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Reef Tours

Outer Reef Tours from Port Douglas

Silversonic – Cruise to the Outer Reef

the-vessel_01Silversonic operates a full day tour to the Outer Barrier Reef.
This cruise is designed for small groups of adventure minded people who wish to revel in the thrill of diving and snorkelling without compromising their comfort.

Calypso – Snorkel & Dive

Calypso offers a full day cruise to spectacular Opal Reef. You will enjoy snorkelling and diving at three exclusive sites on Australia’s outer Great Barrier Reef.
The Calypso reef trip is suitable for people of all ages and ideal for families.

With the guidance of a PADI instructor you can try an introductory dive and experience the array of coral gardens and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef.

Poseidon – The Ultimate Snorkel & Dive Adventure

A reef trip with Poseidon will take you to three impressive sites on the very edge of the Outer Barrier Reef, at the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs. Poseidon has selected sites which cater for both the shallower coral gardens favoured by snorkellers, and the adjacent deeper walls and drop-offs preferred by scuba divers.

Poseidon has one of the few permits allowing guests to swim with Dwarf Minke Whales. These friendly mammals are regularly encountered from May to September and definitely make for an extra memorable day on the Great Barrier Reef.

Quicksilver – Outer Reef Tours

Quicksilver cruises to the Outer Reef daily in a large wave piercing catamaran. Perfect for all ages and big groups regardless of whether you are a swimmer and non-swimmer.

Quicksilver takes you to a huge floating platform out on the reef, where you can snorkel, dive or just view the marine life and coral formations from the semi submersible vessels.

Wavelength – Snorkel the Outer Reef

Wavelength is the only cruise vessel in Port Douglas dedicated to snorkeling the Outer Reef. A cruise to the Great Barrier Reef is a once in a lifetime experience for many visitors and Wavelength do everything to ensure it is a day to remember, by making every moment count. The Wavelength cruise allows you to truly experience the world’s most diverse eco-system up close and personal. The full day tour of the Outer Reef with Wavelength takes in three different snorkeling sites.


Low Isles Tours

Sailaway IV – Low Isles

9c606b94d4Sailaway invites you to enjoy “a day to remember” at Low Isles, on the Great Barrier Reef. Sail to the protected coral cay, with white sandy beaches and coconut palms, surrounded by the magnificent Coral Sea.

Swim and snorkel with the turtles, take the glass bottom boat tour or explore the island and its history.

Wavedancer – Low Isle Cruise

Wavedancer departs daily from Port Douglas for a full day tour of the inner reef at picturesque Low Isles.

With reef activities conducted from the shallow water surrounding the island this tour is particularly suitable for families with young children. Wavedancer provides snorkels, masks, flotation devices and fins in child sizes.

The Wavedancer crew is happy to assist and educate with a demonstration on snorkeling and information on the precious marine eco-system, ensuring that both kids and adults maximise their experience on their day at Low Isles. On board Wavedancer a delicious tropical buffet lunch is served and there is light entertainment on the sail back from Low Isle to Port Douglas.