Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise | La Vacanza Travel

Ocean Freedom Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Australia, Queensland, Cairns & the Tropical North

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  • 9 hours
  • Cairns & the Tropical North
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Enjoy the most customer-oriented Great Barrier Reef tour aboard a fast travelling sleek, luxury catamaran from Cairns! Snorkel and dive 2 very different and unique Great Barrier Reef Sites . "Wonder Wall" on the outer edge Upolu Reef and Upolu Cay reef area - an aquarium style coral garden with the most beautiful clear blue azure waters . Spend six hours (more than any other reef tour) to snorkel or scuba dive (see options below) these Marine Park protected areas . Absolutely no rush in the day .Enjoy complimentary Glass- Bottom Boat tour and Adventure Drift Snorkel tours with your onboard marine naturalist, . This cruise is limited to 75 guests, ensuring quality customer service and passenger comfort.

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Stop At: Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

After check-in board the vessel, grab a coffee or tea, a Danish pastry, fresh fruit & settle in. After just over an hour we arrive at our first Great Barrier Reef destination - the beautiful "Wonder Wall " on the outer edge of Upolu reef. Snorkel, SCUBA (extra) this stunning reef site teaming with fish and marine life. Experience an informative complimentary Glass Bottom Boat & Adventure Drift Snorkel tour with our very attentive guides. After a morning of activities enjoy a large scrumptious lunch as we cruise to Upolu Cay. Snorkel this "coral garden" tropical oasis - look out for turtles & sting rays! When conditions allow you can even land on this glistening white coral Cay! Enjoy six hours of snorkelling, relaxing between these 2 uniquely different reef sites. After a magical day we return to Cairns serving fresh fruit, cheese and crackers and cake arriving back in Cairns by around 4.15 pm . We are thrilled to now have you as part of our ever growing Ocean Freedom family!

Duration: 9 hours

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia

Our Marine Guides will enthrall you on a reef and marine life discovery on an a highly informative and engaging Adventure Snorkel Tour and Glass Bottom Boat Tour at our two unique Upolu Reef sites - "Wonder Wall" on the Outer Edge Upolu Reef and our "Aquarium" coral garden reef site amongst the beautiful shallow, azure coloured waters of Upolu Cay Reef. These sites are in Marine Park highly protected zones where no fishing is allowed, hence the abundance of fish and marine life. Come and find your favourite Hollywood Nemo character! With 6 hrs of actual un-rushed reef time you have plenty of time to do both complimentary activities and continue exploring yourself under the guidance of our attentive crew!

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Upolu Cay, Australia

Ocean Freedom travels to two Great Barrier Reef sites - "Wonder Wall" on the Outer Edge of Upolu reef (a truly magnificent snorkel and dive site) and Upolu Cay Reef - a beautiful shallow turquoise coral garden site.

Upolu Cay site is truly magnificent - picture a coral garden reef with lots of colourful reef fish darting in and out of the staghorn coral as you snorkel in these crystal clear shallow waters surrounding Upolu Cay. Look out for turtles popping to the surface for a breath of air, stingrays eagerly scouring the bottom for food. Sometimes you can stand thigh deep on the Cay in the middle of the ocean, other days we can land on this glistening white beautiful coral cay - each day a little mystery of nature but always we have the stunning turquoise waters to snorkel in and around this magnificent Great Barrier Reef area.

Make sure you have your camera ready for this truly picturesque site!

Duration: 2 hours

  • Luxury fast stylish catamaran cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Six full hours on the Great Barrier Reef with stops at two uniquely different reef locations
  • Environment Management Charge (EMC) and port fees
  • Tea and coffee throughout the day
  • Large smorgasbord lunch with seafood
  • Platters of tropical fruit, cheese and crackers
  • Snorkeling instruction and in-water crew assistance if required
  • Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, marks, flippers, and buoyancy vests)
  • Wetsuits or lycra suits (depending on season)
  • Snorkeling tour with a marine naturalist
  • Freshwater showers
  • Informative Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Guided interpretative Adventure Drift Snorkel Tour

  • Confectionery, Soft Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Only Pre-book diving if no medical conditions/taking medication - some may preclude you from diving
  • OPTIONAL Diving : x1 or x2 cert dives / x1 or x2 Intro dives
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A maximum of 75 people ensures a unique and personalized experience
  • The order in which the snorkeling and dive sites are visited may changes as it is dependent on the conditions on the day
  • Please note: All DIVERS will be required to complete a medical questionnaire on board prior to diving. Please only book the diving options if you have no medical conditions or taking medication as some conditions/medication preclude you from diving
  • If intending to take part in diving all divers (whether certified or introductory diver) will be required to fill out a diving medical questionnaire on board. If diving is an important option for you, please advise if you have any medical issues (past or present) or taking any medications so we can advise if any QLD diving medical clearance is required. Some medical conditions and medication may preclude you from diving. It is imperative for your safety that you answer the questions on the form truthfully.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 75 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Departure Point

1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Departure Time

07:15 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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9 hours

User's Reviews


19 Apr, 2024

The tour was worth the price! The crew was very friendly and caring and gave a lot of effort to create the best experience for everyone. The boat was really nice too, we got a breakfast, free drinks, lunch and snacks. We had a lot of time to dive or snorkel at the two spots we stayed and the crew showed us the best places where to snorkel and told us about what we could see. The amount of people that fit in the boat is really good because there are not to many people swimming and diving around and the crew was able to take care of everyone individually. In all they did the most to give us a wonderful experience and they did a great job!:)


17 Apr, 2024

The crew was absolutely the BEST! They seemed genuinely happy about doing their jobs and helping us to have a wonderful time. There was lots of fresh fruit, crackers and cheese, fantastic lunch and desert cakes. Their attention to our group whole snorkeling was commendable. When proving help they never make anyone feel like they were weak or incapable in the water but uniquely made assisting us fun. I can’t imagine finding a better outfitter for the reef snorkel or dive for the day. Thank You


16 Apr, 2024

This trip was amazing. The staff made you feel welcome, safe and built your confidence to scuba dive if that’s your intention. I couldn’t have asked for a better crew to take us out to see this magnificent thing.


14 Apr, 2024

We loved our trip with Ocean Freedom. Highly recommend, it is a fantastic day out, the crew were so friendly and informative. Special shout out to Rose who made our trip extra special. It was so well organised. The food is delicious. Skipper Mike took care of us all and made sure safety was no. 1 priority. Thanks so much to Ocean Freedom for such a wonderful day.


12 Apr, 2024

We had the most incredible experience scuba diving with Ocean Freedom in the GBR! It was my first time scuba diving and we did two introductory dives. We were also able to snorkel as well and went to two different locations. It was a rainy and choppy day, which led to seeing the most amazing sea life. We saw black tip and white tip reef sharks, blue-spotted, lagoonrays, cowtail stingrays, sea turtles and many fish. We made the best memories. Thank you so much to the team!

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