Port Douglas Low Isles Adults Only Half Day Afternoon Snorkeling Tour

Departing: Port Douglas

Pickup: Port Douglas

Adults Only Reef Trip & Sunset Sail



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 484

  • Pure bliss. Whether it be gliding across the balmy tropical waters on a snorkelling adventure, or an opulent sail to a paradise island; this is one tour that highlights splendour and luxury.
  • Small numbers, no kids and luxurious relaxation!
  • A wonderful afternoon snorkelling and bonus evening sunset sail for Adults Only from romantic Port Douglas    

Adults only afternoon Great Barrier Reef tour from Port Douglas to the beautiful coral reef at Low Isles. Luxury catamaran cruise through the azure waters to discover coral gardens, turtles and reef fish by snorkelling, or taking a unique glass bottom boat ride!

This adults only Great Barrier Reef tour and sunset sail offers the height of luxury, as well as a magnificent afternoon at Low Isles just off Port Douglas. This reef trip offers the added bonus of an afternoon sunset sail for those who wish to see the Tropical night sky light up with a myriad of brilliant colours 

Departing from Port Douglas Reef Marina, you’ll embark on a stable French built catamaran and begin your breathtaking journey past aqua seas and rainforest-covered mountains. Your friendly and attentive crew will offer a selection of sandwiches and muffins, as you sip a coffee or tea and watch stunning panorama go by on this magnificent voyage.

There will be a reef presentation along the venture, as well as all the snorkelling tips you’ll need. Once you arrive at this quintessential tropical island, you’ll be invited to discover the dazzling coral gardens and reef fish by a snorkelling adventure.

Either explore the reef at your own leisure, or feel free to join a guided snorkel tour. You can likewise indulge in a unique glass bottom boat ride, and even explore the lush forest on a relaxing magic island trek.

Soak up the sun on white shores with an alcoholic beverage until it’s time to sail home in sunset opulence, while snacking on fruit platters and fresh jam and cream scones. This is one tour that treats all the senses!

Sail to Low Isles

Sail across an aquamarine ocean to the heaven of pure white shores. Your luxurious journey to Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef is the height of opulence on a gleaming white vessel, and an array of scenic wonder as you bypass forest covered mountain peaks. Your attentive, welcoming crew will be there to offer an interpretive reef presentation and a few snorkelling tips, as you munch on sumptuous sandwiches. On your arrival, you’ll be spirited to the island’s beach by a small craft, where you’ll be fitted with a snorkel and mask. You’ll be welcome to explore the coral gardens and lagoon at your own pace, or join a guided snorkelling tour. Your crew can likewise arrange a glass bottom boat ride for you. Feel free to laze on the luxury vessel with an alcohol beverage from the fully licensed bar, before sailing home by sunset, enjoying fruit platters and mouthwatering fresh scones.


The remarkable coral gardens at Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef begin only a few steps from the shoreline. Your friendly crew will help fit you with a comfortable snorkel and mask, along with a pair of fins for easy swimming. As you glide over a labyrinth of beauty, you’ll see some of the rarest marine species alive in the world today. You’ll find yourself awe-inspired by the sight of numerous sea-turtles, perhaps a manta-ray, and most certainly a rainbow plethora of reef fish. Through the variety of soft corals, you’ll see turquoise Parrot fish, and shoals of Damsels that change from deep blue to pale green before your very eyes! And in the brilliant flowery anemone, it might even be your chance to spot a whole Clown fish (Nemo) city!

Guided Snorkelling Tour

Your guided snorkelling safari is an extravaganza of riveting knowledge and remarkable sights! This tour is a splendid fit for those who are a little less confident snorkelling on their own, and likewise for individuals who’d love to learn the fascinating stories of the marine life beneath you. Your snorkelling expert and marine biologist will lead the way across a coral reef, knowing how to locate and interact with oceanic species. You’ll be awed by the sight of a giant sea-cucumber, the goliath clams and blue starfish. 

These warm tropical waters are a well known haven for sea turtles and reef sharks - with luck you will get to see many of these famous fish on your adventure.

Glass Bottom Boat Tour

With specially designed transparent floor, the glass bottom boat tour will reveal a new way to explore the Great Barrier Reef, in dry comfort! You’ll leave from the shores of Low Isles to embark on this 30 minute expedition. Watch the rainbow fiesta of turquoise Parrots, silvery Sweetlip, and yellow Angels through the glass! This tour offers a marine presentation, while sharing delightful facts to accompany the sights. Among the marvel of coral and aquatic life, it could be your day to spot a tiny reef shark, a ‘fever’ of sting-rays, and of course the popular sea turtles.

Discover Low Isles

For beachcombers and bird lovers, a trek about this enchanting island is unmissable. Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef is unique in its 7000 year old creation. Once Bata coral reef, the surface was sea swept away, leaving particles to form a stunning sand cove, complete with lush tropical rainforest. It is likewise a haven for birds, and on this guided trek, you’ll not only hear how the osprey have their talons on backwards, but you might just catch a glimpse of this majestic sea-hawk diving the ocean for its lunch too!  You’ll likewise learn the fascinating heritage of both European settlers and indigenous legend. You’ll also discover the remarkable island Lighthouse; the first of its kind in Far north Queensland was razed to the ground by a cyclone, and restored to shine a light to this very day.


On Arrival:

  • Gourmet mini beef & black pepper pie
  • ½ size Roast beef, caramelized onion & salad wraps
  • ½ size Ham, cheese & salad wraps
  • Zucchini, corn & cheddar cheese tartlets
  • Mississippi mud cake slice

Afternoon tea:

  • Fruit pieces - Watermelon, Rockmelon, Honeydew Melon & Pineapple
  • Fresh baked Scones with jam & cream

Canapes served prior to departure from island:

  • French style finger sandwiches
  • Salmon, cucumber & cream cheese rolls
  • Hummus dip & Capsicum dip w/ crudités, salami, cheese & crackers
  • Chicken & vegetable rice paper rolls
  • Thai fish cakes w/ cucumber & sweet chilli mayo

Included In Price

  • Courtesy coach transfers in Port Douglas area
  • Tea & Coffee with light lunch on arrival
  • Snorkelling equipment & optical masks
  • Seasonal lycra snorkelling suits, wetsuits & flotation devices
  • Snorkelling instruction & in-water assistance
  • Guided Snorkel tour with a marine guide
  • Glass bottom boat viewing & reef interpretation
  • Low Isles Heritage Island Walk, guided
  • 3 hours at Tropical Low Isles, a Coral Cay island
  • Afternoon tea and coffee with fresh homemade scones & fruit platter
  • Complimentary beer, wine or champagne, juices and soft drinks
  • A delicious selection of canapés
  • Spectacular Sunset Sail over the coral Sea & views of the Daintree mountains
  • The experience of pure sailing on the luxurious vessel
  • Contribution to Eco Shamba Environmental Initiative local forestation
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Port Douglas

Departure Time


Departure Instructions
  • 12.30pm Check in
  • 12.45pm Boarding
Pickup Locations

Port Douglas

  • Contact us in regards to different transfer options if you are staying outside of Port Douglas
  • Port Douglas transfers need to be pre-booked well in advance

Low Isles Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Excludes Christmas Day


6 hours and 30 minutes (3 hours of total reef time)

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium


Not suitable for disabled passengers.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Eco Climate Action Leader
Ecotourism Certified
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (waterproof)
  • Comfortable flat shoes or bare feet
  • Light Jacket
  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card for additional purchases from the bar on board

Adults only tour, minimum age 12 years

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

Cancellations received within 24 hours of departure are subject to 100% cancellation.

Port Douglas Low Isles Adults Only Half Day Afternoon Snorkeling Tour

Departing: Port Douglas

Pickup: Port Douglas

Adults Only Reef Trip & Sunset Sail



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 484

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