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Great Barrier Reef - Full Day Luxury Sailing and Snorkelling Cruise - From Port Douglas


  • Laze on the decks of the luxury sail boat Synergy
  • Snorkel over waters teaming with coral, reef fish and amazing marine life
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch with reef fish, chicken and prawns cooked on the BBQ and accompanied with spectacular assortment of salads, breads, fruits and dessert


Discover the wonders of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as you spend the day sailing the turquoise waters of the South Pacific Ocean. Set sail from the picturesque Port Douglas to the colourful corals and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef. Dive into the ocean for an exploration of the fascinating underwater oasis. Offering great snorkelling adventure also, you can swim with shoals of colourful fish and watch live corals in the reef. If you just feel like soaking up some sun, laze on the deck of the ship and get a healthy tan. An experience typical of an Australia holiday, a visit to the Great Barrier Reef is something you will not want to miss.


Departing Port Douglas marina at 8:30am, Synergy will whisk you away for two hours of sailing to our outer reef destination of Tongue Reef. We will spend over 3 hours at one exclusive reef site where you will enjoy snorkelling over waters teaming with coral, reef fish and amazing marine life.

Lunch is a gourmet affair with reef fish, chicken and prawns cooked on the BBQ and accompanied with spectacular assortment of salads, breads, fruits and dessert.

A complimentary guided snorkelling tour is offered after lunch followed by a relaxing sail home for a 4pm arrival back at Port Douglas.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



8 hours

Start time

Start time: 08:30am
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting point

Thala Beach Lodge or your hotel in Port Doulgas.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Thala Beach Lodge or your hotel in Port Doulgas

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  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Freshly brewed tea, coffee and pastries on arrival
  • Alfresco gourmet BBQ lunch cooked on board.
  • Entrance fees
  • 3 hours on the reef
  • Gourmet cheese & fruit platter on return
  • Government environmental management fee
  • 2 hour sail to the outer coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkelling equipment (Wetsuits, lycra suits & floatation devices)
  • Guided (English speaking) snorkelling tour
  • Environmental Management Fee (EMC)


  • Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
On very rare occasions, services can be subject to the effect of weather or unforeseen circumstances requiring changes to the suggested itinerary
This tour is unsuitable for non-swimmers, frail/elderly persons and children under 4 years

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • Gourmet Lunch:
  • Fresh local cuisine prepared & cooked on board
  • Caramelized onion and olive tart
  • Prawn and spring onion kebabs with a honey, soy & mild chilli marinade
  • Fresh red emperor with basil and olive oil
  • Breast of chicken marinated with semi dried tomatoes, capers and seeded mustard and oregano
  • Bocconcini, roma tomatoes, fresh basil drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette
  • Chargrilled eggplant & roast capsicum salad
  • Goats cheese salad with coral lettuce, sundried tomatoes, asparagus and pine nuts
  • Potato salad with chopped herbs & mild chilli
  • Home-made herbed focaccia and fresh breads
  • Mango and paw paw chutney, Sweet chilli sauce, and Pesto mayonnaise
  • Cheese platter with gourmet cheeses (brie, blue & tasty), dried figs & apricots served with crispy water crackers
  • A selection of soft drinks, local beers & an extensive wine list are available for you to choose from (own expense)
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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