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Aquarius - Sail & Snorkel

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Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Enjoyed the experience, not the crew.

Snorkeling for the first time on the Great Barrier Reef was an exciting experience. The crew of 3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
xnewyauka
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phoenix, Arizona, USA
Simply Fabulous

After being so confused from researching all the different cruises on offer from Port Douglas... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jenny B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Aquarius Sail & Snorkel offers luxury day cruises to the calm waters of Low Isles. Departing Port Douglas daily, this brand new 62ft sailing catamaran carries a maximum of 23 guests, each spoilt with amazing corals, snorkel sites, glass bottom boat, guided island walks and high levels of customer service. Want a day on the reef, relaxing like a celebity? Aquarius is for you!
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  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Meridien Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Snorkeling for the first time on the Great Barrier Reef was an exciting experience. The crew of 3, however, did nothing to enhance it. They were aloof, not very friendly, and didn't engage. There were a few people on board who had never snorkeled before,...More

1  Thank xnewyauka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After being so confused from researching all the different cruises on offer from Port Douglas & Cairns we finally decided on Aquarius. They did not disappoint & totally lived up to all my expectations. The day was simply fabulous & was definitely the highlight of...More

1  Thank Jenny B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Aquarius to go snorkeling out on the Great Barrier Reef. It is a beautiful boat, and with only 11 guests, it was a nice, quiet trip that didn't feel crowded. The place they took us for snorkeling was beautiful and so full...More

1  Thank katekmc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing day visiting Horseshoe bay on Aquarius which is a beautiful vessel that holds very small groups which is a fantastic personalized way of visiting the reef. The day I traveled there were only 4 of us on board which allowed plenty...More

1  Thank Jacinda P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a Sunset Sail with Aquarius, and it was a FANTASTIC evening. The staff were helpful, the canapés good quality (4 serves) and the fact you can BYO means we could bring our favourive wine (the quality of which you could not get...More

1  Thank Christian H
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Aquarius only holds 25 people so it is a more intimate group and you get more individualised attention. I did get seasick but the staff were great, the skipper told me where to sit and the crew made sure I had everything I needed....More

4  Thank Louise D
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We did the 1.5 hr sunset cruise and it was fantastic. Great crew , canapés, BYO booze , and chilled while cruising out to sea via Dickson’s inlet 👍

1  Thank Redlegs97
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this sunset sail. I normally get sea sick (the water was regarded as rough) but I sat up the top and was super fine, thankfully! It was byo so we were able to bring a bottle of champagne and they provided lovely canapés. The...More

1  Thank Lemazintransit
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

$60 for a 90-min twilight excursion into the Coral Sea from Port Douglas with canapés provided and the option to bring your own alcohol. A 90-min ride in a taxi would cost twice as much. It was a nice way to cap off our week...More

1  Thank Edwin W
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Was sailing with Aquarius yesterday on a snorkelling tour. It was so great. GREAT Crew. My husband has a pacemaker and they took very very good care of him. Thank you so much. He was so happy about snorkelling. We are both 65 and we...More

2  Thank aliceyr2003
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