Ocean Free Sail to Green Island & the GBR : Experience sailing, snorkel on an exclusive Great Barrier Reef site and relax on or explore Green Island. 4and 1/2 hrs to spend between reef and island with only a maximum of 25 guests - no crowds and lots of personal service. Small snorkel tours straight off the boat + optional diving - great for your first dive experience with only 2 divers per instructor. Enjoy this stunning coral garden reef site - part of the highly protected Marine Park. See an array of colourful tropical fish around this private Coral Garden reef site with turtles and timid friendly reef sharks a common sight. Transfer straight to Green Island Beach on our tender. Enjoy plenty of food throughout the day including a large smorgasbord lunch and a complimentary glass of wine on the sail home. The only small personal Green Island & GBR tour in Cairns.
~~ 01-Apr-2017 to 31-Mar-2021~~Valid for 01APR17-31MAR21:
A bus with a small Ocean /Ocean Freedom sign on the side will pick you up from your hotel - please ensure you are at pick-up point on time for your transfer. On arriving at Marlin Marina Cairns - the bus driver will direct you to the Reef Fleet Terminal for check-in (from 7.15 am) at the Ocean Free/Freedom desk. After check-in you will be directed to berth 4 on A Finger where (from 7.30am) you will board Ocean Free. On boarding enjoy a piece of fresh fruit and Danish pastry with a cup of tea or coffee. Ocean Free - a 16 metre sailing schooner will depart the dock at 8.00 am to commence a full day cruise to Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef. Guest numbers are limited to only a maximum of 25 guests to ensure a personal experience with maximum comfort and space. Sail to Ocean Free's exclusive mooring on Pinnacle Reef, just 1km offshore from Green Island. This Marine Park Reserve is also protected from fishing and has an abundant array of marine life. On arriving step straight off the boat into a coral garden and enjoy a swim, snorkel tours, scuba dive (additional cost) under the watchful eye of your experienced crew or just relax. After the morning activities enjoy a large smorgasbord lunch with seafood . Transfers to Green Island are available throughout the day, to explore the walking tracks and rainforest or relax on the beach - the amount of time spent between the island and the boat is your choice. After 4 and ½ hrs of reef and island time Ocean Free departs the reef and sails (wind prevailing) back to Cairns. During the journey home snacks and a glass of wine are served by your attentive crew . Arrive back in Cairns around 5.00pm. Meet the bus at the same point for your return transfers to your hotel.
Daily except 25DEC, 01JAN.
~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns.~~~~
~~ 01-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR19-31MAR21:
Reef Fleet Terminal , 1 Spence St r . Cairns.~~~~
Cruise departs at 8:00am. Pick-up time will be confirmed at time of booking.
Northern Beaches Accommodation..
Northern Beaches Accommodation..
- Complimentary tea and coffee.
- Pastries / fruit on boarding.
- Large smorgasbord lunch.
- Platters of tropical fruit, cheese, crackers.
- Glass of wine on the cruise back home.
- Glass bottom boat on Green Island.
- Semi-submersible on Green Island.
- Environmental Management Charge and Cairns Port Authority Administration Fee.
- Return hotel transfers.
- Small group numbers.
- True sailing experience.
- Snorkelling equipment.
- Snorkelling tuition.
- Bouyancy snorkel vests / wetsuits / lycra suits.
- Transfers to and from Green Island.
- Exclusive mooring on Pinnacle Reef.
- Fish Feeding
- High crew to guest ratio
- Snorkel Personal Tours - Reef Talk by Marine Interpreter
What to Bring:
- Cash or credit card for onboard purchases.
- Light jumper in winter months for journey home or light rain coat if some tropical showers around.
Contact us with your enquiry for an obligation free quote.