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What to do at the Great Barrier Reef

Sailaway Reef & Island Tours

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Luxury travel
  • Wildlife & nature

Discover the remarkable Great Barrier Reef on an exclusive sailing and snorkelling trip with Sailaway. Specialising in snorkelling with their expert marine biologists on board, Sailaway reef and island tours take only small groups and use mostly the wind power of the luxury catamaran - the most sustable way to see the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Book the Low Isles Tour and snorkel in the crystal clear lagoon and relax on the white sandy beach of the idyllic Coral Cay Island. Alternatively, join a romantic Sunset Tour and soak up the tranquility and spectacular mountain views with a refreshing drink, as you sail along and watch the sun melt into the Coral Sea.

The Low Isles day tour includes a guided snorkelling tour, Island Heritage Walk, glass-bottom boat trip, delicious meals, and of course the thrill of sailing on board a luxury catamaran.

Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef

a small boat in a body of water
Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

Quicksilver’s high-speed, air-conditioned luxury catamaran will whisk you to their floating activity platform on Agincourt Reef. With activities for swimmers and non-swimmers, dive and snorkel in a kaleidoscope of coral gardens and marine life, or stay dry and explore the Great Barrier Reef from a semi-submersible and underwater observatory. 

Tour from Cairns from £163 per adult

Tour from Port Douglas from £149 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes the only day cruise operator to visit an activity platform on the Agincourt ribbon reef, cruise by fast wavepiercing catamaran, informative presentation by Marine Biologist, semi-submersible coral viewing rides, snorkelling equipment, facilities for swimmers and non-swimmers, underwater Observatory coral viewing, transfers to/from Cairns accommodation. Also includes buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of AUD 6.00 per person is not included in tour price and is payable locally.

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