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*NEW TOUR 2020 (SOF) 7 Night Luxury Scuba Dive Trip - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
SOF - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip - Depart 23rd Nov 2020 (Quad Share) $4,350.00 N/A N/A N/A $25.00
SOF - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip - Depart 23rd Nov 2020 (Double/Twin Cabin) $5,025.00 N/A N/A N/A $25.00
SOF - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip - Depart 23rd Nov 2020 (Stateroom) $5,725.00 N/A N/A N/A $25.00
SOF - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip - Depart 23rd Nov 2020 (Ocean View Standard) $5,725.00 N/A N/A N/A $25.00
SOF - Far Eastern Reefs Exploratory Trip - Depart 23rd Nov 2020 (Ocean View Deluxe) $6,200.00 N/A N/A N/A $25.00

Diver Recommendations: Diving at the Coral Sea can be considered Advanced Type Diving, and an "Advanced Diver" Certification with a minimum 50 ocean dives, 5 in the last 12 months, is recommended.

Mandatory Extras: $25pp Marine Park levy and Port fee.

Optional Extras:

$270 Full Equipment Rental

$180 for a 7 Day Nitrox Package

Prices valid for travel on 23rd November 2020.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

NEW TOUR 2020 - FAR EASTERN REEFS EXPLORATORY TRIP (7 nights)

"Explore Remote Untouched Reefs - Extraordinary Diving"

Departs 23rd November 2020 (returns 30th November 2020)

 

Join our luxury vessel for a rare opportunity to explore beyond the continental shelf that harbours the Great Barrier Reef, and scuba dive the isolated reef systems of Australia's Coral Sea. 

Covering over 1 million square kilometres and three times the size of the Great Barrier Reef, the region is scattered with spectacular corals and in an undersea world of ancient mountains, rising thousands of metres from the ocean floor.  

This exploratory itinerary is a first for Spirit of Freedom, as we travel 400km off-shore to the spectacular and pristine coral reef systems of Flinder and Lihou.  With only one departure in 2020, book now to secure your spot on this amazing trip of a lifetime, with an opportunity to do up to 27 dives!

 

Depart Cairns: Monday 23 NOV 2020 at 16.00


Return Cairns
: Monday 30 NOV 2020 at 07.30


Day 1: Cairns City hotel transfers begin at 3pm, for a 16.00 departure.

(Briefings, dinner and overnight travel to Flinders Reef. No diving on this day)


Day 2: Diving Flinders Reef, Coral Sea. Opportunity to do up to 4 dives then overnight travel to Magdelaine Cays.


Day 3: Diving Magdelaine Cays, Coral Sea. Opportunity to do 5 dives including 1 night dive, followed by overnight travel to Lihou Reef.


Day 4: Diving Lihou Reef. Opportunity to do 5 dives including 1 night dive. Remain anchored at Lihou reef overnight.


Day 5: Diving Lihou Reef. Opportunity to do 4 dives, followed by overnight travel to Herald Cays.


Day 6: Diving Herald Cays. Opportunity to do 5 dives including 1 night dive, followed by overnight travel to Holmes Reef.


Day 7: Diving Holmes Reef. Opportunity to do 4 dives, followed by overnight travel to Cairns


Day 8: Arrive Cairns early morning. Breakfast on board and disembark 7.30am.

 

Note: Access to the Coral Sea and specific sites may be weather dependent.

 

Trip price includes up to 27 dives, tanks and weights, all meals, Australian wine, soft drinks and beers with evening meals, tea and coffee, daily cabin service, linen, bath and deck towels, Cairns city bus transfers


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The Vessel:

Sleek, stylish and spacious it is Australia's premier live-aboard dive vessel and offers the best in cruising comfort to the far northern Great Barrier Reef and remote Coral Sea reefs. This 120ft/ 37m vessel features electronic stabilizers, flat screen TVs, comfortable lounge areas, sun decks, and large dive deck.

The Cabins:

Accommodating up to 26 guests this luxury vessel has 11 spacious air-conditioned cabins all with a private bathroom. A range of cabin types are available from quad share to Ocean View Deluxe. Some cabins contain flat screen TVs and DVD players.

Quad Share: Bunk beds - lower deck

Double/Twin: Various bedding: Doube + Single (can be triple share) / Double bed only / 2 single beds - lower deck

Stateroom: Queen bed/TV - lower deck

Ocean View Standard: Double bed/TV - top deck

Ocean View Deluxe: Double bed/TV - top deck

The Crew The highly experienced crew are a team of 10 dedicated professionals who work together to ensure your diving and your time on board is fun, safe, and a memorable experience that surpasses all your expectations.

The Meals The chefs provide first class meals and can cater to specific dietary requirements. Enjoy Australian and international cuisines and four meals per day. Australian wine and soft drinks are complimentary with the evening meal.

 

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CANCELLATIONS

60 day or more notice from your trip date you will forfeit $100 per person to cover administrative costs.

60 days of less notice from your trip date, you will forfeit 25% of your trip fee.

21 days or less notice from your trip date, you will forfeit 100% of your trip fee.

Any amendments to dates of travel within the cancellation period will be considered cancellations, and subject to the cancellation fees specified.




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