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.

Indicative rates

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$275 $295

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Coral Gardens Dive Site, Flynn Reef

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Positioned 20 kilometres east of Green Island off the Cairns coast, Flynn Reef is home to several dive sites - with the Coral Gardens being just one of them. Located on the outer reef this site has consistently good visibility of close to 30 metres.

Mount Molloy

Mount Molloy, Mareeba Area
Mount Molloy was named to honour teamster Patrick Molloy who, in the mid 1880s, found the copper outcrop whilst searching for stray bullocks. Four years he worked it as a one man show, then amid murmurs of "claim jumping", it changed hands.

Clam Gardens Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
The name kind of gives it away, but divers will see a number of giant clams while exploring the Clam Gardens. Located on the Ribbon Reefs, north of Cairns, the giant clams at the Clam Gardens are set in a very pretty coral garden, dominated by a range of healthy hard and soft corals.

Mossman

Mossman, Douglas Area
Mossman is a picturesque little township nestled at the foot of the mountains among bright green fields of sugar cane. A friendly town, Mossman invites you to enjoy its genuine Tropical North Queensland hospitality, as you explore the country stores and historic pubs along the wide tree-lined main street.

Hope Islands National Park

Cooktown, Cook Area
Free Entry
This island national park includes East and West Hope islands as well as Struck Island and Snapper Island. East and West Hope islands are low-lying cays. West Hope Island is a shingle cay formed from piles of loose shingle (coral debris) on which only the most hardy plants such as mangroves survive.

Tropical North Queensland

Cairns, Cairns Area
Welcome to Paradise - Tropical North Queensland. Whether it's an indulgent break or a thrilling adventure, this stunning region offers you a magical and life-changing experience. Feel the energy of a vibrant tropical culture of Cairns brought to life with festivals, events and experiences shaped by the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest.

Green Island

Green Island, Cairns Area
Green Island is a coral cay north-east of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. The island boasts an unspoilt rainforest, stunning beaches and surrounding reef ... so close that you can snorkel directly off the beach.

Southern Small Detached Reef Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Southern Small Detached Reef, 80 kilometres North of Lockhart River in Far North Queensland, is a remote but stunning reef. Sitting so far off the coast, the walls of the reef drop to over 100 metres, with the deep waters inviting lots of larger marine life such as turtles, reef sharks, eagle rays, pelagic fish and occasional manta rays.

Family Islands National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park features a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics coast near Mission Beach. Clad in lush rainforest and woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs, tidal flats and sandy beaches, the islands were home to the original 'beachcomber', E.

Nursery Bommie Dive Site

Port Douglas,
Free Entry
One of the most impressive dive sites on the Agincourt Reefs, off Port Douglas, is a large pinnacle called Nursery Bommie. This column of coral rises from 25 metres to 30 metres and is decorated with sea whips, soft corals and gorgonians, but it is the fish life that will be most remembered.
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