Low Isles

  • Size 230 hectares
  • Zone Marine National Park Green Zone
  • 16.3840° S, 145.5599° E
  • Population 0

Low Isles is in the Port Douglas region of Queensland.  Post Code 4873.  This tropical island sand cay is 15 kilometres northeast of Port Douglas.

Famous for half-day and full-day tours and also an anchorage for private boats.

This sand cay is surrounded by 44 acres of coral reef, making it ideal for snorkelling.

While you are on the Island, you can explore this coral cay and stop by to see the lighthouse, operating since 1887.

Snorkelling on Low Isles

Next on mask, snorkel and fins to explore the coral reefs around the Island.  While you are snorkelling, there is an abundance of brightly coloured tropical fish to enjoy.   Keep an eye out for turtles, parrotfish and anemonefish, as well as rabbitfish and damselfish.

On this Island, you will find some thatched umbrellas and deck chairs ideal for relaxing and working on your tan.

Questions people ask

Is Low Isles suitable for snorkelling?  Low Isles has 150 different hard corals and vast marine life, making it ideal for snorkelling.

How long does it take to get to Low Isles from Port Douglas?  With a sailing time of approximately one hour.

Is Low Isles a National Park?  Yes, this Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Can you stay on Low Isles?  No, unfortunately, there is no accommodation,

If you are looking for an island stay, please see Green Island or Fitzroy Island.