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PARASAILING, JET SKIING & SNORKELLING PARASAILING: Safe, comfortable and fun. Fly behind our custom built parasailing boat for amazing views of Port Douglas and surrounds. Maximum 10 passengers per trip. Up to 4 Trips Daily: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and...more
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44 Wharf Street | Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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All reviews jet skiing tandem parasailing great fun jumping waves scared of heights safety briefing fun activity an absolute blast amazing experience any age thanks guys visit to port douglas explained everything great afternoon my partner take photos bucket list
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out Sat 2nd Feb ‘19. Best 360 degree views in Port Douglas. Amazing experience, highly recommend. Thrilling and anyone can do it, kids, grandparents no worries! Blair

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After days of bad weather my partner and I finally booked our parasailing and omg loved every second! It was only us with the two guides so very personal. Easy booking, lovely people and felt safe the whole time. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and highly recommend!!!!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids shared a Jet-Ski and I went solo. Sea was a little choppy and it's been a while since I last jet-skied, but we all had a ball! Totally enjoyed riding the waves free-style, and for being the oldest in the group, even the kids...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lucy B
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sounds like you might have surprised yourself Lucy - got to show the kids how to do it right hey?! Very pleased to hear that you all felt safe & supervised enough to let loose. There really in no better feeling than riding the waves!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent an hour out on one of the Jet Skis and had a fabulous time. You guys were so good in paying attention to safety and made everything clear about what you could and couldn't do. And being up there as a solo traveller,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meljas69
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

As you experienced, we do take safety very seriously and do our best to make it clear so that everyone has an amazing time yet still comes back in one piece!. If we have the time and opportunity to take some photos we will always...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both our teenage kids did the parasailing and loved it. We went around to the lookout and the boat driver knew we were there so when it was the kids turn, he brought them as close as possible so we could see them. Excellent!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jons864
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sounds like the weather was just perfect if Rick was able to swing the kids close enough for you to see them! So happy to hear they loved it. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Kind Regards Sharon, Rick and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time with Uplift Watersports - We had 2 x Tandem Jet Skis with our kids, and had an absolute blast - so much so we came back 2 days later and did the 75min Safari. It was all well organised and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janine G
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

WOW Janine, thanks so much for such a glowing review & you and the family were also a pleasure to look after :-) Maybe we should apologise for how much the kids must have bugged you to go again!? haha Thrilled to hear it was...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019

We took the 90min jet ski tour & had so much fun. Great way to see the coast & visit spots that you won’t see from the land, including dolphins, turtles & rock reefs.. Robbie our instructor/guide was super friendly & very knowledgeable, he knew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank erincT2739RO
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

If only there were 10 starts hey Erin! Thank you so much for your detailed review and recommendation. Sounds like you had some amazing weather to be able to see so much wildlife :-) Look forward to seeing you again next time. Kind Regards Sharon,...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This is awesome. Highly recommend this experience. Great work Uplift Team ! Full marks for your service and" photo bomb ! " Ha ha ! Great touch !!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Denis C
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the little 'photo bomb' Denis :-) Thanks so much for the recommendation - see you next time! Kind Regards Sharon, Rick and the Uplift Team.

Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Had the most amazing experience with Uplift Watersports. With a Smooth takeoff and landing we felt like we were up there for a lot longer than 10 minutes. The Mega flight going to 150m is definitely worth it. The weather was amazing and the views...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank viviennen2019
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

That’s so awesome you gave the Mega Flight a go - soaring the extra height makes the most of the views and adds a little more thrill to your flight! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review & recommendation. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

A must do when visiting Port Douglas! Reasonably priced and a super friendly and helpful team! Will certainly be doing this again next visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mdicko92
585SEC, Owner at Uplift Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank so much for taking the time to review your experience! Happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves enough to come again! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Port Douglas 😊 Kind Regards Sharon, Rick & Uplift Team.

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taofang8
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Response from 585SEC | Property representative |
Most trips would be about an hour but you should allow a maximum 1.5hr for the total trip. The total time depends on how many are on board (max of ten). Hope that helps. Sharon
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