Diving & Reef Adventures

Great Barrier Reef Adventures – Snorkelling, Scuba Diving or Live-A-Board Tours

Cairns is famous for having some of the best scuba diving, ‘Learn To Dive’ schools and snorkelling in the world. The Great Barrier Reef is at our door step and there are numerous diving boats, from small sailing yachts to larger seacats offering 1 day trips, to 5 day overnight adventures. We can give you all the information you need to help you make the right choice.

Passions of Paradise

Passions sails daily to two fantastic locations, Michaelmas Cay & the Outer Barrier Reef.
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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises

Operates full day and half day cruises to famous Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises

Cater to snorkellers, introductory divers and certified divers on the Agincourt Reef.
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Reef Encounter

Best value day trips & extended live a board trips to the Outer Barrier Reef
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“Learn to Dive” – Get the best deals in town!

There are 5 ‘Learn To Dive’ companies in Cairns, all offering a wide variety of activities and different itineraries. Tropic Days are a booking agent for all dive operators in the area and we can get you the best deals in town. We have been working with Down Under Dive, Pro Dive and Reef Encounter since 1997 and we highly recommend them as some of the best in Cairns. This has been reinforced by great reports from all our guest. Contact us to get the best deal in town.

Another great one day trip to the reef is Passions of Paradise, visiting the Outer Reef and a small sand cay. You can simply sunbathe or snorkel in the shallow waters around the cay, which are teaming with great reef life. Another relaxed and friendly day to the Great Barrier Reef is with Ocean Free, they offer a very personalised day to Green island and Pinnacle reef.

Cairns Dive Centre

Offers you the best diving & snorkelling trips to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.
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Highest standards in all levels of dive education & 3 day/2 night dive trips.
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Down Under Cruise & Dive

Learn to dive on the Great Barrier Reef through our PADI Open Water courses.
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Tusa Dive

Super slick reef craft for ultimate comfort for day cruising, diving, and snorkelling.
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We can also advice you on dive trips to the Cod Hole and the Coral Sea, with Taka Dive, Spirit of Freedom

If you are interested in finding out more about these tours or the many other tours available, or you would like to make a booking, please contact us. We will get back to you as soon as possible with all the information you need, including current prices and any special deals.