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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
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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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US$45.17*
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Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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US$186.69*
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Great Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Cruise from Port Douglas
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US$186.69*
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas

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Perfect end to a perfect day

We booked the sunset sail from Port Douglas with Sailaway. We had had a superb day in the Daintree rain forest and this finished or day in style. Beautiful catamaran, great crew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Maria T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our travel agent booked this trip. Had we known it was for snorkellers only we would not have gone. Had it not been for the Quicksilver tour we took the day before, we would have come away from the Great Barrier Reef without seeing any coral or fish. I wanted to snorkel and was offered help, but when I was... More 

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Thank Jacky W
Steve E, Owner at Sailaway Reef and Island Tours, responded to this review

Sorry for any miscommunication, our marine bio crew go out of the way to help every minute of every day with our small number of guests, a bit confused at your claim of 2-3 hours around the island bird watching? We do offer an interesting guided island heritage walk, an enjoyable extra especially for non snorkelers and Low Island can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the sunset sail from Port Douglas with Sailaway. We had had a superb day in the Daintree rain forest and this finished or day in style. Beautiful catamaran, great crew, picture post card views. Great company on board. Good value for money. This is a don't miss.

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Thank Maria T
New Forest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this tour through our hotel. The Thala Hotel. A great choice as the catamaran on took thirty people so a more personal service from the crew. All of whom were well trained under the command of skipper alex. A real character. We spent some time under sail which was magical and relaxing. The snorkelling was a great experience... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this (half day and sunset sail) as neither of us had any experience snorkelling so we assumed the half day would suit us.. we sailed on a very windy day, seas were choppy, but we were automatically advised there was sea sick tablets and advised to take them. We both accepted and we all set sail (app 15people)... More 

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

went on a half day tour with sailaway ,low isles and sunset cruise,picked up from the hotel by bus taken to the mariner shown on board and met the crew ,Richard skipper, Matt and Greg, very informative on the trip ,very safe and a very nice cruise out to low isle ,then glass bottom boat ride from pontoon to the... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sailaway offered snorkeling the low isles for small groups which was much more pleasant than being one of many. The weather was't great on the say we set out, though there are variety of places to sit. Once arriving at the Low Isles island, that is the one and only stop even for the full day tour. You only really... More 

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Steve E, Owner at Sailaway Reef and Island Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, we sail from 8.30 to return to marina by 4.00pm and on this day as your point out it was windy and exhilarating and a quick sail back to Port. Sitting up with the captain is a good idea, especially if you are not sure how well you travel. We have many options in a small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I did the sunset cruise. The staff were fantastic, the canapés were delicious. I would highly recommend the sunset cruise, so relaxing and beautiful. Great value for money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was recommended by a Port Douglas local and we were very appreciative as it was truly a wonderful day. We did the all day tour to Low Isles. The staff were unbelievable helpful and so friendly. Skipper Steve, Greg and Charlotte were an excellent team and made our day one we will never forget. Lunch was delicious and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I Celebrated a significant Birthday in Port Douglas and the highlight for me on the day was a Sunset Sail with sailaway with family and friends we all had a ball the staff were very good lots nibblies we will be doing Sailaway again next year when in Port loved it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start to express mine and my family's sheer delight at the Sailaway experience. We all agree it was marvelous, professional and a truly unique opportunity to see so close to the barrier reef, coral and wildlife. We sailed out to Low Island and went snorkeling from the beech info the beautiful waters to an underwater garden. My... More 

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