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Address: Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4052 1111
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Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class...

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 vessel "Ocean Free" to the famous Green Island + GBR . Personal tours carrying low passenger numbers offering more of a day out with "family and friends" than a "commercial tour".

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USD 152.38*
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Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns
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USD 152.38*
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Green Island Sailing Cruise from Cairns

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Great Day!

My family and I had a very nice day on Ocean Freedom. My daughter and I are certified, but novice divers. We each took two dives, both of which were amazing! The boat provided... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I had a very nice day on Ocean Freedom. My daughter and I are certified, but novice divers. We each took two dives, both of which were amazing! The boat provided all equipment, which was very new and well maintained, and a guide. The first dive was included in the price of the trip, but the second... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Really appreciate the time you took to leave us a review. Great to hear that your certified dives were enjoyable, but also good that you recognised our complimentary in water assistance for those less confident than yourselves. Thanks again and we hope you had a great stay in Cairns. More 

Queensland, Australia
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345 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do the ocean free. Less back packers. The crew were all great and very helpful to us. The teas and lunch were very good too. Great way to experience the reef.

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Very pleased that you enjoyed your tour. Hope you enjoyed your holidays More 

Bend, Oregon
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough great things about the Ocean Freedom and its crew. We booked this trip for my husbands 60th birthday and we were not disappointed. The crew and staff are so friendly and funny. We started with the glass bottom boat trip and Sean gave us great information and had us laughing. While preparing to snorkel, Captain Lukas... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your perfect review and I am glad that we could be a part of your husband's 60th celebrations. We hope that the memories will last you a lifetime! Best regards More 

East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ocean Freedom - Staff were very helpful, fun and informative which meant the trip ran smoothly. There was plenty of time to explore the two sites they take you to, including guided snorkel tours and the glass bottom boat. There was lots to eat for lunch and although he trip was very busy, it didn't affect much. Would recommend this... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Very pleased to hear you had such a great day with us. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Cairns More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cannot fault this company we had the best day at the barrier reef with them!! We were on the ocean freedom boat and couldn't fault it! They fill you up with food all day! The lunch and afternoon tea spread was amazing! The staff were hilarious and so friendly! We booked an intro dive and had never dived before... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much! Pete is one of our most experienced crew members and has worked hear for many years. I will pass on your kind words to him. This really is something we specialise in - if you want to try diving or snorkelling and are a little nervous, we will do everything within our power to ensure that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out on the Reef with these guys. The crew couldn't have been more helpful. I noticed that they were particularly good with anyone that wasn't confident in the water and they gave 'one to one' attention to them. All crew were very professional and the boat and all food provided were excellent. A great day out.

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Always great to hear such good feedback about our crew. They really are our best asset - and part of the family! Thank you so much for letting us know so that we can praise them for their work More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is worth every extra cent you spend compared to some of the cheaper tours. First of all their staff is absolutely amazing (special thanks to Kirsty for an incredible snorkeling and diving experience, and to Jessica for being freaking hilarious all the time!). I think they have more staff per passenger then most boats which means the snorkeling... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Another great review - thank you so much! Although every day is different, we believe that we are suited to all customers - the young and the young at heart! Both Kirsty and Jess are two of our newer crew members so it's really good to get some feedback so that we know they are fitting in well with the... More 

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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a trip to the reef with Ocean Freedom and had a wonderful time. The staff made the experience fun and were very knowledgeable. In spite of the fact that we had to make an emergency trip back to Cairns before lunch everyone remained professional and calm. The afternoon in the rain was just as exciting (yes, we... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. Such days can be quite distressing and disruptive to all, but so pleased that you decided to stay on board as we returned to the reef - and what a great gift! Manta rays are always special!! Perfect reward for your patience. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us... More 

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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hosts very friendly and always willing to assist. Food plentiful. Highly recommend. Be prepared if you suffer sea sickness. Having a limited number of people on board is great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns trip from Ocean Free. They are located on the warf - a 10 minute walk from our hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful in making sure we had the right size equipment for snorkeling. We made 2 stops to snorkel - 1 in the morning... More 

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