• 3 Days Duration
  • English
  • Cancellable and Revisable
  • Printed Voucher Accepted
  • Certain City Hotels Pick Up
  • All Meals Included

3 Day and 3 Night Cod Hole & Ribbon Reefs Dive Adventure

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What to Expect
  • DAY 1 Monday - Cod Hole
    Travel reference:
    • The courtesy bus will pick you up from your Cairns hotel around 11:00am to transfer you to Trinity Wharf, where you will board the vessel.

    • You will be greeted by the crew, who will give you an orientation of the vessel before a 12 noon departure.

    • Enjoy lunch on board while we cruise to the outer Great Barrier Reef for an afternoon check-out dive and a twilight or night dive.

    • After dinner we cruise north to the Ribbon Reefs.

    Assembling arrangement:

    Free inner-city hotel transfer, please arrive at the designated place 15 mins prior to departure.

    Dining arrangement:

    Lunch and dinner included.

  • DAY 2 Tuesday - Ribbon Reefs
    Travel reference:
    • The day is spent diving at the most northern of the Ribbon Reefs, Number 9 & 10 Ribbon Reefs. 

    • Dive sites and sequence may vary depending on the weather conditions, but will always include at least one dive at the Cod Hole, where you will encounter a family of massive and very friendly Potato Cod. 

    • Other sites may include Wonder-wall, Pixie Pinnacle, Challenger Bay, Two Towers, Lighthouse Bommie, and the Snake Pit. 

    • If the current is right, you may also take a drift dive at Dynamite Pass, well know as a channel for sharks to pass through. 

    • 4 to 5 dives will be available each day, including a night dive on the Tuesday.

    Dining arrangement:

    All meals included.

  • DAY 3 Wednesday - Ribbon Reefs
    Travel reference:
    • On Wednesday, continue to travel along the rarely visited Ribbon Reefs. See the dive site page for site selection of some of the dive sites on the Ribbon Reefs. 4 to 5 dives will be available each day.

    • On Wednesday evening we overnight at Watson's Bay on Lizard Island and enjoy a sunset BBQ dinner on the top deck.
    Dining arrangement:

    All meals included.

  • DAY 4 Thursday - Fly back to Cairns
    Travel reference:
    • This morning after breakfast you will disembark and say farewell to Spirit of Freedom.

    • On shore at Lizard Island you can take the guided walk from Watson's Beach to Mary Watson's cottage over Chinaman's Ridge and back to the air-strip.

    • Here you will board a twin-engine light aircraft for your low level flight over the reef along the coast back to Cairns.

    • The one hour flight arrives at Hinterland Aviation, Cairns General Aviation Airport around 11.15 to 11:45am, where the courtesy coach will send you back to your Cairns city hotel.

    Dining arrangement:

    Breakfast included.


Comfortable Cabins:

  • Ocean View Deluxe & Ocean View Standard

  • Stateroom

  • Double/Twin & Quad Share

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Monday 11:00am departs, Thursday 12:00 noon returns.

  • Due to light aircraft restrictions, your total weight of your luggage is limited to 20kg per person. The extra luggage can be stored in the supplier's office.

  • Suitable for Snorkellers to Advanced Divers.

  • Diver experience recommendation: Open Water certification with minimum 10 ocean dives including 5 dives in the last 12 months. Please show your diving license, at least OW.

  • Ocean View and Stateroom cabins have just one Double size bed and are suited to couples, or you can take as a sole occupancy arrangement.

Cancellation rules:
  • 100 AUD per person payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 64 days before use.
  • 20% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 25-63 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 24 days before use.
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