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Green Island is a fully developed coral island situated only 26 kilometres from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Its protected waters are the perfect location to discover the reef snorkeling and scuba diving. Ocean Free sails you leisurely to Pinnacle Reef, an exclusive mooring on the eastern lee of Green Island.

Ocean Free's small number of passengers, only 35*, ensures a truly personalised and unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience. You may even want to try your first ever scuba dive, or for the certified diver, enjoy being guided by our qualified instructors on one of the best kept secrets on the Great Barrier Reef.

Your Green Island Tour Includes
Morning tea & coffee
4½ hours on our exclusive mooring on the Great Barrier Reef
Tropical smorgasbord lunch
Snorkeling tuition
Use of all snorkeling equipment
Scuba diving demonstration
Transfers to & from Green Island
Afternoon tea (tropical)
Glass of wine
Optional Extras
Coach transfers
Scuba diving- Introductory/Certified
Underwater cameras
Hire of Wet/Stinger suits
Range of quality merchandise
Green Island activities
Glass bottom boat
Marineland Melanesia

Board Ocean Free at 7:30am from A Finger 4 Marlin Marina. You will be greeted on the wharf by one of our crew (just look for the big white “O” and dolphin).

After leaving the dock you can assist with the hoisting of the sails and after an introductory safety brief - you can just kick back and enjoy the motor sail to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

For those of you wishing to scuba dive the paperwork and briefs are completed during the journey out, so when we arrive at The Great Barrier Reef you are ready to dive!

Once sails are dropped we meander through the reef to our private mooring at Pinnacle Reef with Green Island just 700m away — all you’ve ever dreamed of in a tropical paradise!

The boat is greeted by schools of spangled emperors, yellow tailed fusiliers, parrot fish and giant trevally.



Upolu Cay Travel in style (without the crowds !) on our newly refurbished luxury cruiser. The first boat to arrive at the stunning Upolu Cay – experience it uninterrupted ! Relax and unwind in the azure crystal clear waters surrounding the Cay. Over 2 hours to experience this beautiful site . Have a leisurely scrumptious lunch ( includes seafood) while we cruise to the Outer Edge of Upolu Reef.

Over 5 hours to snorkel and dive the 2 destinations including the stunning “wonder wall” on the outer edge of Upolu Reef – no rush in the day !

Experience our Adventure Drift Snorkel Tour and Glass bottom boat tour (included in the price !) with our marine naturalist. Be blown away by the abundance of sea-life on our protected sites. Dive with our highly trained dive instructors. For first time divers we offer an extremely high ratio of instructor to diver 1:2 ( most boats offer 1:4) and for our cert divers a free guide ensuring you get the most out of your dives !

Relax on the journey home while our crew serve you tropical fruit platters , cheese platters and assorted cakes – pure indulgence !

Your Upolu Tour Includes
Adventure Drift Snorkelling Tour with Marine Naturalist
Reef Talk by Marine Interpreter
Glass bottom Boat Tour
Snorkelling Tuition
Top quality Snorkelling equipment (masks, flippers, snorkel)
Buoyancy snorkel vests
Transfers to and from Upolu Cay
Lycra suits /or wet suits (depending on season)
2 Reef destinations on the day including Upolu Cay + outer edge Upolu Reef
5 full hours on the Reef
Tea and coffee all day
Large smorgasbord lunch with seafood
Platter tropical fruit, cheese and crackers, assorted cake served during day (Refreshments , Licensed bar, and quality merchandise available for purchasee)

Optional Extras
Coach transfers
Scuba diving — Introductory/Certified
Refreshments from the licensed bar
Underwater cameras
Snorkel tours
Range of quality merchandise
Your Day on Ocean Freedom

Board Ocean Freedom at 7:30am from A Finger 5 Marlin Marina. You will be greeted on the wharf by one of our crew (just look for the big white "O" and dolphin). Enjoy a morning tea or coffee + Danish pastries in the comfortable lounge. Following an introductory safety brief - kick back, relax and enjoy the one and half hour cruise to Upolu Cay on the Great Barrier Reef.



Cruise Green Island



Family (2adults+2children)


Cruise Upolu Cay



Family (2adults+2children)

Diving Options Green Island

Introductory dive x 1
2nd Introductory Dive


Certified dive x 1


2nd Certified Dive


Diving Options Upolu Cay

Introductory dive x 1
2nd Introductory Dive


Certified dive x 1


2nd Certified Dive



Bus Transfers - City
Bus Transfers - Beaches

Child Rate is 4 - 14 yrs ~ Prices are per person ~ $10.00 reef tax payable on board

  • Boarding is at 7:30am for 8:00am departure
  • Ocean Free can be found on E Finger No. 12
  • Ocean Freedom can be found on E Finger No. 11

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We welcome any question you may have. If you are making a reservation please select "Booking" and you will be issued with booking requirements, otherwise choose "Enquiry".







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