"Ocean Free Sail " and "Ocean Freedom Cruise" are the two most personal Great Barrier Reef Tours departing daily from Cairns – the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Owned and operated, by husband and wife team Perry Jones and Taryn Agius - this company was born from a desire to give travellers the best and most personal, customer-oriented reef experience possible while ensuring a high respect for safety.
Specialising in the youth, family and active retiree Western market for over 23 years – they take great pride in their crew who are “hand-picked” for unsurpassed service with a promise to give all guests the best possible experience in any conditions that may present on the day.
The company is also passionate about sustainable practices, protecting and educating guests on the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and is an ADV Eco certified product and also involved in some exciting "coral nurturing" and future surveying projects on their highly protected reef sites.
For a truly customer-oriented, personal reef experience choose "Ocean Free Sail to Green Island and The Great Barrier Reef" or sister vessel "Ocean Freedom Cruise to Upolu Cay Reef and Outer Edge Upolu Reef". You won't be disappointed!
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"Ocean Free" is for those guests wanting to experience a highly personal (25 guests maximum) Great Barrier Reef Tour with the added bonus of having some time on a tropical island (Green Island). To also add a little soft adventure, your mode of transport is a classical 16 metre sailing schooner where you will also experience true sailing on the journey home (wind prevailing).
On arriving at your exclusive mooring on Pinnacle reef, just one kilometre off Green Island, your friendly crew will brief and assist you as you excitedly step straight off the boat to explore the reef and marine life located just one metre below the surface! Enjoy a guided informative snorkel tour on this private protected Marine Park reef site. Turtles and black-tipped reef sharks (totally harmless) are a common sight.
After a morning of snorkelling (or optional diving) indulge in a fresh and tasty smorgasbord lunch while exchanging reef stories with fellow guests. After lunch a short trip in the tender takes you straight to Green Island beach. Explore interpretative walks on this small island or just relax on the pristine beach.
Enjoy a glass of wine and snacks on the sail home.
"Ocean Freedom" - a fast stylish 20 metre luxury cruiser, goes to two great destinations - the crystal clear shallow waters of Upolu Cay and surrounding reef and Wonder Wall - a truly magnificent snorkel and dive experience on the Outer Edge Upolu Reef.
Experience an informative complimentary Glass Bottom Boat and Adventure Drift Snorkel tour with their very attentive snorkel guides (all top snorkel equipment included). With only just over an hour to arrive at the first reef site and only 10 minutes travel time to the second - Ocean Freedom offers six hours to to enjoy all the activities and relax with no rush in the day.
Enjoy Danish pastries, fresh fruit on boarding, a smorgasbord feast for lunch and cheese, fruit and cake platters on the comfortable cruise home. Outstanding personal service with low guest numbers, high crew to guest ratio and snorkelling tuition with even personal in-water crew assistance if needed. Very personal optional diving offered with only two divers to one instructor on your very first dive and a complimentary guide if a certified diver. Comfort guaranteed whether you prefer sundeck, shaded areas or an air-conditioned saloon. Simply Superb!
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