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Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom

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Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class service with that friendly Ozzie touch! A luxury high speed 20M CAT "Ocean Freedom" to 2 stunning locations Upolu Cay and "Wonder Wall" on the GBR or a beautiful 16M sailing...more
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Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saw a lot of colourful fish, turtels, quellyfish and a baracuda. You can go diving, snorcheling and join the glass bottom boat. The food was very good. The crew was so cool and funny, enjoyed it so much!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mphoenix17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend opted to snorkel on the Ocean Freedom boat. We seen vast amounts of marine life and even got to meet Barry the (huge) barracuda. Staff, food and equipment was amazing, especially Kaletta who took us on the snorkel tours. Huge thanks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lavery91
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey guys! Thanks for leaving us this review, sounds like you guys had a great action packed day! How cool is Barry - he hangs around most days and is such a cool sight to see :) We pride ourselves on offering a high quality...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I did this trip by myself and had such an amazing day. The areas of the reef that they took us to were really beautiful. The crew were great, the whole thing felt really respectful of the environment we were in and encouraged that from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank francescamreviews
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Francesca! Thanks so much for your review, it sounds like you had a great time. As we are an eco certified boat and have a handful of marine biologists as part of our crew (the rest of them being equally as passionate about the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our pre booked tour cancelled due to the weather, which was pretty poor, this company booked us on to their tour with only half an hour before departure. The journey was pretty bumpy and very wet, but safe, and made into a great experience...More

Thank 131chrissiec
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there Chrissie! We are sorry to hear that your original tour was cancelled, but so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! As we live in the tropics, the weather can be a bit difficult for us sometimes, but with the right attitude...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day out in the ocean. What a great experience! All due to the wonderful staff that were so patient with people like me who was unsure about going in the water. Enjoyed the experience immensely and am ready to do it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClaudiaVDH
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Claudia! Well done for facing your nerves and joining us in the water :) we really specialise in taking first time snorkelers and divers, due to our high ratio of staff to guests, which means we can offer personalised assistance to anyone who requires...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start? Neither my wife nor I are particularly confident when it comes to swimming - and the sea is another thing altogether! I was very dubious about snorkelling but my wife was determined to at least give it a try. I decided to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mick W
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Mick! WOW, we are so grateful for this wonderful detailed review - thank you! Well done you two for facing those nerves and giving it a go, I'm sure you're still grinning about snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, hopefully a memory that will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew really value the reef and want to ensure you get the bet info of the area and environment while making it a very fun experience! A family ran business which is rare to find! A great experience!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Candice3618
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Candice! Thanks for your short and sweet review! Our crew are incredibly passionate about the reef, and educating our guests as much as possible to care for our reef too - we believe this truly adds so much value to the snorkel tours and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start by saying that I’m not the type of person who enjoys the ocean or snorkeling, but my day with Ocean Freedom was great nonetheless! From the moment I stepped on board to the moment I disembarked, the service with top notch. The...More

Thank EKSeattle
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey :) Thanks so much for this lovely review! Our crew are very passionate about providing second to none customer service for the entirety of your trip - and with the fun loving atmosphere of the crew, you can hardly tell how switched on they...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent overall day. Staff were very helpful, and food was also very good. We were first time snorkelling and help and encouragement was excellent.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Connector53636
OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Thank you so much for your review :) We know just how hungry you will get spending a whole day exploring the great barrier reef, so our tropical smorgasbord style lunch buffet has plenty of delicious options to keep you energised! Not to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If giant boats filled up with 100 tourists is your worst nightmare, Ocean Free is the operator to choose. A lovely sailing boat and it’s very chilled crue takes only 25 persons to a day of great fun! Snorkelling, good food, good music, diving options,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LouiseL61
OceanFreedom, Owner at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Louise! Thank you for taking the time out to leave such a wonderful review! It sounds like you had a great day! Ocean Free is the perfect choice for those seeking an extremely personalised reef trip with a very flexible itinerary - everyone...More

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sunmooars
14 December 2018|
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Response from Nicola L | Reviewed this property |
The boat won't go out if it is not safe to do so. If the trip is cancelled due to weather they will give you your money back or book you on another day. Contact them for more information. Hope you can do the trip as it was... More
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ChicagoJ19
3 July 2018|
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Response from Sarahbird77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes a toilet. But I wouldn't bother, just pop shorts and a t shirt over it , you will dry out, enjoy and love to Perry!
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victorhyAng
17 May 2018|
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Response from OceanFreedom | Property representative |
It is highly unlikely we would have to cancel in November but if we were to cancel the tour for any reason, you would be issued a full refund. We have a 24hr cancellation and amendment policy so should you feel the weather... More
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