Go Green & Save the Turtles

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 material and bags printed with “Save the turtles” artwork with Sailaway logo and message, proudly supporting Low Isles and turtle sustainability. Go Green – Go Sailaway!

Available only at the Sailaway Reef & Island Tours Marina base $7.50, plan to pick up one when checking in for boarding passes 30 mins prior to departure and perfect to use on Low Island and back home.

Sailaway to Eco Shamba Tree Farm Port Douglas

Steve Edmondson at Eco Shamba Tree Farm

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 Creek.

More about Eco Shamba Tree Farm

 

Serious about Sustainability

Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Sustainability…

100% CARBON NEUTRAL

Sailaway’s luxury Lagoon 500 Catamarans sail primarily with wind power.  Our tenders use bio-diesel with low emission 4 stroke outboards.

Eco Tourism Accredited

CARBON OFFSET CONTRIBUTIONS

We contribute $10.00 from each and every passenger ticket towards sustainable reforestation & carbon offsetting programs that protect Low Isles and our neighbouring World Heritage Rainforests.
We also talk to our guests and educate them about the servious environmental issues and challenges facing Sailaway’s favourite natural wonders including Low Isles, The Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforests.

Raising your awareness & appreciation of our pristine natural environment is an essential part of our carbon footprint reduction strategies.

ON-BOARD RECYCLING

We provide bins to recycle plastics, paper, cardboard, aluminium/steel and glass used on-board Sailaway.

Our on-board toilets are kept clean and hygenic using the Sani-Loo waste water treatment system.

LOW FOOD MILES

All food and produce served on-board is locally sourced and prepared fresh in Port Douglas daily by our friends at Port Douglas catering.