TUSA Dive & Snorkel Cairns
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving Reef Tour
Visiting 2 outer reef locations, TUSA own a rare roaming reef permit. This allows the boat captain to choose the very best reef sites based on that day's weather conditions. We give it 4.5 stars out 5 for a very professional crew, a modern boat with roaming reef permit visiting beautiful reef sites.
CHOOSE OPTION INCLUDES DIVES PRICE + TAXES TOTAL
SNORKELING: Adult (Snorkel) Snorkeling - $220.00 - $220.00
Child (Snorkel) Snorkeling - $145.00 - $145.00
INTRODUCTORY DIVING: Adult (1-Introductory Dive) Introductory Diving 1 $290.00 - $290.00
Adult (2-Introductory Dive) Introductory Diving 2 $345.00 - $345.00
Child (1-Introductory Dive) Introductory Diving 1 $215.00 - $215.00
Child (2-Introductory Dive) Introductory Diving 2 $270.00 - $270.00
CERTIFIED DIVING: Adult (2-Certified Dives) Certified Diving 2 $300.00 - $300.00
Adult (3-Certified Dives) Certified Diving 3 $320.00 - $320.00
Child (2-Certified Dives) Certified Diving 2 $225.00 - $225.00
Child (3-Certified Dives) Certified Diving 3 $245.00 - $245.00
PLEASE NOTE: TO TRY ANY FORM OF SCUBA DIVING YOU MUST BE MEDICALLY FIT WITH NO ASTHMA AND NOT BE TAKING ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION. PADI ALSO RECOMMENDS TO ALLOW 24 HOURS AFTER DIVING BEFORE FLYING IN AN AIRPLANE.
ALL PRICES IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
FAMILY = (2 x Adults + 2 x Children)
CHILD AGE IS 4-16 YEARS OLD
Children trying first time introductory scuba diving must be age 12 years to 16 years old.
Certified Diving for Children must have a least the PADI Open Water Dive Certification or Higher. Child age must be 10 Years to 15 Years Old. All dives are guided by professional dive Instructor. Age 10 Years to 12 Years dive depth is limited to 12 meters.
A roaming reef permit allows TUSA's skipper (Boat Captain) to find the very best reef sites based on that day's weather conditions. On the way to the reef, the Skipper is looking at the wind speed, wind direction, and whether or not it is an incoming or outgoing tide. The flexibility of the roaming reef permit allows the skipper to choose the very best reef sites for that day. This is a real bonus, enjoy snorkeling and or scuba diving over bright colored coral gardens. Expect to find a large array of marine animals that inhabit the reef. Great for underwater photographers.
Snorkeling from the TUSA boat is a pleasure. All snorkel, fins, mask, lycra suit (Stinger suit) is provided. A detailed briefing on how to use the snorkel equipment is also provided. The boat was professionally designed for snorkeling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. A large hydraulic step lowers into the water, semi-submerged this makes it really easy to get in and out of the water for people snorkeling. Life jackets and pool noodles are also available on the day, just ask the crew.
Certified Scuba Diving:
TUSA is one of the few dive boats in Cairns that allow unguided diving. They will buddy you up with another diver and let the two of you explore the reefs in your own buddy pairs. This is awesome for experienced divers and underwater photographers. You can still get a dive guide, there is no extra charge for this, and it can be organized on the boat. Full dive gear is provided i.e. snorkel, fins, mask, wetsuit (5mm Short) BCD, regulator, dive computer, tanks, and weights. Remember to bring your dive license on the day.
Introductory Scuba Diving:
TUSA Dive & Snorkel are famous for there professional dive instructors. Highly trained staff offer passengers the chance to try a first-time scuba dive (Introductory Dive). Full dive gear is provided. The dive consists of 10-minutes of instruction on the boat with the instructor and dive gear. Once completed you enter the water and slowly descend to between 8 and 12 meters under the boat. From here your instructor will guide you around the Great Barrier Reef. This is a once in a lifetime experience for most people. *Remember you must be medically fit with no asthma and not taking any prescription medication to try scuba diving.
TUSA offer some of the best meal options available compared to most dive companies operating from Cairns. A cold cut buffet style lunch is provided with a large array of fresh salads, cold meats, soups, bread, cheeses, and desserts. *Vegetarian and food allergy meal options are also available. Make a note in the comments of the booking form if you require any of these.
ALL PRICES IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS - NO BOOKING FEES
PRICE BREAKDOWN - BOOKING FORM
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- All prices in Australian Dollars.
- Child age is classed as 4-14 Years Old.
- Additional Reef Tax of $10.00 per person pay on the day of travel.
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You need to come into our shop the day before departure to pick up the camera before 5:30 pm. You also need to supply your own SD Camera Card and drop the camera off back at our shop before 6:00 pm.