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Review of Uplift Watersports

Uplift Watersports
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Owner description: PARASAILING, JET SKIING & SNORKELLING PARASAILING: Safe, comfortable and fun. Fly behind our custom built parasailing boat for amazing views of Port Douglas and surrounds. Maximum 10 passengers per trip. Up to 4 Trips Daily: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 3.30pm Solo or Tandem Flights. 12yr olds can fly solo. Under 12’s are welcome to fly but only in tandem with an adult. (Min age approx. 5/6yrs) JET SKIING: 45min & 75min Jet Ski Hire and 95min + Jet Ski Tours. No experience or licence required. All safety gear and instruction provided. Ride Solo or Tandem – Solo minimum driver age is 16yrs. Min age for passenger is 8yrs. Please note: All activities require a booking to confirm availability.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

very enjoyable to ride in the parasail. Staff professional and friendly, helpful and funny. Did it in about 1.5hr good activity to fill time if you dont want to lounge around all day. Lovely view from the heights and great to be on the water

Thank g m
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

It's always great to be out on the water we say! Thrilled to hear you enjoyed yourselves and that you loved the views :-) Kind regards Sharon, Rick and the Uplift Team

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

What a total blast. We just happened on the shop in the marina and thought we’d give the jet skiing it go.
the h&s was delivered professionally both in the shop and then on the quay.
Safe trip in and outside the harbour, then fully encouraged to open them up and have fun. Brilliant. Do it. Robby very encouraging to have as much fun as you can. My son driving me around was great for him and a little bouncy for me at the back!

6*

Thank BigBobW4
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

6* Review, WOW Thank you BigBobW4 ! So glad you found us here at the Crystalbrook Marina :-) Sometimes the last minute, unplanned activities are the most fun! It sounds like you had a ball. Very happy to hear you felt safe and that our safety briefings and instructions were well received and understood. Maybe next time you should have a drive yourself?! Kind regards Sharon, Rick & the Uplift Team

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

While only in Port Douglas for the day (on a cruise), I'm glad my partner and I stumbled across Uplift Watersports.

At only $90pp for our tandem parasailing ride, we thought it was well worth it for the experience. Our only concern throughout the whole experience was time; booking was at 3:30 and last tender was just after 5. After explaining to us that they were taking a smaller amount of people for that particular trip, and the approx amount of time the whole experience would take, we were confidant it would be fine (and it was).

Once up in the air you get great views of the Port Douglas coastline and some of the surrounding area. Thankfully the weather was good while we were there but even on a bad day, it wouldn't take away from the beauty of the area.

If you're like me, and get motion sickness very easily, you should be fine. The only time you may feel a bit ill, is will parasailing itself, due to the rocking motion. Apart from that, you should be fine.

Again, great staff and experience.
Would definitely do again!

Thank Tash h
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks Tash. Cruise ship days sure are busy and we love having a couple of fun, adventurous activities available for visitors while on shore. You don't have much time but we do everything we can to look after as many people possible within the time frame! So happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves and that sea sickness didn't take hold! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your cruise and maybe we will see you in Port Douglas again for a longer stay next time. Kind Regards Sharon ,Rick & the Uplift Team

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

day out on the water - fantastic day on the water with our guide rob - very helpful in any situation - happy to do whatever request you asked rob - easy to see why he loves his job - all staff are so helpful - pleasure to deal with - must try the jetskis while in port douglas guarenteed you will have a ball.thank you all so much for a fun day,

Thank Jeff H
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

We appreciate your time taken to write us a review Jeff and appreciate even more that you joined us for a second time! Robbie sure does love his job - any day on the water is a good day he says :-) Hope to see you and your family again next time. Kind Regards Sharon, Rick and Robbie.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing and gets the adrenalin pumping! The staff are amazing too.
Highly recommend!!
Definitely hire your own jetski!
P.s. prepare to lose your brain mind...!
Dont forget to stop by Hemmingway's Brewery after for a Big Willies cider

Thank lanifreeme
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Ha Ha! So glad you had such a ball and yes we agree that riding solo is heaps of fun - way more control of your own speed and can get bigger jumps! Our located right in-front of Hemingway's Brewery is perfect for that apres jet skiing drink :-) Kind regards Sharon, Rick & Robbie.

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