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Address: 121 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 4051 0294
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Great dive trip!

I went on a 3 day dive trip with CDC on the kangaroo explorer, did my advanced certificate with them and absolutely loved it! Leigh our instructor was awesome (had a slightly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I went on a 3 day dive trip with CDC on the kangaroo explorer, did my advanced certificate with them and absolutely loved it! Leigh our instructor was awesome (had a slightly unusual way of explaining navigation and using the compass but whatever works!) and the whole dive team and crew and volunteers on board were really friendly and relaxed... More 

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Qingdao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

On a short break to Cairns, I looked for both snorkeling and introductory dives. Having looked on TripAdvisor, the Cairn's Dive Centre seemed to fit the bill. Having made the booking, I checked where to find the vessel's berth (I would suggest you also do this), not too far from the hotel. The trip itself was a full day, leaving... More 

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North Bay, Canada
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The sea was very rough today at the first stop, many women came back on the boat without getting to see the gbr. I tried, had to come back..went to an employee who was good enough to have a employee with a life saver ring take myself and another women out The captain of the boat referred to me as... More 

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Saskatoon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This was hands down one of the best dive trips I have ever done!!! The staff were incredibly friendly and very accommodating. I did the 3 day live aboard and only wish I had more time to stay out longer. The weather could not have been more perfect above and below the water as we seen sharks, turtles and dolphins... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Whilst in Cairns you must vidit this trpoical oasis located just a few minutes from the main highway out of Cairns near the Airport

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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I traveled with a group of 32 students and 4 teachers with MEI International Academy across Asia and the South Pacific and I must say, this was definitely one of my favourite places to visit. We spent three days on the Kangaroo Explorer, enjoying incredible food, snorkelling, diving, and all around fun! Lee, our dive instructor, did an absolutely incredible... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I signed up for a two day, one night cruise with Cairns Dive Centre (CDC) for my first dives at the Great Barrier Reef. Iam an experienced diver who was traveling on my own. The ride out to the Kangaroo Express (KE) live aboard boat was on Reef Kiss their day boat. It was comfortable and well equipped. Tim the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Came here for a one night Liveaboard cruise. The dive sites we went to were awesome. Safety was their top priority both on the boat as well as in the water. I was able to do three intro dives despite not being a certified diver and I felt safe the entire time. The food is decent and the customer service... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife and I just spent two days, 1 night aboard the Kangaroo Express. This was our first dive trip to the Great Barrier Reef and our first with a live aboard. Since the distances to the reef is substantial, I was glad we chose to do a live aboard. Overall, my wife and I had a great dive experience.... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Hi thrill seekers ... yesterday (Sunday March 1st 15') I took my 12 yr old son out to the reef with CDC so we could both do a one-off intro scuba dive. We arrived early at the 'E' finger at the Cairns Marina around 6:55am which gave us primo seats when boarding. After being issued gear (stinger suit, fins, mask... More 

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