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“The best Sunset Cruise I ever experienced”
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Sailaway
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USD 48.55*
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Sunset Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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USD 206.33*
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Afternoon Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise from Port Douglas
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USD 296.95*
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Mossman Gorge Dreamtime Walk and Low Isles Snorkeling and Sailing Cruise
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Sailaway Local and Visitors favorite, the original and authentic Low Isles and Sunset experiences since 1985. Sailaway sisters IV & V luxury 'Lagoon' Catamarans sailed from France offer luxury reef and island day trips at 8.30am and 1.00pm, only 1 hour sail to the protected Coral Cay Great Barrier Reef Island. Relax on the white sandy beaches, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon and swim with turtles in their natural habitat. Take a trip on the glass bottom boat, enjoy a superb buffet lunch, before pure sailing back to Port Douglas. NEW Afternoon Cruise; Sail, island, snorkel and sunset combined, adults only. Absolutely the most relaxing experience on Great Barrier Reef 3 departures daily to suit you perfectly. Go Sailaway! SAILAWAY #1 SUNSET SAILING "MUST DO' $60 New Hot/Cold Canapes menu, complementary drink and fully licensed bar. Highly recommended for Adults, amazing value and ambiance
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Reviewed 6 March 2012

My boyfriend and I traveled to Port Douglas for a Holiday. We have done sunset cruises in the past, but by far this was the absolute best sunset cruise we have ever experienced. The crew was extremely warming and welcoming. They were so hospitable. They truly made the sunset a marvelous experience. It is a must do if traveling to Port Douglas.

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Reviewed 5 March 2012

We had a wonderful day out to Low Isles with Sailaway. An hours trip out, several hours on the Island with some of the best snorkelling I have ever enjoyed, lunch on board was very nice and a couple more hours snorkelling off the boat.
The coral and fish life was lovely and we also saw a turtle though others saw more than the one.
The real treat was on the home trip where we came upon a pod of dolphins jumping out of the water and tail slapping. There was a mother and baby - very little with a pink belly and it jumped out as well. Fabulous, fabulous day. Thank you to the Sailaway crew.

Thank Brenda081
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

My partner and I went for the Sailaway sunset cruise before dinner on our last night in Port Douglas. I can't think of a better way we could've ended the week.

The staff were very fun and friendly and the boat is amazing (I really want one). The mood on the boat is more like a trip out on a (rich) friends boat than a tourist trip as the number of guests is quite low and it's all nicely informal. You get your choice of a free drink when you board and then find a nice spot to chill and watch the views. A friendly young lady then welcomes everyone and wanders around making sure you have a drink, chatting and taking photos for you if you like. It's all extremely pleasant.

We got back in time for dinner at Nautilus and it was really a perfect night. I would definitely book with Sailaway again next time I'm in Port Douglas.

2  Thank SxIxMxOxN
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Reviewed 10 January 2012

Sailaway is a lovely reef experience. The crew were exceedingly friendly. The sailboat was a nice size. The low isle reef had beautiful corals. A great pick for a pleasant day on the reef.

Thank kmkmkm
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Reviewed 10 January 2012

Brilliant. Free stinger suits, free snorkelling with guide, prawns for lunch, muffins for morning tea and a small group. Saw 8 turtles, swam alongside 5, swam with giant trevally and reef sharks. Amazing experience. Sailaway really looked after us.
Best day at Port Douglas for sure.

1  Thank Ann S
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