Yongala Expedition

Tuesday 3rd to Monday 9th November 2020

 6 night Spirit of Freedom expedition

diving the Coral Sea reefs and Yongala Wreck

Join a rare opportunity to explore offshore Coral Sea Reefs and Australia’s largest shipwreck, the SS Yongala.

The SS Yongala is one of the most exhilarating wreck dive sites in the world. This exploratory expedition will take you to some of the lesser dived sites amongst the most Easterly parts of the Coral Sea, far beyond the outer reefs of the Great Barrier Reef!


Included: 6 nights onboard Spirit of Freedom, 6 dive days, up to 25 dives, tanks & weights, all chef prepared meals, Australian wine or beer with dinner, coffee & tea, daily cabin service, bath and deck towels.


*Please note this trip starts in Townsville and ends in Cairns.


Excluded: Make own way to Breakwater Marina in Townsville, optional nitrox fills, optional gear hire, drinks outside of dinner, PADI courses and souvenirs.

Map legend:

  • Day 1 – Wheeler Reef

  • Day 2 – SS Yongala Day

  • Days 3 & 4 – Flinders Reefs

  • Day 5 – Dart Reef

  • Day 6 – Holmes Reef


Tue 3rd to Mon 9th November 2020


25 available


$3995 AU per person quad share

$4700 AU per person twin share

from $4700 AU per person double

(2 booking together)


all subject to availability at time of booking



Tue 3rd:

  • Depart Townsville 10am

  • Start your dive, eat, sleep, repeat routine!

  • Wheelers Reef up to 3 dives including 1 night dive

Wed 4th:

  • Arrive at the SS Yongala wreck

  • Up to 5 dives including 1 night dive

Thu 5th:

  • More of dive, eat, sleep, routine

  • Diving Flinders Reef

  • Up to 5 dives including 1 night dive

Fri 6th:

  • More fantastic diving at Flinders Reef

  • Up to 4 dives

Sat 7th:

  • Your routine keeps continuing

  • Diving Dart or Flora Reef

  • Up to do 4 dives, followed by overnight travel to Holmes Reef

Sun 8th:

  • Diving Holmes Reef

  • Up to 4 dives

  • Overnight travel to Cairns

Mon 9th:

  • Arrive Cairns early morning

  • Breakfast on board

  • Disembark 7.30-8.00am

  • Transfer to Cairns CBD

  • Would you like to add accommodation?

  • Great memories and fond farewells till next time!

  • Dive boat trip

  • All meals on boat

  • Share cabin with en-suite bathroom

  • Reef tax & Yongala mooring fee

  • Tanks and weights

  • Transfer from boat to Cairns CBD

Optional Extras
  • Dive gear hire or bring your own

  • Nitrox fills


  • Oceanview double cabin

  • Accommodation in Cairns after boat trip

  • Cairns tours


  • your airfares, home town transfers and travel insurance are not included

Dive Yongala from a luxurious

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