Sailaway Full Day Low Isles

Price Per Adult


Price per child




7.5 hours


8:30am - 4:00pm

Tour Information

Enjoy a full day luxury cruise to the Great Barrier Reef with a this Low Isles snorkelling and sailing cruise from Port Douglas.

Relax on the white sandy beach of the island, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon on a guided snorkel tour with a marine biologist and swim with turtles in their natural habitat.

Enjoy a trip on the glass bottom boat with reef interpretation by our skipper, and explore the nature and history of Low Isles on an Island Heritage Walk with our expert guides.

What is the itinerary

Time TBC – Complimentert transfer from Port Douglas Accommodation

8:00am – Check-in at the Sailaway Office at the Crystalbrook Marina in Port Douglas

8:15am – Boarding of Sailaway Vessel. Tea and coffee available

8:30am – Departure for an hour of sailing to Low Isles

9:30am – Arrival at Low Isles, enjoy a glass bottom boat tour to the island

9:45am – Time for free snorkeling, guided snorkeling tour and a hertiage walk on the island

12:30pm – Gourmet Buffet Lunch served on board

1:30pm – Recommence snorkeling, join a glass bottom boat tour or relax on the boat

2:00pm – Afternoon tea with tea, coffee and cakes

2:30pm – Depart for the return trip to Port Douglas

4:00pm – Arrival back at the Crystalbrook Marina in Port Douglas

What is included in the tour price
  • Courtesy coach transfers in Port Douglas area
  • Morning tea upon boarding and afternoon tea and coffee with muffins and pastries
  • Superb tropical buffet lunch (including prawns)
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Snorkelling instruction and in-water assistance
  • Guided snorkel tour
  • Glass bottom boat viewing and reef interpretation
  • Low Isles Heritage Walk
  • Five hours at Tropical Low Isles
  • The experience of sailing on board a luxury sailing catamaran
  • Eco Shamba Environmental Initiative $20 to local re-forestation
What we love about this tour
  • Less travel time compared to Outer Reef Tours
  • Low Isles is famous for its large population of Sea Turtles
  • Travel on board a luxurious catamaran
  • Includes pick-up and drop-off from Port Douglas accommodation
  • Local Port Douglas owned and operated company
  • Eco Certified operator
What to bring
  • Beach towel
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Sun-shirt
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Booking voucher (if you booked via a tour desk or travel agent)
  • Credit Card
    • At check-in for the Environment Management Charge – see your confirmation document for details
    • For onboard purchases of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks/juices
    • For underwater camera hire – ensure you select this as an add-on to your booking if you would like to use it
About the Operator

Pioneers in snorkelling and sailing to the Great Barrier Reef, Sailaway first started operating in 1985 to Low Isles, one of the first places in the world where a year long survey and coral research was conducted in 1928 by a team of British and Australian scientists on a geographic expedition.

Sailaway is independently owned and operated by local Port Douglas couple Steve and Katrina Edmondson, who have over 30 years of experience in Marine Tourism. They share their passion for the Great Barrier Reef and invite visitors on board their luxury sailing catamarans for a day of snorkelling and sailing.



  • Adult $315
  • Child (4-12) $217
  • Family (2 adults & 2 kids) $989

An additional $8 per person EMC (reef tax) to be paid with Sailaway upon check-in

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