Discover the Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Spirit Cruises

Luxurious Cairns Reef Tours with Ocean Spirit Cruises

Set sail on an unforgettable journey to the Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Spirit Cruises. Departing from Cairns, Ocean Spirit Cruises offers an exceptional day trip to the picturesque Michaelmas Cay, a stunning coral cay surrounded by vibrant coral gardens and abundant marine life. Combining luxury, comfort, and adventure, Ocean Spirit Cruises ensures a memorable and immersive experience for all visitors, whether diving, snorkelling or simply enjoying the stunning views.

Why choose Ocean Spirit Cruises?

Luxurious Sailing Catamaran: Travel to the reef aboard Ocean Spirit, an elegant and spacious sailing catamaran. Designed for comfort and stability, Ocean Spirit provides a smooth and enjoyable journey, even in varying sea conditions. You’ll travel in style and comfort with expansive sun decks, air-conditioned lounges, and large viewing areas.

Comprehensive Reef Experience: Ocean Spirit Cruises offers a variety of reef experiences catering to all interests and skill levels. From introductory and certified diving to snorkelling, semi-submarine tours, and glass-bottom boat tours, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Professional and Friendly Crew: Our experienced and knowledgeable crew are dedicated to providing exceptional service and ensuring your day on the reef is both safe and enjoyable. From dive instructors to marine biologists, our team is passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for the reef.


Highlights of Ocean Spirit Cruises

Snorkeling Adventures

Discover the Reef from the Surface Snorkeling at Michaelmas Cay with Ocean Spirit Cruises offers a fantastic way to experience the vibrant underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. With clear, shallow waters and guided snorkelling tours, you’ll get up close to colourful coral formations and diverse marine life.

  • Guided Snorkeling: Learn about the reef’s ecosystem and marine species from knowledgeable guides.
  • High-Quality Equipment: Snorkeling gear is provided, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience.
  • Marine Life Encounters: Spot various marine species, including tropical fish, sea turtles, and more.

Scuba Diving Cairns

Dive into the Depths For those looking to explore beneath the surface,. Ocean Spirit Cruises offers introductory scuba diving experiences. Under the guidance of professional dive instructors, discover the breathtaking beauty of the reef’s underwater world.

  • Introductory Diving: Perfect for beginners, our introductory dive courses include comprehensive training and guided dives.
  • High-Quality Equipment: All diving gear is provided, ensuring a safe and enjoyable dive.

Semi-Submarine and Glass-Bottom Boat Tours

See the Reef Without Getting Wet Explore the reef from the comfort of a semi-submarine or glass-bottom boat. These tours provide a unique perspective of the underwater world, with large windows offering clear views of the coral and marine life.

  • Semi-Submarine Tours: Board our semi-submersible vessel and experience the reef from below the surface. Enjoy informative commentary and see the vibrant marine life in its natural habitat.
  • Glass-Bottom Boat Tours: For those who prefer to stay above water, our glass-bottom boat tours offer a fantastic way to view the reef’s beauty. Watch as colourful fish and corals pass beneath you.
  • Family-Friendly: Ideal for families and those who prefer to stay dry.
  • Informative Commentary: Learn about the reef’s ecosystem from knowledgeable guides.
  • Comfortable Viewing: Enjoy the beauty of the reef in air-conditioned comfort.

Sailing Experience

Enjoy the serenity of sailing. Experience the tranquillity and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef aboard a luxurious sailing catamaran. Feel the gentle sea breeze, take in the stunning views, and relax on the spacious sun decks as you sail to Michaelmas Cay.

  • Smooth Sailing: The catamaran provides a smooth and stable ride, making for a relaxing journey.
  • Scenic Views: Enjoy panoramic views of the Coral Sea and the surrounding islands.
  • Comfortable Seating: Spacious sun decks and air-conditioned lounges offer plenty of comfortable seating options.

Marine Biologist Presentations

Learn from the experts. Ocean Spirit’s marine biologists can enhance your reef experience by giving presentations and leading guided tours. You can gain deeper insights into the reef’s ecosystem, marine life, and conservation efforts.

  • Educational Talks: Attend informative presentations about the reef’s flora and fauna.
  • Guided Tours: Explore the reef with a marine biologist guide, learning about the species and behaviours you encounter.
  • Conservation Efforts: Understand the initiatives to protect and preserve the Great Barrier Reef.

Additional Features

Luxurious Facilities: Enjoy the luxurious facilities onboard Ocean Spirit’s catamaran, including spacious sun decks, air-conditioned lounges, and a fully equipped bar. Relax and take in the stunning views of the reef and ocean.

Delicious Meals: Savour a gourmet buffet lunch featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Morning and afternoon tea are also provided, ensuring you’re well-fueled for a day of exploration and adventure.

Photography and Videos: Capture your reef adventure with professional photography and video services on board. Take home stunning images and videos of your underwater experience to share with friends and family.

Plan Your Ocean Spirit Cruise Today

Ready to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with Ocean Spirit Cruises? Plan your day trip today and embark on an adventure filled with breathtaking beauty, vibrant marine life, and luxurious comfort. Ocean Spirit Cruises promises a magical journey for all, whether you’re snorkelling, diving, or enjoying the many amenities onboard.

Contact Us: For more information about Ocean Spirit Cruises and to book your adventure, visit or contact our friendly customer service team.

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