Aquarius Luxury Sailing To Outer Barrier Reef From Port Douglas

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    8:45am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    The Reef Marina in the heart of Port Douglas
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Sail to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Aquarius is recognized as one of the most modern and luxurious sail vessels to operate out of Port Douglas. With only 30 guests, Aquarius is a dedicated snorkel only vessel, offering a personalized experience to a stunning reef site on the Great Barrier Reef. A coral viewing boat is available for those who don't wish to get wet but will still get a great view of the coral gardens and marine life. Aquarius crew provide a comprehensive safety brief at the start of the day, supervision and tuition while in the water. Flotation devices are provided for snorkeling from the platform of Aquarius. Relax on the spacious upper deck between guided snorkeling tours and devour the delicious buffet lunch as well as freshly made cakes for morning and afternoon tea.

Know More about this tour

7:50am - Pick up from Port Douglas accommodation commence.

8:20am - Guests begin boarding SV Aquarius at the Reef Marina. As you board SV Aquarius, you will be greeted with fresh muffins, fruit and freshly brewed coffee and tea. Your friendly crew will give a safety briefing and an outline of the day ahead.

8:45am - SV Aquarius departs the Marina and heads out to Tongue Reef on the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

11am - On arrival at Tongue Reef, you will be briefed on snorkeling, from beginners to experts, everyone is catered for. You have the option to snorkel or see the reef from our coral viewing boat. A guided snorkel tour is conducted at this spectacular reef site.

12pm - A delicious lunch is provided on board the vessel.

12:45pm - Another snorkeling opportunity is possible off the back of the vessel. The crew may take guests on a coral viewing boat tour.

1:45pm - Afternoon tea is served while Aquarius sails peacefully back to The Reef Marina.

4pm - Guests will then be dropped back at their accommodation.

Aquarius travels to Tongue Reef with 30 guests. Children under the age of 8 years are not catered for.


  • Small-group tour
  • Local guide
  • All activities
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)


  • Environmental Management Charge
  • Cairns and Northern Beaches transfer costs

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for child aged 8 and under

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund