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Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour

Destination: Low Isles
Duration: Day Tour

Departs: Port Douglas 8:30am Daily (coach transfers available on request from Cairns)
Returns: Port Douglas 4:00pm Daily

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Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
  • Sailaway - Low Isles - Island Day Tour
The Cruise

You are invited to enjoy ‘a day to remember’ with a reef and island sail for snorkelling and exploring Low Isles, an unspoilt coral cay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Low Isles is situated on a large oval 200 hectare coral platform and consist of a small coral cay, a large mangrove island, mudflats, seagrass beds, and coral reefs. The islands are surrounded by 5.5 acres of coral reef very close to the islands, making it an ideal area for snorkellers.

Living amongst the corals in the blue lagoon are a large variety of reef fish including angelfish, damselfish, anemones, giant trevally, sweetlip, fusilers and many green turtles are sighted daily.

The Sailaway cruise carries a small numbers of guests (max 33 guests) offering personalized attention from the boat’s friendly and helpful crew. The vessel moors up in the sheltered blue lagoon for 4.5 hours. From here you can join the guided snorkel tour and relax or explore the island. Experience a trip on the glass bottom boat viewing incredible coral and fish. The tour includes a delicious buffet lunch including fresh garden salads, cold meats, prawns and tropical fruits.

After a great day on the reef just laze on the deck sailing back to Port Douglas enjoying the magnificent vistas.

A Snorkelling Paradise 

The reef around Low Isles comprises of 150 species of hard corals and is dominated by 15 species of soft corals. Living amongst the corals in the blue lagoon are a large variety of reef fish including angelfish, damselfish, anemones, giant trevally, sweetlip, fusiliers and many green turtles are sighted daily.

The Sail and Snorkel Tour 

The vessel moors up in the sheltered blue lagoon of the Low Isles for 4.5 hours. From here you can join the guided snorkel tour or relax or explore the island. Experience a trip on the glass bottom boat viewing incredible coral and fish. Don't miss out on the wonderful buffet lunch. After a great day on the reef just laze on the deck sailing back to Port Douglas Australia, enjoying the magnificent vistas.

A Tour of the Low Isles is a must!

On Low Isle, a number of bird species reside on the island. You may encounter pelicans, honeyeaters, white breasted wood swallows, mangrove kingfishers, reef egrets with sea eagles and ospreys wheeling overhead. The lighthouse was built on Low Isle in 1878 and was automated in 1993.
Tour Includes
  • Return coach transfers from Port Douglas or Cairns accommodation
  • Freshly brewed Tropical North Queensland tea or coffee on arrival
  • Morning tea selection including muffins, pastries, cakes & fresh fruit platters
  • All snorkelling gear & tuition including optical masks, seasonal lycra snorkelling suits & flotation devices
  • 4 ½ hours at tropical Low Isles a stunning Coral Cay Island including heritage walk
  • Snorkelling instruction & in-water assistance
  • Guided snorkelling tour with marine naturalist
  • Alfresco gourmet buffet lunch including fresh prawns
  • Glass bottom boat tour with interpretive reef interpretation
  • A first class luxury sailing experience on Sailaway
  • Afternoon tea selection with fruit platters, cookies & homemade cake
  • Mandatory carbon offsetting contribution of $10 per person
 
Rates - From Port Douglas - Valid 01st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021 
  • Adult AU$283.00 
  • Child AU$196.00 (Child ages 4 - 12 years of age) 
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children Aged 4 - 12 years of age) AU$862.00 

Important Booking Notes: Please use Comments Box on Booking Form to specify if travelling from Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Port Douglas and if return coach transfers are required as well as providing any other important information you can think of to ensure that you are well catered for onboard, i.e. special dietary requirements

Government Reef Tax:  Environment Management Charge of $7.00 per person payable at time of booking. This is a Federal Government charge for entering the Marine Park. This charge is not applicable until 1 Jan 2021

Rates - From Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches - Valid 01st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021 
  • Adult AU$337.00 
  • Child AU$231.00 (Child ages 4 -12 years of age)
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 12 years of age) AU$1045.00 

Important Booking Notes: Please use Comments Box on Booking Form to specify if travelling from Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches or Port Douglas and if return coach transfers are required as well as providing any other important information you can think of to ensure that you are well catered for onboard, i.e. special dietary requirements 

Government Reef Tax:  Environment Management Charge of $7.00 per person payable at time of booking. This is a Federal Government charge for entering the Marine Park. This charge is not applicable until 1 Jan 2021
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Government Reef Tax:

Environment Management Charge of $7.00 per person payable at time of booking. This is a Federal Government charge for entering the Marine Park. This charge is not applicable until 1 Jan 2021

Optional Extras
  • Wetsuits for snorkellers From AU$5.00
  • Prescription masks From AU$5.00
  • Beverages
  • Souvenirs
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