Aquarius Luxury Sailing - Great Barrier Reef

SPECIAL DEAL: Receive $40 off per person. Available for a limited time.

The Ultimate Outer Barrier Reef Experience - a place as unique and special as the Great Barrier Reef should have an equally special means of transport to get you there.

Tropical Journeys’ Aquarius is just that and is recognised as one of the most modern and luxurious sail boats to operate out of Port Douglas.

With only small groups, Aquarius is a dedicated snorkel only vessel, offering a personalised experience to Tongue Reef on the outer Great Barrier Reef.

Relax on the spacious upper deck between guided snorkelling tours before tucking into a delicious buffet lunch as well freshly made cakes for morning and afternoon tea.

Aquarius Port Douglas crew provide supervision and tuition as well as a comprehensive safety brief at the start of each day. Flotation devices are provided for snorkelling from the platform of Aquarius.

Your day sailing on Aquarius to the Outer Barrier Reef includes:

  • Personalised, small guided snorkelling tours
  • Morning & afternoon tea
  • Tropical lunch
  • Coral viewing boat
  • Local transfers (limited availability)
  • Flotation devices, prescription masks
  • Lycra suits
  • No experience needed

What to bring:

  • bathing suit
  • towel
  • hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • camera
  • cash or credit cards for extra purchases
  • BYO alcoholic beverages

FOR A LIMITED TIME: $206.50 per adult, $141.50 per child (8-14 years) (includes $6.50 Environmental Management Charge). Prices valid until 28th February 2019

COST: $246.50 per adult, $181.50 per child (8-14 years) (includes $6.50 Environmental Management Charge). Prices valid until 31st March 2019. From 1st April 2019, Aquarius will no longer be travelling daily to the Outer Reef. Aquarius will be available for private charters. Please contact us for more information.

Leaving from Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas.

This tour is not for children under the age of 8 years

Boarding 8.20 am
Departs 8.45 am
Returns 4.00 pm

CALL US: (07) 4099 6999
FREE CALL: 1800 005 966

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Brief Itinerary:

8.00am:   Guests transferred from accommodation to Crystalbrook Marina

8.30am:   Board & enjoy freshly plunged coffee, tea and cake

8.45am:   Depart The Reef Marina and sail to Tongue Reef

11.00am: Arrive at Horseshoe Bay to start your reef tour:
~ Comprehensive safety and snorkel brief ~ snorkelling from Aquarius ~ guided snorkel tour.

12.00pm: Delicious lunch, interpretive reef talk

12.45pm: Snorkelling

1.45pm:   Aquarius sets sail for Port Douglas

4.00pm:   Arrive at Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas

4.15pm:   Guests transferred to accommodation


Aquarius Outer Reef ($206.50) and Snorkel & Dive ($206.50) = $413
- $20 DISCOUNT = $393 (Inclusive of EMC)

Aquarius Outer Reef ($206.50) and Daintree Tours ($199) = $405.50
- $20 DISCOUNT = $385.50 (inclusive of EMC)

Please contact us on +61 7 4099 6999 to package any of our tours together to receive a discount. Thank you.

Multiple Tour Discount

Save $20 per person! When booking two or more Tropical Journeys tours, a $10 discount is offered per person per tour.

A $10 discount is applied to second tour only if tours are not booked together. (Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.)

Cruise & Sail

Enjoy a relaxing evening twilight sailing cruise after your day on the Reef.
When booking a Calypso Reef Cruise ($240) you can SAVE $20 per person when adding an Aquarius Twilight Sail (normally $60) at the time of the booking.
Total = $280 + EMC ($6.50)

  • Aquarius Port Douglas Cruises
    44 Wharf Street
    Port Douglas
    Queensland 4877 Australia
  • Phone: (07) 4099 6999
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