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Fitzroy Island Dive Centre

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Fitzroy Island, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I booked the trip through an agent in Cairns. I thought I had booked the boat to get to the island, snorkel gear hire and lunch for me and my son. Once in the dive centre, it appeard that we then had to put a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dora_an_explorer
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thankyou for your review. We are sorry to hear that you have had trouble on your travels and I am very happy to hear that our staff looked after you with professionalism. We have had to ask for deposits for the equipment being hired to...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

We started with a lovely sail to the outer reef, where the professional and friendly crew organized two rich dives at Briggs Reef. We booked an overnight stay on the lovely Fitzroy island, which turned out to be a real paradise. On the same evening,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traveler95196
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thankyou for your 5 star review

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Such a friendly helpful centre - all equipment was clean and hired at a very reasonable cost / nothing was too much trouble and staff were experienced, knowledgeable and fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Culbridge
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thankyou for your wonderful review :)

Reviewed 2 August 2018

The young staff told us briefly about the boat to the outer reef but as they were very busy had little time to chat. Paid and left. Not much wiser but trip was fine! ??

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Whitehavengirl43
CairnsDiveCentre, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Dive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thankyou for your review

Reviewed 14 January 2018

For a place that depends on Eco-tourism to help further their dedicated care & research of turtles and wildlife the facilities for day trippers ( their bread & butter ) are really poor. The stinger suits for hire are of poor quality and of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Q4002YAcheryls
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Fitzroy Is for New Years Eve. Beautiful place!! I decided to go for a dive and I could not have ask for more attentive and professional service from the staff. The dive off the beach (guided) was a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We stopped by this dive shop, which seems affiliated with the main hotel on Fitzroy Island, to rent a stinger suit for a few hours. $10 AUD for the suit rental - fine, fair price. As I proceeded to fill out the form, the lady...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I am not the typical customer for the dive center. I volunteered for a week on Fitzroy Island at the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center. When we have finished cleaning and feeding and re-cleaning the turtles we usually have some free time on the island before...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank blynn872017
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had an awesome time recently diving at Fitzroy Island. We saw 2 turtles, one of them was huge! Also one stingray and a really awesome nudibranch and obviously lots of fish. The weather was sunny and the sea was calm. It's a really shallow...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank tanyamariemurphy
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Such a waste of money and time. The guide showed us some of the coral but there was absolutely no commentary at all. Would not recommend

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rani-Jane
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