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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

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Explore one of the world’s natural wonders on this half-day tour of the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas. Discover coral reefs teeming with tropical fish and enjoy a guided snorkel tour, go at your own pace, or take a glass-bottom boat tour. Hop on the luxury catamaran to learn more about the local marine life, while sailing around the Low Isles.
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef with an afternoon cruise around the Low Isles
  • Take a guided snorkeling tour or go at your own pace to explore the reef
  • Enjoy on-board commentary from your guide about the local wildlife
  • Soak up the scenery from the boat and the glass-bottom boat tour
What to Expect
Begin with a hotel pickup before joining your boat tour at the Reef Marina. Begin the cruise from Port Douglas to the Low Isles with an afternoon tea on this adults-only cruise.Take in the scenic views and the tropical breeze from the luxury catamaran as you head to the isles. Once you arrive, you are free to sunbathe on the beach or snorkel around the sheltered lagoon to discover some of the marine life. Take a guided snorkel tour and learn about the underwater creatures and corals of the Great Barrier Reef. If you prefer to stay dry, hop aboard the glass-bottom boat tour and explore the underwater sea life with informative commentary. Enjoy an afternoon tea with canapes and a glass of wine or beer as you admire the sunset over the Coral Sea. Head back to Port Douglas where a shuttle service will bring you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Please contact Sailaway for your pick up time (available from Port Douglas hotels).
Departure Time
12:30pm check-in for 1pm departure
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Tea, coffee and light lunch on arrival
  • Guided snorkeling tour
  • Glass-bottom boat tour
  • Afternoon tea
  • Complimentary beverages (soft & Alcoholic), and canapes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Environmental Management Charge (EMC) AU$6.50 payable on check-in on the day of travel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is an adults-only cruise
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. A light jacket is recommended for cooler evenings
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
For anyone who wants to see the Low Isles, then I can highly recommend taking the half day tour that departs in the afternoon. Great crew, vessel, food was lovely, including the drinks on the way back to Port Douglas. I personally think in terms of seeing the reef, and if you
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My husband and I joined the crew from Sailaway on our last afternoon in Port Douglas. We had the best time not his cruise. I am not super comfortable snorkeling (my husband was a college swimmer so super comfy) and the guided snorkel was just what I needed to feel comfortable
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We had a very nice trip with the sail away nr 6 vessel. Very nice ship, people and gear. Left harbor around 8:30 and had a cup off koffie it Thea and and small bite. At the island we had a short briefing and wend in the water with a guide. After about an hour we had a short
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The sail out and back on the beautiful big and luxurious lagoon cat was fun and comfortable providing some great views of the coast and Low Isles. No engine noise or fumes just the sound of the ocean and the wind in your face and the added bonus of a much more eco friendly way
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Had a fantastic day with Sailaway. Kids 8 and 10, average swimmers...managed both snorkel tours well. The tide was perfect for snorkel off the beach. We saw at least 4 turtles, a sting ray, plenty of fish, colourful coral, several giant clams, baby reef sharks. After lunch we
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German
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