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Ocean Spirit Cruises

Ocean Spirit Cruises offers the most unique sailing experiences to the Great Barrier Reef aboard luxuxy sailing catamarans. Ocean Spirit has three cruises to choose from, two departing from the port of Cairns and the third departing from Palm Cove.

Ocean Spirit I sails from Cairns to Michaelmas Cay for the day. Michaelmas Cay is a pristine, vegetated sand island. It is the perfect place to dip your toes into the Coral Sea and experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkeling, guided snorkel tours with Marine Biologists, semi-submersible tours and diving is all on offer.

Ocean Spirit II sails from Cairns to two stunning destinations. The first stop is Oyster Reef. Oyster Reef is a clear shallow reef that is teeming with brightly coloured fish and corals. The second stop is Upolu Cay. Upolu Cay is a tiny little sand island where you can take a glass bottom boat tour, do more snorkeling and diving.

Oceans Spirit III departs Palm Cove and sails direct to Upolu Cay. Marine Naturalists will give guided snorkel tours and glass bottom tours are also on offer. Ocean Spirit III will then take you to Oyster Reef for more snorkeling.

All tours include morning and afternoon tea, lunch, reef tax, complimentary glass of champagne on homeward sail and live entertainment.

Ocean Spirit I and III include return transfers. These are to be booked when reservation is made.

Touring Options

Ocean Spirit III

Ocean Spirit II

Ocean Spirit I

Activites and Experiences at Ocean Spirit Cruises

  • Cruising Journey on a sailing vessel.
  • Sailing
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park Car parking available at the Marina.
  • Checkin Desk Check in desk is located on board the vessel.
  • Public Transport Pick up and drop off facilities provided.
  • Public toilet Toilets available on board vessels.
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Beach
  • Cruise
  • Diving
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Health and Fitness
  • Honeymoon
  • Island
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Nightlife
  • Reef
  • Relaxation Unwind and take it easy.
  • Remote
  • Romance A romantic sailing experience.
  • Soft Adventure
  • Sport
  • Water based
  • Wildlife
  • Japanese
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Self-Drive
  • Single
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Sunlover Holidays
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning The boat is air-conditioned.
  • Commentary Safety talks and information is provided.
  • Drop off Transport of persons to hotels from arrival point.
  • Host/Hostess A host/hostess is available on tour.
  • Meal
  • Meet & Greet A welcome service is provided on arrival.
  • Pickup Transport of person from hotel to departure point.
  • Toilet Toilets are available on the vessel.
  • Coach A coach is used to provide transfers.
  • Sailing Vessel Sailing catamaran.

Accommodation In Cairns

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Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

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