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Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

Highlights
  • Snorkel or dive two Great Barrier Reef locations with vibrant fish and coral
  • Diving option available for non-certified divers
  • Indoor-outdoor spaces mean room to sunbathe or enjoy the AC
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Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns
From US$162.37
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Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise from Cairns including snorkeling
US$162.37
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Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise including one certified dive
US$215.23
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Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise including two certified dives
US$241.67
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Overview
Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day cruise aboard a catamaran with outdoor decks and climate-controlled cabins. Ride a glass-bottom boat to dive or snorkel Upolu Cay, enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch, then dive or drift-snorkel the Wonder Wall, a spectacular plateau home to diverse coral and marine life. Breakfast, lunch, and equipment are provided for this unforgettable all-inclusive day of exploring the Great Barrier Reef.
What to Expect

Make your way to the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal to board your comfortable catamaran, where coffee, tea, fruit, and muffins are served. Enjoy views from the air-conditioned cabin or the sundeck as you cruise toward Upolu Cay, approaching the shallow reef in a glass-bottom boat. Spot some of Upolu Cay’s vibrant fish and coral on a dive or snorkel, then return to the catamaran for lunch. 

The lunch menu varies, but typically includes dishes such as smoked salmon, chilled prawns, and meats served alongside fresh bread and salads. After lunch, cruise to the Wonder Wall, a dive and snorkel site on the outer edge of Upolu Reef that rises 46 feet (14 meters) from the ocean floor. Dive or try drift-snorkeling here, riding the current with a marine naturalist as you watch for corals, giant clams, turtles, and colorful fish.

After your dive or snorkel, begin the return cruise to Cairns, nibbling fruit, cheese, crackers, and cake along the way.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Great day out at the Reef for young family

We've been out on Ocean Freedom with our 3 1/2 year old daughter and had an absolute fabulous day which wasn't only because of the weather but also the great crew and tour provided. Everybody was very welcoming, friendly and helpful. They made it easy...More

Thank Katrin123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Beautiful reef locations, excellent staff!

Thank you so much for this great experience on Ocean Freedom! I did my trip on the 17th July, 2018 and it was super thanks to the staff and to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. I’ve done 1 intro dive w Yannit (hopefully I spell...More

Thank Mercedesz V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Scuba diving & Snorkelling

The most amazing day trip from Cairns. The most friendly and efficient staff on board- make you feel so at ease about everything. So well organised all day and included a lovely breakfast, fabulous lunch, cheese boards, and treats to finish. For anyone who is...More

Thank lcasey35
Reviewed 5 days ago
Just Do It (sorry, Nike)!

What an adventure! We did the full day snorkling and dive tour (we just snorkled) on the Ocean Freedom. It was great. The crew was friendly and very helpful. They are 100% dedicated to their customers having an amazing experience. They will happily answer your...More

Thank emenkhus2018
Reviewed 5 days ago
Outstanding day on the reef

Scott and the crew of Ocean Freedom helped us have one of our most memoriable family outings ever! We snorkelled with turtles, saw small sharks, a plethora of colourful fish and a few rays. I loved the fact that they allowed each person or group...More

Thank Jason B
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jason. What an amazing review you have written, thank you for taking out the time to share your experience! We do pride ourselves in our crew to passenger ratio, to ensure all passengers get that personal experience. We never ever ever get tired of...More

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Tracy L
22 May 2018|
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Response from Caprice F | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning on diving, I think you are supposed to wait 12 hrs, (if memory serves correctly), snorkeling would be OK if you were willing to push the time frame, I don't think I would.
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Tracy L
22 May 2018|
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Response from thegees1 | Reviewed this property |
You need to check with the dive company. I think you need at least 24 hours before you fly.
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