Northern Explorer – Woodwark Bay to Cape Gloucester

Departing from the Coral Sea Marina (meeting point ‘C’) at 8.30am, travel north to Woodwark Bay and go ashore for a stopover (last toilet stop for a while). Then continue to Grassy Island, Olden Island, Saddleback Island and Nellie Bay near Dingo beach. Travel past Hideaway Bay and through the Gloucester passage before going ashore for lunch at either Montes Resort or Gloucester Resort, returning to Airlie Beach by Minibus for drop off at Coral Sea Marina approx. 5.00pm.

  • Pricing includes lunch at resort, return minibus transfers (drinks at bar not included).
  • Water is supplied on board at no cost as well as Tea/Coffee at Montes/Gloucester.
  • Special dietary requests need to be addressed 36 hours before departure.
  • Your vessel carries extra towels, spray jackets and sunscreen.
  • Subject to availability of return minibus (prior booking essential)
  • Subject to either resort being open (seasonal closures) 

Snorkel equipment provided at no charge and “stinger suits” are available at a $5.00 pp sanitization charge.

Limitations: Wind and sea conditions (it is a long trip in a small vessel) 

What you need to bring:

  • Lightweight walking shoes that don’t mind getting wet
  • Sunglasses, quick dry clothing (you will probably get wet)
  • Bathers, if you wish to have a swim or snorkel
  • A sense of adventure and good humour
  • A credit card/cash if you wish to purchase extra refreshments ashore