Wavedancer Low Isles Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise From Palm Cove

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please check-in at Quicksilver's office at the Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas to obtain your boarding passes. Boarding commences at 9:30am. Cruise departs at 10am. Hot.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to Reef Marina Port Douglas at 4:30pm. Return coach transfer to Palm Cove arrives between 5pm to 6:30pm.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island just one hour's sailing from Port Douglas aboard the 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer. With snorkelling direct from the beach, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation. From the moment Wavedancer moors in the picturesque lagoon, a host of reef activities await. It's a leisurely, informative day where island visitor numbers are limited.Throughout the day, a shuttle boat transfers guests betweenthe boatand the island. Snorkelling, glass bottom boat tour, marine biologist guided snorkel tour and island walk, tropical buffet lunch served onboard, morning and afternoon teasall included.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • See the underwater world without getting wet
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Situated nine miles (15 kilometers) north-east of Port Douglas, Low Isles is a coral cay surrounded by 55 acres of reef. The sandy beach and clear, calm lagoon waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Low Isles is well-known for its population of green turtles, keep an eye on the surface as they regularly pop up for air. Occasionally dugongs can be seen grazing on sea grass and large rays may glide by.

During the cruise to Low Isles, a Marine Biologist will conduct an informative talk on the fish and corals you will see, as well as providing details on the activities available throughout the day. The 30 meter luxury sailing catamaran offers the excitement of big ship sailing combined with the ultimate in comfort. Relax in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with fully licensed bar, or soak up the sun under the sails on the expansive deck.

On arrival a shuttle will take you from the boat to the island, or you can dive straight in and swim to the beach!

You'll have the opportunity to join an organized snorkel tour led by a marine biologist, or take to the water independently and explore at your leisure. Snorkeling equipment is provided and the friendly crew are on hand to help you get started.

You don't have to get wet to enjoy a day at Low Isles. You can join a glass bottom boat tour over the soft coral gardens that surround Low Isles. Your guide will point out giant clams, a variety of fish and corals, and of course be on the lookout for turtles. On land you may like to join a guided beach walk around the small island. Learn about the flora and fauna of the island along with the history of Low Isles as an important place of marine research.

Important: Please note that during 23 November to 23 December, 2009 the sailing vessel will be replaced with a high-speed catamaran

Inclusions

Cruise from Port Douglas to Low Isles

Use of Snorkelling equipment

Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist

Glass bottom boat coral viewing

Guided beach walk

Lunch - Buffet lunch

Coffee and/or Tea

Afternoon tea

Use of lycra suit

Hotel pickup and drop off from Palm Cove hotels

GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Environmental Management Charge

Exclusions

Drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Traveler Reviews

  • 09-Nov-2008

    Excellent.