The Low Isles sit 15km northeast of Port Douglas and are surrounded by 55 acres of reef. A short cruise from Port Douglas, you can spot clownfish and friendly turtles throughout this untouched and unspoiled tropical jewel. Swimming in vast amounts of corals and huge diversities of reef life are schools of angelfish, damselfish, anemonefish, rabbitfish, moon wrasse, bright green and purple parrotfish, clownfish, and many more.
Moor at Coral Cay and explore its historic heritage-listed lighthouse that’s been operating since 1887 and was the first in Queensland to have porthole windows. Furthermore, learn more about James Cook’s explorations in the museum that has also been in operation since 1878. Woody Island is a perfect place to snorkel as it’s a protected area and has managed to remain in its natural environment and promotes the studies of Indigenous flora and fauna. Home to only native plants, wild birdlife, and natural ecosystems, Woody Island is a rare treasure. Woody is known for its natural conservation and is a vital habitat for many species.