Spirit of Freedom - Latest News
Far Northern Reefs Update - 25 August 2016
A dedicated reconnaissance vessel, exploring the Far Northern sector of the Great Barrier Reef has returned to Cairns, having found spectacular healthy reefs.
Voted Best Australian Liveaboard 2015 - 25 January 2016
Spirit of Freedom is proud to have won the title of Best Australian Liveaboard for 2015, as voted for by readers of Dive Log Australasia
Feature in Unterwasser - 20 April 2015
Spirit of Freedom features in the May edition of German Dive Magazine, Unterwasser, in a 10 page edition by esteemed photo-jounalist Reinhard Dirscherl
Oz Tek 2015 - 10 March 2015
See us at Oz Tek in Sydney this weekend - 14 & 15 March. Catch up with Cindy at Booth 69, and find out about our exciting itineraries and show specials
Annual Maintenance Dates - 09 March 2015
Please note that Spirit of Freedom will be on annual maintenance from 11 May through 07 June 2015, and our trips will not be available through these dates.
Life on the Reef, Episode 2 - 06 March 2015
Life on the Reef, Episode 2 goes to air this Sunday 08 March on ABC at 07.40pm. Last weeks show featured some awesome footage taken off Spirit of Freedom at Osprey Reef. Don't miss this weeks show.
Life on the Reef on ABC - 17 February 2015
'Life on the Reef is a 3 part documentary series, on ABC commencing March 1st.
Promotional footage taken on Spirit of Freedom for the newly released Nikon AW130 - 16 February 2015
Spirit of Freedom was honoured to have our destination selected to be featured on vision to promote the newly released Nikon AW130.
See Us at the DEMA Show, Las Vegas, 19-22 NOV - 29 October 2014
Attending DEMA in Las Vegas? Stop by and visit the Spirit of Freedom team at Booth #1543 in the South Pacific Pavillion.
Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef - 09, 10, 11 December - 08 October 2014
For a few nights in early summer tiny pink particles fill the water in an upside-down snowstorm, as the corals spawn en-masse on the Great Barrier Reef. During this amazing natural phenomenon, corals release eggs and sperm spherical bundles large enough to be seen with the naked eye.
Last few spaces remain for Far North Expeditions 2014 - 07 October 2014
Travel nearly 500 nautical miles to the north of Cairns to dive some of the many hundreds of unexplored reefs in the region. Departing 24 November and 01 December there is just a few spaces left on each 7 day trip.
The Minkes are here! - 28 May 2014
Several lucky guests had the first Dwarf Minke Whale encounter of the season whilst diving at Challenger Bay
See Spirit of Freedom on the Today Show - 18 February 2014
If you missed the show last weekend, this fantastic shark footage and positive message on diving with sharks can now be viewed via this link
Spirit of Freedom on the Today Show - 13 February 2014
Spirit of Freedom will be on the Weekend Today Show, SATURDAY 15 FEB at 09.00am The Today Show film crew and presenter, Cameron Williams joined us in January to film our sharks in the Coral Sea, as a part of their report on sharks.
Far North 2014 - 02 January 2014
Join our 7 Day/ 7 Night Far Northern 2014 Expeditions and dive some of Australia's most remote and rarely visited reef locations. Trips depart 24 Nov and 01 December November 2014
See us at these Dive Shows - 20 May 2013
Next month Spirit of Freedom will be at the North California the Scuba Show in Long Beach, CA. Be sure to catch us there!
Voted Best Australian Liveaboard - 10 January 2013
Spirit of Freedom is voted Best Australian Liveaboard in Dive Log Australasia's 'Who is..." competition.
Solar Eclipse & Far North Cruise Review - 30 November 2012
18 lucky guests viewed the total Solar Eclipse from Mackay Cay before cruising north to dive the remote Far Northern Great Barrier Reefs. Over 14 days we traveled nearly 1,400 miles; travelled through 7 degrees of latitude; visited 31 reefs; dived at 40 different sites; offered 55 dives, encountering marine life such as Bronze Whaler, Leopard and Wobbegong sharks, a Sailfish, a Whaleshark, Manta Rays, Barracuda, Blue Fin, Yellow Fin, Dogtooth Tuna and Dolphins...
PADI 20 Millionth Prizewinner - 22 February 2012
Joining us on board Spirit of Freedom this week is Lexi Swanson, the 20 Millionth PADI certification and winner of a trip to Cairns and 3 day Cod Hole tour.
Remote Expedition Review - 08 February 2012
Divers enjoyed the trip of a lifetime on Spirit of Freedom's 14-day exploratory expedition to the remote, Far North Ribbon Reefs. Spirit of Freedom traversed Queensland's north-eastern coastline on a 1,400km trip from Cairns to Ashmore Reef, north of Cape York, during the expedition which ran from 23 January - 6 February 2012.