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Address: Cnr Shield St & the Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 61 07 4047 9100
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Description: Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling...
Cairns based, TUSA Dive are the day tour scuba diving and snorkelling specialists to the Great Barrier Reef. With more than 25 years experience in taking visitors to the reef, TUSA Dive strive to make your Cairns reef tour as memorable, educational and exciting, as it is possible to be.The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 km (1,600 mi) along the coast of Queensland, in Australia's Coral Sea. Labeled as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and a World Heritage listed region, visitors come from the all over the planet to visit this incredible icon... Our Great Barrier Reef.Experienced scuba divers and snorkellers alike can travel to the outer reefs in ultimate comfort on board Cairns' newest and best reef day boat, the TUSA 6. Launched in August 2011, the 24m TUSA 6 was custom designed for Great Barrier Reef cruising, cairns diving and snorkelling, and each day visits two unique reef locations from Tusa's choice of 16 spectacular dive and snorkel sites.Tusa Dive's professional and friendly dive crew are on hand throughout the day to assist you in ever way, and can provide education for snorkeling, first time "introductory scuba diving" (PADI Discover Scuba course), PADI & SSI Referral Courses, and PADI Open Water courses.For divers looking for more than a day trip, multi-day scuba packages are available for day touring and Tusa 6's big sister, the Spirit of Freedom provides 3 to 7 day liveaboard diving expeditions to the iconic dive destinations of the Cod Hole and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.TUSA Dive are proud to be accredited as an Advanced Ecotourism Operator, committed to providing a service that reflects our responsibility to contribute to the conservation of our Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and pass on this rich heritage to future generations.
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Tusa6 - Class Service with Fun

When they knew we were from Ireland was advised that the big yellow ball in the sky wasn't dangerous; Captain and sailing crew were professional and fun; hostesses couldn't have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

When they knew we were from Ireland was advised that the big yellow ball in the sky wasn't dangerous; Captain and sailing crew were professional and fun; hostesses couldn't have looked after us better, dive crew attended to all our needs; cook turned out some wicked food, all round top team.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Had the most amazing and breathtaking time in the Great Barrier Reef! Travelled by the Tusa T6 and was splendid. Reaching certain particular points and snorkeling and deep sea diving was the highlight of the entire trip. Special memtion of the crew members that travelled along, fantastic and superbly supportive and courteous and greay fun they were. Took extra personalised... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Staff on the boat provided a very safe & enjoyable ocean experience for one who feels less than sure in the sea. I enjoyed the snorkelling & my wife really loved the scuba dive ( only her second). Small group experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the the experience of going out to the reef with TUSA. They seemed to have less people on the boat than other companies so it was less crowded.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

What a great day. Staff were outstanding - organised, fun and totally looked after everyone onboard. The boat is well decked out and perfect for the day trip. The food was great, the water excellent and all round could not recommend Tusa Dive highly enough.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Well run boat. Excellent Crew. Food very good and plentiful. Diving schedule was well run with good safety measures in place. Diving in the Coral Sea was in the wake of Cyclone Nathan so a bit smashed up...but an excellent trip.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Thanks so much guys! Yet again the crew amazing and incredible dive sites! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

These guys really take care of you. Great equipment, good boat, good size, good diving. The snorkelling is so good you don' t need to dive. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Highly recommend!! I'm an advanced open water diver with 33 dives prior to this trip. Was also travelling alone so was a bit nervous about what to expect (feared it might be die-hard divers with 100s of dives of experience). It was a fabulous trip though. Fantastic staff on the boat (captain, dive crew, trip director, chef, etc). And they... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great service, polite friendly competent staff! Could not have asked for a better day! Highly recommend! Comfortable boat too - not too big but good amenities food for lunch was suitable to activities. Excellent pick up service and return to Hotel!

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