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Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles

Destination: Low Isles
Duration: Day Tour

Departs: Port Douglas 8:30am Daily
Returns: Port Douglas 4:00pm Daily

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  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
  • Sailaway - Sailing & Snorkelling - The Low Isles
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 & 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
  • Complimentary return coach transfers from Port Douglas Accommodation
  • Freshly brewed locally produced Tropical North Queensland Tea & Coffee on boarding
  • Morning tea selection including danishes & tropical fruits
  • All snorkelling gear & tuition including optical masks, seasonal lycra snorkelling suits & flotation devices
  • 4.5 hours at the beautiful Low Isle's stunning Coral Cay Island including guided Heritage Walk
  • Snorkelling instruction & in-water assistance with the vessel's professional crew
  • Guided Snorkelling Tour with Marine Naturalist
  • Alfresco Buffet Lunch including Cold Meat Selection & Fresh Tiger Prawns
  • A Glass Bottom Boat Tour with interpretive reef commentary & interpretation
  • A first class luxury sailing experience on Sailaway VI
  • A delicious afternoon tea selection with home made cake & tropical fruit platter with locally grown Tea & Coffee

Rates - From Port Douglas - Valid 01st of April 2023 to 31st of March 2024
  • Adult AU$300.00
  • Child (4 - 12 years of age) AU$207.00
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 12 years of age) AU$912.00

Important Booking Notes: Please use the Booking Form's Comments Box to advise if happy to make your own way to the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marinas in Port Douglas to self check-in with Sailaway Cruises on the day of departure, or, to specify if the Complimentary Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas accommodation are required.

Please also advise if you or any passengers in your group have any special dietary requirements so that we can ensure that you are well catered for onboard.

Government Reef Tax:  Environment Management Charge of $7.00 per person included in fares
Rates - From Port Douglas - Valid 01st of April 2024 to 31st of March 2025
  • Adult AU$323.00
  • Child (4 - 12 years of age) AU$225.00
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 12 years of age) AU$957.00

Important Booking Notes: Please use the Booking Form's Comments Box to advise if happy to make your own way to the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marinas in Port Douglas to self check-in with Sailaway Cruises on the day of departure, or, to specify if the Complimentary Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas accommodation are required

Government Reef Tax:  Environment Management Charge of $7.00 per person included in fares
Optional Extras
  • Private Charter Vehicle Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches & Silky Oaks Resort available on request POA
  • Wetsuits hire for snorkellers From AU$10.00 (Lycra Snorkel Suits are included FREE OF CHARGE)
  • Prescription masks
  • Digital Underwater Camera HireFrom AU$75.00 * Security deposit required
  • Beverages from the vessel's oboard bar
  • Souvenirs
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