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Great Barrier Reef luxury catamaran 1 day tour

- from Port Douglas

From AUD $217

Best Seller

All year

Wildlife, Nature

Port Douglas



What you need to Know?

Start Location:

Sailaway Boathouse, 8 Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina Port Douglas

Departure Time:

7:30 am (check-in)

Return Time:

5 pm


9 hours

Free date changes:

Subject to availability


  • Tasty Treats: Enjoy morning tea and afternoon coffee with muffins and pastries
  • Delicious Lunch: Feast on a tropical buffet lunch with fresh prawns
  • Snorkelling equipment and expert guidance
  • Unique Views: Experience the reef through a glass-bottom boat and reef interpretation
  • Vast coral gardens to explore
  • Cay Adventure: Visit a stunning cay and take a guided snorkel tour
  • The experience of sailing on board a luxury sailing catamaran
  • Courtesy coach transfers in Port Douglas area
  • Eco Shamba Environmental Initiative $20 to local re-forestation
  • Tax (GST)



Step aboard our Great Barrier Reef Luxury Catamaran 1 day Tour from Port Douglas. Get ready for an adventure that will stir your soul and ignite your senses! This isn’t just a tour. It’s a voyage of discovery, designed for those with a thirst for conservation and a love for the extraordinary.

Picture yourself gliding through the azure waters on Sailaway VII, a majestic sailing vessel that blends luxury with sustainability. As you sail along the coastline, soak in the breathtaking views of the Daintree Rainforest and Snapper Island. Feel the pulse of nature beneath you.

With exclusive access to the magnificent Coral Cays of Mackay Reef, you’ll explore a world of wonder under the guidance of our passionate marine biologists. Lose yourself in the stunning beauty of the coral gardens, where every twist and turn reveals a new marvel. Watch vibrant fish darting between coral formations, graceful turtles gliding through the water, and colossal giant clams resting on the seabed.

But the adventure doesn’t stop there. Dive into the crystal-clear depths for an intimate snorkeling experience. Or peer through the glass bottom boat to witness the reef’s hidden treasures from a new perspective.

As you explore, relish the delicious tastes of the tropics with our tempting meals and refreshing beverages. All served against the backdrop of aquamarine waters and endless skies.
With a maximum of 52 fellow travellers, this is a journey meant for like-minded souls—those who share your passion for exploration and your commitment to preserving our planet’s precious ecosystems.
Sailaway is the only operator from Port Douglas who has daily access to the spectacular cay.

So, why wait? Book your spot on our Great Barrier Reef Luxury Catamaran 1 Day Tour from Port Douglas today. Embark on a voyage that will leave you breathless and inspired. 

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Why do we love "Great Barrier Reef luxury catamaran 1 day tour"


Melinda says:
I was blown away by the adventure that awaited me! From diving into vibrant coral gardens to encountering majestic turtles, each moment was a thrill. And the food? Oh, it was a feast for the senses, perfectly matching the breathtaking scenery. I couldn’t have asked for anything more!



Know Before You Go

What should I bring?

For your adventure we recommend bringing:

  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Smartphone
  • Water bottle
  • Waterproof bag or beach bag
  • Waterproof camera (optional)
  • Jacket (during winter months)

What is NOT included?

Environment Management Charges: $8.00 per person payable at the check-in.

Not Included in the tour price:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Soft drinks/juicesThese items can be purchased on board.

What else should I know before I go?

  • The above tour itinerary serves as a guideline and is subject to change based on tide, wind, and other weather conditions.
  • Check in at the Sailaway Marina Office at 7.30am. A courtesy coach transfer from within Port Douglas is available but must be pre-booked.
  • Courtesy coach pick-ups are available and included in the tour within Port Douglas. Courtesy coach pick-ups must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance. Please confirm the pickup time and location by calling Sailaway at 07 4099 4200. Arrive at the pickup location listed in the confirmation email from Sailaway 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. If you haven’t received this confirmation email, please contact Sailaway. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
  • Important: For the comfort and safety of all passengers, we kindly request that guests possess good mobility to move about the vessels, including boarding the glass bottom boats and accessing the water via the ladders. We regret any inconvenience, but our tours may not be suitable for older guests with mobility limitations, and we apologise for any disappointment. Unfortunately, due to the vessel layout, we are unable to offer wheelchair access. This tour is designed as adventurous experiences for active travellers. We encourage you to select a tour that best matches your experience, age, and physical abilities.Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you in choosing the perfect experience for you.

We believe this information will help prepare you for an incredible journey on the Great Barrier Reef Luxury Catamaran Tour from Port Douglas.

What is the cancellation policy?

  • If  Sailaway cancels your tour due to weather or other reasons, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you need to change your tour date, we offer flexibility at no charge. Simply let us know at least 48 hours before your scheduled date, subject to availability.
  • However, if you change your mind or need to cancel for any other reason, a cancellation fee will apply according to VANZ Travel’s terms and conditions available on our website.
  • Cancellations made less than 48 hours of the tour date are non-refundable.
  • Please be aware that the card fee is non-refundable.

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