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Sail and Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and Green Island

Sail and Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and Green Island

Sail and Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and Green Island

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Set sail aboard Ocean Free, a 54-foot (16 1/2-m) schooner. With exclusive mooring on the Great Barrier Reef–just off Green Island–this sailing trip gives you private access to a day in paradise.
Only the guests aboard Ocean Free snorkel and dive in the waters less than a mile (1 kilometer) off Green Island, offering you a unique chance to snorkel in the crystal-clear waters all on your own. Instruction is provided for first-time snorkelers, and guides are on hand to help out guests of all ability levels. A fully-protected national park, lush Green Island is surrounded by the living colors of the Great Barrier Reef and abounds with marine life–turtles and stingrays are a common sight.
After the morning's discoveries, a delicious smorgasbord lunch is provided. Then grab your camera to snap shots of the fish feed at the boat before being transferred across to Green Island. Spend all afternoon exploring the tropical rainforest, the crocodile enclosure, and the quaint resort village. Or just spend an hour sunbathing and relaxing on the beach and transfer back to the boat for more snorkeling–it's up to you. As the wind fills the sails on your return trip to Cairns, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and snacks as your reminisce about your unforgettable day.
Diving also is available for first-time and certified divers (optional extra). Introductory dives get plenty of assistance from instructors, and certified divers are offered a free guide to ensure they get the maximum out of their dive.
Inclusions :
  • Muffins, tea, and coffee on boarding
  • Tea and coffee all day
  • All snorkeling equipment, snorkel jacket
  • Wetsuits
  • Snorkeling tuition
  • Marine brief
  • Large smorgasbord lunch
  • Sailing trip to Green Island
  • Fresh fruit, cheese and cracker, and cake platters and wine on return to Cairns
  • Optional Green Island activities
  • High crew-to-guest ratio

Available:
Daily
Duration:
Approximately 9 1/4 hours
Departure time and location:
Approximately 7:30 AM; from A Finger 4 Marlin Marina
Check-in begins at 7:15 AM at the Reef Fleet Terminal
Return time and location:
Approximately 5–5:30 PM, depending on the wind; to A Finger 4 Marlin Marina
Note:
Participationis complimentary for children younger than age 4. Because this trip is aboard a sailing vessel, passengers should be fairly mobile and steady on their feet. To visit the island, you will be required to step in and out of a large dive tender; those with limited mobility may wish to consider another tour. Hotel transfers are available for an additional fee payable upon arrival (see redemption instructions). First-time and certified dives are available for an additional fee; you may book this option when calling to confirm reservation (see redemption instructions). Please ensure that any pre-booked divers do not have epilepsy, heart conditions, diabetes, or a history of asthma as these conditions will preclude them from diving. If you wish to book a dive, you will be required to fill out a medical questionnaire to confirm your fitness to dive.
There is an additional port tax and surcharge of AU$10 that is not included in the cost of this tour and is due upon arrival onboard the boat.

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