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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

By: Sailaway
From US$199.10
Highlights
  • Sail out to the Great Barrier Reef in the early morning before the crowds
  • Leisure time to snorkel, lounge, or stroll lets you spend your time wisely
  • Marine biologist leads informative snorkel and glass-bottom boat tours
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
From US$199.10
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
From US$199.12
Overview

Explore the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles for a full day on a catamaran cruise from Port Douglas. With a marine biologist as your guide, you’ll have informative commentary to accompany your beach lounging, snorkeling, or glass-bottom boat tour. Enjoy the ability to travel light, as cruises include lunch and snorkeling equipment.

What to Expect

Start your day’s adventure in the Great Barrier Reef's Low Isles with convenient hotel pickup in Port Douglas, and then transfer to the marina where you’ll board a luxury catamaran. With an early morning departure, you’ll arrive in the Low Isles before many of the crowds show up.

Spend the next four and a half hours at your leisure—go snorkeling using the provided gear, simply lounge on the beach or boat, stroll down to the 19th-century lighthouse, or opt for a snorkeling or glass-bottom boat tour. The fact that a marine biologist guide leads these two tours means you'll get in-depth information about the reef and its colorful inhabitants, and there is plenty of time to ask questions.

Midday, refuel with a seafood-focused lunch on board the boat.

Return to Port Douglas and enjoy convenient drop-off back at your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The best cruise we have been on!

We loved this cruise as it was fun and relaxing at the same time. The team - Louisa, Maddy and Blake (I hope I have the names right) were great, very knowledgable and helpful which made the cruise even more enjoyable. We saw turtles, sharks...More

1  Thank supreetkaur91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mixed Review

Beautiful boat, nice crew/staff. Unfortunately, we experienced a crying baby on and off the whole day on and mediocre food. Prior to the tour, we had requested vegetarian options. For lunch, there were 2 vegetarian options so we ate when lunch was announced. After finishing...More

Thank Michael T
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, sorry we can not control a baby crying on and off, although we do have time off the boat on Low Isles and offer an Adult only trip for an Afternoon/ Sunset Itinerary and Sunset Sailing. A vegetarian meal...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing Staff and Experience

Sailaway appealed to us due to the fact it had a limited number of people for the trip to the low isles. This was a massive draw-card and the staff were amazing at ensuring we saw everything the reef had to offer. The food was...More

Thank John G
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your time to share your amazing experience. We hope to see you back onboard soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
This is the best, first class tour for snorkelers or "land lubbers" to the Great Barrier Reef.

Amazing trip to the Low Isles Great Barrier Reef. Trip out on luxury catamaran/yacht was the best ever for my husband, myself and 23 year old daughter. Small group,trip/sailing was perfectly smooth. Friend mentioned her trip from Cairns, 120 people, sea sickness, inside etc. We...More

1  Thank marilync544
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your First Class Sailaway experience, we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Sailaway offers the best snorkeling on The Great Barrier Reef

We had a great day snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. Sailaway has several locations to get different views of the Reef with their own tenders to take you to the Low Island. Jazz and Louisa were the best crew ever!!! Thanks, ladies, for a...More

Thank Jane A
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Response from Lori F | Reviewed this property |
Probably unless really extreme, they would go out, just not sail.
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