2 Day Low Isles & Cape Tribulation

2 Day Low Isles & Cape Tribulation

With this fantastic Great Barrier Reef island and rainforest combination, you'll experience a day of relaxation on the idyllic Low Isles followed by a day exploring Cape Tribulation in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest.

DAY 1: Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise 

Tour Operator: Quicksilver Cruises

Set like a jewel in the Great Barrier Reef, Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoiled coral cay island – a tropical island paradise. Combined with the romance of sailing aboard Quicksilver’s beautiful 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation.

From the moment Wavedancer moors in the calm waters of the island’s picturesque lagoon, a host of reef activities await. This is a leisurely, informative day where island visitor numbers are limited. Discover the mysteries of marine life while snorkelling or glass bottom boat viewing. The corals are very close to the island which makes snorkelling an easy and enjoyable experience. Low Isles is also home to a thriving sea turtle population. The marine biologist will take you on a guided beach walk and snorkel tour to learn so much more about this very special Great Barrier Reef island. Or if you prefer, just relax under a beach umbrella or on the spacious decks of Wavedancer.

Lunch is served on board Wavedancer and a regular shuttle vessel transfers guests between the boat and the island throughout the day. 

Low Isles, along with its historic old lighthouse, are registered on the Commonwealth Heritage List in recognition of their place in Australia’s cultural and Indigenous heritage. The lighthouse was erected in 1878, and while now automated, it still is a landmark greeting guests to the island.

Your Wavedancer Low Isles Day Includes:

  • Return Wavedancer cruise from Port Douglas
  • Morning and afternoon teas onboard
  • Marine biologist Reef Presentation
  • Tropical buffet lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel & fins) and instruction provided
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Glass bottom boat coral viewing
  • Marine biologist guided beach and island walk
  • Marine biologist guided snorkel tour
  • Use of lycra suits

Tour departs from Crystalbrook Superyacht marina, Wharf St Port Douglas 

Departs Port Douglas: 10am Returns Port Douglas: 4.30pm

DAY 2: Daintree Cape Tribulation Tours

Tour Operator: Down Under Tours

Travel in air-conditioned comfort in one of Down Under Tours’ luxury purpose built vehicles to Cape Tribulation, through World Heritage listed Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park. Included is a Daintree River cruise, tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest and a walk on the famous Cape Tribulation beach, named by Captain James Cook in 1770. Enjoy an indigenous presentation and a driver/guided tour at the Mossman Gorge Centre before the homeward journey.

On the one-hour Daintree River Cruise, learn about this wildlife environment, habitat of birds, tree snakes, unique plants and of course the estuarine crocodile. At the Alexandra Lookout enjoy spectacular views over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea. Tropical Lunch is served at a private rainforest property. Here you can also take a short walk along a rainforest creek.

At Cape Tribulation, take a walk on this world-renowned rainforest beach and admire the coastline and fringing coral reef from the Kulki Lookout.

The Mossman Gorge Centre highlights include an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people, before boarding your eco shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. Your driver guide will take you for a guided walk, sharing knowledge and secrets of this enchanting environment, one of the world’s oldest rainforests.

Your Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge day includes:

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up, advised at time of booking.
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Tropical lunch in rainforest setting
  • Cape Tribulation beach and boardwalk
  • Mossman Gorge: Indigenous presentation, afternoon tea and guided walk.
  • Return transfer to hotel

What to bring: Comfortable clothes and walking shoes, hat, insect repellent and umbrella (in rainy weather).

Total Package Price: All taxes and levies included in total price. 


  Adult Child Family
Tour Price AU$ 440.00AU$ 266.00AU$ 1,280.00
Total Package PriceAU$ 440.00AU$ 266.00AU$ 1,280.00

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* Day 1 Self-drive to the Port Douglas marina. Coach transfers are available.

Additional Costs


A Government Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. *  EMC is waivered for travel up to 30 June 2023. 

General Conditions

  • Child age is 4 -14 years; Children 3 years and under cruise for free. 
  • Family fare – maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family. Normal fare applies for additional children. Not applicable with any other discount.
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice.
  • Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2023.

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