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Down Under Cruise & Dive

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Cairns, Australia
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About Down Under Cruise & Dive
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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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

If snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, don’t miss this day trip from Cairns. The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns with a record 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day!

You’ll visit 2 different locations on the barrier reef for the chance to see tropical marine life in the clear waters. Lunch is included onboard the boat, and you have the option to upgrade to include additional adventures such as introductory or certified scuba diving or a helicopter flight over this UNESCO World Heritage site. Both water sports enthusiasts and novices are welcome. Includes instruction and equipment provided by friendly and professional instructors.
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8 hours 30 minutes
from US$127.94

Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

Down Under Cruise and Dive by Evolution, a luxury 35-meter super-yacht. This package includes a full day to the outer Great Barrier Reef at two stunning reef locations, with 5 hours reef time plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef. You will experience the reef from above and below!
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9 hours
from US$232.62

Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

Gold Class is a private luxury lounge on the second floor/deck of a 35m Superyacht "Evolution" which operates day tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, Tropical North Queensland. Concierge service and private hotel transfers, exclusive time with a Marine Biologist is also unique and special inclusion of this VIP experience.
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8 hours 30 minutes
from US$619.55

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience.

Cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure-filled experience. You will enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional boat crew.

Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience.

As a locally owned operator company for over 30 years, you will have an unforgettable experience with the perfect mix of professionalism, service, and fun!
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2 days
from US$271.39
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Billy W wrote a review Today
Australia2 contributions
After booking through a tourist info store, my wife began to read the reviews and we looked at each other a little worried and hoping we hadn’t made a mistake. After our day out with these guys we again looked at each other in confused bewilderment again for very different reasons. Brilliant day out!!! Who complains about the food – Aussie BBQ – when you are out to dive or snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef…well some people do obviously. Not sure if they were hard to please or just drug affected but we could not have been happier with our day out with these guys!!! Brilliant!!! And the food – superb – and I’m a chef who won’t put up with crap. Great options, generous servings (2nds & 3rds) for those who wanted them, and good quality stuff. The snorkeling itself was superb and while this is tricky as its weather dependent vis was 20-25 m in the morning and a little less in the afternoon, but all in all, great. The crew were awesome – all of them from bar / hospitality to equipment & supply were always helpful and polite – nothing was a hassle to do or assist whenever asked. There’s a reason they were voted so highly as top 4 to do things in Australia in 2020!!! Thanks guys for an awesome experience!!!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Emily G wrote a review Today
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Trip was amazing. Boat and lunch was beautiful. Staff were great and funny. The complimentary wine at the end topped the day off
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Date of experience: April 2021
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ajgreen14 wrote a review Yesterday
Sunshine Coast, Australia6 contributions1 helpful vote
Awesome tour out to the reef. All crew were extremely friendly and helpful. Evolution is luxurious and comfortable. Easy to book and great value for money. Amazing lunch. Snorkeling sites were excellent espicially 2nd site at Hastings Reef. Must do day trip if visiting Cairns. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Allison G wrote a review Yesterday
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What a fantastic day!. My family went all out and we snorkelled, dived (intro and accredited divers) and topped it off with a 10 minute helicopter ride over the reef. An amazing experience. The staff were awesome - attentive and lots of fun. Lunch was very nice and plentiful. The boat was not packed - so room to move. And the glass of complimentary wine on the way back to Cairns finished the day off nicely.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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skye c wrote a review 10 Apr
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The overall trip was excellent and well organised. The boat is great and the staff are all awesome and attentive. We sailed to two super reef sites, had a great time snorkelling and enjoyed the food prepared by the staff while we were in the water. Top company and great experience!! Fully recommend.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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