Tusa Dive

Multiple Locations

Dive or Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef with the experts! With more than 30 years experience, a choice of 16 outer reef locations, modern comfortable vessels, and a friendly professional team to look after you, you are in for an exceptional Great Barrier Reef adventure with Tusa Dive.

Your day begins with a cruise to the outer reef on board one of Cairns’ newest reef crafts - Tusa 6, which was custom-built for ultimate comfort and easy access to the water. To ensure plenty of space for all, guest numbers are limited to just 60, although the boat is surveyed for 100. Two new sites are selected each day, as being the best for the day’s conditions. Activities include marine interpretation presentations, guided snorkel tours, introductory diving, and certified diving with up to three dives in the day available.

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

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Snorkelling

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.

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$200 $200
Introductory Diving

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 also choose to make your reef trip the ultimate experience and take an Introductory Dive (or two!). No experience required! You will have an experienced instructor by your side, and soon you will be eyeball to eyeball with the fish on the Great Barrier Reef. The day includes quality diving equipment and wetsuits, guided snorkel tours, buffet style lunch, morning and afternoon tea. TUSA Dive are certified as an Advanced Eco Tourism operator and include educational marine talks in your day.

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$270 $325
Certified Diver - Full Gear, 2 Dives

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.

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$275 $295

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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Smithfield, Cairns Area
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Daintree Discovery Centre

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Agincourt Reef

Port Douglas,
Free Entry
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Daintree

Daintree, Cairns Area
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Turtle Bommie

Cairns, Cairns Area
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Silver City Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
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Cooktown

Cooktown, Cook Area
With bitumen all the way along the 330 kilometre inland Mulligan Highway from Cairns, Cooktown is easy to get to. If you want a more adventurous route, go four wheel-driving along the coastal Bloomfield Track crossing rivers and creeks through World Heritage-listed rainforest and join the highway at the mysterious pile of rocks known as Black Mountain.

Norman Reef Dive Site

Port Douglas,
Norman Reef is the most northern reef visited by charter boats from Cairns and has numerous dive sites located off its sheltered western side. Located on the outer edge of the reef, Norman Reef is blessed with clear water and a wonderful range of marine life.

Green Island Dive Site

Green Island, Cairns Area
Green Island is the closest coral reef to Cairns, and located on the inner side of the reef it doesn’t have the crystal clear water found on the outer reefs. However, this pretty coral cay is a great place to snorkel, and also has a few good dive sites.
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