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Down Under Cruise & Dive

#17 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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Down Under Cruise & Dive based in Cairns, QLD is one of Australia's leading tour operators providing guests of all ages and nationalities with world-class experiences on the Great Barrier Reef. Travelling on-board EVOLUTION, Australia's most luxurious reef vessel you will travel in style and comfort for a very affordable price.
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287 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 8300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! We had an awesome day on the Reef! The boat staff were very friendly and helpful. It was our first time snorkeling and I felt very informed and prepared. We had so much fun snorkeling and seeing the Reef and all the beautiful...More

Thank M A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really happy with all aspects of customer service with Down Under Cruise & Dive. Given price of extras when booking, check-in at the terminal went smoothly as did boarding the boat. We were given safety numbers upon boarding and were asked for these numbers before...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

You should know going in that this is a very large boat that and there are up to 170 passengers that they will take out on any given day. That being said, they are a well oiled machine. Sometimes it felt more like I was...More

1  Thank Mikepoly
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most luxurious ship in Cairns, and the best crews, actually it means friendly. Very warm and well treated all guests. especially thanks to dive instructor, whose name is Mr. S.

Thank Jongeun P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and the staff is exceptional. Very organised and courteous. They'll help you out throughout the excursion. The lunch was really yummy. The presence of photographer on board also makes it beautiful. The great barrier reef is no doubt exceptional

Thank rishg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time out at the reef on the Evolution boat. I've been on a few different boats to the reef and this one was by far the best! Great staff. Very kind and helpful. The food was very yum and healthy! It was...More

Thank Cdonk99
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea was quite choppy and the staff recommended sea sickness pills but we were fine up on deck. You have to jump off platform at back of boat and it was quite tricky to snorkel at inner Reef due to sea swell ( and...More

2  Thank Di S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day on the Evolution boat BUT travellers be warned there are lots of additional extras! We rented an underwater camera for $35, hired wetsuits for $10 each, bought photos for $60 and signed up for a guided snorkel tour with the...More

Thank rebekapowell_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The time for diving was short ,a lots of people waitting for diving but you can do snorkelling whenever you want,i suggest you can just pay for snorkelling if you are not sure that you want to diving or no. The stuff were nice and...More

Thank Blaircheng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this trip! The boat was big but not too crowded! Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and constantly checking if we were okay especially as it was rocky and a lot of people were sea sick! Entertainer was good and played music on...More

Thank niahelyar
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Janice R
25 April 2017|
Response from kjsigp | Reviewed this property |
HI Jan, Not sure about the extent of the bleaching. The coral on our trip was beautiful. Also they have a semi-submersible boat so even people that don't dive or snorkel can view the splendor. Best dive boat I have ever... More
Janice R
21 April 2017|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
There is hardly any colour left as you said it is bleached and the fish not too many different species, I would suggest further down the coast say around 1770 for a bit of colour