MY Spirit of Freedom Australia Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Diving Review

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Liveaboard Quick Review The MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard is a 37m (121f) Australia Great Barrier Reef diving safari boat for up to 24 guests accommodated across 11 cabins and 13 bathrooms. This Australia liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.3 out of 10 and is rated 'Superb'.
Liveaboard Review Tips If you are looking for a superb , a great choice is the MY Spirit of Freedom diving liveaboard. Here's our quick 7 review tips of why you might like to book this Australia diving liveaboard boat:
1. Customer Rating The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.3 out of 10, and is rated "Superb".
2. Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating Summary Diver Benefits: 9 out of 9, Liveaboard Design: 9 out of 9, Cabin Luxury: 6 out of 7, Onboard Comfort: 4 out of 7, Food Luxury: 8 out of 11, Drink Luxury: 7 out of 9. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 43 out of 52 (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Great Barrier Reef MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard costs from £241 per day ($294/€275)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard include: aircon cabins, available for charter, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental.
5. Cons A quick list of the main cons of the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard include: none from the main list of pros vs cons.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard is 37 metres (121 feet) long, has 11 cabins and 13 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 24 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard include: 4 Days/3 Nights, 5 Days/4 Nights, 8 Days/7 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: MY Spirit of Freedom).
Booking tips Before you book and pay for your flights, you first need your itinerary dates confirmed for your liveaboard trip. 8 steps to follow: 1. Select an itinerary; 2. Choose a cabin; 3. Select number of people in your party; 4. Enter your email address and confirm; 5. Your trip will be held by the liveaboard operator until your dates are confirmed. 6. You'll receive a booking confirmation by email allowing you 2-3 days before payment is due; 7. Book your flights to Australia; 8. Pay for your MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard trip.
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* Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Spirit of Freedom.
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

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    Video Title Spirit Of Freedom Liveaboard Cruises
    Flexible Booking This liveaboard has flexible booking terms, which means you can book with confidence knowing that this dive boat offers a free trip reschedule within 24 months if you are unable to travel due to Covid19 related restrictions (T & Cs apply).
    Nitrox Diving Paid nitrox available, which means you benefit from the many advantages of nitrox diving if you are happy to pay for it. The benefits include extended bottom times so you can spend longer on each dive.
    Dietary Requirements Catered For The onboard chefs will cater for specific dietary requirements, e.g. food allergies like gluten or lactose intolerance, and religious beliefs. This means you can enjoy the onboard meals. You are advised to add any dietary requirements to your special requests at step 2 of the booking form, but limit these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.
    Diving Courses This liveaboard offers diving courses, which means you benefit from being able to advance your diving skills. These training courses are an extra charge.
    Scuba Gear Rental You can rent scuba gear on this dive boat so you benefit from being able travel light and simply rent all your scuba equipment once onboard.
    Internet Free WIFI and internet on this liveaboard, so you can get online with your phone or laptop for no extra charge.
    Ensuite Cabins Cabins on this dive boat benefit from having ensuite bathrooms, so you can shower and get ready in private (Check when booking that the cabin you choose has an ensuite bathroom).
    Aircon Cabins Each cabin has air-conditioning, which means you can choose your own cabin temperature for personal comfort and a good nights sleep.
    Private Charter This liveaboard is available for private charter. If you charter this dive boat you have more flexibility over the choice of dive sites (with the captain's approval), the type of diving and total number of divers/guests onboard (subject to the maximum number of guests onboard - see below).
    DIN Adapters If you have DIN regulators do not worry as this liveaboard has DIN to Yoke regulator adaptors onboard.
    Relaxing between dives
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    Liveaboard Luxury Features Review

    Liveaboard Luxury Features The 'Liveaboard Luxury Rating' concept is to help you choose the right diving liveaboard for your Australia dive trip. This means you can compare this liveaboard with other liveaboards on a like-for-like basis, and makes choosing the right liveaboard much easier.
    SDE Luxury Rating Total (Max 52/52=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard has 43 out of a total of 52 possible benefits and features. This total is made up of the following benefits and features:
    Diver Benefits (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 9 out of 9 'Diver Benefits' and include: DIN Adapters: YES; Dive Courses: YES; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: YES; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: YES; Rinse Hoses: YES; Shaded Dive Area: YES; Tenders For Diving: YES.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 9 out of 9 'Boat Design Features' and include: Airconditioned Saloon: YES; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: YES; Indoor Saloon: YES; Leisure Deck: YES; Observation Deck: YES; Outside Showers: YES; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 6 out of 7 'Cabin Features' and include: Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: NO; Daily Housekeeping: YES; Ensuite cabins: YES; Non-smoking Cabins: YES; Seaview cabins available: YES; TV In Cabin: YES.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 4 out of 7 'Onboard Comfort' features, and include: Beach Towels: NO, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: YES; Deck Towels: YES; Internet: YES; Laundry Service: NO; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: NO.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 8 out of 11 'Food Features' and include: BBQ Area: YES; Beach BBQ: NO; Buffet Style: YES; Dietary Requirements Catered For: YES; Fine Cuisine: NO; Local Food: YES; Outdoor Dining: YES; Snacks All Day: NO; Vegan Options: YES; Vegetarian Options: YES; Western Style Food: YES; (Meal options include: Al Fresco Dining, Full-board Option).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 7 out of 9 'Drink Features' and include: Bar: YES; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: YES; Free Soft Drinks: NO; Free Wine With Dinner: YES; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: NO.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

    Customer Reviews The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard customer reviews listed here have been chosen for you to get a feel for the scuba diving experience you'll get.
    Customer Review

    A childhood dream realised. Impressively well run ship with enthusiastic, switched on crew. Little things like warm towels, kit taken care of, delicious food, made it a fantastic liveaboard. Highly highly recommend. Don’t miss out on the night dive!” Recommended for: Fantastic diving, comfortable ship, proficient crew.

    Customer Review By Kerri H, from: United Kingdom scored the MY Spirit of Freedom 10 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Spirit of Freedom.
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    Not being a full boat it was a great, and personal experience highlighted by an awesome crew. Diving Osprey Reef and wall in the Coral sea.” Recommended for: Crew, personal service, diving.

    Customer Review By Jon S, from: United States scored the MY Spirit of Freedom 9.6 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Spirit of Freedom.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Liveaboard Departure-Arrival Location The MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard departs and returns from the port none selected. Please click here: MY Spirit of Freedom to find out how to get from to join the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard's departure port none selected.
    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard don't necessarily tie in with the videos directly below the itinerary heading. The itineraries are examples of dive trips offered by this liveaboard, and the videos are examples of videos taken when diving from the MY Spirit of Freedom dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1 Coral Sea & Ribbon Reefs Adventure
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    Itinerary 1 Title Australia's Great Barrier Reef | beautiful underwater nature | Scuba Diving the Ribbon Reefs HD
    Itinerary Option 2 Cod Hole and Ribbon Reefs
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    Itinerary 2 Title Diving the "Cod Hole" on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, after Cyclone Yasi | underwater footage
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    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 26 times in total on the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Australia (, null_select), make sure you select the right itinerary for your diver certification level. Different itineraries include the following alternative PADI certification levels (or equivalent): No Scuba Diving Certification Needed: NO; Open Water Diver: YES; Advanced Open Water Diver: YES.
    Your Logged Dives When choosing the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard for your dive trip to Australia, make sure you select the right itinerary for how many logged dives you've done. Itineraries on the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: NO; 10 logged dives: YES; 20 logged dives: YES; 30 logged dives: NO; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: NO.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard for your dive trip to Australia, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard include the following alternatives: Beginner/Novice (up to 9 logged dives): NO; Advanced Beginner (10-19 dives): YES; Intermediate Diver (20 to 29 logged dives): YES; Advanced Intermediate (30 to 39 logged dives): NO; Proficient Diver (40 to 49 logged dives): NO; Advanced Diver (more than 50 logged dives): NO.
    Type of Diving The type of diving experienced from the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard includes: Coral Gardens, Drift Diving, Marine Life, Night Dives, Warm Water Diving.
    Underwater Scooters Onboard Underwater scooters onboard: NO.

    Marine Life Reviewed

    Marine Life Species The sea life you might see on your Australia liveaboard dive trip depends on the time of year you choose to dive, and on which Australia liveaboard and liveaboard itinerary you book. But ultimately the sea creatures you see when scuba diving is always down to nature itself. With these parameters in mind, the marine life you may spot when scuba diving on the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard in Australia might include:
    Sharks You may see the following sharks species: Blacktip Reef Sharks, Epaulette Shark, Grey Reef Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Silky Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks, Wobbegong Shark.
    Ray Species You may see the following rays species: Blue Spotted Stingrays, Manta Rays, Spotted Eagle Rays, Sting Rays.
    Fish Species You may also see the following fish species: Batfish, Barracudas, Clownfish (Anemonefish), Glassfish, Groupers, Humphead Parrotfish, Jack Schools, Maori Wrasse, Moray Eels, Napoleon Wrasse, Pipefish, Potato Cod, Red Snappers, Reef Fish, Sea Horses.
    Other Marine Life & Bird Species You may see the following marine and bird life: Barrel Sponges, Blanket Octopus, Crabs, Crocodiles, Cuttlefish, Giant Clam, Hard Corals, Jellyfish, Lobsters, Mantis Shrimp, Nudibranchs, Octopus, Sea Snakes, Soft Corals, Squid, Starfish, Turtles.
    Marine Mammal Species You might encounter the following mammals: Dolphins, Dugongs, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales.
    Video Title Australia's Great Barrier Reef | beautiful underwater nature | Scuba Diving the Ribbon Reefs HD
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    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

    Included In The Price The price of booking the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard includes: Airport Transfer, Alcoholic Drinks With Diner, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Diving Package, Drinking Water, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Hotel Transfer, Internet, Local Flights, Snacks, Snorkel Equipment, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner.
    Paid For Optional Extras The following are optional extras when you book the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard: Alcoholic Beverages, Gratuities, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Soft Drinks.
    Paid For Required Extras The following are required extras when you book the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard: National Park Fees.

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 37 metres (121 feet).
    Maximum Guests 24
    Cabins and Bathrooms The MY Spirit of Freedom dive boat has 11 cabins and 13 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The MY Spirit of Freedom has the following cabin types: double cabins, twin cabins, quad cabins.
    Family cabins onboard Family cabins onboard: YES.

    Advanced Divers

    Advanced Diver Benefits (Max 3) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 1 out of 3 (i.e. 33%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: NO; Sidemount Diving YES; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 3 out of 3 (i.e. 100%) 'Underwater Photographer Benefits', which include: Camera Room: YES; Camera Station: YES; Separate Rinse For U/W Cameras: YES.

    Non-Diver Activities

    Non-Diving Activities (Max 17) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 2 out of 17 (i.e. 12%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: NO; Glass Bottom Boat: NO; Jacuzzi/Hot Tub: NO; Jet Skiing: NO; Kayaks: NO; Land Excursions: NO; Massage: NO; Naturalist Itineraries: [naturalist_Itineraries]; Naturalist Guide: NO; Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly: YES, Sauna: NO; Snorkel Equipment: YES; Spa: NO; Stand Up Paddle Boards: NO; Wakeboarding: NO; Water Skiing: NO; Yoga: NO.
    Onboard Entertainment (Max 2) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 2 out of 2 (i.e. 100%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: YES; Library: YES.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard has 4 out of 6 (i.e. 67%) 'Traveller Benefits', which include: Airport Transfer: YES; Available For Charter: YES, Budget Friendly: NO, Dedicated Local & International Crew: YES; Hotel Transfer: YES; Welcome Cocktails; NO.
    Languages Spoken Onboard The crew onboard the MY Spirit of Freedom liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: English.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The MY Spirit of Freedom Great Barrier Reef liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.3, is rated 'Superb'. This Australia liveaboard is a 37 metre (121 feet) dive boat for up to 24 guests across 11 cabins (inc. double cabins, twin cabins, quad cabins), and has 13 bathrooms. The MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard has aircon cabins, available for charter, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental. To book: MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard prices start at £241 per day ($294/€275)*.
    More Information To discover more about the MY Spirit of Freedom diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Australia you can do this here: MY Spirit of Freedom. But if you want to compare this Australia liveaboard with one of the other liveaboards from Australia, please take a look at the table below. If you are only interested in Australia liveaboards, select "Country" from the list of searchable options from first dropdown menu and type "Australia" in the search box:
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    * Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Spirit of Freedom.

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    MY Spirit of Freedom Australia Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Diving Review

    Article written by Russell Bowyer who has been a scuba diver since diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1989. After his first dive he trained as a BSAC diver in the UK. He attained his Diver Leader certification with BSAC. He then went on to become a scuba diving instructor, teaching others how to dive and was voted as Diving Officer and Treasurer for the Saffron Walden BSAC club too. Russell has dived all over the world, including the UK, on liveaboards in the Red Sea, the Caribbean, South Africa and the USA. Russell is experienced in all dive types, including drift diving, deep dives that involved decompression stops and recreational dives too.

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