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Minke Whale Season

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Spirit Of Freedom

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7 Night Package

Departs from Cairns

group Trip

From
$4,015
AUD
Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef
REF: 26053

7 Night Package

Departs from Cairns

group Trip

From
$4,015
AUD
REF: 26053

7 Night Package

Departs from Cairns

From
$4,015
AUD

Package Details

Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef
Our 7 Day Expedition departs from Cairns, and travels 240km along the rarely visited Ribbon Reefs, to the Cod Hole. Along the ‘Ribbons’ you will encounter clouds of colourful tropical fish, an incredible variety of vibrant healthy corals, giant clams, anemones, huge schools of cruising pelagic fish, and a family of giant potato cod. Included in your itinerary is an overnight stay in the secluded Watson’s Bay, with a couple of hours to explore Lizard Island and 2 full days at Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea. An old volcanic atoll lying 220km off the coast, Osprey Reef is renowned for its spectacular walls to 1000m, its massive soft corals, shark action, and exceptional visibility. ‘North Horn’ at the tip of Osprey is a site where grey reef sharks, silvertips, and the occasional oceanic congregate. Here you can also experience a close encounter with the Spirit of Freedom shark attraction dive. During the months of June and July this trip will regularly encounter Dwarf Minke Whales.
Departs June 30, 2022
Returns July 7, 2022

Inclusions

7 Day | 7 Night Quad En-suite cabin with daily service aboard The Spirit of Freedom
Full board with chef-prepared meals. Australian wines, soft drinks and beers with the evening meal
Up to 26 dives with tanks and weights.
Time ashore at Lizard Island
Transfers to/from Cairns city accommodation

Exclusions

  • ● Domestic Airfares to and from Cairns
  • ● Pre or post accommodation in Cairns
  • ● $25pp Marine Park Lizard island porterage fees & Port Fee
  • ● A fuel levy may apply at the time of travel
  • ● Travel insurance
  • Upgrades

  • ● Upgrade to Twin share | Double Cabin $770 pp
  • ● Upgrades are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Proposed Itinerary

    Day 1 Transfers from Cairns city accommodation and Welcome aboard Spirit Of Freedom
    Day 2-7 Up to 26 Dives on board the Spirit of Freedom. Time ashore at Lizard Island
    Day 8 Transfers to Cairns city
    Dive Level Recommendation Advanced Diver certification with minimum 20 ocean dives, including 5 dives in the last 12 months.

    Terms and Conditions

    SPECIFIC PAYMENTS DETAILS Additional payments may / will be required by Spirit Of Freedom prior to the final balance due date. Details will be advised by your travel consultant at the time of booking confirmation .
    Valid for travel from June 30, 2022.
    Valid for travel until July 7, 2022.
    Only available for sale until April 29, 2022.

    Subject to availability and COVID-19 conditions – please contact your Dive Adventures travel specialist.

    Destination Information

    Queensland

    Queensland is full of exciting areas to explore, where you can have new adventures and make lasting memories. Bask in the sun along the seemingly endless coastline, go trekking through the vast expanse of the outback, and go for a hike through the luscious rainforest that sweeps along the coast.

    Dive and snorkel along the biggest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef, and take time out to explore the tropical islands that dot this natural wonder. You won’t be short of things to do in this glorious state.

    Spirit of Freedom

    Spirit of Freedom is Australia’s premier scuba diving liveaboard experience. It offers tours to remote and iconic destinations including the world-famous Cod Hole, Ribbon Reefs and Osprey Reef, plus seasonal Minke Whale expeditions. Outside of the standard year-round itineraries, they do exploratory dive expeditions yearly on The Great Barrier Reef.

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