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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas - with unbiased reviews

Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas

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US$ 190.79
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Explore the Great Barrier Reef’s Low Isles for a full day on a catamaran cruise from Port Douglas. With a marine biologist as your guide, you’ll have informative commentary to accompany your beach lounging, snorkeling, or glass-bottom boat tour. Enjoy the ability to travel light, as cruises include lunch and snorkeling equipment.
  • 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
7h 30m
  • Great Barrier Reef sailing cruise
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • 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)
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Janaka54 wrote a review 9 Dec
9 contributions1 helpful vote
Wonderful experience snorkeling with varied types of colorful corrals. Tour organizer had all the gear for a great experience. Even vision correcting goggles. If you are a swimmer willing to do real underwater dive, they train you and guide to see the best. Unfortunately, me
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Date of experience: August 2019
Jemma Stark wrote a review 9 Dec
6 contributions
We were recommended this tour by a local who only said great things about this tour and it lived up to it!! The pickup from the hotel was very punctual as well as the departure of the boat. All of the crew (Lisa, Lizzy and Captain Al) were amazing the whole day, all very
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Millie H wrote a review 7 Dec
5 contributions
My fiancé and I wanted a unique and sustainable reef tour as my father was joining us from the UK to explore Australia. Sailaway Tours did not disappoint!! From start to finish the tour was relaxing and everything we had hoped for. Usually a 30 people tour, there was only 9 of
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Date of experience: December 2019
Greg H wrote a review 2 Dec
3 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: November 2019
Pam T wrote a review 2 Dec
58 contributions17 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: November 2019
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  • Duration: 7h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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