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About Sailaway Cape Tribulation
Luxury ‘Lagoon 500’ catamaran based in Cape Tribulation is an Advanced Eco Tourism Operator, offering a sailing & snorkelling day trip to Mackay Cay, on the Outer Barrier Reef. Guests can explore the white sands of the coral cay, soak up the tranquillity & swim in turquoise clear waters. The small numbers of guests ensures a premium Great Barrier Reef experience & first class customer service. Sailaway IV Lagoon 500 is a proven and sustainable luxury sailing catamran based in Cape Tribulation Bay for the season April to November. Using wind, solar and high capacity water maker offers an amazing way to be at one with nature in style and comfort. Glass bottom board interpretation by very experienced skipper. No wading policy in Cape Tribulation using support tenders to pick up from Kulki National Park beach and Cape Trib beach House to yacht, just over 1 hours sail to the protected their exclusive sites Mackay and Undine Coral Cays. Marine biologist in water guiding and interpretation.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked day before for sunset tour only. Changed our minds an hour before due to depart and asked to have the half day tour instead following day. No hassle and changed straightaway. Picked up and dropped off at our hotel by very friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 45derekd
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Great personal trip ! the crew was very skilled about sailing and the reef and very helpful. Our group was small and we haven't seen any other people the whole day. Catamaran was modern and all equipment (wet suits, masks, even prescription masks) were provided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michal B
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Totally fantastic right from start to finish. The crew reaĺĺy looked after us, making sure we felt safe and confident. Beautiful sailing with such a skiĺled skipper and crew! Smaĺl group which made the whole experience very personal. Beautiful serene reef snorkeĺling. Lots of fish,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The entire trip was professionally run and also great fun. The initmate crew (3 in total) lends itself to feeling of belonging. The cat trip out was amazing, the snorkling fantastic - plenty of fish, a marine biologist to escort you around - even lucky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony T
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Seriously, you must do this trip. Crew were brilliant - so charming and helpful - made everyone on board feel special. The sailing was terrific and time snorkelling at the reef spectacular. So sad to hear that they will no longer be sailing from Cape...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wendy H
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best day tours I have ever experienced. The attention to detail of the 3 person crew is amazing. A specialised craft picks you up from the beach and takes you to their splendid catamaran - which has plenty of room...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eggssplorr
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Totally enjoyed sail away cape trib. The crew were very helpful. They are very knowledgeable about there environment and complement the splendour of the reef. Thanks Glen, Maddi and Brasco

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank adamv232
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Went with Sailaway end of July and had a lovely day on the catamaran. Very friendly crew (who put a candle on a piece of cake for my brother's birthday), we learnt a lot with them in the water or on the glassbottom boat. 2...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulinef946
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss this trip with Glen Maddi and Greg! AMAZING!!! Glen has a true love of the ocean and his beautiful boat and shared fantastic part of the world with us. Maddi was such a great tour leader of the underwater world. And Greg was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 450catherineh
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We have been to the reef a number of times but this was the best. Having a marine biologist pointing out things we would have missed was the icing on the cake. Everything was very professional - could not have been better.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Greg B
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March 29, 2018|
Response from SailawayPortDouglas | Property representative |
Hi, Enjoy spectacular Mackay Coral Cay with Sailaway IV based from Cape Tribulation Bay, pick up from Kulki Boardwalk and Cape Trib Beach House with custom landing craft (no wading) for Full day experience, glass bottom... More