While Douglas Shire gets stuck into Plastic Free July, local business owner Steve Edmondson of Sailaway has been running his own campaign on environmental issues. Beginning this month, all guests with Sailaway have been given a locally sourced calico bag, which is reusable and washable. The bags, adorned with a design created by Low Isles […]

Read the following article posted by Johan and Bo from Aussie Tours! Click here to view the¬†article on Aussie Tours “After a short yoghurt breakfast we walk from Meridian to the Reef Marina Port Douglas. Today we have an appointment with a friend of AussieTours, named Steve, the owner of Sailaway. A striking figure is […]

Australia serving as global center for training in coral reef management¬†in June Twelve coral reef managers from¬†the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian oceans are¬†spending three weeks in North Queensland to exchange knowledge and learn about¬†innovative coral reef science, management and leadership. The fellows will travel¬†between Townsville and Port Douglas, visiting government departments, research¬†stations, farms, schools and […]

May 26th 2015: News Update 1 Exciting Innovative New Product –¬†Luxury Diving & Sailing Expeditions! Australian family sail home‚ĶPanama to Port Douglas 2015 -16 new experience coming to GBR because ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs nothing like Australia‚ÄĚ. Background: Steve & Katrina Edmondson of Aristos Port Douglas Pty Ltd are based in Port Douglas, Tropical North Queensland, own and […]

Sailaway Team are absolutely delighted to be the TTNQ WINNER for New Tourism Development and Business Award. The initiative of the additional sister vessel Sailaway V Afternoon Low Isles Tour, 1.00 to 6.30pm, Snorkelling, Turtles, Coral Viewing and Sunset Sailing back to Port (Adults Only) is successfully established and known as ‚ÄúThe most relaxing experience on our GBR‚ÄĚ This award complements being an Eco Tourism Climate Action Leader and National Sustainability Award Winner 2013. We see this industry recognition supporting our destination promotion to our valued agents and visitors.

Snorkelling Port Douglas… Sailaway owner/operator Steve Edmondson’s relentless commitment¬†for environmental sustainability¬†and eco tourism¬†caught the attention of journalists at one of Australia’s leading travel magazines; Travelling in Australia.

Reef Management Sailing Great Barrier Reef… The Great Barrier Marine Park Authority’s GOAL is to provide for the long-term protection, ecologically sustainable use, understanding and enjoyment of the Great Barrier Reef through the care and development of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. We all need to help The marine tourism industry, recreational users, the […]

Go Green! Save the Turtles bag artwork created by Low Island caretaker, Jenni Fox and sponsored by Sailaway to increase awareness of environmental best practices and assist funding of other educational materials i.e. information leaflets and interpretive centre on island near lighthouse. These medium sized durable, reusable bags are made of strong beautiful natural calico […]

ECO SHAMBA Tree Farm Port Douglas was established in August 2009 as an environmental initiative. The location of suitable, high productive land was searched for. The investment and long term commitment was established on 27 Hectares (68 acres) of land, ex cane paddocks close to Port Douglas, adjacent to World Heritage Rainforest and boarding Crees […]