioning!). We saw lots of the coastline, and had a walk in Mossman Gorge and along the beach at Cape... More 

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Claremont, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The day was well-organized and semi-personalized with a schedule to meet the next activity. I'd have preferred taking the scenic railroad from the Cairns city station instead of a 35 minute coach ride, but the whole day was memorable, particularly the skyrail back.

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Keystone, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I only had two days in Cairns. We spent our first day on the great barrier reef, and our second journeying on a small coach with Jason from Down Under Tours. Jason, our fantastic guide, made this very long day tour well worth the time spent. We were picked up from our hotel-right on time- at 7:20... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Booked 2 tours with Down Under. All expectations met. Staff friendly & informative from booking to dropoff. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a professional, friendly tour. Thanks to Brian for a fun, informative day on 20 February. LynFitzgerald

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Maineville, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My name is Nick Westermeyer. I am a quadriplegic from a gymnastics injury sustained at Michigan State University in April 1991 who is interested in global travel and participating in activities not normally associated with disabled people. I’m currently on an adventure that will explore worldwide handicapped accessibility. Many people have travel blogs, but there are none that I know... More 

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isle of man
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Having missed this your yesterday we were booked to go today, was grateful the company rescheduled us, thanks. On the dot the bus arrived at the hotel and our guide Dan fully explained the trip. We had a most fantastic tour, on route Daniel gave a fantastic commentary about various things in the area etc. the lunch was awesome, we... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our driver and guide, Terry, is great. The tour took us to Mossman Gorge, Cape Trib, Port Douglas, Daintree Rain Forest and some other stops in between. The drive does get long, but it is still worth visiting all these places. Terry has great knowledge of the area and the history of the places. We enjoyed ourselves.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Our guide Russell was the best tour guide we have ever had! Sorry that this review has taken us about 2 months to write Russell, but we still remember you from November and think that everyone should know just how awesome you are! We booked our Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas & Daintree Rainforest tour as a couple. We were with... More 

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