Wavedancer – Low Isles from Port Douglas

Low Isles is located on the Great Barrier Reef, just 15 km from Port Douglas – this is the best place for your family to enjoy a day they will remember for a long time. It’s a 4 acre coral cay surrounded by 5 acres of reef – imagine how beautiful the snorkelling view is!

  •  Cruise in a wonderful sailing catamaran
  •  Guided snorkelling tour with a marine biologist
  •  Explore in a glass bottom boat
  •  A guided tour along the beach
  •  Morning & afternoon tea & a delicious lunch


With glass – bottom boat viewing and marine biologist-guided tours, you’ll definitely be at awe at the tropical paradise! During your tour, you can take part in reef activities. Our friendly crew aboard the Wavedancer – Quicksilver’s 30-metre long luxury catamaran – will guide you and provide you with information so that you can have a wonderful time here.

Take a guided walking tour along the beach or simply relax and enjoy the serenity.
• Pamper yourself in the luxurious air-conditioned lounge with some refreshing drinks.
• Soak up the sun on the expansive Wavedancer deck.
• Treat yourself to a snorkelling tour with a marine biologist to learn more about the mysteries beneath the ocean bed.

Wavedancer leaves from:
• Port Douglas Marina
• Wharf Street
• Palm Cove, Cairns
• Cairns beaches.
Luxury coach transfers from Cairns, Port Douglas and Northern Beaches hotels are available for an extra cost.

Your fantastic day begins with complimentary tea or coffee once the catamaran is underway after boarding at 9:30. Before departing, you’ll be privy to an information presentation with our marine biologist.
 At 10 am, the Wavedancer will depart from Marina Mirage for Low Isles.
 Soon after, you’ll be given a snorkelling demonstration on board.
 After an hour, you’ll begin your activities at Low Isles. The shuttle vessels and the coral view start their daily activities on the island.
 Snorkelling equipment is available for free on the foredeck of the Wavedancer. A guided snorkelling tour is conducted from the island for those who wish to join and you can conduct all your snorkelling activities from the island for the best experience!
 A tropical lunch buffet is then served around 12 noon and our licensed bar operates throughout the day.
 On the island, you can even indulge in a beach walk tour, guided by our marine biologist.
 The last shuttle from the island leaves at 2:45 pm for passengers to get back to the Wavedancer.
 At approximately 3:10 pm, you will depart Low Isles to head back to Port Douglas and you can enjoy some entertainment on the way back. You will arrive back at your original pick up point, reaching Marina Mirage in Port Douglas at around 4:30 pm.

Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Morning and afternoon teas on board, informative reef presentation by Marine Biologist, tropical smorgasbord lunch served onboard, snorkelling equipment and instruction provided, lifeguard snorkelling supervision, glass bottom boat coral viewing, Marine Biologist guided beach walk, guided snorkelling tours with Marine Biologist, Lycra suits.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    T-shirts and souvenirs, including souvenir photos of your day,
    Underwater cameras available for purchase, underwater digital cameras available to hire.

  • Duration:

    Full Day

  • Departure:

    10:00 AM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Thala Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach and Holloways Beach

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Wavedancer departs from Port Douglas Marina, Wharf Street. Quicksilver’s luxury coach transfers are available at an additional cost from Port Douglas, Thala Beach, Silky Oaks Lodge, Cairns and Cairns Northern Beaches (Palm Cove, CLifton, Kewarra, Trinity, Yorkeys Knob & Holloways) hotels and accommodation. Transfer times will be advised at time of booking.

    Passengers joining the cruise from Cairns and Northern Beaches can experience one of Australia’s most beautiful scenic coastal drives with a full commentary.

  • What to bring:

    Camera or video camera, swimming costume and a beach towel, hat, sunscreen and a shirt for sun protection, cash or credit card for drinks at the bar. Underwater cameras available for purchase.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    4 – 14yrs inclusive. Children 3yrs and under travel FREE.
    Family Fares available, one child travels free – Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children from the same family. Normal child fare applies for additional children.

  • Additional Information:

    A Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of $6.50 is levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. This charge is payable direct to Quicksilver on the day of travel.

  • Destinations:

    Port Douglas, Great Barrier Reef and Low Isles

Optional Extras

  • Transfers from Port Douglas/Thala Beach and Silky Oaks

    Transfers from Port Douglas/Thala Beach and Silky Oaks Lodge

    Adults: $16.00 | Children: $8.00 | Family: $40.00

  • Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches

    Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches (Palm Cove, Clifton, Kewarra, Trinity, Yorkeys Knob & Holloways)

    Adults: $32.00 | Children: $16.00 | Family: $80.00


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1/190 Brown St, Cairns, 4870, Queensland, Australia
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Phone: 07 4041 3244
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