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Great Barrier Reef scuba diving and snorkelling
Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef
Scuba Diving the Great Barrier Reef
Tusa Dive Charters
Tusa Dive
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Tusa Dive
Multiple Locations

Indicative Rate* $110.00 to $295.00 Tour Only

07 4047 9100
info@tusadive.com
www.tusadive.com

Description

Tusa are Cairns local day trip operators with over 25 years experience, and access to 16 unique sites on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. You will cruise to the outer reef onboard Cairns' newest reef craft, T6, launched in August 2011 providing the latest technology and ultimate comfort onboard with easy access to the water. Activities include snorkelling with guided snorkel tours inclusive, 'Intro Diving' for those who have never dove before, and Certified Diving, with a choice of two or three dives in the day.

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Passengers numbers are limited to just 60, even though there is seating onboard for 120, and Tusa's team of professional friendly crew will ensure your day is fun, safe, and memorable. Sites are chosen as the optimum locations for the weather conditions, changing sites almost daily, so each day will bring you a whole new underwater adventure.

Tusa Dive is an Advanced Ecotourism Operator, committed to providing a service that reflects their responsibility to contribute to the protection of our environment.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Guide
    Guide

Activities

  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Lessons/Tutorials
    Lessons/Tutorials
  • Scuba-Diving
    Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Other Information

Children:
Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Junior open water divers from the age of 10 must dive with a parent or instructor from Tusa Dive. Children from the age of 12 are eligible for introductory diving. Waivers must be signed by parent or guardian to allow children to dive.

Cancellation Policy

100 per cent cancellation fee applies for cancellations within 24 hours of departure.

Departure Point

Tusa 6 departs daily from E Finger, Marlin Marina Cairns.

General Comments

Certified divers must present certification cards upon boarding. Declaration of fitness to dive must be signed by certified divers.

A medical questionnaire must be completed before introductory divers are deemed fit to dive. Certain medical conditions may preclude you from diving. A wait of 24 hours after diving is recommended before flying.

Tusa Dive visits the best two sites for the day's weather conditions from a selection of 16 unique outer reef locations.

Hotel Pick-up

Return transfers are available for AUD$10.00 from Cairns and AUD$15.00 from Northern Beaches Hotels.

How To Get There

T6 departs from E Finger, Marlin Marina Cairns. Please note that check in is directly onboard the vessel at 7:40am for an 8:00am departure.

Tariff Text

EMC (Marine Park Levy), Port and Management fee of AUD$10.00 per person is payable onboard. A fuel levy may apply at the time of travel.


Snorkelling

Great Snorkelling on the outer Barrier

Experience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef with Cairns' premier dive company. Each day the high speed luxury dive vessel MV Tusa travels to two new outer reef destinations, selected from Tusa's 16 fabulous sites. Snorkelling is directly from the large platform at the back of the boat and all your expectations will be surpassed as you encounter a vast diversity of marine life and stunning coral gardens. The day includes quality snorkel equipment, wetsuits or lycra suits, guided snorkel tours, Marine interpretation presentations, buffet style lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Tusa Dive is world renowned for their personalised service and highest levels of professionalism

Tour Information


8 hours
Yes.
Available Cairns to Palm Cove hotels AUD12.00 to AUD17.00 return per person return.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
Day Tour, Snorkelling

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$110.00$185.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Junior open water divers from the age of 10 must dive with an Instructor from Tusa Dive. Children from the age of 12 are eligible for introductory diving. Waivers must be signed by parent or guardian to allow children to dive.



Introductory Diving

Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns

Experience the magic of The Great Barrier Reef with Cairns' premier dive company. With a selection of 16 unique outer reef sites, TUSA will choose the best two sites for the weather conditions of the day. Water level platforms allow you to glide right from of the boat to the reef. If you've never dived before, you can experience an introductory dive with one of their professional instructors. The day includes one introductory dive, quality diving equipment and wetsuits, guided snorkel tours, buffet style lunch, morning and afternoon tea. A second dive in the day is available.

TUSA Dive are certified as an Advanced Eco Tourism operator and include educational marine talks in your day. So join the all-new T6 and experience the day trip reef adventure of a lifetime.

Tour Information


8 hours
Yes.
Available from Cairns to Palm Cove Hotels at AUD12.00 to AUD17.00 return per person

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
Day Trip, Intrroductory Diving

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$255.00$295.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Junior open water divers from the age of 10 must dive with an instructor from Tusa Dive. Children from the age of 12 are eligible for introductory diving. Waivers must be signed by parent or guardian to allow children to dive.



Certified Diver - Full Gear, 2 Dives

Diving near Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef

Experience the magic of The Great Barrier Reef with Cairns' premier dive company. Each day the high speed luxury dive vessel, T6 takes you to the best two sites for the day's weather conditions, selected from a range of 16 unique sites. You will explore vast coral gardens, walls, caverns and isolated pinnacles, all teeming with amazing marine biodiversity.

The day includes quality dive equipment, wetsuits, and/or lycra suits, guided snorkel tours as well as a Reef talk and presentation, buffet style lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Divers can choose to take two or three dives in the day with optional guided dives. Nitrox fills and three day packages are also available. Tusa Dive is world renowned for their personalised service and highest levels of professionalism.

Tour Information


8 hours
Yes.
Available from Cairns to Palm Cove Hotels at AUD12.00 to AUD17.00 return per person

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
Certified diver, day tour

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$245.00$265.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Junior open water divers from the age of 10 must dive with an Instructor from Tusa Dive. Children from the age of 12 are eligible for introductory diving. Waivers must be signed by parent or guardian to allow children to dive.



* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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