Ocean Freedom Itinerary - Ocean Freedom | Cruise to Upolu Cay

Vessel Name Ocean Freeedom
Tour Name Ocean Freedom Cruise to Upolu Cay Reef & Outer Edge Upolu Reef
Boat Description 20 metre cruiser
Depart Check-in from 7.15 am at the Reef Fleet Terminal at Ocean Free + Freedom desk . After check-in proceed to boarding location from 7.30am

Boarding location : A Finger No. 5 at the Marlin Marina, Cairns for an 8.00am departure coffee, tea and fruit and Danish pastries on boarding.
Destinations:
Coral Cay + GBR
Cruise in comfort and style on board this luxury cruising cat through turquoise waters to 2 destinations:
  1. Coral Cay Reef and
  2. Outer edge of Upolu Reef
Your Day Upon arrival at this pristine and picturesque coral cay reef - you'll be able to experience a glass bottom boat trip with our marine naturalist then relax and unwind, lazing in the crystal clear azure shallow waters surrounding the Cay . Swim, Snorkel and Dive this truly amazing location under the watchful eye of our safety conscious staff. Enjoy a snorkel in the shallow waters where the "bommies" (coral outcrops) are just under the surface.

During lunch cruise to the Outer Edge Upolu Reef, snorkel or dive the amazing "Wonder Wall", on the outer edge of Upolu Reef. Experience the abundant corals and sea life with an adventure drift snorkel with our staff's assistance.

Or if you prefer sunbathe on the spacious comfortable deck areas or relax in the air-conditioned comfort of the saloon.

Please note the order of the 2 destinations will be determined on the day depending on the conditions.
Your Lunch and Afternoon Snacks A sumptuous lunch consisting of Queensland prawns, Tasmanian smoked salmon, roast chicken, mixed meat platter, 3 fresh salad selections and assorted breads. Tropical fruit platter, cheese and crackers and cake served on cruise home.
Our Guests Low guest numbers (max 75 surveyed for 109 people) ensures a personal snorkel and dive experience.

All guests are assessed for their snorkelling and diving abilities and are appropriately assisted to ensure that all are able to experience and enjoy the Great Barrier Reef.
Diving:
Certified and Introductory
If you've never dived and wish to try it, we have introductory dives - guaranteed 2 divers to one instructor! (usual ratio is 4:1) or if you are a certified diver you can enjoy the wonders of the reef with our experienced complimentary guides in small groups.
Tour Inclusions
  • 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
  • Large smorgasbord lunch including seafood
  • On cruise home : fresh fruit / cheese and crackers / cake platters
  • Fresh water showers
  • Prescription masks
Optional Extras
  • Certified Diving (x1 cert dive — x2 cert dives)
  • Introductory Diving (x1 intro dive — x2 intro dives)
  • Underwater cameras
  • Well stocked range of alcoholic refreshments
  • A range of quality merchandise
Reef Duration 6 hours to dive and snorkel your day in 2 amazing locations
Return Around 4.15pm 4.30pm