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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
07:30 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 19:30

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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Great day! Crew were helpful while also efficient. Nice sail, plenty of snorkeling and the food was great.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A full day visiting the Barrier Reef was good,however if you do not snorkel but just want to sightsee, it is not the tour to go on.. The food was goid, the boat,Bubbles,was very comfortable. However, when we were brought back to the harbor at Port Douglas, we were told that we were early and would have to wait 45... More 

Thank marty60
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day! Crew were helpful while also efficient. Nice sail, plenty of snorkeling and the food was great.

Thank DeeBelcher
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Great Barrier Reef with Sailaway. Crew were friendly, welcoming and professional. Nothing was too much trouble. Beginner snorkellers were guided through and kept under supervision without being made to feel that this was the case. Food provided was good, data and information given where appropriate. Brilliant day out; thank you Sailaway.

Thank Shirley B
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked low island tour from port Douglas yesterday 16 feb 2016 after a lot of looking at the weather and all the large boats I visited the office on the marina the staff were not pushy and helpful. I booked over the phone and preyed for a good day.. My birthday arrived and we sailed out. The weather was perfect... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were collected at our hotel and taken to the office to pay our environmental fee for visiting the Great Barrier Reef. We were given boarding cards and told to proceed to the boat. We were meet by the very charming Charlotte who relieved us of the cards and asked us to board after removing our foot ware. In the... More 

Thank 585Rodney585
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a reef trip with sail a way, and despite the vessel holding up to 33 there were only six of us, but the the trip still went ahead. It was fabulous. We were welcomed aboard and an afternoon tea. The sail out to Low Isles was beautiful. While snorkelling, Janes knowledge of the reef and what to look... More 

Thank GladdyQueensland
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a great experience, great crew and great service. The weather was a little wild when we went but it was so much fun. a prefect pre-dinner experience.

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experienced, educated crew was what set this reef tour apart. The captain, Richard, and the crew, Gabrielle and Jane, looked to the comfort of each of the 14 guests. A nice tea was waiting for us when we boarded. The boat was well equipped and spacious. The 8 mile trip was one incredible photo shot after another. We had... More 

Thank Katy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bec at the office where you go to book was the most helpful travel consultant of everyone we spoke to in Port Douglas if you are looking to do anything at all in Port Douglas make sure you ask for Bec!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing sailing and crew! We enjoyed our sail to Low isle, did a walk around the island and then snorkled with Charlotte. She was awsome and personally took two people in our group individually to make sure they had an experience of a life time and experience the. Reef. Excellent lunch back on board and then some bubbles... More 

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