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Address: Unit 3 - 10 Rivendell Drive | Tweed Heads South Nsw 2486, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 2486, Australia
Phone Number: 0755230022
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Gold Coast Scuba Diving and Snorkel Tours with the turtles with Cooly...

Gold Coast Scuba Diving and Snorkel Tours with the turtles with Cooly Dive in Coolangatta. Dive with the turtles everyday at Cook Island a short 20 minute boat ride from Coolangatta. Best Dive and Snorkel Site on the Gold Coast. Large Dive Boats, experienced staff, brand new equipment, all tours include refreshments, bookings essential

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Unstructured snorkelling trip and we saw 1 turtle but it was amazing

We went snorkelling through Cooly dive on Oct 5th 2015. Our friend was gifted a voucher and he needed people to go with so we went. It was a gorgeous day and most of the people on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
Mel S
Frankston South
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Frankston South
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We went snorkelling through Cooly dive on Oct 5th 2015. Our friend was gifted a voucher and he needed people to go with so we went. It was a gorgeous day and most of the people on the boat were scuba diving. We did the afternoon dive at 12pm and I was so glad we did as on the way... More 

Thank Mel S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The staff were really helpful and a lot of fun! They made the day so much more relaxed and enjoyable. I had a great first scuba diving experience out at cook island, and even in August the wetsuits kept us nice and toasty. The dive itself only goes for 30-40mins but you have a whole afternoon out on the water... More 

Thank -Kristy-Anne-
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I was not sure what to expect snorkelling on the Gold Coast but was pleasantly surprised with this trip. My biggest concern was staying warm but the wet suits provided kept you warm, even in the Winter water temperature. The boat trip out to Cook Island was fast and the crew were friendly and diligent on safety regulations. In the... More 

Thank Gail D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We we were not satisfied with this company. They offer two dives a day but we were flying the next day and could only legally dive for the first dive in the morning otherwise we would be flying less then 24 hours after we dove. We explained this when we arrived and wanted to only be charged for one dive... More 

5 Thank Joe N
Ham Lake, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

There was a terrible older woman on the ship who just yelled the entire time. She made me feel so uncomfortable and awkward that I didn't dive. She came up from her first dive missing one of her three people! The overall feeling of the trip was dirty and unprofessional. I prefer diving safely and calmly.

6 Thank Megan B
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Dived last Sunday at Cook island with 2 other friends, what truly made this crew a standout was their willingness to help the new divers out. The divers were certified somewhere else but Mel & the crew were more than happy to help them out & spent extra time in the water teaching them to improve their buoyancy. It was... More 

Thank Angela G
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Making the reservation and booking was simple enough through their website! When we arrived at their pickup point they picked us up in a mini van and drove us to the scuba shop free of charge. We changed into our scuba gear and they drove us to the boat. Once we got on the boat, the instructor (I can't remember... More 

1 Thank travelbuddy93
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I had never dived before so took advantage of Cooly Dive's 'Discover Scuba Dive' option. Absolutely fantastic. The dive master (sorry, I forget your name!) was outstanding, particularly when I initially struggled with being able to breathe underwater without freaking out! The dive was great, saw some carpet sharks, a multitude of fish and some big turtles. It was such... More 

1 Thank kateykate_00
Canberra, Australia
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334 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We booked a dive trip to Cook Island as I was keen to visit this marine reserve. We were told to turn up at noon, and since their new address is in South Tweed ahead, I assumed it was NSW time, but they still run on QLD time. As they explained to us, most of their divers come from QLD... More 

3 Thank ActRegular_traveller
Yerong Creek
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I love snorkelling and this was great. The crew were helpful and friendly. Saw a few green turtles and many tropical fish. My girls enjoy the muffins and drinks offered. And my husband thought the best part was being lucky enough to watch a whale breaching not too far away - much better then a whale watching tour we went... More 

2 Thank Missy3girls

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