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Port Douglas: Low Isles Afternoon Cruise on Luxury Catamaran

Product ID: 180578
Enjoy an adults-only afternoon cruise to the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles. Sail on a luxury catamaran, enjoy small guest numbers, relax and snorkel a unique, protected cay. All this plus canapes, refreshments and a scenic sunset sail back to port!
About this activity
Duration: 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the experience of pure sailing on a luxurious catamaran
  • Delight in a spectacular sunset sail over the coral Daintree mountain views
  • Participate in the heritage walk, guided snorkel tour and glass-bottom boat viewing
  • Enjoy small numbers of guests and excellent service
  • Feast on canapés, afternoon tea and beverages
Full description
Meet at the marina for an afternoon departure on the luxury "Sailaway" catamaran. Upon arrival, delight in freshly-brewed Tropical North Queensland tea or Jaques coffee with a light lunch. Take off for a leisurely 15-kilometre journey to the Low Isles. 

After some slow and smooth cruising, Sailaway will moor in the sheltered blue lagoon for 3 hours. The crew will set you up with complimentary snorkelling equipment and optical masks (and seasonal lycra snorkelling suits and flotation devices if required). Relax on the island, join the guided snorkel tour lead by a marine naturalist, take a trip on the glass-bottom boat, join the guided heritage walk or just laze on deck. The marine biologist will provide in-depth information about the reef and its colorful inhabitants. Cure your curiosity - there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions!

Afterwards, enjoy afternoon tea and coffee with fresh homemade scones and a fruit platter. Then, enjoy a delicious selection of canapés with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink in hand as you admire the sunset over the Coral Sea. The spectacular sunset sail back to port will showcase beautiful views of the Daintree mountains. End the tour back at the Marina at 6:30 PM and continue your evening in the beautiful Port Douglas.
Includes
  • All complimentary beverages fully included (soft and alcoholic)
  • Snorkelling equipment, seasonal lycra snorkelling suits and flotation devices
  • Snorkelling instruction and in-water assistance
  • Optional snorkel tour with a marine guide
  • Glass bottom boat viewing and reef interpretation
  • Low Isles Heritage Island Walk, guided
  • Afternoon tea and coffee, light lunch, fresh homemade scones and fruit platter
  • A delicious selection of canapés
What’s Not Included
  • Environment Management Charge of $6.50 per person, payable on the day of travel

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Shop 18, Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas

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Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
• This is an adults-only cruise.
• The Environment Management Charge of $6.50 per person is not included and is payable upon check in on the day of travel.

Menu:
• On arrival: small size club sandwiches, mini muffins
• Afternoon tea: Sliced fruit platter, scones, strawberry jam and cream
• On the trip home: complimentary beverage of beer, wine or champagne, canapés, selection of dips, crudités
• Cheese and cold meats served with soft sliced baguette, salmon and cucumber sushi rolls, vegetarian rice paper rolls, chicken and pickled cabbage rice paper rolls
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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What an enjoyable day! Our skipper and guide were super friendly and easygoing. They were very knowledgable about the reef we visited but didn't overdo the talking like some guides do. The boat was great and we highly recommend taking this midday timeslot as you get both the opportunity to snorkel when its less busy but also can catch the sunset on the cruise home. The small number of passengers was great for us too as it felt more like a one on one experience.

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September 17, 2019

Best day in Port Douglas on a lux catamaran

Great day, we got lucky on only 6 were booked on the trip - felt like we had bought our own catamaran ! Great snorkeling, food and drinks were great and fresh compared to other trips we’ve had where after a day on a boat you get soggy sandwiches. Staff was very attentionate to our needs. Nothing to fault!

September 1, 2019

Perfect experience.

August 9, 2019

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Sailaway Port Douglas

Product ID: 180578