1 Day Port Douglas Outer Reef Tour

    Visit the spectacular Coral Cays of Mackay Reef from Port Douglas.

    Immersed in the northern frontier of the Great Barrier Reef, this is the perfect snorkelling and sailing adventure for a conservation-minded visitor. Ideally suited to those who can swim and have a spirit of fun and adventure. Discerning guests can enjoy an inspiring full-day experience to the absolutely stunning Mackay Coral Cay on the Great Barrier Reef in the most sustainable way! The Coral Cays are pure white sand surrounded by a large fringing reef system and crystal clear water.

    Focussing on small groups on a luxury sailing catamaran, to fully enjoy a day of snorkeling and sailing.

    An Eco-Adventure on the Wild Side

    Outer Reef - Mackay Cay

    Adult( 13 - 99 ) $292
    Child( 4 - 12 ) $202
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      Check in to Sailaway office at the marina around 7.30am.
      Board Sailaway VII and enjoy some Tea and Coffee with Muffins and pastries on arrival
      We then have the welcome and Safety briefing
      Depart Port Douglas and set sail. Sailing to Mackay Cay Outer Barrier Reef
      Reef Interpretation talk by Marine Biologist and Master Reef Guide
      Arrive at protected mooring at Mackay Coral Cay – 1st Reef site
      Snorkel safety briefing, distribution of snorkel equipment, Nature Activities commence:, Snorkel over the coral gardens, Guided Snorkel Tour by Marine Biologist
      Transfer to the coral cay for exploring. relax and swim.
      Take a Glass Bottom Boat tour
      Serve Tropical Buffet Lunch on board then we move to our 2nd reef site
      After lunch, Nature Activities resume. Continue free time snorkelling
      Afternoon Tea & Coffee, cakes and fresh fruit platter
      Depart Mackay Cay. Relax on board as we set sail to Port Douglas.
      Arrive back in Port Douglas. Coach transfer to Port Douglas accommodation

      What To Bring
      • Guided snorkel tour with a marine biologist
      • 4.5 hours at unspoilt location on the Outer Barrier Reef
      • The experience of sailing on board the luxury sailing catamaran
      • Beach towel
      • Swimwear
      • Hat
      • Sun-shirt
      • Sunscreen
      • Camera
      • Sunglasses
      • A friendly smile and your consideration for this precious Marine National Park and World Heritage site
      • Credit Card- for onboard purchases of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks/juice.

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