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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Day Trip from Cape Tribulation

By: Sailaway
  • Full-day sailing and snorkeling trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Includes morning and afternoon tea/coffee with muffins, pastries, and fruits, as well as a buffet lunch
  • Snorkel the waters—rich with marine life—in the company of a marine biologist
Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Day Trip from Cape Tribulation
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Day Trip from Cape Tribulation
Get a richer experience of the outer Great Barrier Reef than most on this guided sailing and snorkeling day trip. Enjoy the view as you sail to the coral cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs then snorkel over pristine coral reefs in the company of a marine biologist who shares insights into the abundant marine life, including turtles and giant clam gardens. If you'd rather stay dry, you can also embark upon a guided glass-bottom boat tour. Includes a tropical buffet lunch as well as morning and afternoon tea.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Cape Tribulation car park before boarding from the beach by landing craft at Cape Tribulation Bay;where the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef. Sit back and relax on your yacht and set sail to the coral cays of Mackay or Undine Reefs just 10 nautical miles from the coast.

You have a number of nature activities available including snorkeling over pristine coral reefs of the outer Great Barrier Reef with a qualified marine biologist and a guided glass bottom boat tour is on offer. You can swim and explore the white sands of the coral cays and swim in the turquoise clear waters. See an abundance of marine life and lookout for turtles and giant clam gardens. 

Morning and afternoon tea using local produce with muffins, pastries and fresh fruit are included as well a delicious tropical buffet lunch. 

After a full day at the Outer Great Barrier Reef, you will complete your day with a return sail back to Cape Tribulation with spectacular coastal mountain views of the Whole Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest as you head towards the shore.
Reviews (11)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2018
Expensive day trip but a good way to see the reef without the crowds

We wanted a trip to the reef to snorkel with children aged 10 and 12. Didn't want to be on a big catamaran with 100 others. This sailing boat met the criteria. Taking only 30 (and I think we were slightly below that) meant that...More

Thank Naomi H
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Great day out.

We had a fantastic day with Captain Morgan (not the rum!) and Vascos. Although the weather was wet to start with and the sea and little lumpy, the snorkelling was excellent - we saw several turtles and an abundance of other sea life and coral....More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We had a perfect day out on the reef and enjoyed every minute. We were lucky to stop on two spots as we had perfect weather conditions :) A big thank you to the crew!!!!

Thank Pia S
Reviewed 7 May 2018
What an Amazing Experience

From the moment you walk onto the beach at Cape Tribulation you start your amazing experience of a life time. We were picked up by the crew in a small speed boat, taken to a luxurious cataraman where we were welcomed onboard with cold drinks...More

Thank harvey1822017
Reviewed 25 April 2018
Excellent - truely excellent

Firstly, Lili was so helpful in the office. Not only helping us choose the right trip but also helping us sort out car hire to get to Cape Trib. When we got to the pick up beach, we were met by the crew and taken...More

Thank smoogle7
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