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Spirit of Freedom: 4 Day/4 Night Coral Sea

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Quad Share $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A $50.00
Double/Twin $2,625.00 N/A N/A N/A $50.00
Stateroom $2,990.00 N/A N/A N/A $50.00
Ocean View Standard $2,990.00 N/A N/A N/A $50.00
Ocean View Deluxe $3,220.00 N/A N/A N/A $50.00

Mandatory Extras: $25pp Marine Park Levy and Port fee and $25pp Lizard island porterage fee - total $50pp.

Optional Extras:

$170 Full Equipment Rental

$105 for a 4 Day Nitrox Package

Please inquire about a Padi Advance Course whilst on board

Please inquire about a Padi Nitrox Course whilst on board

Notes:

1. Snorkelling only take $200 off the trip rate.

2. Sole occupancy - Double the rate and deducat $150 per day.

3. Ocean View and Stateroom Cabins contain double beds only and rates are based on double occupancy.

4.  Triple Share in Double/Twin Room: 2 people pay double/twin share rate and 1 person pays quad share rate.

Prices Valid until 30 June 2020.

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

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Join this award winning company to dive Australia’s Cod Hole, Ribbon Reefs and Coral Sea. On board this elegant 37m motor cruiser (with a maximum of only 26 guests) you will experience gourmet meals, spacious cabins with private bathrooms, and three decks of comfortable living areas. A must do trip for the adventurous diver, this tour travels 230km off the coast to dive the remote Osprey Reef. Here you will dive sheer walls laced with gorgonian fans, experience 30 to 100 metres of underwater visibility, and encounter schools of barracuda, sharks, manta rays and much more. All on Australian's famous Great Barrier Reef - but the BEST sections of the reef (where standard tourist can not get to)

Sleek, stylish and spacious. This is Australia's premier liveaboard vessel offering the best in cruising comfort to far northern Great Barrier Reef locations, and remote Coral Sea reefs. Listing only a few of the luxuries is the dedicated nitrox option, the free glass of Australian wine with dinner each night, Nautilus GPS lifeline system for each diver, dedicated camera work station for the serious photographers, electronic stabilizers, flat screen TVs, comfortable lounge areas, sun decks, and large dive deck. You will create memorable experiences that will surpass all your expectations.

The Cabins Accommodate up to 26 guests, the vessel has 11 spacious air-conditioned cabins all with private bathrooms. A range of cabin types are available from quad share to Ocean View Deluxe.

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 - A team of committed professionals who work seamlessly together to ensure your diving experience is both safe and fun. They are there to also ensure your time spent on board (whilst not in the water) is equally enjoyable. 

The Reef Flight - Your trip will include a 240 km one way low level flight from Cairns to Lizard Island. Flying low over the incredible reef locations you will soon snorkel and dive. This flight will no doubt build your excitement for your underwater memories to come!

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

Departs Cairns 08:30am Thursday

Returns Cairns 07:00am Monday

Your 4 Day Trip Includes

  • Transfers to/ from your Cairns hotel
  • One way reef flight – Cairns to Lizard Island
  • Opportunity for up to 15 dives
  • En-suite cabin with daily service
  • Chef prepared gourmet meals – Australian style
  • Australian wine, local beer & soft drinks with evening meals

The Itinerary

Thursday: Approximately 07:30am a courtesy coach will transfer you from your Cairns city hotel to Cairns airport. On arrival you meet with other excited divers who will share the next 4 days in your company. This is the beginning of amazing new friendships.

Here you will board a twin-engine light aircraft for your scenic flight over the reef to Lizard Island. Including the northern 10 Ribbon Reefs, Green Island, Scouts Hat Island, Double Island, the Low Isles and more. At Lizard Island - Spirit of Freedom crew are ready and waiting to greet you on arrival to escort you via tender boat to the main vessel. A sumptuous lunch is served, and a continuation of conversation with those equally passionate about diving. After lunch you have the opportunity for two or three dives at a choice of sites including the Cod Hole, Challenger Bay, Lighthouse Bommie, Pixie Wall, and Pixie Pinnacle.

Your first afternoon of diving is done and your divine first nights dinner awaits. This is the time to share amazing photos and underwater experiences with staff and new friends. As you sleep the captain cruises overnight, it is an 8 hour journey to Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.

Friday & Saturday: Just because Osprey Reef is so amazing and world reknown 2 days are spent at this location. Australia's Coral Sea reefs are famous for crystal clear water with average underwater visibility in excess of 30 metres. Two days can be spent diving at Osprey Reef, including North Horn, well known for its shark action. You can expect to see Grey Whalers, Silvertips, occasional Hammerheads, schooling Barracuda,  Trevally, and much more. This underwater wonderland landscape has 1000 metre sheer walls laced with gorgonians, sea whips, and bright yellow soft corals.

Saturday night whilst sleeping your trusty captain will overnight motor for you to wake to a new location....

Sunday: This day will be based around Ribbon Reefs Number 3 at dive sites such as the sensational Steve's Bommie, Temple of Doom and Flare Point. Your last night to share wonderful stories and firm up future contact with new friends. Again, whist sleeping the captain will motor back to Cairns.

Note: In excellent weather conditions this last day of diving may be at Bougainville Reef, another Coral Sea reef to the south of Osprey Reef.

Monday: Marks your arrival back into Cairns at 06:30am. Enjoy your final sumptuous breakfast on board before your courtesy transfer you back to your Cairns hotel around 07:30am.

Note:

  • This itinerary is a sample only and sites may vary or the sequence may change. Access to the Cod Hole and the Coral Sea is tide and weather conditional.
  • Due to light aircraft weight restrictions, your total luggage weight is limited to 20 kilograms/45 lb per person. We request that bags be soft sided.

 

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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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