1 Day Port Douglas Outer Reef Tour

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

    One of the best Port Douglas snorkeling day trips! Join our Port Douglas Outer Reef Tour.

    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. Plus amazing food!

    An Eco-Adventure on the Wild Side on our Outer Reef Tour from Port Douglas. Experience nature’s finest.

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    Sailaway Outer Reef - Mackay Cay

    Adult( 13 - 99 ) From $315
    Child( 4 - 12 ) From $217
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      Port Douglas Outer Reef Tour

      Check-in at the marina around 7.30 am. As you board our luxury boat enjoy some Tea and Coffee with Muffins and pastries.
      We then have our welcome and Safety briefing Its time to depart Port Douglas and set sail!

      We sail to Mackay Cay which is in the Outer Barrier Reef. We start with a Reef Interpretation talk by Marine Biologist and Master Reef Guide
      As you arrive at protected mooring at Mackay Coral Cay our1st Reef site we give a snorkel safety briefing, and distribution of snorkel equipment.

      Then its time for our nature Activities to commence! You have the option to snorkel over the coral gardens, take a guided Snorkel Tour by Marine Biologist and transfer to the coral cay for exploring. Relax and swim or take a Glass Bottom Boat tour
      We serve a fantastic Tropical Buffet Lunch on board then we move to our 2nd reef site
      Continue your afternoon with some snorkeling. Once you come back on the boat hungry we have afternoon Tea and Coffee, cakes, and a fresh fruit platter.

      Then it’s sadly time to head back to shore as we 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
      Booking Info
      • 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.
      • This tour has free transfers from Port Douglas
      • Transfers available from Palm Cove from $56 per person return.

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