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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$156.08
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Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise from Cairns including snorkeling
US$156.08
One Introductory Dive
Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise including one introductory dive
US$232.31
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Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise from Cairns including two introductory dives
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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.

Reviews (223)
1 - 5 of 110 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing

Amazing. The crew was very helpful, snorkeling was fantastic because the crew gave you the freedom of where you wanted to swim. Lunch was great also. Just don't forget to take sea sick tablets :P

Thank rrrussia
Reviewed 3 days ago
BEST REEF TRIP OUT OF CAIRNS!!

I live in Cairns and I have been on about 90% of the boats out of Cairns and Port Douglas. Ocean Freedom is my favourite BY FAR. The customer service is phenomenal, the food is delicious, and the reef sites are absolutely stunning for both...More

Thank Michaela P
Reviewed 5 days ago
Snorkel the Barrier Reef with Ocean Freedom

A day to remember. I can't speak highly enough of the adventure, fantastic snorkelling beautiful happy crew, clean boat and facilities, fresh food (all you can eat +), and personal service when required. Absolutely stunning reef. Thanks so much from Paul and Janine for making...More

1  Thank Paul F
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Paul and Janine for this lovely review. Sounds like you had a most wonderful day out on the reef! We are pleased to make your day unforgettable, and we hope to see you again one day, maybe on our sister vessel Ocean Free?

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Service second to none

My husband and I ended up booking this trip after getting into a chat with owner Perry. He did not push us to book with him at all. We came to our own conclusion that this was a company we could put our faith in....More

Thank Lsquared2014
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi guys! A big thank you for this lovely review :) Perry is our proud owner - and having lived here for 30 years, he definitely counts as a local! What sets us apart from others is that exact fact, being a local and family...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day out

Just travelled to the reef with Ocean Freedom Fantastic day out with an amazing crew I did my first introductory dive and it was made so enjoyable by a fantastic crew The boat was fantastic with plenty of room Food was wonderful and plenty of...More

2  Thank Dean I
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Dean, what a lovely review to read! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the boat, food, dive and crew and we hope that you also had a go on our complimentary glass bottom boat tour? Please make sure to say Hi...More

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