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.
Free inner-city hotel transfer, please arrive at the designated place 15 mins prior to departure.
Lunch and dinner included.
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.
All meals included.
All meals included.
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.
Double/Twin & Quad Share
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.