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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

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Overview
Set sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and relaxing on the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles. The sheltered white sands are surrounded by tropical waters filled with fish, turtles and coral for pristine off-beach snorkeling, just moments away from Low Isles . This smaller cruise is limited to 33 passengers, ensuring good company and helpful assistance from the crew. A buffet lunch is included, along with a reef interpretation sail in a glass-bottom boat with an expert marine biologist as your guide
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
  • Travel light—cruises include a seafood buffet lunch and snorkel equipment
  • Port Douglas hotel pickup and drop-off make this tour convenient
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Port Douglas Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina or your selected Port Douglas hotel
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
7h 30m
Return Details
Returns to Port Douglas Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina at approximately 4pm
Inclusions
  • Great Barrier Reef sailing cruise
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Glass-bottom boat tour
  • Guided walking tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Port Douglas only, please select from Drop Down list only)
Exclusions
  • Drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Environmental Management Charge (AU$6.50 per person payable on check-in on the day of travel)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please bring towel, swimsuit, sunscreen and hat
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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One of the highlights to our trip to Australia! The captain and the staff of the boat went to great strides to make sure everyone had a great time!
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Pick up from hotel was on time & driver very friendly- hotel manager had told us we were going on the best tour! Blake, Kate & Louise were amazing, great fun, yet very safety conscious. The snorkel with Louise, a marine biologist, was the best we have ever done, it helped being
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This was an absolutely wonderful trip. Sailaways crew could not have been better. Even better than advertised. We lucked out and only had 12 people on our tour and have plenty of access to the Ralph. The Silloway crew did a fantastic job helping us all to learn how to snorkel
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We went on the trip with the passenger total 22 out of a maximum of 33 so it was a good number. Our guides were Louisa Lisa and Blake. They were all very personable friendly and relaxed. More than that they all had expertise in marine wildlife and the coral so they knew what
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Lunch and crew were fantastic. Weather was beautiful. The reef here is not as pretty as the outer reef. If given the choice of Low Isles and the outer reef I would go to the outer reef. Overall a good experience.
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  • Duration: 7h 30m
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  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German
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