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Uplift Watersports

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44 Wharf Street | Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 497 488 011
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Went back twice!

Absolutely had a blast jet skiing with Robbie! Did the ocean blast and the 4 mile beach tour. Rode... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sylvia C
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Jet skiing fun

Family of 5 so we took out three jet skis. We appreciated the focus on safety and had a blast on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SarahFatty
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PARASAILING, JET SKIING & SNORKELLING PARASAILING: Safe, comfortable and fun. Fly behind our custom built parasailing boat for amazing views of Port Douglas and surrounds. Maximum 10 passengers per trip. Up to 4 Trips Daily: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 3.30pm Solo or Tandem Flights. 12yr olds can fly solo. Under 12’s are welcome to fly but only in tandem with an adult. (Min age approx. 5/6yrs) JET SKIING: 45min & 75min Jet Ski Hire and 95min + Jet Ski Tours. No experience or licence required. All safety gear and instruction provided. Ride Solo or Tandem – Solo minimum driver age is 16yrs. Min age for passenger is 8yrs. Please note: All activities require a booking to confirm availability.
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44 Wharf Street | Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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+61 497 488 011
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely had a blast jet skiing with Robbie! Did the ocean blast and the 4 mile beach tour. Rode tandem with my boyfriend and enjoyed the thrill of jumping waves as well as having good fun trying to knock each other off. Robbie and other...More

Thank Sylvia C
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Always a privilege to have guests enjoy an activity so much they go twice......even more so in the same holiday! I know that Robbie enjoyed looking after you and said he was very amused by your attempts to throw each other off :-) We very...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family of 5 so we took out three jet skis. We appreciated the focus on safety and had a blast on the water! Thanks Rob and the team :)More

Thank SarahFatty
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Sarah - Uplift Jet Skiing is fast becoming a popular family activity and I think our focus on safety helps. If you feel safe & confident you will have heaps of fun and that is our ultimate goal :-) Hope to see you again....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The team at uplift were so friendly and fun. The weather wasn't ideal for us but our guide went out of his way to ensure we had the best time we could. The jet skis were awesome fun and the parasailing was a great experience...More

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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's a shame the weather wasn't better but so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience despite this. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Kind Regards Sharon, Rick & The Uplift Crew

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was our last day in Port Douglas when we saw someone parasailing and decided we would love our teenage son to try it. I rang thinking we had missed our chance but Uplift were able to take us out within 30 mins. Fantastic fun. My...More

Thank RTC3
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that we were able to fit your son onto a trip before you left Port Douglas :-) Pleased to hear you enjoyed your ride as a spectator, hope you got some great photos :-) Thanks for taking the time to review....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I did the parasailing. It was so much fun. On the boat Hayley have good instructions for what we all needed to do. We were out on the boat for just over an hour. 100% recommend you do this!!

Thank Joanne P
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Joanne, So happy you had so much fun and that instructions were clear. Your recommendation is very much appreciated. kind Regards Sharon, Rick & Hayley

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an absolute blast on the 4mile discovery tour thanks to our guide Rob - unreal experience! 10/10

Thank spalise
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our Four Mile Discovery Tour is becoming a really popular trip thanks to review like this, thank you so much. Glad you had an unreal experience! Kind regards Sharon, Rick and your guide Robbie.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All contact was prompt and easy. There was no hard sell as it was even suggested to us that it might be too rough to go jet skiing. We cruised out with our personal guide Robbie who was absolutely fabulous. He was patient, helpful, fun...More

Thank Judy D
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Judy, Thank you, we do our best to communicate well, especially when it comes to the weather! Not all conditions are suited to everyone so we like to ensure the guests are comfortable matching their abilities with the current conditions. We have to prioritise...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best non Barrier Reef experiences offered in Port Douglas This was our 2nd time Parasailing with Uplift Watersports and was even better than the first time as this time we went higher! Absolutely amazing views over Port Douglas and the water -...More

Thank Roger L
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic to hear from yet another satisfied repeat customer! We are so honoured that you chose to go out with us again Roger and to say you think this is one of the best non Barrier Reef activities is wonderful praise. Thank you so much...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went jet skiing with friends and it ended up being the highlight of our trip here! Such a nice weather and special thanks to Robbie for being an amazing instructor and making sure we get to see turtles!! We had an amazing time, such good...More

Thank Lizette M
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so proud to hear that your Jet Skiing with us was the highlight of your visit to Port Douglas, big praise indeed! The Four Mile Discovery tour that you joined us on is a favourite for those wanting to try and find turtles...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic jet ski tour lots of fun. Fabulous tour guide. Great for teenagers. Even saw sea turtles.

Thank Andrea R
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585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How lucky are you to have seen turtles Andrea. When the conditions are right Robbie knows just where to find them :-) Glad to hear you all had a great time. Kind regards Sharon, Rick and your guide Robbie.

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taofang8
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Response from 585SEC | Property representative |
Most trips would be about an hour but you should allow a maximum 1.5hr for the total trip. The total time depends on how many are on board (max of ten). Hope that helps. Sharon
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