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Great Barrier Reef Tours from Port Douglas

Experience pristine reef sites on a Great Barrier Reef day trip from Port Douglas! Reef tours departing from Port Douglas take less time to reach the remote sections of the Great Barrier Reef and allow for ample time to snorkel, scuba dive, and sail. So venture a bit further north from Cairns and try one of these Great Barrier Reef day tours from Port Douglas!

The perfect day tour for multiple ages and accessibility levels in on the Quicksilver Outer Reef Pontoon from Port Douglas!

  • Snorkel, scuba dive, and view the reef from a semi-submersible boat!
  • Optional scenic helicopter rides over the reef
  • Fully accessible platform with ramps, bathrooms and a hydro lift for wheelchair passengers!
  • Scenic Helicopter Fly/Cruise options available

FROM: $298

Dive your way through the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef on Silversonic!

  • Depart from Port Douglas for an immersive day trip to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkel or scuba dive at 3 different locations
  • Five hours exploring the Great Barrier Reef
  • Great for snorkellers, introductory divers and certified divers
  • Tropical buffet lunch and snacks included

Come and enjoy a cruise to the secluded Low Isles on this half day tour with Calypso Reef Cruises!

  • Max 23 guests and only a short 30 minute boat ride from Port Douglas!
  • Jump on a guided snorkel tour with all snorkel gear included
  • Wander around the island on a guided tour and visit the historical lighthouse
  • Don’t want to snorkel? See the reef from above on a glass bottom boat tour instead!


Snorkelling at 3 different reef locations during the day and boasting low passenger numbers, this is a special outer Great Barrier Reef experience

  • Snorkel in diverse and colourful reefs
  • Great way to spend a day, departing from Port Douglas
  • Visit 3 different sites for variety and plenty of fun!
  • Exclusive moorings giving you plenty of space to roam without the crowds

Come on board Calypso Reef Cruises to experience three unique reef locations on the world-famous Great Barrier Reef

  • Explore three world-class snorkelling and dive spots in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Rub shoulders with breathtaking marinelife and vibrant corals.
  • Relax aboard a stylish, spacious and smooth cruising catamaran from Port Douglas.
  • Unwind on the sun deck as you take in divine seascapes and island vibes! 

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
Sailaway Low Isles Day Sail
FROM: $217

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
Sailaway Coral Cay Day Sail
FROM: $217

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

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

  • Snorkel the exquisite reefs of the Low Isles and spot sea turtles with your guide
  • Wander around Low Isles on a guided island heritage walk experience
  • Hop on a glass-bottom boat tour to see fringing reefs around the islands
  • Spend an afternoon of luxury sailing and enjoy a stunning sunset on return
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