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Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom

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Address: Marlin Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 40521111
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Description: Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class...
Experience the passion of the Ocean Free and Freedom team! First class service with that friendly Ozzie touch! A luxury high speed 20M CAT "Ocean Freedom" to 2 stunning locations Upolu Cay and "Wonder Wall" on the GBR or a beautiful 16M sailing vessel "Ocean Free" to the famous Green Island + GBR . Personal tours carrying low passenger numbers offering more of a day out with "family and friends" than a "commercial tour".
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Great experience travelling with Ocean Free

It was great experience travelling with Ocean Free. The staff were not only friendly and helpful, but also with great sense of humor.The water visibility wasn't really good due to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Colin Encan W
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was great experience travelling with Ocean Free. The staff were not only friendly and helpful, but also with great sense of humor.The water visibility wasn't really good due to the cyclone. However, everyone was enjoying the snorkeling. We were taken to Green Island to have a short walk after lunch. Sailing was really good on our way back.

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Yes, unfortunately, the weather is not always on our side, but this is out of our control. We are pleased that you noticed though, that we aim to give you the best day possible in the conditions available to us! Thanks again and we hope we can take you out again in more favourable conditions in... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This tour was brilliant. I did it on my own and was a bit nervous of having a good day but the staff and others on board all made it great fun. It is an early start and snorkeling and diving will make you very tired afterwards but it is well worth it. I was nervous of diving despite having... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about us. Glad that you found our tour was fun for solo travellers as well! This is often something that we get asked and we try to accommodate all guests on board. It is not normal to breathe underwater so we can understand the nerves, but we are glad that... More 

Santiago, Chile
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Big cool boat, really helpful fun crew/staff, delicious food. The Dive sites are both for certified and beginner divers. Snorkeling was beautiful as well. Had a lot of fun would do it again for sure. Thanks for everything guys!

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! You are welcome back anytime! Hopefully we will get to see you again, Paul Ocean Freedom & Ocean Free More 

Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Personal, attention to detail, beautiful location, fantastic boat, great tunes, wonderful reef, AMAZING DAY. Thanx

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for your kind review! Glad that you noticed our attention to detail. Hopefully see you again one day, Paul Ocean Freedom & Ocean Free More 

New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Boat ride was very smooth. Many employees on boat so that really helped to give it a personal experience. Loved it, would highly recommend it to everyone. We snorkeled but there were divers as well of all abilities. Second session in the afternoon was a little tiring for my husband and I but our 23 yr old son was good... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your day, although yes, snorkelling can be tiring at times! Hope you enjoyed your holiday, Paul Ocean Freedom & Ocean Free More 

Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews 63 reviews
4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Was recommended by a tour office in Cairns (there are plenty of information shops selling tours). After reading trip advisor ratings chose this one. And i have no regrets. Being a solo traveller and not interested in diving, I found myself a bit isolated. This is because the moment the boat leaves, the entire action shifts to diving instructions and... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this beautiful review. the crew member who assisted you was Kelly - she is one of our best! What you describe is very typical from our crew. We want to ensure that everybody gets to enjoy the wonders of The Great Barrier Reef and we train our crew especially to look after those who are... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We managed to do our ocean freedom tour the day before most companies cancelled their tours due to the impending cyclone so we are grateful for that! On the day of our tour we arrived to find out that the ocean freedom Boat was experiencing problems and could not be used, and so they had chartered another boat so as... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our product. We feel that we did everything we could so as not to disappoint our guests and so that people did not miss out on their Great Barrier Reef experience. We had obviously had some troubles with Cyclone Nathan and we had not run for four days the week prior to... More 

Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I got the Ocean Freedom day tour through a travel agent and I was utterly disappointed. The day of the tour, I made my way to the Terminal and the company was the last one to open the check-in. We boarded and quickly it seems there was not enough (decent) seating space for the 75 passengers. They brag about the... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are really saddened by the fact that you did not enjoy your experience with us and it has raised some issues that we have to address. We open our check in counter at 7:15am ready for an 8:00am departure. This actually makes us one of the first desks to open for check in. Some... More 

Everett, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

While visiting our son and his fiancé in Australia, the four of us took advantage of both cruise options, Ocean Freedom and Ocean Free. The crews on both were excellent and professional. Food was both plentiful and delicious. Equipment on both boats was top shape, the diesel engines sounded fresh and burned clean. Snorkeling and free diving was fantastic with... More 

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OceanFreedom, Manager at Ocean Free and Ocean Freedom, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. We love hearing from our guests who have experienced both of our tours and are always intrigued as to which was their favourite! I think from your review, that you maybe preferred sailing on Ocean Free, but, I may be wrong. Our two trip are so different that it is always a hard... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Thank you to all the staff on Ocean Freedom - what a fantastic day out on the reef - although at first we thought the boat was a little overcrowded ( 70 people on what we thought should hold 50 comfortably) when we got to the reef it became more roomy. A big big personal thank you to Kerry from... More 

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