Ocean Free is a beautiful 16 metre sailing vessel that carries a small group of passengers with the maximum 25 people. Ocean Free sails to their exclusive location Pinnacle reef, which is only one kilometer off Green Island. Also, visitors get the opportunity to visit the beautiful Green Island coral cay in the afternoon If they wish.
At Pinnacle reef the "bommies" (coral outcrops) are located only one metre under the water surface making it easy for viewing the exotic reef life. Turtles and reef sharks (totally harmless) are common sights. Snorkelling activity is unlimited so visitors can spend as much time in the water as they like.
Also, included in the price is snorkelling lessons, in-water assistance, snorkel equipment (including comfortable snorkel jackets) and great smorgasbord lunch.
Extra activities include:
After lunch Ocean Free transfers visitors from their vessel straight to Green Island beach where they are able to explore this unique location. The choices for activities on Green Island are snorkelling, bush walking or just relax on their beautiful beaches.
On the way home Ocean Free sails back to Cairns powered by the wind. Refreshments including tropical fruit platters, cheese, biscuits, baked cakes and a glass of wine are all included in the day package.
|07:00-07:50||Check-in at the Ocean Free desk inside the Reef Terminal, Cairns Marina|
|08:00||Boat departs Cairns Marina|
|Travel time is 2 hours direct from Cairns to Pinnacle Reef|
|10:00||Boat arrives on the reef|
|Enjoy around 4 hours & 30 minutes exploring Pinnacle Reef & Green Island|
|15:00||Boat departs the reef|
|17:00||Boat arrives back in Cairns|
All Divers: In accordance with the Australian diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving.
Flying after Diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, an interval of 24 hours is recommended. This is not applicable for low helicopter flights over the reef.
Introductory Divers - NOTE: Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving (e.g. Asthma, Heart Disease), please contact our office. Min. age to dive is 12 years.
|Season: 2018 - 2019 Rates||Dates: 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019||Action|
|Main Tour (Snorkelling)||
$215.00 per adult
$130.00 per child
$629.00 per family
|Additional Extras||Dates: 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019|
|Return Coach Transfer (Cairns City)||$16.00 per adult / $16.00 per child|
|Return Coach Transfer (Northern Beaches)||$23.00 per adult / $23.00 per child|
|Introductory Dive (1st Dive)||$105.00 per adult / $105.00 per child|
|Introductory Dive (2nd Dive)||$50.00 per adult / $50.00 per child|
|Certified Dive (1st Dive)||$70.00 per adult / $70.00 per child|
|Certified Dive (2nd Dive)||$35.00 per adult / $35.00 per child|
Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.
Reef Tax: $10.00 is levied for all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef. This charge and other levies are INCLUDED in the cruise fares.
Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.
Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.
Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.
Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.