Dive and snorkel green by sailing on a catamaran around the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, Australia.

Passions of Paradise – PADI Dive centre

Dive, snorkel and sail The Great Barrier Reef

Environmental sustainability is our life and soul.

: Passions of Paradise

Where: Reef Fleet Terminal, Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

When: All year round

About: A PADI Dive Centre offering:

  • Dive and snorkelling tours of the Great Barrier Reef
  • A 25-metre high performance catamaran and sail from Cairns to two unique outer reef locations.
  • Enjoy colourful coral reef and spot turtles, reef fish, white and black tip reef shark. giant clams, and much more.
  • Certified divers can enjoy drift dives, wall dives and swim throughs. Non-divers can do a try-dive.

Green Credentials:

  • PADI Green Star Award.
  • 100% Project AWARE.
  • Eco-accredited staff include marine naturalists who provide presentations on coral fish and marine life.
  • Supports The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s ‘Eye on the Reef’ Program, completing over 70 surveys per year of the reef’s health, and assists in scientific studies.
  • Sponsors of the Oceania Chondrichthyan Society researching sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras.
  • Offsets carbon emissions by planting over 1200 trees per year through the Australian Rainforest Foundation, which are planted in the World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest of Far North Queensland.
  • Eco Certified Advanced Ecotourism operator – administered by Eco Tourism Australia
  • Climate Action Leader for the ‘Climate Action Certification’ programme – administered by Eco Tourism Australia
  • Received the Australian Tourism Award for Adventure

Dive Training: Join in on a PADI Discover Scuba Diving try dive.


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