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|Set like a jewel in the Great Barrier Reef, Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral cay island – a tropical island paradise. Combined with the romance of big ship sailing aboard Quicksilver’s luxury 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation.
From the moment Wavedancer moors in the calm waters of the island’s picturesque lagoon, a host of reef activities await. Our friendly crew will take you on a leisurely, informative day where island visitor numbers are limited. Discover the mysteries of marine life while snorkelling or glass bottom boat viewing. Take a guided beach walk and snorkelling tour with a marine biologist or just relax on the beach under a thatched umbrella. Let our crew pamper you in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with its fully licensed bar, or soak up the sun and sea air under the sails on Wavedancer’s expansive deck.
This tour is accredited with Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Certification.
Your day at a glance
9.30am: Complimentary morning tea/coffee on boarding. For your safety, hot drinks are not served once the vessel is underway. Passengers are required to be onboard the vessel 15 minutes before departure.
9.45am: An informative Marine Biologist presentation is shown in the main cabin.
10.00am: Wavedancer departs Marina Mirage for Low Isles.
10.30am: A snorkelling demonstration is conducted during the journey to Low Isles.
11.15 am: Wavedancer arrives at Low Isles and your activities commence. The coral viewer and shuttle vessels leave for the island, and continue to run throuout the day. Your snorkelling equipment is available from the storage containers on the foredeck of Wavedancer. We recomend that you conduct all snokelling from the island. The guided snorkelling tour operates from the island. Introductory dives operate from the back of Wavedancer.
12 noon: Lunch is served. Enjoy your tropical buffet. Bar operates throughout the day.
1.30 pm: A Beach Walk is conducted by a Marine Biologist from the shuttle boarding area on the beach.
2.45 pm: Last shuttle leaves the island to return passengers to the vessel. Afternoon tea is served.
3.10 pm: Depart Low Isles for Port Douglas. Enjoy light entertainment during the return journey.
4.30 pm: Arrival at Marina Mirage, Port Douglas.
|Included in price:
Morning and afternoon teas on board, informative reef presentation by Marine Biologist, tropical smorgasbord lunch, all snorkelling equipment and instruction provided, qualified snorkelling safety officers on hand, glass bottom boat coral viewing, Marine Biologist guided beach walk, guided snorkelling tours with Marine Biologist.Able to be purchased/hired:
T-shirts and souvenirs, including souvenir photos of your day, Underwater cameras available for purchase, underwater digital cameras available to hire.What to bring:
Your camera or video camera, swimming costume and a beach towel, hat, sunscreen and a shirt for sun protection, cash for drinks at the bar, credit cards for shopping and optional tours, Underwater cameras available for purchase.