Sailaway Port Douglas, an Eco Adventure on the Great Barrier Reef: Sail and Snorkel at Mackay Coral Cay

Sailaway Port Douglas is an unparalleled snorkelling and sailing adventure with our Eco Adventure on the Wild Side! This full-day experience caters to conservation-minded travellers ready to explore the northern frontier of the Great Barrier Reef in the most sustainable and exhilarating way possible.

Luxury Sailing with a Focus on Conservation

Set sail aboard our luxury catamaran designed for intimate groups, ensuring a personalised and comfortable journey. As you glide over the crystal-clear waters, our expert marine biologists will enlighten you with insights into the reef’s delicate ecosystems and the importance of preserving this natural wonder.

Snorkelling at the Stunning Mackay Coral Cay

The highlight of your adventure is a visit to the breathtaking Mackay Coral Cay, a pristine location known for its vibrant coral gardens and diverse marine life. Suited for swimmers with a zest for adventure, this snorkelling experience allows you to immerse yourself in underwater landscapes that few witness.

The Menu Aboard Sailaway Port Douglas Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

Morning Tea

Start your day on the water with a delightful morning tea that includes:

  • Freshly Brewed Jaques Coffee and Daintree Tea: Warm up with some of the finest local brews.
  • Freshly Baked Danish Pastries: A sweet treat to energize your morning.
  • Fresh Fruit Selection: For a fresh and healthy start, enjoy slices of watermelon, honeydew melon, rockmelon, pineapple, and oranges.

Buffet Lunch

Indulge in a sumptuous buffet lunch prepared to cater to a variety of tastes and preferences:

  • Cold Meats and Seafood:
    • Medium-rare Peppered Roast Beef slices
    • Sliced Champagne Ham
    • Sliced Italian Herb Chicken Breast
    • Falafels for a vegetarian option
  • Salads:
    • New Potato Salad with chopped eggs, spring onions, sour cream and Parmesan mayo
    • Mixed Leaf Salad with tomato, capsicum, cucumber, and a balsamic & virgin olive oil dressing
    • Asian Noodle Salad
  • Fresh Fruit: Repeat the morning’s fresh offerings to refresh your palate.
  • Bread: Freshly baked assorted bread rolls served with butter portions.
  • Condiments: To add flavour to your meal, choose from pesto mayo, mustard, sweet chilli, or chutney.

Afternoon Tea

Conclude your adventure with an afternoon tea that mirrors the tranquilly of your surroundings:

  • Freshly Brewed Jaques Coffee and Daintree Tea are the perfect warm drinks to wind down after a day of snorkelling and exploration.
  • Honey Nougat Slice: A sweet and satisfying treat.
  • Fresh Fruit: For hydration and replenishment, a refreshing repeat of watermelon, honeydew melon, rockmelon, pineapple, and oranges is recommended.

Every meal on the Sailaway Outer Barrier Reef Cruise is prepared daily by On Deck Catering, ensuring freshness and quality that complement your luxury reef experience. Enjoy these delicious offerings as you soak in the Great Barrier Reef’s breathtaking views and vibrant marine life.

Sailaway Port Douglas’s Commitment to Eco-Friendly Practices

Our commitment to sustainability means every aspect of your journey has been carefully crafted to reduce environmental impact and enhance your understanding of the reef’s ecological significance. From using eco-friendly materials on our vessel to conducting tours that respect wildlife and habitats, we ensure that your adventure contributes positively to preserving the reef.

Sailaway Port Douglas: First-Class Service and Memorable Moments

Enjoy the comfort of first-class service throughout your day. Our crew is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience, from ensuring your safety while snorkelling to serving refreshments on deck as you soak up the sun and sea breeze. It’s more than just a day trip—it’s an investment in lifelong memories and the health of our planet.

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