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Sailaway Reef and Island Tours

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Address: | Shop 18 The Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4200
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Sailaway Local and Visitors favorite, the original and authentic Low Isles...

Sailaway Local and Visitors favorite, the original and authentic Low Isles and Sunset experiences since 1985. Sailaway sisters IV & V luxury 'Lagoon' Catamarans sailed from France offer luxury reef and island day trips at 8.30am and 1.00pm, only 1 hour sail to the protected Coral Cay Great Barrier Reef Island. Relax on the white sandy beaches, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon and swim with turtles in their natural habitat. Take a trip on the glass bottom boat, enjoy a superb buffet lunch, before pure sailing back to Port Douglas.

NEW Afternoon Cruise; Sail, island, snorkel and sunset combined, adults only. Absolutely the most relaxing experience on Great Barrier Reef

3 departures daily to suit you perfectly. Go Sailaway!

SAILAWAY #1 SUNSET SAILING "MUST DO' $60 New Hot/Cold Canapes menu, complementary drink and fully licensed bar. Highly recommended for Adults, amazing value and ambiance

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US$45.55*
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Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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US$188.29*
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
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US$188.29*
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

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Sunset cruise

Loved this sunset cruise on beautiful yacht complete with glass of bubbly and wonderful canapies. Hear they are starting up in Cape Tribulation in April 2017- definitely worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved this sunset cruise on beautiful yacht complete with glass of bubbly and wonderful canapies. Hear they are starting up in Cape Tribulation in April 2017- definitely worth another visit. A leisurely trip out to sea for 1 1/2 hours. Perfect

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't fault this tour, the staff Connor, Charlotte & the skipper Alex(Tammy) were excellent. The boat is comfortable, we sat on the top at the wheel with the skipper. Enjoyed the snorkeling saw plenty of coral, fish & a turtle. It was great to have the atoll which meant you could have a break & move around. Lunch was good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very relaxing afternoon and sunset cruise to the Low Islands. Professionally managed crew and you felt comfortable and safe in their hands. The lighthouse island where you have time to bathe/snorkel etc. is like a Robinson Crusoe adventure, especially if you are fortunate enough to be the only boat in the bay at that time. The sail home was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

$60 each. Canapés & a welcome drink supplied. Skipper Ben was great, he made light of the safety briefing & pointed out interesting things on our way out. Charlotte came round picking up empties & taking orders so you don't even have to move! Really enjoyed this! Highly recommend. 90minutes landing you back on the jetty in time for a... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the 2nd time I visited the reef off Port Douglas and this was by far the most memorable adventure. Non commercialised and loads of fun! Ago & Jane were extremely friendly & knowledgeable. We had the time of our life and will never forget this experience. Will do it again! Highly recommended!

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked the "Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas" tour for our first day of our honeymoon. This tour was truly amazing! With only a small intimate group of 14, it was perfect. The all the tour guides/staff were so lovely, helpful and informative. The snorkeling was just out of this world, we... More 

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Manchester, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the most fabulous afternoon sailing to the Low Isles with these guys. So professional and nothing was too much trouble. It's a must trip. Great snorkelling. They had all the equipment and stinger suits-felt very safe in the water with them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joined the afternoon low isle cum sunset sail. Sitting on the front of boat, wind in face, and drinking sparkling wine was just amazing. Finger food was also good. Captain was incredibly funny. Low isle was beautiful. Lots of fishes during low isle snorkeling, memorable ones were 2 reef sharks, lionfish, moray eel sticking head out from reef. Water was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our travel agent booked this trip. Had we known it was for snorkellers only we would not have gone. Had it not been for the Quicksilver tour we took the day before, we would have come away from the Great Barrier Reef without seeing any coral or fish. I wanted to snorkel and was offered help, but when I was... More 

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Steve E, Owner at Sailaway Reef and Island Tours, responded to this review

Sorry for any miscommunication, our marine bio crew go out of the way to help every minute of every day with our small number of guests, a bit confused at your claim of 2-3 hours around the island bird watching? We do offer an interesting guided island heritage walk, an enjoyable extra especially for non snorkelers and Low Island can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the sunset sail from Port Douglas with Sailaway. We had had a superb day in the Daintree rain forest and this finished or day in style. Beautiful catamaran, great crew, picture post card views. Great company on board. Good value for money. This is a don't miss.

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