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Dive Review of Spirit of Freedom in
Australia/Coral Sea

Spirit of Freedom: "Great staff, comfortable boat, nice diving", Aug, 2018,

by Kelley Price, WA, US ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10711 has 2 Helpful votes.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I wish the website would do a better job of explaining bed size - we're used to a king sized bed at home, so when you put us in a double bed we're not very comfortable. Other than that, the bed itself was comfortable. Instead of shelves to put your things on, I'd suggest drawers, as when the sea is rough or during the ocean crossing, things get tossed everywhere (and I mean everywhere). The first night, making the crossing from the barrier reef to the Coral sea was ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Hawaii, Caribbean, Cozumel, Bahamas, Belize
Closest Airport Cairns Getting There It's an easy flight to Cairns from the US, usually via Sydney. Likely easy to get there from anywhere.

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 76 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Recreational diving limit, return to boat with 500# of air.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I gave this rating mostly because the visibility was not great, due to the clouds, so not m ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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