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Important Note

ON-LINE BOOKINGS AFTER 9PM

If you are placing an on-line booking after 9PM, the night prior to your requested trip, we will not receive your booking information before your departure time. To confirm your on-line booking, please phone (07) 4047 9100 between 6.30-7.30AM the day of travel. Unfortunately, hotel transfers are not available for bookings made on-line the night prior to travel. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Important Information

Flying and Diving

Tusa Dive recommends a minimum of 24 hours from the last dive before flying or ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Child Policy

Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Full adult rate applies for children partaking in scuba diving.  A minimum 12 years is required for Introductory Diving and 10 years for Certified diving.  Written parental consent is required. Under 18 year certified old divers must dive with a parent or guardian (certified diver) or purchase the guided dive option.

TUSA DIVE DAY TRIPS

Tusa 6 Cairns Reef Day Tours

TUSA Dive are Cairns local day dive operators with more than 25 years experience, and access to more than 16 unique sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef.

You will cruise to the outer reef on board Cairns' newest reef craft, the TUSA 6, custom-built for ultimate comfort and easy access to the water. Passengers numbers are limited to just 60 to ensure plenty of space, and Tusa's friendly crew will ensure your day is fun, safe, and memorable. Two new sites are selected each day as the best for the day's conditions, and provide a whole new underwater adventure daily. Activities include marine interpretation presentations, guided snorkel tours, 'introductory' diving, and certified diving with up to 3 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 our environment.


DAY TRIP ITINERARY

  • 8:00am daily departure from A Finger, Marlin Wharf, Cairns
  • 90 minute trip to outer reefs
  • 4 to 5 hours at the reef at two unique locations
  • Certified divers – Choice of 2 or 3 dives
  • Introductory Divers – Choice of 1 or 2 dives
  • 4.00 – 4.30pm return to Cairns

People on board the Tusa5 at the Great Barrier Reef People Snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef Tusa5 at the Great Barrier Reef

YOUR DAY INCLUDES:

Buffet on the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 outer reef sites, chosen from our selection of 16 sites
  • Fresh, healthy, and tasty buffet style lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Tea, coffee, and milo (with soup in the winter)
  • Quality masks, fins and booties
  • Top quality scuba equipment and dive computers
  • Lycra suits for all in the warmer months (no charge)
  • 5mm shortie wetsuits all year round (no charge)
  • Free Prescription mask hire
  • Free Guided snorkel tour
  • Reef Talk and Presentation
  • Professional Photographer onboard
  • Hot Fresh Water showers onboard

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

  • Cairns hotel transfers at $12 per person
  • Northern Beaches hotel transfers at $17 per person
  • Guided dives at $10 per dive
  • Nitrox Fills (32%) at $15 per fill
  • Digital Camera Hire
  • A range of photo-pro package options

PRICES - Valid 01 April 2014 to 31 March 2015

Outer Barrier Reef Day Trip AUD *REEF LEVY TOTAL BOOK NOW
Snorkelling Adult $185 $10 $195 BOOK NOW!
Child $110 $10 $120 Book now!
Day trip with Introductory Diving  1 Dive $255 $10 $265 Book now!
2 Dives $295 $10 $305 Book now!
Certified Diving with Full Equipment Hire 2 Dives $245 $10 $255 Book now!
3 Dives $265 $10 $275 Book now!
Guided dives $10 per dive $0 $10 per dive Book now!
Certified Diving with Tanks & Weights only 2 Dives $215 $10 $225 Book now!
3 Dives $235 $10 $245 Book now!
Guided dives $10 per dive $0 $10 per dive Book now!
Additonal for Nitrox certified divers Nitrox $15 per tank $0 $15 per tank Book now!
3 x Day Trip Package AUD *REEF LEVY TOTAL BOOK NOW
Certified Diving with Full Equipment Hire 6 Dives $660 $30 $690 Book now!
9 Dives $715 $30 $745 Book now!
Certified Diving with Tanks & Weights only 6 Dives $580 $30 $610 Book now!
9 Dives $635 $30 $665 Book now!
Certified Diving Guided Dives $10 per dive $0 $10 per dive Book now!
*Reef Levy. A per person charge comprised of a $3.50 Environmental Management Charge to all passengers entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, plus port and administrative fees, and GST.
Fuel Levy. With the fluctuation of world fuel prices it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge, which would be a pay onboard levy. This website will advise if any charge is applicable with a minimum 7 days notice.
Cancellations. There is no charge for cancellations with 24 hours notice. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 24 hours notice.
Conditions. Trips are subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled at the discretion of Tusa Dive. Alternative days or refunds will be offered in the event of cancellations by Tusa Dive, however Tusa Dive reserve the right to use other vessels should Tusa 6 be unavailable for any reason. 100% cancellation fee applies with less than 24 hours notice. Pricing is in AUD inclusive of GST, valid 01 August 2014 - 31 March 2015.
Smokers please note: TUSA 6 is a non-smoking vessel.

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