Sailaway Cruise to Mackay Cay

Reef Trip

Enjoy a full day experience of the Great Barrier Reef with a snorkelling and sailing cruise to Low Isles, a Coral Cay 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, explore with an island heritage walk. Enjoy delicious food and pure sailing on a luxury catamaran. Focussing on small groups of likeminded guests.

CRUISE INCLUDES:

• Courtesy coach transfers in Port Douglas area

• Morning tea upon boarding and afternoon tea and coffee with muffins and pastries

• Superb tropical buffet lunch (including prawns)

• Snorkelling equipment

• Snorkelling instruction and in-water assistance

• Guided snorkel tour

• Glass bottom boat viewing and reef interpretation

• Low Isles Heritage Walk

• Five hours at Tropical Low Isles

• The experience of sailing on board a luxury sailing catamaran

• Eco Shamba Environmental Initiative $20 to local re-forestation


Sailaway Sunset Sail

Reef Trip

Enjoy the thrill of pure sailing! A “must do” when visiting Port Douglas is to relax with a Sunset Sail on board a first class sailing catamaran.

Soak up the peace and tranquillity of a tropical sunset over the Coral Sea as you sail along the coast off Port Douglas. Take in the ambient music, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and the spectacular mountain views while enjoying a welcome drink and delicious canapés. Catered to adults only.

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Silverswift

Reef Trip

Departing daily from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on this Great Barrier Reef Cruise. This is an active day all about being in the water for your dive or snorkel adventure of a lifetime!

You’ll explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures as you visit three different outer reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. Locations vary with the day’s conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery!

  • Introductory Divers: First time divers can take the plunge in complete confidence with an experienced dive instructor by your side. Enjoy up to 2 dives.
  • Certified Divers: Enjoy up to 3 dives. All dives are guided to maximise your experience.
  • Unlimited adventure snorkelling: Including a guided snorkel tour.

Onboard, our friendly crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy Silverswift’s comforts and in between water activities there’s a delicious lunch for hungry adventurers. The spacious deck areas are great to bask in some sunshine or share a refreshing drink from the licenced bar and tales of your adventures.

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Silversonic

Reef Trip

Experience an adventure and go snorkelling at 3 different Agincourt ribbon reef sites, departing daily from Port Douglas.

When you step aboard the ultramodern Silversonic, you are set for an exhilarating day of fun, discovery and adventure in the natural wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef.

You’ll have access to explore three stunning and exclusive reef sites at the renowned Agincourt ribbon reefs, each chosen for visual and ecological diversity for your dive and snorkel adventures.

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Dreamtime

Reef Trip

Enjoy one of Cairns’ most unique & exclusive Great Barrier Reef tours. Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel invites you to step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites, Moore Reef & Milln or Flynn Reef.

At Moore Reef, you will have the opportunity to explore the underwater world with included snorkelling or choose to splash out with extra activities like an introductory or certified dive.

We are open and operating cruises every day from beautiful Cairns. Come and jump on board, what are you waiting for?

Please note: check in is done on the vessel, please make your way directly to the Dreamtive Dive & Snorkel vessel where our friendly staff will be able to assist you!

At Moore Reef, you will have the opportunity to explore the underwater world with included snorkelling and or choose to splash out with extra activities like an introductory or certified dive.

One of Australia’s most astounding natural gifts is the Great Barrier Reef, which has the world’s largest coral reef and is one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. The reef, which is home to an abundance of marine life, is made up of over 3000 diverse reef systems and coral cays, as well as hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the world’s most gorgeous sun-soaked, golden beaches.

We are open and operating cruises every day from beautiful Cairns. Come and jump on board, what are you waiting for?

Please note: check in is done on the vessel, please make your way directly to the Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel vessel where our friendly staff will be able to assist you!

Take part in one of Cairns’ most private and distinctive Great Barrier Reef trips. On a day excursion to two stunning outer Great Barrier Reef locations, Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel allows you to go back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous marine rangers. Milln, Flynn, Hastings, Saxon, Norman, and Thetford Reefs are among the reefs that may be visited.

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Evolution Get High Package

Reef Trip

Witness the wonders of the sea and sky on this ‘Get High’ tour. Cruise onboard Evolution to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. This package includes a full day to the outer Great Barrier Reef at two stunning reef locations, with 5 hours reef time plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight from our exclusive helicopter pontoon before cruising back to Cairns.

Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations. A large modern sleek computer stabilized vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, and no big crowds with exclusive protected Reef locations. Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun-filled experience.

  • Check-in from 7.15am at Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Departs 8.00am – Returns 4.30pm Daily

Get High Package Inclusions:

  • Premium Full-Day Reef Cruise-Evolution, the newest and most luxurious vessel in Cairns providing an abundance of seating inside and out
  • Visit 2 spectacular Outer Reef Locations
  • 5 hours Reef Time with unlimited snorkelling with all equipment
  • 10-minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Free Lycra sun-suit hire
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including steak, fish, prawns, and tropical salads (vegetarians and GF are catered for). Please notify reservations of other special dietary requirements.
  • Complimentary glass of wine and light snack on the return journey
  • Large air-conditioned modern lounges to relax in comfort
  • Full-length sundecks for sunbathing
  • Fully equipped vessel with state of the art snorkel and dive equipment

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Sunlover Pontoon

Reef Trip

The ultimate Great Barrier Reef day tour – perfect for all ages and abilities, from avid swimmers to beginners in the water, the pontoon has something for everyone with a great range of included activities and optional add-ons!

Sunlover Reef Cruises operates a fast, air-conditioned catamaran to a large pontoon (floating platform) located at pristine Moore Reef on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef, a site well renowned, teeming with vibrant, healthy corals and marine life.

This tour perfect for all ages and abilities, from avid swimmers to beginners in the water – Even if you cannot swim you will still enjoy a complete experience with Sunlover Reef Cruises. The pontoon has something for everyone with a great range of included activities and optional add-ons, this tour is incredible value for money, Sunlover Reef Cruises offers value for money to enhance our visitors experience, regardless of age and ability, to discover beauty and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef.

Check-in is at the Reef Fleet Terminal between 8:30am – 9:15am. The catamaran departs at 9:30am sharp, returning approximately 5.30pm.

Your trip includes:

  • Travel to the reef on-board our air-conditioned catamaran
  • Free Tea and Coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 4 hours at the outer reef
  • Informative presentation hosted by our marine experts
  • Lunch box (not included in infant fare, can be added for $10pp direct. see T&Cs for dietary info)
  • Semi-submersible vessel and glass bottom boat tours
  • On-board touch tank and Fish feeding presentations hosted by our marine experts to experience unique marine life up close
  • All snorkelling equipment (including lycra suits) and expert instruction
  • Snorkelling enclosure with rest and view stations
  • Ocean enclosed kids pool
  • Underwater observatory
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • Full bar facilities (items at an additional cost)
  • Tea and coffee prior to pontoon departure

If you want to experience even more, we have a range of optional activities are available at an additional cost, which can be pre-booked or booked on the catamaran on the day (subject to availability). These activities include Certified and Introductory Diving, Seawalker® Platform Helmet Diving, Guided Snorkel Tours, Scenic Helicopter flights.

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Evolution

Reef Trip

Evolution is a state of the art high-speed 35-metre (120ft) vessel, cruising at up to 30 knots, providing comfort and safety for a maximum of 124 passengers.

With less travel time, you’ll spend more time at the Reef! With its large air-conditioned modern lounge to relax in comfort and full length sundecks for sunbathing you can relax in style. Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations. A large modern sleek computer stabilized vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, no big crowds and exclusive protected Reef locations all for you to dive in.

Evolution departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations. A large modern sleek computer stabilized vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, and no big crowds with exclusive protected Reef locations. Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensures a safe and enjoyable fun-filled experience.

Inclusions:

  • Premium Full-Day Reef Cruise-Evolution, the newest and most luxurious vessel in Cairns providing an abundance of seating inside and out
  • Visit 2 spectacular Outer Reef Locations
  • 5 hours Reef Time
  • 1 x Introductory Dive with all equipment
  • Unlimited snorkelling with all equipment
  • Free Lycra sun-suit hire
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including steak, fish, prawns, and tropical salads (vegetarians and GF are catered for). Please notify reservations of other special dietary requirements.
  • Complimentary glass of wine and light snack on the return journey
  • Large air-conditioned modern lounges to relax in comfort
  • Full-length sundecks for sunbathing
  • Fully equipped vessel with state of the art snorkel and dive equipment

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Passions of Paradise

Reef Trip

Experience the adventure of snorkelling, diving and sailing on our Great Barrier Reef Tours. The 25 metre high performance catamaran sails daily from Cairns to two unique outer reef locations, where you can dive and snorkel with turtles, colourful fish and see an amazing variety of corals.

Enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with a friendly crew dedicated to making your trip memorable and a local operator whose environmental credentials and attention to detail have earned many awards including the Australian Tourism Award for Adventure.

Our passion for showing guests the adventurous nature of the Great Barrier Reef has helped us win many awards including the Australian Tourism Award for Adventure Tourism. Come and join us on a fun and unforgettable day on our Great Barrier Reef.

  • Sailing on a stylish and fast catamaran to two unique outer reef destinations
  • All Snorkeling equipment including complimentary guided snorkel tours
  • Heaps of outdoor sun lounging decks including the netted deck trampoline at the bow of the boat
  • Air-conditioned indoor space to cool down
    A chef prepared tropical buffet lunch of hot and cold dishes including fresh tropical fruit (allergies catered for on request)
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Marine life presentations with our Eco Tourism Australia certified guides
    Bring a hat, sunscreen, bathing gear, sunglasses, towel, etc. as you would for travelling to the beach. We have cash and credit card facilities on the boat.

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