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Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom

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Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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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 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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Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 18 July 2012

Just spent a fabulous day on the Ocean free. Tripadvisor rated it well, and yet again it came up trumps! Travelling alone I was slightly worried that I would be a left to my own devices. However, the friendliness of the crew was so infectious...More

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OceanFreedom, Ocean Free at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2012

Thank you for writing such a lovely review,. It's great that you were able to see that our boat is a state of mind rather than an age number. It really is for anyone who has a sense of adventure and wants to sail and...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

The advertisement for this attraction was not what we feel we recieved. We were told the crew to client ratio would give us a personlised service, there was a very large number of people on the boat I would estimate over 30 or so with...More

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OceanFreedom, Owner at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2012

To whom it may concern, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Please would you let us know your name and the day you travelled as this doesn’t in fact sound like our tour – there are a few boats that have...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Fantastic day out. The staff and crew were excellent, very welcoming and professional. A really comfortable boat and we were served fantastic food all day long. We visited 2 different reefs, the snorkeling and the diving were both amazing! Being briefed first was very helpful...More

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OceanFreedom, Ocean Freedom at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2012

Hi Laura Thank you for your review. It certainly sounds like you had amazing experience. We are so thrilled to hear that we could be part of your memories that made up your trip of a lifetime. Thank you again Ocean Freedom

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Reviewed 16 July 2012

Great crew, great food, great set up, very helpful and friendly, overall EXCELLENT !!!!

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OceanFreedom, Ocean Free & Ocean Freedom at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2012

It sounds like you had a great day! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we really appeciate it! Thank you for travelling with us and we hope to see you again! Ocean Free & Ocean Freedom team

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Reviewed 15 July 2012

I had read fabulous reviews about Ocean Free/Freedom (2 different boats that have different rates and go to different places) and that, combined with the affordability of the trip ($140/adult for Ocean Free), made me decide to book our reef excursion with them. The crew...More

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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Thank you for such a detailed review, I know other people will especially find such a personal encounter very helpful, We are glad to hear that overall you had an enjoyable day with us! It's also lovely to hear that you had a fantastic time...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2012

Relaxed and enjoyable day visiting two reefs and snorkelling. The crew were fantastic - knowledgable and really friendly, safety conscious and determined to ensure everyone had a great day. The boat was comfortable and lunch was delicious and included fresh prawns. We were first time...More

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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Thank you for your review it is so lovely for us to hear that we are part of your first snorkeling memories as a family and that we have converted you! You will have to make sure that you keep practicing! We hope you enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2012

We managed to book for the best day of our week in Cairns - the wind was down and the sun came out so we were happy. The staff on board were friendly and efficient, and we were kitted up for snorkelling and out with...More

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Management response:Responded 16 July 2012

Thank you for your review, it looks like we have you to thank for the beautiful weather! It's lovely to her that you were able to view so many things on your guided snorkel tour! With the EMC, it is a government tax which does...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2012

We had a great day as they kept us fed through the day! However we did not love the reef! The reef was just average.. we visited to hastings and saxon reefs as well with another company and thought those reefs had much more colour...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Have now had a day trip on both ocean free and ocean freedom (3 years apart) and both experiences were different but outstanding in their own way. What makes ocean free/freedom an incredible experience is a great mix of what thrill seekers are after. Opportunities...More

Thank Ricko2011
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Management response:Responded 12 July 2012

Thank you for travelling with us- you are now a regular i see with being on both boats!!! It's great that you have been able to experience both styles and see the difference! Were glad that the crew were able to help make your day...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Had a fantastic time on Ocean Breeze. The seas were rough and snorkling not great but made up for by great crew and fantastic food (for those that could keep it down). The staff made no false promises but kept the mood light and entertaining...More

Thank Peach14
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Management response:Responded 10 July 2012

Ocean Breeze- it certainly has a ring to it! We hope you managed to keep some of your food down and it's great to hear you still had a good day! It's lovely to hear that the crew looked after you! Thank you for taking...More

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Hing Yock H
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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16 February 2018|
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Please do not worry even if you have not been diving for a while we can still have you complete a certified dive as we provide all certified divers with a full briefing on the journey out to the reef and we provide an... More
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Sara R
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There were about 50 people on our boat
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