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Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas provided by Sailaway

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Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas

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You'll start at
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina
44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
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    Stop: 9 hours -
    The adventure starts with an early departure from Port Douglas Marina. Sit back and relax as we set sail to the Coral Cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs. Enjoy an authentic sailing experience, following the coastline and views of the Daintree mountains. Once at the protected sites at the Coral Cays, nature activities will include snorkelling over the pristine coral reef with a qualified marine biologist offering reef interpretation on a guided snorkel tour. A glass bottom boat coral viewing tour is also on offer. Premium reef sites showcase abundant marine life, including encounters with turtles and an amazing display of giant clam gardens, beautiful corals and a wide variety of fish. Explore the white sands of the coral cays, soak up the sun and swim in turquoise clear waters. A tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas & coffees, supplied by local plantations, will compliment a day of adventure and relaxation.
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Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina
44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
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Departure Point
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Great Barrier Reef sailing cruise
  • Morning and afternoon tea, pastries and muffins
  • Gourmet Buffet lunch
  • Use of snorkel equipment and instruction
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Glass-bottom boat tour
  • Time to explore the pristine coral cays
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Port Douglas only)
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Environmental Management Charge (AU$6.50 per person payable on check-in on the day of travel)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please bring towel, swimsuit, sunscreen and hat
  • Underwater Camera's available for hire $55 for the day
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lisa wrote a review Jun 2020
Queensland, Australia2 contributions
Had a great day out yesterday at the Mackay Cay site on the Great Barrier Reef. Have been on this tour twice and had an incredible time on both occasions. Yesterday's trip saw heaps of stunning corals, fish, turtle, ray, etc. Explored the cay and hang with an epaulette shark :)
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Date of experience: June 2020
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ogerkan wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York3,472 contributions268 helpful votes
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First off, thank you to Jazz and our all lady crew for an amazing day aboard the Sailaway VII Catamaran. Mackay Reef is about 2 hours out and back. On the way out, coffee and pastries were served. There was a also nice overview of what to expect at the reef presented by one of
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Date of experience: March 2020
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753Judith wrote a review Mar 2020
Woking, United Kingdom9 contributions1 helpful vote
Comfortable modern catamaran with about 50 guests. 4 young but very skilled crew led by skipper Jazz. Medical forms and safety briefing gave confidence to novices like us. Crew gave clear instructions so everyone knew what to do. 2 good swims with snorkels - wonderful corals and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Karen H wrote a review Mar 2020
Williamstown, Australia12 contributions1 helpful vote
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Today we had the best experience of our lives with Sailaway. I did a deep research about outer reef cruises in port douglas, I read about 500+ different reviews in Facebook, instagram and TripAdvisor, this is not a affordable tour and it is a once in a life experience. And I am
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dom1947 wrote a review Mar 2020
Huntington Beach, California145 contributions40 helpful votes
from pick to return this was the adventure of our Australian trip.we took a catamaran to the low isles.we are both seniors and my wife uses a cane to walk.she was handled with the greatest care.she was helped on and off the ship ;they came back to check on her to see how she was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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327lorit
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Excellent sailing and snorkeling trip
The marine biologist leading the snorkeling was excellent. She pointed out sea life I would have never noticed befo
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zkjdz
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Wonderful family trip
Wonderful experience! All very safe, secure and friendly. Went for a family trip with kids and the boat is just per
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scotthQ5522OU
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Beautiful boat lovely cruise
My wife and I went during our honeymoon in Port Douglas. Was quiet windy which made it quiet an exciting cruise, Ha
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Casuals123
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great Barrier Reef
What a fantastic day the staff snorkelling food and boat were just perfect. It was the best day of our holiday in A
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robertsD3290WT
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Wonderful Sunset Cruise
This cruise couldn't have been nicer. The weather was perfect. Steve was a great skipper and host. The food was del
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pixie007
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A must do when in Port Douglas
What a wonderful day of snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. The captain and crew were fantastic. We snorkeled at 2 d
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Winnipeg1991
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Outer Reef Tour
We spent a great day on this tour. The boat was comfortable. The trip out to the reef and a back was about 1.5 - 2
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804heidir
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Best day of my two-week Australia tour
This day-long trip to the Lower Isles is well thought out from start to finish. In the morning, you board the ship
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suzannesI706HJ
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Excellent day on the Reef
We did both the Sunset cruise and the Outer barrier reef tour. Both were extremely well organized with friendly pro
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lexyabroad
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Louise and Blake were fabulous hosts
This was a fantastic tour and we Ioved swimming with turtles, fish, reef sharks and seeing different types of coral
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PaulBartleyW
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OUTSTANDING boats, staff & service; BREATHTAKING snorkel sites; AWESOME experience..
Our 2nd visit to Port Douglas & our 2nd time - visiting the Great Barrier Reef. It is fair to say: There are cheape
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Xoe01
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Nice enough, lacked a little.
Nice sunset cruise with these guys on Sunday night. Boat lovely, staff friendly, but it lacked a little atmosphere.
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lizcb19
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Amazing day trip to the reef and daintree!
We did the 2 Worlds Tour and it was perfect for us as we only had a few days in Port Douglas, and didn’t want to sp
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Debs195734
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Day trip to Low Isles
I booked this trip after reading excellent reviews online about the company and organisation and because we wanted
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crstewar1
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Awesome snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef
This was an awesome day of snorkeling on the reef! Our crew was fun and hardworking, and they were able to tell us
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  • Duration: 9h
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