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“Turtle-ly great day!”
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Sailaway Local and Visitors favorite, since 1985 Low Isles "Full Day" All ages and "Afternoon Sunset" and "Sunset Sailing" (Adults Only) NEW luxury yacht arrived Sailaway VI 'Lagoon 560' & V luxury 'Lagoon 500' Catamarans, sailed from France offer luxury reef and island day trips departing marina at 8.30am, 1.00pm and 5.00pm, enjoyable 1 hours sail to the protected Coral Cay Great Barrier Reef Island. Relax on the white sandy beaches, snorkel over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon and swim with turtles in their natural habitat. Glass bottom boat, superb food and pure sailing! Absolutely the most relaxing and sustainable experience on Great Barrier Reef, 3 departures daily to suit you perfectly. Go Sailaway! SAILAWAY #1 SUNSET SAILING "MUST DO' $60 New Hot/Cold Canapes menu, complementary drink and fully licensed bar. Highly recommended for Adults, amazing value and ambiance.
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Sorry for the bad pun above, but had a great day out at Low Isles, seeing several turtles at very close range. Managed to see both Green and Hawksbill Turtles swim up from the bottom to breath at the surface almost within touching range. Also managed to see some nice Angelfish, Wrasse, Nemo, Triggerfish (Titan), as well as Black-tipped Reef Shark. Was pleased that as a competent snorkler was given a bit of freedom to explore as I wanted. Boat and lunch was good. Attentive service and interpretation by Jane was particularly noteworthy. Thank you for a memorable day.

Thank Murray H
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Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Best way to visit Barrier reef ever, they pick u up drop u back ect but whats so amazing is staff, Syd and Jane so nice. Loved it.

Thank Dziah
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is quite possibly the best way to see the Reef.

Beautiful day, partner and I were treated to such a delightful experience with Syd & his 2 angels Tammy and Shay. Entertaining, respectful and knowledgeable about the area, all 3 were great in educating the small contingent on our excursion.

Fantastic approach in dividing into 2 smaller snorkeling groups for morning reef tours and best viewpoints, as well as leaving us to explore around the island, whilst still maintaining good contact.

Lunch was divine, fresh and delicious. Favourite part would probably be the deeper dive opportunity in the afternoon, allowing you to explore an amazing section of the reef.

Whilst the breeze didn't quite allow us to sail home, the relaxing pace of the catamaran was amazing. Highly recommended!

Thank WalkingC
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

Being locals ,I have been going to Low Isles for 30 years ,it had been 2 years since I last visited so it was perfect excuse to go out on Valentines days with my Partner
We were warmly greeted by Syd the skipper ,and Jane and Shay. The day glided along so smoothy the weather was perfect...Jane was so friendly and had a real talent and sense of humour of being able to let the group know the best way to relax and enjoy the day. The lunch was really tasty with plenty of variety We enjoyed a couple of beers Wow!!
Congratulations to the owners, Steve and Katrina .. Sailaway is the best! Thanks to the great crew Syd ,Jane and Shay, who by the end of the day I felt like I had known them forever

Thank annelizeleeuw
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

More than a snorkeling trip. This was an incredible day of sailing with a small group of folks who felt like good friends by the end of the day. Jane was incredible in guiding the snorkeling excursion; very attentive, very knowledgeable and helpful but didn't hover when we wanted to explore a bit. Syd was a great skipper and even taught me a thing or two about sailing. This was a GREAT experience.

Thank Jackson B
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