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Great Barrier Reef Sailing Tours

Explore the Great Barrier Reef onboard a Sailing Vessel.

Delight in an amazing lunch onboard Shaolin's traditional Chinese Junk boat from Port Douglas Marina!

  • Cruise around Port Douglas on a 1.5 hour midday lunch sail with your loved ones.
  • Enjoy unique homemade spring rolls, fresh prawns and a complimentary beverage.
  • Admire the scenic views around Port Douglas, islands and coastline.
  • Small numbers with only 24 guests per sail trip. 

Spend a magical evening onboard Shaolin's traditional Chinese Junk boat from Port Douglas for a sunset sail to remember! 

  • Delight in a 1.5 hour evening cruise with your loved ones.
  • Enjoy a more intimate experience with only 24 guests per cruise.
  • Treat yourself with refreshing Yum Cha canapes and a complimentary beverage.
  • Cruise along the Dickson Inlet and Port Douglas coastline.
Passions of Paradise
FROM: $230

Make the Great Barrier Reef a passion of yours with a Passions of Paradise day trip!

  • See the beautiful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Opportunity to scuba dive and snorkel amongst colourful corals and fish
  • Visit two exquisite Outer Reef locations
  • Fast, high-performance catamaran with full amenities 
  • Exclusive mooring at Paradise Reef to enjoy plenty of time in the water

Join Ocean Free for a one day sailing tour to Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef

  • Look forward to an unforgettable day of exploring, relaxing and getting to see one of the most beautiful parts of the world
  • Visit the beautiful Green Island and Pinnacle Reef
  • Scuba dive, snorkel, and enjoy small group sailing
  • Transfers to and from Green Island
Reef Daytripper
FROM: $189

You will explore the protected reef environment guided by Reef Daytripper's professional and friendly crew!

  • Have fun while you learn about the complex marine relationships that exist only on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Choose to snorkel or scuba dive and enjoy the thrill of sailing on the Great Barrier Reef
  • See anemone clownfish, cruise over colourful reefs, and be prepared to be amazed by the giant clams - this tour allows you to get up and close with the stunning marine life that awaits below!
  • Eco-friendly tour – lowest carbon footprint of any Cairns snorkeling operator

Sail, discover and explore on board Wavedancer and make your way to the amazing Low Isles

  • Head to the tropical island paradise of Low Isles
  • Snorkel and swim with the virant marine life
  • Have an epic and fun day tour on a secluded and beautiful coral cay island
  • Guided beach walks available so you can learn more about the island
  • Comfortable stable catamaran for a smooth ride
Ocean Spirit: Michaelmas Cay Cruise
FROM: $130

Sail to beautiful Michaelmas Cay on the Great Barrier Reef for a day of excitement and adventure!

  • Visit a stunning sand island and bird sanctuary
  • Snorkel in the vibrant fringing reefs right off the shore
  • See the marine world from a unique perspective in a semi-submersible
  • Go on an introductory dive for a whole new experience
  • Ideal for the whole family to experience the Great Barrier Reef!
Sailaway Coral Cay Day Sail
FROM: $207

Experience the incredible Great Barrier Reef up close aboard a deluxe and smooth sailing catamaran for an adventure to remember with Sailaway.

  • See the breathtaking marine life and corals of the inner and outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Exclusive access to the Coral Cays of Mackay Reef with ample snorkel time
  • Smooth, sustainable and deluxe sailing catamaran with modern facilities
  • Unique fun with glass-bottom boat tours and guided snorkels! 
  • Guidance from marine biologists and delicious tropical buffet lunch included
Sailaway Low Isles Day Sail
FROM: $207

Experience a once in a lifetime trip to the Great Barrier Reef in ultimate comfort onboard a deluxe catamaran.

  • Snorkel amongst magnificent coral gardens and marine life on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Swim in blue lagoons with sea turtles and relax on white, sandy beaches 
  • Guided tours by experienced marine biologists 
  • Gourmet buffet lunch plus morning and afternoon tea included
  • Luxurious sailing catamaran with plenty of space for relaxation and socialising

Embark on a divine afternoon sail out to the Low Isles complete with snorkelling, island vistas and a magical sunset backdrop.

  • Snorkel the exquisite reefs of the Low Isles and spot majestic sea turtles with your guide!
  • Wander along a guided Island Heritage Walk to experience the magic of land and sea.
  • Hop in a glass-bottom boat and soak up marine ecosystem facts with a reef talk!
  • Let a golden sunset drench your afternoon of luxury sailing as you revel in the Great Barrier Reef’s marvels.
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