Embark on a 7-Day Dive Expedition with Spirit of Freedom

Experience the Ultimate Dive Adventure:

Embark on a thrilling 7-night dive expedition with the renowned Spirit of Freedom, an exceptional liveaboard vessel that promises an unforgettable journey through the captivating waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Immerse yourself in the wonders of the underwater world, exploring vibrant coral reefs, encountering mesmerizing marine life, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Key Highlights:

  • Diverse Dive Sites: The Spirit of Freedom’s 7-night itinerary takes you to some of the most iconic and pristine dive sites within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. From the vibrant coral gardens to breathtaking wall dives, each location offers a unique and awe-inspiring underwater experience.
  • Unmatched Comfort: Enjoy the comfort of spacious cabins, lounges, and modern amenities aboard the Spirit of Freedom. After exhilarating dives, unwind in style as you relish the vessel’s exceptional service and hospitality.
  • Expert Crew: Benefit from the guidance of a dedicated and experienced crew who are passionate about marine conservation and ensuring your safety and enjoyment throughout the expedition.
  • Multiple Dives Daily: With up to four dives each day, you’ll have ample opportunities to explore the diverse marine ecosystems, encounter marine species, and discover the hidden treasures beneath the waves.
  • Night Diving: Experience the magic of night diving as you witness the reef transform under the cover of darkness. Encounter nocturnal creatures and witness the reef’s unique nightlife.
  • Educational Enrichment: Enhance your understanding of the reef’s ecology and conservation efforts through informative talks and presentations by onboard marine experts.

Who is This Expedition For?

This expedition is perfect for certified divers of various experience levels who want to dive deeper into the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or looking to enhance your skills, the Spirit of Freedom’s 7-day dive expedition offers a fantastic opportunity to explore and discover the reef’s treasures.

Embark on Your Dive Journey:

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary 7-day dive expedition with Spirit of Freedom? Dive into the azure waters of the Great Barrier Reef, witness its vibrant marine life, and create memories that will forever resonate with the spirit of adventure. Join us for an experience that promises unparalleled exploration, relaxation, and discovery beneath the waves.

Booking and Reservations:

To secure your spot on this remarkable 7 night dive expedition with Spirit of Freedom, simply visit our official website or get in touch with our dedicated reservations team. Spaces are limited, so it’s advisable to book well in advance to ensure availability for your preferred dates.

Safety and Comfort:

Your safety and comfort are our top priorities. The Spirit of Freedom is equipped with state-of-the-art safety equipment and adheres to strict safety protocols. Our experienced crew members are trained in emergency procedures and are ready to assist you at all times. Additionally, the vessel’s comfortable accommodations and amenities ensure that you have a relaxing and enjoyable experience both above and below the water.

Environmental Stewardship:

At Spirit of Freedom, we hold a deep commitment to environmental stewardship and the conservation of the Great Barrier Reef. We follow responsible diving practices, adhere to marine park regulations, and actively participate in initiatives aimed at protecting this precious ecosystem for generations to come.

Scuba diving liveaboards Creating Lasting Memories:

Aboard the Spirit of Freedom, you’ll not only explore the breathtaking underwater world but also forge new friendships with fellow diving enthusiasts who share your passion for adventure. The memories you create during this 7 night expedition will be cherished for years to come, and the insights you gain into the delicate balance of the reef’s ecosystem will deepen your appreciation for the natural world.

Prepare for an unforgettable Liveaboard Journey:

As you prepare for your 7 night dive expedition with Spirit of Freedom, ensure you have your diving certification, personal gear, and a spirit of curiosity and wonder. From the vibrant corals to the schools of fish that call the reef home, each moment you spend in the water will be a testament to the beauty and diversity of marine life.

Join Us in Exploring the Great Barrier Reef:

The Spirit of Freedom’s 7-night dive expedition offers an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, unlocking its secrets and encountering its residents. Whether you’re capturing mesmerizing underwater photographs, marvelling at the intricate coral formations, or simply basking in the tranquillity of the reef, this journey promises to be the adventure of a lifetime.

Book your spot now and prepare to embark on a dive expedition that will forever be etched in your memory. Dive into the blue expanse of the Great Barrier Reef with the Spirit of Freedom 7 night expedition and let the underwater world enchant and inspire you.

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Highlights

So the best part of your trip?

Dive, Eat, Dive, Eat, Dive, Eat and Sleep! For 7 Days!

Also:

  • Luxury Dive Vessel
  • Up to 26 Dives along remote reefs
    • Cod Hole so visit the Fanous Potato cods
    • Ribbon Reefs
    • Osprey Reef
    • Shark Attraction
  • Time on Lizard Island
  • Chef prepared Meals

 

 

Itinerary

Thursday

Pick you up from your Cairns hotel around 11:00 am to transfer you to Trinity Wharf.

You will be greeted by the Spirit of Freedom crew, who will give you an orientation of the vessel before a 12noon departure. Enjoy lunch on board while we cruise to the outer Great Barrier Reef for an afternoon check-out dive and a twilight or even night dive. So once we have dinner it’s time to bunker down while we travel north to the Ribbon Reefs.

Friday and Saturday

These two days are spent diving at the most northern Ribbon Reefs, Number 9 & 10 Ribbon Reefs. With this in mind, dive sites and sequences may vary depending on the weather conditions.

You will certainly get a dive at the Cod Hole, where you can look forward to an encounter with a family of massive and very friendly Potato Cod. But other sites we visit may include Wonder-wall, Pixie Pinnacle, Challenger Bay, Two Towers, Lighthouse Bommie, and the Snake Pit, to name a few.

If the current is right, you can also take a drift dive at Dynamite Pass. This dive site is certainly well known as a channel for sharks to pass through. You will have 4-5 dives available each day, including a night dive on Friday.

On Saturday evening, we anchor at Watson’s Bay, Lizard Island, and enjoy a sunset BBQ dinner on the top deck.

Sunday

After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to go ashore at Lizard Island. A good chance to stretch your legs on land at this halfway point! Take part in the guided walk from Watson’s Beach to Mary Watson’s cottage over Chinaman’s Ridge and up to the lookout over the bay.

Around 11.00 am, we will cruise back to Ribbon Reef Number 10 for two dives at a choice of sites, including the Snake Pit, Cod Hole, Challenger Bay, Lighthouse Bommie, Pixie Wall, and Pixie Pinnacle. If the tide permits, we may repeat a dive at the Cod Hole or visit new sites. We depart in the evening for a 10-hour crossing to Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea.

Monday and Tuesday

Two days will be spent diving Osprey Reef (weather permitting). Australia’s Coral Sea reefs are well known for crystal clear water with visibility ranging from 30 to 100 metres. The landscape is fantastic, with sheer walls laced with gorgonians, sea whips, as well as bright yellow soft corals rising from the ocean floor thousands of feet below.

‘North Horn’ is a dive site at the tip of Osprey where grey reef sharks, Silvertips, and the occasional oceanic congregate. Experience a close encounter with the Spirit of Freedom shark attraction dive. 4 to 5 dives will be available each day, including a night dive on Monday.

On Tuesday night, we will depart Osprey Reef for overnight travel to back to the Ribbon Reefs.

Wednesday

At Ribbon Reefs Number 3 we will dive such sites as the sensational Steve’s Bommie, Temple of Doom, and Flare Point. Then again, if we are lucky to have great weather conditions, we will head south from Osprey to Bougainville Reef. This stunning Reef has unusual underwater landscapes and caverns, as well as a partially submerged wreck. On Wednesday evening, we will cruise overnight back to Cairns.

Thursday

Just as the sun rises, we arrive back in Cairns around 6:30 am. Before our trip is complete, it’s time for a quick light breakfast on board. As well as a quick group photo with your new friends! But now it’s time to say goodbye, as we travel back to our Cairns hotels around 8:00 am.

This Itinerary is a sample only and sites may vary or change. Access to Cod Hole and the Coral Sea is tide and weather conditional.

Included

So what is included?
  • 7 days 7 nights liveaboard accommodation onboard ‘Spirit of Freedom’.
  • Up to 26 scuba dives including Night Dives
  • Time ashore at the beautiful Lizard Island
  • Bus transfers to and from Cairns City accommodation
  • GST and all reef levies and fees
  • Wonderful chef-prepared meals daily
  • Complimentary wine and soft drinks with evening meals
  • Air-conditioned, en-suite cabins with daily service
  • Tanks and Weights
  • Snorkelling Equipment

 

Optional Extras

So what is not included?
  • Full Equipment Hire
  • Regulator and Dive computer
  • Dive computer only
  • Buoyancy Control Device
  • Torch and Cyalume sticks
  • Wetsuits 3mm and 5mm full Length
  • PADI Advanced Course
  • PADI Nitrox Course
  • 7 Day Nitrox Fills Package
  • Onboard purchases (drinks and souvenirs)

What to bring

And what will I need to bring?
  • Personal luggage, clothes, toiletries etc
  • Excess baggage secure storage available upon request
  • Personal Dive Equipment – Also available for hire upon booking if required.
  • (Snorkel-only passengers snorkel equipment provided free of charge)
  • Certification card or divers logbook
  • Dive Insurance
  • Cash or credit card for onboard purchases

How to get there

But how will I get there?

Hotel pickups are included from Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation.

Important Information

Safety Comes First!

  • Advanced Diver Certification with a minimum of 20 ocean dives including five dives in the last 12 months.
  • Less experience may result in limited diving due to environmental conditions and remote isolation of dive sites.
  • We recommend a Scuba diver Refresher course before your trip.
  • Because we do not provide a full guided diving service, buddy teams are responsible for arranging and performing their own dives. A Great Barrier Reef Day Trip is recommended for guided dives.
  • Diver Health. If you have a medical condition or are currently taking prescription medication, you will need a Dive Medical clearance under the Australian standard AS. 4005.1. Before being allowed to Scuba Dive.
  • Please inform of any specific dietary or other requirements upon booking
  • Scuba diving is only available to Certified Divers with Open Water level qualification or higher.

 

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Spirit of Freedom Quad share scuba dive expeditions, North Queensland, Australia

Quad Share - Per Person

Spirit of Freedom has one quad share cabin containing four single beds, bunk bed style. The Quad Share Cabin is 9 square metres in area (including the bathroom), fully air-conditioned, and also contains a wardrobe and private bathroom.

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Twin/Double - Per Person

Spirit of Freedom has five cabins with a double bed with a single bed over the top, bunk bed style. These cabins are all located on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck. The Standard Double or Twin Cabins are an average 9 square metres in area (including the bathroom), fully air-conditioned, and also contain a wardrobe, bedside table, and private bathroom.

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Double Only - Per Person

This cabin is located on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck. The Standard Double is an average of 9 square metres in area (including the bathroom), fully air-conditioned, and also contains a wardrobe, bedside table, and private bathroom.

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twin Stateroom Spirit of Freedom North Queensland Dive Expeditions Australia

Twin

Spirit of Freedom has one cabin with two single beds, bunk bed style. This cabin is located on the lower deck, with easy access to the main deck. The cabin is about 8 square metres in area (including the bathroom), fully air-conditioned, and also contains a wardrobe, bedside table, and private bathroom.

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Stateroom Spirit of Freedom North Queensland Dive Expeditions Australia

Stateroom - Per Person

The Stateroom is the largest cabin at 12 square metres in area (including the bathroom) and contains a queen-size bed, extra shelving, wardrobe, bedside tables, and a 26″ flat-screen TV. The Stateroom is fully air-conditioned and has its own private bathroom. It is located on the lower deck at the back of the vessel. Double or Sole Occupancy only.

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Ocean View Standard - Per Person

One of the two Cabins on the Upper Deck, the Ocean View Deluxe offers a Double Bed, Ensuite, Cupboard and TV, with stunning views of the Ocean.

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Spirit of Freedom Ocean view deluxe Stateroom North Queensland Australia

Ocean View Deluxe - Per Person

The larger of the two Cabins on the Upper Deck, the Ocean View Deluxe offers a Double Bed, Ensuite, Cupboard and TV, with stunning views of the Ocean.

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Double Sole Use

Sole Use of a Double Cabin. This Cabin has a Double bed without the single bunk, Ensuite and Cupboard.

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Twin/Double Sole Use

Sole Use of Twin Share/Double Cabin These Cabins have a Double bed with a Single Bunk above, Ensuite and Cupboard.

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Stateroom Spirit of Freedom North Queensland Dive Expeditions Australia

Stateroom - Sole Use

Sole Use of the Stateroom. The largest room on the vessel, with a Queen Double, Ensuite, Cupboard and TV with private staircase.

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Coral Sea Dive Expeditions Spirit of Freedom ocean view standard, North Queensland Australia

Ocean View Standard - Sole Use

One of the two Cabins on the Upper Deck, the Ocean View Deluxe offers a Double Bed, Ensuite, Cupboard and TV, with stunning views of the Ocean.

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Spirit of Freedom Ocean view deluxe Stateroom North Queensland Australia

Ocean View Deluxe Sole Use

Single Traveller/Sole Use - The larger of the two Cabins on the Upper Deck, the Ocean View Deluxe offers a Double Bed, Ensuite, Cupboard and TV, with stunning views of the Ocean.

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