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Ocean Spirit Cruises

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Sailing daily to the picturesque Michaelmas Cay for snorkeling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Ocean Spirit is a once in a lifetime experience in one of the most magnificent locations on Earth. Discover what awaits you on and around this...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 1800 079 080
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice and professional crew, with everything explained for beginners. Cruise went very well and smooth. We were about 50 people on board, all ages and nationalities. There were 3 languages spoken (English, Japanese and Spanish) to inform, and brochures in other languages (amongst ones Italian)....More

Thank Fabrizio P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the semi-sub experience, it was very good. Marine biologist was good too. Crew were very helpful and cheerful. I think the organisation for the day could be improved, or make it clear to people that it may not be possible to fit everything...More

Thank Val S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a fantastic day trip out to Michaelmas Cay. It takes around 2 hours to sail there, during which they brief you on how to use the snorkel equipment and provide a talk from the marine biologist which was very interesting. Once at the...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is great! The crew are friendly, helpful and organized. They make everyone feel safe. Personally I didn’t find the food so great, but that’s just a minor detail. We went snorkeling at Michaelmas cay, and they had all the equipment we needed. I...More

Thank vbD8364FO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb in every way - trip, people, food, organization, service - all at a fair price - 5 plus stars

Thank Rubicon-49bce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent all round private group charter. Beautiful day, excellent, knowledgeable friendly crew. Great snorkelling ( all group 70 + ) with care, attention and helpfulness. Super food and plenty to go around. Highly recommended. Owner very accommodating to individual requirements. Just a Beaut Day!

Thank Pere37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I have to say that I had my first scuba experience on this tour and I loved it! Jordan was a fabulous instructor and I felt safe the entire time. I only wish the diving had lasted longer. The biologist presentation was nice and...More

1  Thank dancingqueen8920
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour group took the one Day tour, semi-submarine and snorkeling at the Great barrier reef . The boat was wonderful, and they provided all of our equipment. It was the most wonderful experience. I loved seeing the fish, but I was underwhelmed by the...More

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW!! What a wonderful experience. I am not a swimmer and hate for my face to get wet, but I'm at the Great Barrier Reef, so I've got to suck it up and get in the water. I had been practicing snorkeling in our pool...More

1  Thank Julie1130
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time snorkeling in 3 different locations and diving at one of them. The guides are particularly helpful, especially Yan our diving guide for the day. Really well organized and beautiful scenery. HIGHLY recommend!

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Steve K
25 March 2017|
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Response from GACustServiceManager | Property representative |
Good afternoon. I think there is a mix up between the Ocean Spirit cruise and the Silver Swift trip. Both are run by Great Adventures. Ocean Spirit goes to one and only location: Michaelmas Cay. Ideal for those wanting to... More
30 January 2017|
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Response from GACustServiceManager | Property representative |
Good afternoon, the Great Adventures vessels (Ocean Spirit) depart from the Cairns Marina (picking up boarding pass inside the reef fleet terminal) which is about 10 minutes walk from Cairns cruise ship dock. Enjoy your trip.