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Cairns Dive Centre, Cairns

(3.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Cairns Dive Centre offer participants a chance to see the world's largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef, from above and below the surface of the water. The boats used for the trips offer basic accommodations but are well maintained and comfortable. The crew is knowledgeable, experienced, and friendly and can take you to the best diving spots on the reef, in waters abounding with a variety of marine life. After diving, enjoy a cold drink and a hot meal as the sun sets over the reef, or drop by for a night dive and a rare chance to see some of the ocean's shyest creatures. Use our Cairns holiday planner to add Cairns Dive Centre and other attractions to your Cairns vacation plans.
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  • Great adventure yesterday! Big thanks to Ana and Chris for their assistance in getting us out to the Reef in choppy conditions! We had an amazing snorkel and sighted to beautiful turtles amongst the b...  more »
  • I had the best time at Kangaroo Explorer! The boat is clean and nice, the crew is super friendly and ready to help you (i was sea sick and they were super cute making me ginger tea). Food was also goo...  more »
  • Sorry I am writing this review a little late, but I just have become a dive Instructor myself and I have realised how terrible the service was. I did my AOW course with them and a friend started their...  more »
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  • Unfortunately we chose Cairns Dive Center to do our excursions to the Great Barrier Riff and they changed the time of pick up from one of the islands and we had to get another boat to get back to Cairns. The Manager of CDC not only did not credit or refund the boat ticket but started to raise his voice and saying that it was our fault. We left the store as we did not want to escalate the situation. We just could not believe what happened to us in our honey moon. Then we read the reviews and realized CDC get a lot of bad reviews. Lesson learned! Always read reviews from many customers!
  • The 3 day/2 night liveaboard was super fun. Had a wonderful time snorkelling, lots of time in the water at different sites, an amazing variety of fish, corals and more, friendly and helpful crew, plenty of great food cooked by the chef Jamie. Basic but comfortable boat and accommodation. A great value no-frills memorable experience - highly recommended.
  • Kangaroo explorer. Awesome diving and snorkelling. Even Awesomer people haha. Do it! You won't regret it =)
  • VERY BAD. worked there as a volley in the beggining of 2017 and had the worst experience. the dive master, manager and vouluntere manager vialeted our contract and lied to us several times. hope their lying habites will not cause a life thretning situation the future.
  • Really cool place, fun people and great instructors. The live aboard boat is simply amazing.