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$3,750.00AUD

Spirit of Freedom

AULSF7

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Monday - The Spirit of Freedom courtesy bus will pick you up from your Cairns hotel around 11:00 am to transfer you to Trinity Wharf, where you will board the vessel. You will be greeted by the Spirit of Freedom crew, who will give you an orientation of the vessel before a 12-noon departure. Enjoy lunch on board while cruising to the outer Great Barrier Reef for an afternoon check-out dive and a twilight or night dive. Possible dive sites - Saxon Reef or Norman Reef. After dinner, you will cruise north to the Ribbon Reefs. Lunch and dinner included.(Please note: this is a sample itinerary only, location and dive sites subject to weather and diving conditions, and that there is no guarantee to see any stated Discovery.)

DAY 2

Tuesday - You will have up to 5 dives (including a night dive). This day will be spent diving at the most northern of the Ribbon Reefs, Number 9 & 10 Ribbon Reefs. Possible dive sites - Cod Hole, Wonder-wall, Pixie Pinnacle, Challenger Bay, Two Towers, Lighthouse Bommie, Snake Pit, Dynamite Pass. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 3

Wednesday - You will have up to 4 dives. This day will be spent diving at the most northern of the Ribbon Reefs, Number 9 & 10 Ribbon Reefs. Possible dive sites - Cod Hole, Wonder-Wall, Pixie Pinnacle, Challenger Bay, Two Towers, Lighthouse Bommie, Snake Pit, Dynamite Pass. On Wednesday evening the vessel will overnight at Watson’s Bay on Lizard Island and enjoy a sunset BBQ dinner on the top deck. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 4

Thursday - This morning after breakfast you will have the opportunity to go ashore 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 beach. Around 11.00am the vessel will cruise back to Ribbon Reef Number 10. You will have up to two dives. If the tide permits you may repeat a dive at the Cod Hole or visit new sites. Possible dive sites - Snake Pit, Cod Hole, Challenger Bay, Lighthouse Bommie, Pixie Wall, and Pixie Pinnacle. The vessel departs in the evening for a 10-hour crossing to Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 5

Friday - You will have up to 5 dives (including a night dive). This day will be spent diving at Osprey Reef (weather permitting). Possible dive sites - North Horn, North Horn Wall, Half Way Wall, Admiralty. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 6

Saturday - You will have up to 4 dives. This day will be spent diving at Osprey Reef (weather permitting). Possible dive sites - Around the Bend, Castles, Silver City. On Saturday night the vessel departs Osprey Reef for overnight travel to the Ribbon Reefs. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 7

Sunday - You will have up to 4 dives. This day will be spent diving at Ribbon Reefs Number 3. In special weather conditions, the vessel might head south from Osprey to Bougainville Reef, known for its unusual underwater landscape or caverns, and its partially submerged wreck. On Sunday evening the vessel will cruise overnight back to Cairns. Possible dive sites - Steve's Bommie, Temple of Doom, Flare Point. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

DAY 8

Monday - Disembarkation. You will arrive back into Cairns at 06:30am. Enjoy a light breakfast on board and a group photo opportunity before being dropped back to your Cairns hotel around 08.00am. (Please consider the 24-hour no-dive no-fly policy). Breakfast included.

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Quad Share Cabin / AULSF / 323

Quad Share Cabin with four single beds, bunk style. These cabins are located mid-ship on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck.

Number of Beds: 4
Number of Cabins: 2
People per Cabin: 4

$3,750.00 AUD per person
Standard Twin Share Cabin / AULSF / 322

The cabins contain a double bed with a single bed over the top, bunk style. Cabins are located on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck.

Number of Beds: 1
Number of Cabins: 5
People per Cabin: 2

$4,410.00 AUD per person
Ocean View Standard Cabin (Double occupancy only) / AULSF / 320

Ocean view cabin with a double bed located on the top deck. Internal stairwell access to the main deck, external access to the top deck and dive deck.

Number of Beds: 1
Number of Cabins: 1
People per Cabin: 2

$5,075.00 AUD per person
Ocean View Deluxe Cabin (Double occupancy only) / AULSF / 319

Deluxe cabin with a double bed located on the top deck. Internal stairwell access to the main deck, external access to the top deck and dive deck.

Number of Beds: 1
Number of Cabins: 1
People per Cabin: 2

$5,500.00 AUD per person

AVAILABLE ADD-ONS

PAYABLE ONBOARD

BCD

BCD - non-weight integrated, the model will vary

$90.00 AUD - Can be pre-booked and paid onboard

Complete Set of Rental gear

BCD - non-weight integrated, Regulator, Computer, Night Dive Light, Cyalume sticks (for night dives), Mask, Snorkel, open-heeled fins with wetsuit booties, 3mm & 5mm full wetsuit. Aqualung products - models will vary.

$245.00 Can be pre-booked or paid onboard

Dive Computer Only

Dive Computer - Sunnto Zoop or similar model

$70.00 Can be pre-booked or paid onboard

Mask, snorkel, booties & fins

Mask, snorkel, booties & fins

AUD - no charge but limited sizes.

Nitrox package (all dives on Nitrox)

Nitrox package (all dives on Nitrox) - 32% blend, for certified Nitrox divers only.

$180.00 AUD - Can be pre-booked and paid onboard

Regulator & Dive Computer

Regulator. with alternate air-source (Occy), pressure gauge & Dive Computer - Sunnto Zoop or similar model. Aqualung make - model will vary.

$90.00 Can be pre-booked or paid onboard

Torch & Cyalume sticks

Torch & Cyalume sticks - usage for every night dive.

$20.00 AUD - Can be pre-booked and paid onboard

Wetsuit

3mm & 5mm steamer - long arm & long leg, make and model will vary.

$60.00 AUD - Can be pre-booked and paid onboard

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0 NIGHTS

Located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean and hinterland views. The Holiday Inn Cairns offers stylishly appointed rooms, each with its own private balcony. Just a short stroll into town along the esplanade and only 5 minute’s drive from Cairns Airport, the Holiday Inn Cairns is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind in tropical North Queensland.

Ocean View Twin Room

Enjoy the view of the coral sea while you stay in your modern decor 28 sqm room with balcony and two queen size beds.

$245.00 AUD per person per night
Standard Room

Relax in your 28 sqm contemporary designed room with queen size bed.

$190.00 AUD per person per night
Ocean View Room

Enjoy the view of the coral sea while you stay in your modern decor 28 sqm room with balcony and king bed.

$245.00 AUD per person per night
Standard Twin Room

Relax in your 28 sqm contemporary designed room with two double size beds.

$190.00 AUD per person per night

Beautiful tropical surroundings and contemporary style are waiting for you at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort. Each of our resort-style resort’s room and suite accommodation features a private terrace or balcony facing the lagoon swimming pool, lush tropical gardens or Cairns skyline. Our convenient location offers guests easy access to the Cairns CBD, the award-winning Cairns Esplanade and the most popular attractions and activities in the city centre.

Standard Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our standard room is a great example of what Novotel is all about. Views overlooking the City Gardens or Mountains.

$ AUD per person per night
Superior Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our superior room mixes modern decor, ergonomic comfort, high-end facilities and a balcony overlooking the pool

$ AUD per person per night
Standard Twin Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our standard room is a great example of what Novotel is all about. Views overlooking the City Gardens or Mountains.

$ AUD per person per night

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0 NIGHTS

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean and hinterland views. The Holiday Inn Cairns offers stylishly appointed rooms, each with its own private balcony. Just a short stroll into town along the esplanade and only 5 minute’s drive from Cairns Airport, the Holiday Inn Cairns is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind in tropical North Queensland.

Ocean View Twin Room

Enjoy the view of the coral sea while you stay in your modern decor 28 sqm room with balcony and two queen size beds.

$245.00 AUD per person per night
Standard Room

Relax in your 28 sqm contemporary designed room with queen size bed.

$190.00 AUD per person per night
Ocean View Room

Enjoy the view of the coral sea while you stay in your modern decor 28 sqm room with balcony and king bed.

$245.00 AUD per person per night
Standard Twin Room

Relax in your 28 sqm contemporary designed room with two double size beds.

$190.00 AUD per person per night
Novotel Cairns Oasis Hotel Resort

Beautiful tropical surroundings and contemporary style are waiting for you at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort. Each of our resort-style resort’s room and suite accommodation features a private terrace or balcony facing the lagoon swimming pool, lush tropical gardens or Cairns skyline. Our convenient location offers guests easy access to the Cairns CBD, the award-winning Cairns Esplanade and the most popular attractions and activities in the city centre.

Standard Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our standard room is a great example of what Novotel is all about. Views overlooking the City Gardens or Mountains.

$ AUD per person per night
Superior Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our superior room mixes modern decor, ergonomic comfort, high-end facilities and a balcony overlooking the pool

$ AUD per person per night
Standard Twin Room

Our resort-style rooms are bright and spacious with light furniture and fabrics in keeping with the tropical surrounding.Choose comfort and space. Our standard room is a great example of what Novotel is all about. Views overlooking the City Gardens or Mountains.

$ AUD per person per night

TRANSPORT ADD-ONS

Airport transfer to Cairns City hotel

Transfer from Cairns Airport ( IATA code CNS) to your hotel in Cairns City

Cairns City hotel to Cairns Airport

Transfer from Cairns City hotel to Cairns Airport ( IATA code CNS)

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