Sail to Low Isles & Snorkel with Turtles

This idyllic tropical island is situated approximately 8 nautical miles from Port Douglas and is home to not only spectacular coral gardens and marine life, but to a plethora of spectacular migratory bird life such as mangrove kingfishers, sea eagles and ospreys.

Low and Woody Islands make up the Low Isles and form a protected lagoon area in between the two islands. Surrounded by 55 acres of coral reef, much of it close to the shore, snorkelling allows guests to enjoy the many different coral species, reef fish and green turtles with minimal effort.

All tours include buffet lunch and glass bottom boat tours. All of the tours listed are subject to an Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of $6 per person.To make an enquiry or booking please visit our contact page or you can email us directly on or phone (07) 4099 4088 to chat with one of our friendly staff.


Sailaway IV carries a maximum of 33 passengers and moors in the sheltered blue lagoon for over 5 hours….relax on the island, join the guided snorkel tour, take a trip on the glass bottom boat or laze on deck after a tropical buffet lunch. Later enjoy the exhilarating sail back to Port Douglas.

Sailaway also offers a Low Isles Afternoon Tour (1pm to 6:30pm) which includes 3 hours at Low Isles and a return Sunset Sail. The tour is not suitable for young children (minimum age 12 years).  Price is also $235 + $6.50 EMC – total $241.50 per person.

Adult: $248 + $6.50 EMC = $254.50
Child (4-12 years): $171 + $6.50 EMC = $177.50
Family (2 adults/2 children): $754 + $26 EMC = $780


Aquarius, the newest luxury sailing catamaran in Port Douglas, takes only 23 guests to Low Isles where you can snorkel with turtles, walk the beach, float above vibrant corals and abundant fish life and enjoy a gourmet seafood lunch (BYO alcohol).

Includes guided glass bottom boat tour. Not recommended for children under 14 years of age.

Adult: $235 + $6.50 EMC = $241.50

Great Barrier Reef Day Trips

Wavedancer is a 30m sailing catamaran (the largest of the 3 boats) and takes one hour to sail in tropical breezes across the Coral Sea to Low Isles. Once there it remains moored in the island’s calm lagoon and guests can take a regular shuttle from beach to boat.

Adult: $194 + $6.50 EMC = $200.50
Child (4-14 years): $96 + $6.50 EMC = $102.50
Family (2 adults/2 children): $484 + $26 EMC = $510

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Toll Free: 1800 994 088
+61 7 4099 4088

Villa San Michele
39-41 Macrossan Street
Port Douglas QLD 4877
Ph: +61 7 4099 4088
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