OCEAN FREEDOM

5 star luxury cruiser visits 2 great destinations – the crystal clear, shallow waters and surrounding reef of Upolu Cay and "Wonder Wall" on the outer edge of Upolu Reef

Upolu Cay & Reef Cruise

Adult: $195.00
Child: $110.00
Family: $553.00

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Extras

1st Introductory Scuba Dive

Adult: $105.00
Child: $105.00
Family: $0.00

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2nd Introductory Scuba Dive

Adult: $50.00
Child: $50.00
Family: $0.00

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1st Certified Dive

Adult: $70.00
Child: $70.00
Family: $0.00

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2nd Certified Dive

Adult: $35.00
Child: $35.00
Family: $0.00

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Ocean Freedom's 20m luxury cruising cat travels at 23 knots, reducing travelling time to the Great Barrier Reef to just one hour! The order in which the 2 destinations are visited will depend on the conditions on the day. Your skipper will pick the best order of destinations on each day to make your experience of our 2 sites the best possible! You may even want to try your first ever scuba dive, or for the certified diver, enjoy being guided by our qualified instructors on some of the best dive sites on the reef. Maximum 75 passengers (surveyed to carry 105).

Upolu Cay Reef

Enjoy a Glass Bottom boat tour around the crystal clear blue shallow waters surrounding Upolu Cay Reef. Ocean Freedom is the first boat to arrive, so you can enjoy this pristine area uninterrupted! Surrounded by stunning turquoise water and many types of corals, reef fishes, stingrays, cucumbers and sea stars, this is a great introduction to the reef. You can snorkel and dive here: all necessary assistance is provided to ensure every guest can enjoy the reef.
Upolu Cay is a naturally formed coral cay situated 30 kilometers from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Its protected shallow waters make it the perfect location from which to explore the reef, for both snorkelers and certified and introductory scuba divers. As it is a natural pontoon - the cay size and visibility is subject to conditions on the day but the clear shallow blue waters surrounding the cay (whether visible or not) are always there!

Outer Edge Upolu Reef

You will be amazed and impressed at the "Wonder Wall" on the Outer Edge of Upolu Reef. Rising 14m from the ocean floor, "Wonder Wall" plateaus just 0.5m – 1M under the surface ( depending on the tide ), making it an ideal snorkel and dive site. View many different types of hard and soft coral, in addition to fans, giant clams, turtles and a huge diversity and abundance of reef fish of all sizes, including nemos everywhere! Enjoy an informative adventure drift snorkel tour with our Marine Naturalist.

YOUR ITINERARY

Check-in from 7.15 am for a 8.00am departure 

1st destination - determined on the day

Lunch

2nd destination

Cruise back to arrive in Cairns around 4:30pm

COACH TRANSFERS

$14 Inner city return per person
$21 Northern Beaches, as far as Palm Cove
TO BE PAID ON BOARD on the day of travel
Pick up time will be advised on confirmation documents

INCLUDED IN YOUR DAY

  • Danish Pastries + fresh fruit on boarding
  • Snorkelling tuition with in-water crew assistance if needed and use of top quality snorkelling gear including buoyancy vests, lycra, suits/wetsuits
  • High snorkel and dive crew to guest ratio
  • Coffee + tea all day
  • Fish Feed
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour with Marine Naturalist
  • Adventure Drift snorkel tour
  • Reef Talk by Marine Interpreter
  • Large smorgasbord lunch- consisting of Queensland prawns, Tasmanian smoked salmon, roast chicken, mixed meat platter, 3 fresh salad selections and assorted breads
  • On cruise home : fresh fruit / cheese and crackers / cake platters
  • Fresh water showers
  • Prescription masks

OPTIONAL EXTRAS & SERVICES

  • Certified Diving (x1 cert dive — x2 cert dives) - small groups guaranteed with complimentary guide
  • Introductory Diving (x1 intro dive — x2 intro dives) - guaranteed 1 instructor to 2 divers on your first dive
  • Underwater cameras
  • Well stocked range of alcoholic refreshments
  • A range of quality merchandise

WHAT TO BRING

  • Bring, hat, sunscreen, bathing gear, sunglasses, towel, etc. as you would for travelling to the beach.
  • Extra cash or a credit card (Visa, MasterCard) for any onboard purchases including optional activities, souvenirs, professional onboard photos and bar items.

** Includes $10 comprising of environmental management charge (emc) $3.50 / Port fees $1.10 / Admin fees $5.40

* All rates are valid 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015. Child rate is 4 - 14.

* Family rate is 2 Adults + 2 Children

*All tours are subject to operators own Terms and Conditions

Ocean Freedom T&C's