Cairns Tusa T6 Great Barrier Reef One Day Trip (Snorkeling/Intro-dive/Certified Diver included)

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Option Prices

Snorkeling (per Adult)
Snorkeling (per Child 4-14yrs)
Introductory Dive package (per person) Cruise + 2~3Dives
Certified Diver package (per person) Cruise +3 Dives

Tour Information

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Duration: 7:30 Check-in at Reef Fleet Terminal & 4pm Return back to Cairns

Cairns Reef Tours - Great Barrier Reef

Tusa Premium Reef Tour Experience is not your typical excursion to the Cairns reef. It represents a unique opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. What sets this experience apart is our unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship, enriched by our deep-rooted local knowledge and the utilization of innovative technology. We believe in not just visiting the reef but in preserving and enhancing its beauty for generations to come.

From the moment you step aboard our vessel, you’ll realize that every aspect of your day has been thoughtfully considered and expertly managed. Our premium all-inclusive full day trip is designed to provide you with a service like no other, and our dedicated and well-informed staff is here to ensure that you receive nothing less than a 5-star treatment, making your journey truly memorable.

Our barrier reef trips from Cairns offer a different perspective of the reef, with unique coral formations and a diverse array of marine life. Experience the adventure of snorkelling, diving, and sailing on the Great Barrier Reef with Tusa. The ship captain will carefully select the unique outer reef locations to visit for the day, where you can dive and snorkel with turtles, colourful fish, and see an amazing variety of corals. Dive into the turquoise waters and let the wonders of the reef captivate you.

Experience the ultimate trip to the Great Barrier Reef and Snorkel adventure with Tusa Reef Tours, and discover the breathtaking beauty of the outer reef on this exclusive, all-inclusive snorkel day tour from Cairns.

Join us for a deluxe Great Barrier Reef snorkelling excursion from Cairns and immerse yourself in the serene and mesmerizing underwater world, rich with vibrant hues and diverse marine life.

Limited to a maximum of just 40 guests, our full day snorkelling trip offers the highest level of service, with the lowest guest-to-crew ratios of any great barrier reef snorkelling tours from Cairns.

From the moment your step aboard, our highly trained and knowledgeable crew and marine guides will be on hand to ensure an exceptional day on the Great Barrier Reef and serve you a sumptuous breakfast to get you ready for the day.

Your journey to the outer reef will be a short 90-minute voyage, during which you’ll enjoy a full briefing from our Marine Guides on the activities for the day. With up to five hours of boat tour adventure out on the reef, your captain will select the best two snorkelling sites nestled within the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Based on the day’s conditions, we will select the most favourable locations, ensuring a breathtaking experience among an abundance of tropical fish (where you can find your own Nemo), pristine coral formations, and majestic sea turtles.

Whether you are a seasoned snorkeler or a beginner, our guides will be there to assist you every step of the way. They will point out the best spots to explore and help you identify the vibrant marine life that surrounds you.

After snorkelling, relax on the boat’s deck, savoring a delicious lunch with local ingredients. Throughout the day, our marine guides will share their extensive knowledge about the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem, and the conservation efforts in place to protect it.


  • 27 Sites to Choose From: With lots of options, your Captain will select the best sites for the conditions.
  • Visit Two Reef Locations: You will get to experience two different reef sites throughout the day
  • Up to Five Hours on the Reef: You'll have plenty of time to dive and snorkel during our trip to the reef
  • Maximum of 40 Guests: Limited to just 40 guests, we guarantee an intimate and personalized experience, setting us apart from the crowded Green Island tours.
  • “Open Dive Deck” with the opportunity to do up to 3 dives during the day: "Unlicensed Intro divers: Depending on weather conditions and passenger health, they can enjoy 2-3 sessions of deep-sea diving, with a maximum depth of 10 meters, each lasting up to 25 minutes.
    Certified divers: They can enjoy 3 sessions of Deep professional diving, with a maximum depth of 25 meters, each lasting up to 40 minutes."


7.30 am – Kick off your morning early with complimentary hotel transfers and check-in at C Finger, Cairns Marina.

8:00 am – Time to indulge in a delicious breakfast with invigorating local coffees served on board. After you’re fuelled up, we’ll set sail to the Outer Reef, during which you’ll be treated to captivating commentary and reef information, including dive locations, interactive maps and visuals, dive site briefings for Scuba Divers. Plus, learn about the history of Great Barrier Reef and its Indigenous importance, and get insider tips on what to look out for from our resident Marine Biologist.

9:30 am – Once we arrive at Outer Reef Site #1, the real adventure begins! Those new to scuba diving can experience an introductory dive with a PADI Instructor, while others can take part in two guided snorkelling sessions. After towelling off, refuel with morning tea served on board. Then it’s time to jump back in the water for the second dive session for the day.

12.30 pm – Enjoy a delicious lunch in the main deck area, or take advantage of one of the many open deck areas and enjoy your meal al fresco. Check out our cuisine page for more info. While you dine, the captain will move the vessel to our second exclusive dive site.

1 pm – Dive back into the action when the dive deck opens for the third and final session. This site may offer a different perspective of the reef, with unique coral formations and a diverse array of marine life. Let the wonders of the reef captivate you.

2.30 pm – As the day winds down, it’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful Reef and head back to the Cairns with memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy drinks and a cheese platter while getting more information about the fish and reef bios and access to GBRMPA’s ‘Eye on the Reef’ app to contribute your sightings. Plus, don’t forget to jump in a group photo or two to commemorate your incredible day.

4.00 pm – Back to the Cairns Marina, and we commence complimentary hotel drop-offs. Our crew will bid you farewell, but the magic of the Great Barrier Reef will stay with you forever.

Tour Inclusions

  • Delicious chef-prepared meals
  • All snorkelling and scuba diving – open deck
  • Waterproof, bone conducting headsets for underwater commentary.
  • Take home Tusa Reef Tours drink bottle.
  • All food included morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea prepare Freshly by onboard Chef.
  • All beverages included, including  alcoholic drinks on return journey
  • Tea, coffee and water fountain always available for self-service
  • Environmentally friendly plant-based wetsuits and all dive/ snorkel equipment
  • Taxes & Marine Park Levy
  • Carbon Offset via
  • All inclusive - one Price
  • Up to 3 Scuba Dives for Free
    “Open Dive Deck” with the opportunity to do up to 3 dives during the day: "Intro divers: Depending on weather conditions and passenger health, they can enjoy 2-3 sessions of deep-sea diving, with a maximum depth of 10 meters, each lasting up to 25 minutes.Certified divers: They can enjoy 3 sessions of Deep professional diving, with a maximum depth of 25 meters, each lasting up to 40 minutes."

Tour Exclusions

  • Nitrox fills - available on request
  • Seasickness tablets
  • Souvenirs/merchandise
  • Professional Photo Services
  • Travel Insurance
  • Private Consumption


  • Check-in time:09:15-09:45am / Return: 17:30pm Back to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal (Please arrive 30 minutes prior the departure time)
  • By Walk, Self-drive or Uber (own cost), hotel pick up (additional cost)
  • The Reef Fleet Terminal
    Address: 1, Spence Street, Cairns
  • Return Transfer from your accommodation (Within Cairns City area)


  • All per person prices quoted are in Australian dollars and valid from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.
  • Snack Bar Purchases: Soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc.
  • Marine Biologist Guided Snorkel Tour of the reef: Snorkel with an experienced Marine Biologist and learn about the marine life you see on an educational and interactive tour
    Great Barrier Reef souvenirs – T-shirts, hats etc
  • Dive Guides for already qualified ‘Certified’ scuba divers (dive guides included for beginner divers)
  • Prescription Mask Hire if you require stronger lenses to see (contact lenses can be worn in most circumstances)
  • Second Scuba Dive at our beautiful afternoon reef location
  • Choose introductory dive subject to meeting health requirements.
  • Free alcoholic drinks are not unlimited , Only can provide 2-3 drinks by RSA, We can offer more Soft Drinks.

What to Bring :

  • Swimming costume and beach towel
  • Hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes
  • Money for drinks, souvenirs and optional activities
  • and a sense of adventure!!

Cancellation Policy

Free Cancellation if cancel outside 24hours. No refund if cancel within 24hours.
Noticed: If you would like to cancel, please kindly email us to cancel the tour at least 2 business days prior to this cancellation period. Once cancellation is confirmed, you will receive your refund within 7-28 business days.
Cancellation notification needs to be formally replied receipt by us during our office hours as acknowledgement.

NOTE: FIT TRAVEL would adopt suppliers' cancellation policy. Cancellation fees, if any by the suppliers, will be charged according to the supppliers' cancellation policy ( FIT TRAVEL does not charge additional cancellation fees ).
With this specific product's cancellation policy, the suppliers reserve the right of final interpretation.
If your order only pays the deposit of a product: a, if the product has available seats on the departure date and price and contents are the same as the order you placed, the booking would be confirmed by us without additional notification to you, and the deposit is not refundable. b, if the product has no available seats or price or contents are not the same, we might provide alternative options. If you do not agree with the options, the deposit is refundable.


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