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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

By: Sailaway
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef with an afternoon cruise around the Low Isles
  • Take a guided snorkeling tour or go at your own pace to explore the reef
  • Enjoy on-board commentary from your guide about the local wildlife
Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
Explore one of the world’s natural wonders on this 5.5-hour tour of the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas. Discover coral reefs teeming with tropical fish and enjoy a guided snorkel tour, go at your own pace, or take a glass-bottom boat tour. Hop on the luxury catamaran to learn more about the local marine life, while sailing around the Low Isles.
What to Expect

Receive complimentary hotel pickup to your boat tour at the Reef Marina. Begin the cruise from Port Douglas to the Low Isles with an afternoon tea on this adults-only cruise.Take in the scenic views and the tropical breeze from the luxury catamaran as you head to the isles.

Once you arrive, you are free to sunbathe on the beach or snorkel around the sheltered lagoon to discover some of the marine life. Take a guided snorkel tour and learn about the underwater creatures and corals of the Great Barrier Reef. If you prefer to stay dry, hop aboard the glass-bottom boat tour and explore the underwater sea life with informative commentary.

Enjoy an afternoon tea with canapes and a glass of wine or beer as you admire the sunset over the Coral Sea. Head back to Port Douglas where a complimentary shuttle service will bring you back to your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Expensive, but worth it

Came out to Australia to celebrate a milestone birthday with family - no way were we going back without experiencing the Great Barrier Reef. We checked out a couple of options and chose this Low Isles cruise with Sailaway as a less crowded option. The...More

Thank BristolDiggs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great barrier reef

Absolutely loved my day out on this excursion! Well worth it! Staff were amazing, the boat was gorgeous and the refreshments were excellent.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Low Isles is disappointing

We did the afternoon low isles cruise and sunset sail. Having been to the outer reef the day before, Low Isles was disappointing. The water was very murky because of the sand and silt from the island, which meant visibility was difficult whilst snorkelling. Guiding...More

Thank Eliteretreat
Reviewed 1 week ago
Thanks to Sailaway for a great day

The Sailaway group was brilliant looking after us - including one seasick person and newbies to snorkelling. There was a fair amount of 'flippers in your face', but it was also comforting to know we were still with the group. Even in the midst of...More

Thank Blueliliac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great sail to Low Islands though underwhelming snorkelling

This was a lovely trip in terms of great staff, sailing not chugging on an industrial boat and small size of the group. However---not quite like the brochure ---the coral on the Low Islands is soft coral and primarily brown and we did not see...More

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

Thank you for your feedback and appreciation of authentic sailing and small personal group size. The tide does change constantly and there was no reason to think not satisfying the day you travelled. There was a low spring tide during your snorkel time which provides...More

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