Dive the world famous Cod Hole and turquoise waters of the Ribbon Reefs, an ecosystem of unsurpassed marine diversity and exquisite natural beauty. You will encounter a family of giant potato cod, clouds of colourful tropical fish, anemones, turtles, olive sea snakes, and pristine coral gardens.
Take a scenic flight to Lizard Island to begin your diving at the very top of the Ribbon Reefs, on the Great Barrier Reef. Suitable for the more experienced diver, this tour travels 200km offshore to the oceanic wilderness of Australia’s Coral Sea, where ancient volcanic atolls plummet to thousands of metres below.
Experience the amazing diversity of the Great Barrier Reef and the Coral Sea. Dive the ‘Ribbon Reefs’, 120km of picturesque coral reefs teaming with marine biodiversity, before heading out to Osprey Reef, where 1,000 metre walls emerge from the ocean depths. Astoundingly clear water. Amazing diving.
Each year Spirit of Freedom ventures forth on special expeditions, exploring new and rarely visited locations on the Great Barrier Reef and beyond. This is the spirit of adventure and discovery. Visiting some of most pristine areas of Australia’s marine wilderness. 7 day itineraries. Tours are for experienced divers.
Scuba dive tours of 3, 4 and 7 day duration depart out of Cairns to iconic dive sites such as the Cod Hole, Ribbon Reefs, North Horn and Osprey Reef. Shark dives, Potato Cod feeding, sheer walls laced with massive soft corals, manta-rays, minke whales and abundant, healthy tropical reefs, rich with marine biodiversity, are just some of the highlights you’ll experience with us.
Spirit of Freedom is one of Australia’s most comfortable and well appointed liveaboard dive vessels. At 37 metres in length, with three decks of living space and generous cabins with private bathrooms, Spirit of Freedom offers all the amenities of a hotel, complimented by first class meals and outstanding service. A large dive deck with nitrox and photo facilities, houses every convenience to ensure comfort, safety and freedom in your diving.
We have Advanced Eco Tourism Accreditation by Ecotourism Australia. The program is endorsed by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and identifies and monitors high standard marine tourism operators who follow best practices that are ecologically sustainable.