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Spirit of Freedom 3, 4 & 7 Day Ribbon Reef and Coral Sea

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
3 DAY RIBBON REEF ADVENTURE N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Quad $2,082.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Twin/Double $2,410.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stateroom/Ocean View Standard $2,740.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ocean View Deluxe $3,070.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
4 DAY CORAL SEA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Quad $2,650.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Twin/Double $3,090.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stateroom/Ocean View Standard $3,530.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ocean View Deluxe $3,970.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
7 DAY CORAL SEA AND RIBBON REEFS N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Quad $4,015.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Twin/Double $4,785.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stateroom/Ocean View Standard $5,555.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ocean View Deluxe $6,325.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Snorkelling only take $200 off the trip rate / Please enquire for sole occupancy rates / Nitrox and gear hire additional cost / There are strict light aircraft weight restrictions, your total luggage weight is limited to 20 kilograms/45 lb per person. We request that bags be soft sided

Rates are valid until 31st March 2023

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

Spirit of Freedom is Australia’s very best liveaboard visiting pristine reefs and spectacular dive sites!

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 workstation 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.

On Spirit of Freedom you can choose between three different trip options. Starting from a three-day trip up to the Ribbon Reefs, it is also possible to book a Coral Sea expedition for four days or if you want to get the full experience you can go on a seven-day adventure.

Our three- and four-day trips include a spectacular one-way scenic flight between Cairns and Lizard Island. If you decide to book the seven-day experience, you depart from and return to Cairns on Spirit of Freedom to the Cairns Trinity Wharf.

 

3 Day/3 Night Ribbon Reef Adventure: Up to 11 dives

Dive the world famous Cod Hole and turquoise waters of the Ribbon Reefs, an ecosystem of unsurpassed marine diversity and exquisite natural beauty. You will encounter a family of giant potato cod, clouds of colourful tropical fish, anemones, turtles, olive sea snakes, and pristine coral gardens.

Departure           Thurday 12:00pm Trinity Wharf Cairns    

Return                Sunday 11:30am Hinterland Aviation Cairns

Dive level recommendation
For the Ribbon Reef itinerary, the minimum level is Open Water Diver (up to 18m), with a minimum of 10 ocean dives including 5 dives in the last 12 months. Scuba Diver is not accepted.


4 Day/4 Night Coral Sea and Ribbon Reefs: Up to 15 dives

Take a scenic flight to Lizard Island to begin your diving at the very top of the Ribbon Reefs, on the Great Barrier Reef. Suitable for the more experienced diver, this tour travels 200km offshore to the oceanic wilderness of Australia’s Coral Sea, where ancient volcanic atolls plummet to thousands of metres below.

Departure           Sunday 08:30am Hinterland Aviation Cairns       

Return                Thursday 07:00am Cairns Trinity Wharf

Dive level recommendation
For the Coral Sea itinerary, the minimum level is Advanced Diver with minimum of 20 ocean dives, including 5 dives in the last 12 months due to deep dive sites and environmental conditions.

 

7 Day/7 Night Ribbon Reef and Coral Sea Adventure: Up to 26 dives

Combine our 3 and 4 night itineraries into a 7-day, 7-night liveaboard dive expedition from Cairns, taking in the vibrant and abundant marine life at the Ribbon Reefs and Cod Hole. You’ll also spend two days at the world-renowned Osprey Reef in the remote Coral Sea.

This itinerary is comprised of the three day plus four day itineraries. No flights included, departure from and return to Cairns Trinity Wharf onboard of Spirit of Freedom

Departure           Thursday 12:00pm Trinity Wharf Cairns    

Return                Thursday 07:00am Cairns Trinity Wharf

Dive level recommendation
For the 7 day Ribbon Reef and Coral Sea itinerary, the minimum level is Advanced Diver with minimum of 20 ocean dives, including 5 dives in the last 12 months due to deep dive sites and environmental conditions.


Trip Inclusions:

  • Transfers to/ from Cairns City accommodation
  • Scenic low-level flight to/ from Lizard Island (3 and 4 day trips only)
  • Delicious chef prepared meals and one complimentary drink (Australian wine, beer or a soft drink)
  • Tea, coffee and water fountain are always available for self-service
  • Daily cabin service with cabin towels provided
  • Tanks, Airfills, weights and weight belts
  • Marine Park Levy
  • Wifi when in range

 

Trip Exclusions:

  • Gear Hire
  • Lizard Island porterage fees
  • Nitrox Fills
  • any courses taken on board
  • Bar purchases
  • seasickness tablets
  • souvenirs/ merchandise

 

Cancellations:

  • More than 60 days before departure: no charge (full refund applies)
  • Between 60 days and 30 days before departure: 20% of your tour cost
  • Within 30 days of departure: 100% of your tour cost (no refund applies)

Ocean View Deluxe Cabin

This cabin is located on the top deck with internal stairwell access to the main deck, as well as external access to the top deck and dive deck. It is a spacious 8.5 square metres in area (not including the bathroom, an additional 2 square metres) and contains a double bed, bedside tables, writing desk, wardrobe, and 26″ flat screen TV. It is fully air-conditioned and has its own private bathroom. Double Occupancy only: no twin share option available.

Ocean View Standard Cabin

This cabin is located on the top deck with internal stairwell access to the main deck, as well as external access to the top deck and dive deck. It is 5.2 square metres in area (not including bathroom, an additional 2 square metres) and contains a double bed, a wardrobe, and 26” flat screen TV. It is fully air-conditioned and has its own private bathroom. Double Occupancy only: no twin share option available.

The Stateroom

This cabin is located in a private area on the lower deck, close to the dive deck and dining saloon. It is a spacious 9.2 square metres in area (not including bathroom, an additional 2.8 square metres) and contains a queen size bed, extra shelving, wardrobe, bedside tables and 26″ flat screen TV. It is fully air-conditioned and has its own private bathroom. Double Occupancy only: no twin share option available.

Standard Double or Twin Share

Spirit of Freedom has seven standard double or twin share cabins. Five of these cabins contain a double bed with a single bed over the top, bunk style. One cabin contains just a double bed and one cabin has two single beds. Please advise your preference for double or twin share when placing your booking. These cabins are all located on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck. They are an average 7.2 square metres in area, (not including bathroom, an additional 1.8 square metres), are fully air-conditioned and also contain a wardrobe, bedside table and private bathroom.

Quad Share Cabin

Spirit of Freedom has one quad share cabin containing four single beds, bunk style. This cabin is located midships on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck. It is 7.2 square metres in area, (not including bathroom, an additional 1.8 square metres), is fully air-conditioned and also contains a wardrobe and private bathroom.

 




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