Charter Boat Cairns - Day or Overnight Charter - 4 to 8 Guests - ZUL

Tour Code: 912

Departing: Cairns

Luxury Dive & Snorkel Tours
  • A luxury 54ft charter boat in Cairns that caters for both day charters and overnight liveaboard Great Barrier Reef tours  
  • She is one of the most technologically advanced game boats in Australia with her Seakeeper gryro, Furuno omni-directional sonar, dive compressor & customised access ladder, ice chipper and full sized galley.  
  • Overnight:- Two guest cabins providing accommodation for up to 4 guests in air-conditioned comfort for liveaboard dive and snorkel expeditions on the Great Barrier Reef
  • For 1 day charters from Cairns we cater for 7 snorkellers, 7 leisure travellers, 6 for heavy tackle and 7 for reef fishing and sportsfishing 

Included In Price

  • 54 foot Assegai luxury motor boat
  • Crew with cook
  • Catering (morning/afternoon tea & lunch) & non alcoholic refreshments.
  • Up to 9 hours chartering - 8.00am to 5.00pm
  • Liveaboard overnight charters
  • Bait and tackle supplies

Charter a custom built charter boat for a day trip or extended overnight getaways on the Great Barrier Reef. Our luxury 54ft Assegai is one of the most technologically advanced luxury motor vessels operating in Australia. Enjoy exhilarating days fishing, snorkelling, or scuba diving

What to Expect

Book yourself on our private charter boat the luxurious 54ft Assegai flybridge cruiser for a day trip or extended overnight getaway on the Great Barrier Reef. Our technologically advanced charter boat, based in Port Douglas, offers unparalleled comfort and features for a perfect adventure. Whether you're looking to go cruising, snorkelling, or scuba diving, this Port Douglas charter boat promises an unforgettable Great Barrier Reef tour experience.

Features and Highlights

Luxurious Charter Boat – Port Douglas

  • Modern Amenities: Equipped with Furuno electronics, Twindisc joystick manoeuvring system, dive tank storage, and a wet deck.
  • Comfort and Stability: The Seakeeper gyro system ensures smooth travel, minimizing seasickness.

Charter Boat Accommodation

  • Spacious Living: Fully air-conditioned with three cabins – two for guests and one for crew.
  • Master Suite: King-sized bed, single bunks, and walk-in ensuite.
  • Guest Cabin: Two single bunks.

Day Trips and Extended Charters

  • Duration: Full-day (approximately 9 hours) or multi-day liveaboard charters.
  • Activities: Snorkelling, island hopping, and fishing.
  • Inclusions: Crew, catering, refreshments, fishing gear, bait, and tackle. BYO alcohol.

Exclusive Snorkelling and Scuba Diving

  • Crowd-Free Locations: Visit secluded spots, Low Isles, pristine sand cays, and vibrant marine life areas.
  • Leisure Cruises: Snorkelling tours for 7 guests and leisure/corporate cruises for 7 - 8 guests.

Advanced Charter Boat Features

  • Entertainment: 48-inch flat-screen TV in the saloon connected to the vessel’s running systems, Wi-Fi, Fusion surround sound system.
  • Comfort: Air-conditioned saloon, large stainless-steel kitchen with modern appliances, and a sun deck.
  • Scuba Diving: Dive ladder, custom dive station.

Port Douglas Private Charter Boat Options

Snorkelling and Diving
  • Scuba Diving: Equipment and guide available at extra cost. Dive compressor and custom dive ladder onboard.
  • Snorkelling: Explore the Great Barrier Reef’s corals and marine life.

Sample Great Barrier Reef Charter Boat Itinerary

Day Trip Scuba Diving
  • 8:00am: Depart Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas.
  • 9:30am: Arrive at outer reef for fishing and snorkelling/swimming.
  • 3:30pm: Head back to Port Douglas.
  • 5:00pm: Return to Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina.

Charter Boat Packages

  • MV Zulu: Day trips for 4 - 8 guests; overnight charters for 4 guests.
  • MV Levante: Day trips for 4 - 6 guests; overnight charters for 4 guests (no diving overnight).
  • MV Minke: Day trips for 8 guests.
  • MY B: Multi-day charters for 10 guests with 6-star accommodations.

Booking Information

  • Inclusions: Fully air-conditioned accommodation, full catering, non-alcoholic refreshments (BYO alcohol), scuba diving equipment (extra cost), snorkelling equipment (extra cost).
  • Crew: Knowledgeable and experienced crew dedicated to providing an exceptional experience.

For the ultimate Great Barrier Reef tour adventure, combine your day trip on our luxury charter boat with an extended stay on our 35-metre expedition motor yacht. Enjoy 6-star accommodations, gourmet meals, and personalised service.

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If you are a cruise ship passenger looking for the best shore tours in Port Douglas read more on our cruise ship shore tours page.

Luxury Charter Boat Features

  • Furuno omni-directional sonar.
  • Three wetfaced keel mounted transducers connected to the new Furuno chirp sounder system.
  • Furuno 1150 sounder with a wide beam transducer.
  • Seakeeper stabilization gyro – great for sea-sickness!
  • Twindisc Express Joystick system which smoothly and simultaneously actuates and controls engines, transmissions, propellers and thrusters, which can hold the vessel in any fixed position, crab the boat diagonally or straight sideways and rotate it 360° on its axis.
  • Marlin/tuna tower – the ultimate place to fish/reef spot.
  • 48-inch flat screen tv in the saloon which connects to the sounder, plotter and sonar in the fly bridge.
  • Wi-Fi and apps which you can connect your own devices to and view the captain’s screens from anywhere in the boat.
  • Fusion surround sound system and automatic slide down back window – ideal if you want some air-conditioned comfort in the saloon but don’t want to miss seeing all the action on the back deck.
  • Large stainless-steel kitchen with gas cooktop and stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine, ice chipper and lots of extras.

Private charter boat inclusions:

Fully air-conditioned accommodation for up to 7-8 guests (day trips) and 3-4 guests (liveaboard trips).

Full catering.
Non-alcoholic refreshments (BYO alcohol).
All bait and tackle – includes a range of custom rods and reels and matching terminal tackle ranging from 8kg - 60kg (including fighting chair) to suit the targeted species of fish.
Scuba diving equipment and dive guide (extra cost)

Snorkelling equipment (extra cost)
Knowledgeable crew who share your passion for oceanic adventures on the Great Barrier Reef.

Sample Day Trip Scuba Diving Itinerary

8.00am: Departs Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas

From Port Douglas we make our way out to the outer reef – approximately 1.5 hours travel.

9.30am: Fishing and snorkelling/swimming – Great Barrier Reef

Enjoy 2 to 3 (depending on location, weather and experience) amazing dives to explore the colourful corals and unique marine life on the Great Barrier Reef.

3.30pm: Head back to the marina at Port Douglas

5.00pm: Returns Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas

Boat Charter Port Douglas

From the beautiful town of Port Douglas, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, our private charter game fishing boat will take you on the fishing trip of a lifetime to world-famous fishing destinations in Tropical North Queensland.

We can accommodate 7 guests on a private day charter or 4 guests for a multi-day liveaboard trip.

For the ultimate fishing adventure and luxury Great Barrier Reef getaway, combine your day trip on our game fishing vessel with an overnight or longer stay on our private charter luxury 35-metre expedition motor yacht, complete with 6-star private accommodation and gourmet chef-prepared meals.

Snorkelling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef

Snorkelling and scuba diving are two of the best ways to fully explore the amazing marine life and corals of the Great Barrier Reef. Our private charter boat is equipped for scuba diving and features an in-built dive compressor and customised dive ladder for easy access in and out of the water.

We offer scuba diving for up to 4 guests, and will include dive equipment and your own dive guide at extra cost.

Combine your fishing trip with snorkel and dive time and explore some of the most amazing snorkel and dive sites in the world.
Book a day trip or extended liveaboard trip to snorkel and dive some of the most iconic reef sites on the Great Barrier Reef.
First time dives are available for eligible guests.

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Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Boarding at 7.45AM and disembarking by 4.45PM.

Departure Instructions

As per private charter agreement

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Lizard Island
Months of Operation

January - February, August

Days of Operation


Not available March - July and September - December due to scheduled programming for Barramundi & Marlin season


Day charter: up to 9 hours
Overnight & extended charters available

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • BYO alcohol
  • Scuba dive gear
  • Scuba dive master
  • Extra scuba dive master
  • Snorkel guide and snorkel gear
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Some medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 - 24 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater
  • Scuba diving charters are for a maximum of 4 pasengers (divers)

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: a wait of 12 hours is recommended after one dive, 18 hour after 2 dives and at least 24 hours after multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Additional Information
  • We recommend you take out travel insurance. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard our clients, we cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of the clients which are beyond our control. A signed release will be required from all participants on departure
  • Itinerary and sites visited are weather and tide permitting
  • Soft luggage bag with summer wear and light spray jackets or wraps for those cooler days and evenings
  • Personal clothing and items needed for a beach holiday

All children are under the strict supervision of the parents or guardians

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

1. We do not accommodate children under the age of 6 onboard for outer reef trips. Please enquire about our inner reef/Low Islands options for families with children under the age of 6 years old.
2. Charter length for DAY TRIPS is up to 9 hours. Boarding at 7.45AM and disembarking by 4.45PM.
3. Multi-day/live-aboard trips: Day rate is multiplied as per length of charter.
4. Base charter rate includes reef fishing and/or light tackle fishing as inclusive but is optional for guests.
5. Scuba diving: Introductory dives are available for non-certified divers & PADI dive certification courses are available on request.
6. Catering & non-alcoholic refreshments are inclusive. Catering is prepared by a local catering company and consists of morning tea, lunch (a selection of salads, cold cuts and vegetarian/gluten free options to build your own roll/wrap) and afternoon tea (sweet slice/muffins and/or snacks). BYO alcohol.
a. Overnight charters also include Breakfast and Dinner
7. Rates are inclusive of an Environmental Management Charge of $8.00 per person as per the Great Barrier Reef Marine Parks Authority.

1. Full names and contact details of the charter party (including ages of any minors on board)
2. Emergency contact for the charter party that will not be on board.
3. Guest dietary requirements and/or specific requests.
4. Guest medical conditions (including allergies) and/or medications we should be familiar with in the case of an emergency.
5. Snorkelling and diving charters : Guest clothing size (eg – Size Medium (10-12) and shoe size (eg – Size Mens 10) to ensure we have the correct fitting wetsuits/stinger suits/fins on board. Please also provide the clients PADI certification number for diving charters.

1. We require a 30% deposit to secure the booking.
2. Full payment is due 14 days prior to departure.
3. Should a charter be cancelled by the client, the 30% deposit is forfeited.
4. Should a charter be cancelled by the client within 14 days of departure, the full charter cost is forfeited.

1. We require a 30% deposit to secure the booking.
2. Full payment is due 30 days prior to departure.
3. The 30% deposit becomes non-refundable 6 months prior to the departure date.
4. Should a charter be cancelled within 30 days of departure, the full charter cost is forfeited.
This cancellation policy applies unless there are exceptional circumstances which are dealt with by Company management on a case-by-case basis.
Should CJRE MARITIME Pty Ltd be:
● unable to provide a vessel for use during the intended charter period, the Company reserves the right to be able to cancel the charter, at which time all deposits will be refunded.
● unable to provide the exact vessel requested by the client they reserve the right to offer an equivalent vessel.
Should the Captain or management decide to cut short a charter, whilst underway, only the unused portion of the charter will be either refunded or given
as credit for a future charter.
Should the client decide to cut short a charter, whilst underway, no refunds will apply.
The Client accepts that the Captain is in sole charge of safety and health related decisions whilst onboard.
In the event of a cancellation, CJRE MARITIME Pty Ltd is not liable for any costs or damage incurred by the Hirer as a result of the cancellation.

Reef and fishing charters are subject to the discretion of both Company management and your Captain, as well as weather conditions and availability.
Please note that refunds will only be offered if the Captain of the vessel deems it unsafe to proceed with a charter.

Charter Boat Cairns - Day or Overnight Charter - 4 to 8 Guests - ZUL

Tour Code: 912

Departing: Cairns

Luxury Dive & Snorkel Tours



Prices are AUD, per charter and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 912



15 yrs & over

6 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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