Online Price: $215AUD
Retail Price: $215
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WHY CHOOSE THIS Great Barrier Reef Tour?

AUCNS Ocean Free Sail & Snorkel To Green Island With Optional Scuba Diving WCU1new
Guided snorkelling at exclusive reef locations

Explore the vibrant reefs and aquatic life and go snorkelling at exclusive locations carefully selected for its diverse aquatic life and habitat. See the reefs up close with the aid of an expert guide.

AUCNS Ocean Free Sail & Snorkel To Green Island With Optional Scuba Diving WCU2
Great-value package with morning & afternoon tea, lavish tropical lunch

Your tour package includes fresh fruit, cheese and cracker & cake platters topped by morning and afternoon tea to keep you refreshed throughout your reef time. Also, enjoy a large smorgasbord lunch with seafood.

AUCNS Ocean Free Sail & Snorkel To Green Island With Optional Scuba Diving WCU3
Personalized tour with a maximum of 25 guests; time at private mooring

Enjoy an exclusive Great Barrier Reef experience on a tour that allows only a maximum of 25 guests. Also, snorkel and explore the reefs and aquatic life at a private mooring.

AUCNS Ocean Free Sail & Snorkel To Green Island With Optional Scuba Diving WCU4new
Unique combo tour to explore coral reefs & Green Island together

This tour combines two great experiences in one go. Snorkel and spend time seeing the vibrant coral reefs up close and visit the popular Green Island and explore its local flora, fauna and beach.

Explore the coral reefs and beaches of Green Island on this Great Barrier Reef snorkelling day tour in a group of a maximum of 25 guests. Your cruise begins from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. Enjoy fresh tea, coffee, fruit and Danish pastries before the cruise departs. Ocean Free is a sailing vessel and if the weather permits, assist in hoisting the sails en route.

You will have access to Ocean Free’s private mooring just 1km away from Green Island. Snorkel using quality snorkelling gear and accompanied by expert guides. Those who opted for scuba diving will also be taken to the reefs now. This site is perfect for your first dive experience with coral outcrops descending to about 10-12m. 

Later, enjoy a tropical lunch comprising of smoked salmon, prawns, mixed meat platter, chicken platter, fresh salads and assorted breads. Post lunch you’ll be transferred on an Ocean Free dinghy straight to Green Island Beach. 

Spend the afternoon on the island or do some more snorkelling or optional diving. Experience a real sail where the engines do get switched off on the return journey to Cairns (wind prevailing) and enjoy a tropical fruit platter, cheese, crackers, cake and a glass of wine/juice. 

*All divers (whether certified or introductory divers) will be required to fill out a dive medical questionnaire (supplied on the boat) to ensure that you have no medical problems (past or present) or are not taking any medication that are contradictory to diving. Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving. If you are very keen to dive and have some medical issues or taking medication please enquire when you make your reservation so that we can advise you further. To enjoy this tour fully you must be stable and mobile enough to move around a moving vessel and transfer from the main vessel onto the dinghy and straight onto the beach.

  • 4.5-hours Great Barrier Reef & Green Island snorkelling tour
  • Small group numbers
  • High crew to guest ratio 
  • True sailing experience
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Snorkelling tuition + in-water assistance if required
  • Personal snorkel tours 
  • Reef talk by marine interpreter
  • Buoyancy snorkel vests / wetsuits / lycra suits
  • Danish pastries/ fresh fruit on boarding 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee all-day
  • Large smorgasbord lunch with seafood
  • Transfers to and from Green Island
  • Exclusive mooring on Pinnacle Reef
  • Fish feeding
  • True sail home (wind prevailing) 
  • Fresh fruit, cheese and cracker and cake platters on sail home
  • Complimentary glass of wine on sail home
Coach transfers from city
Coach transfers from city $16

Choose an upgrade for transfer to and from the cruise boarding point to your Cairns accommodation.

Coach transfers from Northern Beaches
Coach transfers from Northern Beaches $23

Choose an upgrade for transfer to and from the cruise boarding point to your Northern Beaches accommodation (as far as Palm Cove)

Introductory Diving (1 dive)
Introductory Diving (1 dive) $105

Duration is 30 minutes. Guided dive suitable for beginners & non-swimmers. Dive brief regarding the equipment and hand signals included.  Enjoy a personal diving experience with only two divers allotted to one instructor.

Introductory Diving (2 dives)
Introductory Diving (2 dives) $155

Go scuba diving twice with this upgrade. No previous diving experience required. Gear & lesson included. Enjoy a personal diving experience with only two divers allotted to one instructor.

Certified Diving (1 dive)
Certified Diving (1 dive) $70

30-min dive suitable for experienced divers, you will be assigned a complimentary guide/dive buddy. State of the art equipment and a brief on diving location and procedures included.

Certified Diving (2 dives)
Certified Diving (2 dives) $105

You get to have two dives of 30 minutes each to do some proper coral sightseeing!

Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Departure/Pickup Location: Ocean Free & Ocean Freedom Desk Reef Fleet Terminal

Boards: 07:30 | Departs: 08:00 | Returns: Around 5.00pm–5.15pm

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One of the best experiences of my life! The corals are so beautiful! Nature at its best!

One of the best experiences of my life! The corals are so beautiful! Nature at its best!
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