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Address: Inlet Street, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4099 4070
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Sail the Great Barrier Reef aboard the historic 91ft vessel...

Sail the Great Barrier Reef aboard the historic 91ft vessel "Tallarook". Sail Tallarook is the only company offering two half day trips from beautiful Port Douglas to Low Isles, on the Great Barrier Reef.With the wind behind her Tallarook is one of Port Douglas’ most eco friendly vessels. Fuel consumption is kept to a minimum ensuring you can make a trip to the reef with the knowledge that your carbon footprint has been kept to a minimum. And with a maximum of only 21 guests, you will enjoy a very personal service and an unforgettable experience.Low Isles is an unspoilt inner patch reef composed of small coral cay and is located 15km north of Port Douglas. Comprising 150 species of hard corals, 15 species of soft corals and a large variety of fish as well as green turtles, it is idyllic for snorkelling.

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Ideal tour to Low Isles

A half day tour on this lovely old boat was perfect for our group of 12, ranging in age from 8 to 58. We were able to take our own food and drink on board which kept the cost... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2015
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Rye, Australia

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

We took a trip on this boat , crew were very friendly and professional . Snacks on the 1.5 hour trip there . My partner helped hoist the sail which was great . Snorkeling was good plenty to see , highlights were a turtle and a black tip reef shark . On the return journey we had fresh fruit and... More 

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Rye, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

A half day tour on this lovely old boat was perfect for our group of 12, ranging in age from 8 to 58. We were able to take our own food and drink on board which kept the cost down considerably. Chris and his crew were very helpful and knowledgeable. The duration of this trip is ideal for those with... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

As there were only 10 of us altogether, this felt very personal and we were impressed by the high standards of the crew. I was slightly apprehensive about snorkeling but was well looked after.

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Had a pleasant time on Tallarook and snorkelling at Low Isles. Rosie & Chris very friendly & informative.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

We went on this boat because it was the only one that offered a half day without food , we wanted to go on a boat trip and snorkel not really spend the day eating 3 different meals . The boat is great and has a lot of character , staff were great and very thorough with safety issues .... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

This was the best snorkelling experience ever..we felt like we were on our own private charter as there were only six of us..chris n rosie were great, friendly and informative. The snorkelling was amazing we seen five turtles and a sting ray as well as lots of fish n coral. Rosie knew exactly where to take us. .great price, great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

Sail on a yacht built for the Navy in 1946, 75ft long, beautiful old timber and only a small group of others. Excellent for a half day trip to Low Isles to snorkell. Cheaper than other options and if you like sailing it's the best option.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

Chris and Rosie did a great job in arranging a good half day out on the GBR to the Low Isles. We have a 3 y.o who wouldn't have handled a full day trip so the Tallarook half day was ideal. I've done a number of Reef tours and found that the Tallarook tour was the most personal given the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

Just back from our first time snorke lling and sailing. We both had the time of our lives and.would highly recommend this trip, the skipper and crew were knowledgeable and fun. Thanks again for a great trip from Scott & Denise.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

We wanted one more day or half day out if we could find one that wasn't quite so expensive as the 'big' heavily advertised trips. This trip would suit many (there was a young family of 5 on with us) and was a really nice change from the highly powered and highly noisy boats. It was a half day sail,... More 

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