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44 Wharf Street | Sailaway - Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4200
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Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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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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44 Wharf Street | Sailaway - Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4200
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Thank Julie C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner did a full day trip to Lowe Isles and then a sunset cruise the next day.Louissa and Blake were fantastic on both occasions. I proposed to my partner on the sunset cruise (who luckily said yes) and the staff helped me...More

Thank BristolHoward
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having taken my dad on an extensive tour of FNQ on his maiden voyage to visit me Australia; this trip was sensational! This sailing and snorkelling adventure was definitely the highlight of his entire trip and a must do if you travels take you to...More

Thank Tamonkey
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best reef trips we have ever done. The guys (Glen and Ollie) were fantastic, extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Picked up from the beach of our resort and dropped back after. The sailing was an experience in itself, and the guys are expert...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 6 days ago

for the money go to the reef not the island that he takes you right next to port douglas food was ok but we did not see that mutch cloudy warter wee seee more in italy than there did not like the captain looks like...More

Thank fitfoeme
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. Yes, we do go to loverly Low Isles, the closest part of Great Barrier Reef island to Australia's mainland. You enjoyed a beautiful sailing catamaran, nice weather and authentic sailing at sunset after island time. Sorry the time you snorkelled...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent. A must do for couples. Loved it. Really lovely friendly staff. A must for a romantic start to the evening

Thank PerkoFam
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Happy you loved our Sailaway V Afternoon Low Isles and Sunset Sailing. Thank you for taking time to make a review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend a tour with Sailaway. Our tour traveled to the Low Isles and we were not disappointed. This area for snorkeling is beautiful. We were accompanied by our knowledgeable crew who helped us learn about the island, the coral, and some of...More

Thank baileyk204
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. Low Isles is a special place and with great knowledgable crew and time to relax you really can enjoy a very memorable day to this part of the Great Barrier Reef that deserves more than ticking a box. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went from Cape Tribulation, which sees a different part of the reef to the Port Douglas trips. An fellow customer on the boat with Great Barrier Reef experience said it was the best trip they'd ever been on - what a privilege! I honestly...More

Thank EllieBeveridge
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Congratulations! Wonderful, thanks for sharing, happy memories and hope to welcome you back onboard one of our Sailaway's soon. Sunset Sailing from Port Douglas on our new Lagoon 560 also a "must do"

Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined Sailaway for the trip of a lifetime off the beach in Cape Tribulation on September 14th this year. It could not have been better! Our captain was an expert at handling the gorgeous and spotless catamaran and our guide was fun, knowledgable and...More

Thank Leslie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful ship. Beautiful weather. Potentially beautiful place. Yet we felt like lepers, why, because we (my wife and I and about 3 or 4 others) chose not to snorkel. We were unceremoniously dumped on the beach on the low islands, with nothing to do, while...More

2  Thank RJdriver1958
SailawayPortDouglas, Owner at Sailaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sailaway welcomes and caters for non swimmers every day particularly the afternoon, island and sunset tour. The crew offer all guest to have a go snorkelling under the close supervision of marine bio guides as this is the best way to experience the underwater environment....More

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13 March 2017|
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Response from Steve E | Property representative |
Hi Miacall, Sailing a wonderful way to experience to GBR only 1 hour to idyllic Low Isles, perfect for family fun. Turtles, soft corals, giant clams some reef sharks. Island heritage walk, lighthouse and shade. With small... More