Shaolin Port Douglas


An original icon of Port Douglas, Shaolin is one of the few authentic Chinese Junks left in the world

Sunset Sail

FROM $50 PER PERSON (plus EMC $3.20 pay onboard)

Join us on an amazing and unique Sunset Sail, departing daily from the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina located right in the centre of Port Douglas. Shaolin will capture you with her beauty, charm and history as you relax and take in the spectacular scenic views of the local mountains, islands and coastline.

Receive complimentary canapé’s and a beverage, then you have the option to purchase more on board. Our captain will provide an entertaining and informative, casual style commentary as you sail along the waterfront and out into the Coral Sea. This is a Sunset Sail you will never forget.

Low Island Snorkelling

$200 PER PERSON - Min Booking is 5 pax, then $200 for each extra person. (plus EMC $7 pay onboard)

Jump aboard the magical and enchanting Shaolin for an unforgettable day of sailing, snorkelling and fun. Experience one of the few authentic Chinese Junks left operating in the world, you will be captivated by her history and amazed at her maintained beauty. Shaolin is one of the longest operating Sailing boats in Port Douglas and has been taking people snorkelling to Low Isle for many years to experience the spectacular blue lagoon abound with coral and fish life.

Our local, friendly, experienced staff will provide you with snorkelling gear, assist you to get kitted up, take you on a guided snorkelling tour around the lagoon and point out all of the beautiful and colourful corals and fish along the way. You also have the chance to stroll around Low Island, see the historical lighthouse, the island museum and observe the prominent bird life on Low Isles. A sumptuous buffet lunch is provided, along with morning and afternoon teas and a complimentary beverage, more drinks are then available for purchase. This tour is a day of sailing, snorkelling and fun that will remain in your memories forever.

A Unique, Vintage Timber Junk Boat


Experience a Sailing Adventure like no other on the authentic  junk boat ‘Shaolin’! Learn the intriguing history of this unique and rare vessel as she takes you on a relaxing Sunset Sail from Port Douglas across the coral Sea, enjoy stunning views of the Daintree Mountains and local Islands you relax on the teak deck or inside the comfortable saloon area. 

Our local captain delivers informative commentary from the salon seating or choose the deck  and soak up the tropical ambiance.  Our sunset sail includes a complimentary beverage and snack.  Or choose to sail with us to the magical blue lagoon of Low Isles for the ultimate reef and Island tour. Book your Shaolin tour now for an epic ocean adventure.

A 5-Star Experience

kid steering shaolin junk boat

"We had the best cruise on the Junk to celebrate my sons birthday The crew were excellent with a drink on arrival yummy snacks and lots of info about Cairns, wildlife and the history of the Shaolin. Beautiful views of Cairns from the harbour, Thanks Flynn and the crew We will be booking more of our celebrations on the Junk!"

– March 23, 2018
people on shaolin junk boat

"The crew were friendly, professional and very welcoming and a pleasure to meet. The Skipper will tell you the history of the junk and be sure you ask. It is fascinating. It has been lovingly restored to full health and is a beautiful vessel. The trip out on the water is a beautiful. Sit out on the deck, enjoy a drink and just relax and enjoy. This experience alone made my trip to Port Douglas worth it."

– March 2, 2018
people in pirate costumes on shaolin junk boat

"At the last minute, I booked the sunset cruise for me and my three adult daughters. The Shaolin is a lovely boat and lounging on the front deck under the sails is the way to go. Flynn and Matty are full of info about the geography around Port Douglas. We were blessed with a beautiful sunset and the boys extended the journey so that we could see the sun drop below the mountains."

– January 13, 2018
people on dock in front of shaolin junk boat

"After going on a sunset cruise last year we were keen to go out to the low isles. The trip surpassed our expectations. Thanks again Flynn and Don, we can't wait to go again next year. From the professional service, the beautiful junk boat and the catering on board, this incredible trip was definitely worth every cent and more. Thanks again and I hope you have an awesome 2018!"

– January 4, 2018
people on shaolin junk boat

"What a day I can’t recommend this enough , the personal service , the information , the relaxing vibe had an awesome day with the crew on a sensational boat , my teenage kids loved it as well 14 & 16 which as you know is no easy feat!!! It is a must!"

– December 28, 2017