2 Day Low Isles & Kuranda

2 Day Low Isles & Kuranda

  • Wavedancer Cruise to Low Isles
  • Kuranda Train & Skyrail
Inc. all levies & taxes

2 Day Low Isles & Kuranda Info

2 Day Wavedancer Low Isles & Kuranda Train & Skyrail Tour Package

Day One:  Low Isles Wavedancer - Great Barrier Reef Island

Imagine sailing to the Great Barrier Reef island of your dreams, lying under a palm thatched umbrella, then slipping into the water to drift over coral gardens alive with turtles and brilliantly coloured fish.  Set like a jewel in a Great Barrier Reef lagoon, Low Isles appeals to everyone.  From the moment your luxury catamaran moors in the calm waters of the island's picturesque lagoon, a host of reef activities await you.  The wide sandy beach and clear, calm lagoon are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and families.

Why we like it:

  • Turtle haven
  • Idyllic Coral Gardens
  • Great for first time snorkelers
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Family friendly
  • Historic iconic lighthouse
  • Fascinating history


Port Douglas accommodation transfers are included with the 2 Day Low Island & Kuranda package.
Self-drive to Port Douglas for Cairns guests. 
Check in time is 9.15am at the Quicksilver office, at the Reef Marina on Wharf Street, Port Douglas.
Departs Reef Marina Port Douglas at 10:00am
Returns to Reef Marina at 4:30pm


  • Morning and afternoon teas
  • Reef presentation by marine biologist
  • Tropical smorgasbord lunch
  • Marine Biologist guided beach walk
  • All snorkelling equipment & instruction
  • Glass Bottom boat coral viewing tour
  • Guided snorkelling trips with Marine Biologist
  • Qualified lifeguard on hand

The friendly Quicksilver Wavedancer crew will guide you through all the activities on Low Isles, from snorkelling and exploring the island's beach with an expert marine biologist, to seeing the coral gardens from a glass bottom boat. Wavedancer remains moored in the island's lagoon, and guests can take a regular shuttle from the beach to the boat.  Snorkelers have the opportunity to join organised snorkel expeditions and view the creatures of the reef with a Marine Guide. If you're lucky you might spot one of the Turtles that regularly visit this tranquil location.

Low Isles is surrounded by 165 different species of hard & soft corals and is a haven for Turtles.  A large variety of marine life such as molluscs, sea cucumbers & fish such as colourful blue, green and purple parrotfish are a common sight. 

Wavedancer is a 30m sailing catamaran vessel taking a maximum of 150 passengers

Your Day:

9.30am Complimentary morning tea/coffee on boarding. Passengers are required to be on board the vessel 15 minutes before departure.

9.45am An informative Marine Biologist presentation is shown in the main cabin.

10.00am Wavedancer departs Reef Marina for Low Isles.

10.30am A snorkelling demonstration is conducted during the journey to Low Isles.

11.15am Wavedancer arrives at Low Isles and your activities commence. The coral viewer and shuttle vessels leave for the island, and continue to run throughout the day. Your snorkelling equipment is available from the storage containers on the foredeck of Wavedancer. We recommend that you conduct all snorkelling from the island. The guided snorkelling tour operates from the island.

12 noon Lunch is served on-board Wavedancer. Enjoy your tropical buffet. Bar operates throughout the day.

1.30pm A Beach Walk is conducted by a Marine Biologist from the shuttle boarding area on the beach.

2.45pm Last shuttle leaves the island to return passengers to the vessel. Afternoon tea is served.

3.10pm Depart Low Isles for Port Douglas. Enjoy light entertainment during the return journey.

4.30pm Arrival at Reef Marina, Port Douglas.

Optional Extras:

  • Underwater cameras are available for purchase
  • Underwater digital cameras available to hire
  • Return hotel coach transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach, Palm Cove) and Port Douglas
  • Lycra/stinger suits

What to Bring:

  • Your camera
  • Swimming costume and beach towel
  • Hat, sunscreen and shirt for sun protection, sunglasses
  • Cash for drinks at the bar
  • Credit cards for shopping and optional tours

Day Two: Kuranda Train & Skyrail Day Tour

Kuranda Train & Skyrail is one of the world's most beautiful and unforgettable rainforest experiences. Your day includes the famous Kuranda Trian & Skyrail and accommodation transfers from Cairns or Port Douglas.

Your day at a glance

  • Hotel pick-up from 7-8am or 8.15-9.15am
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail from Freshwater Station at 8.50am OR 9.50am
  • Approx 2.5 to 5 hours free time in Kuranda
  • Skyrail departs Kuranda at 1.45pm OR 3.30pm
  • Barron Falls & Red Peak Boardwalks
  • Transfer to hotel departs at 3.30pm or 5:20pm
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail:  At Freshwater Station, board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for your 1.5hr journey to Kuranda.
  • Kuranda Village: Free time is allowed to explore this quaint village, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily.
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway: At your scheduled time, board Skyrail for your 1.5hr journey to Smithfield. There are 2 stops en-route to explore Barron Falls and Red Peak Rainforest Boardwalks. 


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