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Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

From US$165.70
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$165.70
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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 yesterday via mobile
Beyond anything we could have imagined!

Utterly fabulous day from start to finish! We agonized a bit over which company to book a tour to the GBR with and, after some debate over the final two we were torn between, we settled on this one after speaking on the phone with...More

Thank Foodie2shooze
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Very skilled and patient instructors

Last Monday I went on the Ocean Freedom tour for an introductory dive. I have an irrational fear of being under water so this scared me a lot! Even snorkeling scares me, and at first I was afraid to go into the water. I was...More

Thank Jolanda W
Reviewed 5 days ago
WOW!! Everthing was perfect.

Everything was perfect. As a first time SCUBA diver (in my 50's) I was extremely nervous, but, this crew knows exactly what they are doing, taking extra care for people who might need it. The whole day was planned well, we were fed delicious food...More

1  Thank Caprice F
Reviewed 1 week ago
First time snorkelers who were well looked after...

First time snorkelers - we were very nervous about the prospect of trying it for first time in the Great Barrier Reef. Well, thanks to the OUTSTANDING crew and in particular, Yaddta (photo attached) we were able to experience this awesome experience. He gave us...More

Thank Bill_Susan_5662
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey guys! What great words to hear! We are so thrilled that you had your first snorkeling experience with us on the Great Barrier Reef - how special is that! Well done to you two for being brave and giving it a try, but you'd...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing day on the Reef

The team was amazing and enthusiastic, taking care of all passengers above all the ones who required special attention (kids, elderly) the day was perfectly planed. The food was amazing. Every question could have been answered and the guides provided a highly interesting tour through...More

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

Hi Selina, thank you so much for writing this! We are absolutely thrilled that you had such a good time. Our crew focus their time on each individual throughout our snorkel tours to offer guidance and assistance to those who need it, and an abundance...More

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Amrita H
April 9, 2018|
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Yes, you can can this tour. Note that it is an all-day tour. It includes lunch.
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