Charter Boat Townsville – Yongala Dive Boat - 2 - 4 Days - AD-S

Tour Code: 845

Departing: Townsville city

Dive Charter SS Yongala
  • Book your dive group of 20 passengers on our 17 metre mono-hull dive boat for an amazing dive trip departing from Townsville to Yongala dive wreck.
  • Your Townsville charter boat has an on-board dive compressor and air-conditioned cabins offering 3 star dive style accommodation.
  • When not scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef coral gardens guests can do some snorkelling or fishing and keep fish in ice boxes and freezers.
  • The perfect Townsville private charter boat for a group of friends to have a great weekend away and to social distance amongst themselves and enjoy all that the Great Barrie Reef has to offer scuba divers and snorkellers 

Included In Price

  • Up to SIX dives including 1 night dive on the Yongala Wreck
  • 2 nights accommodation in air conditioned cabins
  • All bed linen
  • All meals from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon
  • All Environmental Management Charges and Yongala mooring fees
  • Tanks and weights for divers
  • Environmental Education – learn about the ocean, its marine life and the history of the Yongala

The perfect liveaboard charter boat for a family, dive club or bunch of friends looking for a combination dive and fishing trip on the Great Barrier Reef leaving from Townsville. Catering for 20 guests, we explore the outer regions of the reef to explore Yongala ship wreck.

Our Townsville based private charter boat is a steel mono-hull 17 metre boat capable of cruising at 8 knots and a 1B survey that permits her to operate up to 200 Nm from shore on the East Coast of Australia and more specifically from her home port of Townsville.

The private charter boat is well suited for overnight or extended snorkel and scuba diving trips on the Great Barrier Reef and we explore some of the most amazing dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef such as the Yongala ship wreck.

The dive boat can accommodate up to 20 passengers in air conditioned cabins and features 3 star accommodations and 5 star diving for the adventurous folks!

If you are a member of a dive club then this is the perfect liveaboard dive boat to charter from Townsville to explore the famous ship wreck the S.S. Yongala and the outer and middle sections of the Great Barrier Reef.

Diving & Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef

The charter boat has an on-board dive compressor, tank racks, and provides easy access in and out of the water with submerged ladders and duckboards that cater well for up to 20 divers and snorkellers.

Fishing Tours Great Barrier Reef

If your group are keen to do some fishing on the Great Barrier Reef then we have the perfect equipment on-board to suit.

And we have ice boxes and freezers for the bountiful fish you are about to catch.

Features of the Private Charter Boat:


Sample Yongala Wreck dive boat Itinerary

Departs: Townsville

Boarding: Friday, 7:30 pm / Departure approximately 10:30 pm / time for a stroll to enjoy dinner along the Strand or Palmer Street

Saturday morning: Wake up at the Yongala Wreck just in time to watch the sunrise… before diving the world famous wreck.

Relax in between diving to the sound of the ocean and share your impressions of this amazing dive site.

Saturday afternoon: We get prepared for one more dive before dinner.

Relax as the sun goes down over the horizon.
A unique night dive is on offer for the adventurous ones

Sunday: After watching the sun rise over the horizon it is time for yet another couple of dives to explore the features of the wreck and to say good morning to the early bird marine life

Time to relax on the way back home and share your pictures and stories with the fellow divers and crew.
Arrive back in Townsville around 5:00 pm

Looking for a private charter boat from Townsville?

We can certainly help you out! We have 3 vessels available for whole boat charters, catering for small groups up to 40 people on day tours.

There are many charter types and on board options, you just tell us what you would like and and we’ll do our best to cater for you.

Examples of charters we can arrange include:
  • Sunset bay cruises to Magnetic Island or Cape Cleveland
  • Full day charters to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and/or diving
  • Full day charters diving the SS Yongala Wreck
  • Multi-day liveaboard snorkelling and diving trips to the Great Barrie Reef and Yongala Wreck
  • Passenger transfers
  • Full day cruises to the Palm Island Group
  • Full day and liveaboard selective fishing charters
  • And many more…

See more private charter boats on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Townsville city

Departure Time

As per private charter agreement

Departure Instructions

Departs and returns from Townsville

  • Townsville city
  • Yongla Ship Wreck
  • Palm Island Group
  • Magnetic Island
  • Cape Cleveland
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed Chrirstmas Day


Overnight extended dive trips

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Dive packages
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Nitrox fill
  • Nitrox course
  • Torch hire
Fitness Level Required



Scuba Diving – minimum age 12


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
  • Note you must bring your certs and Logbook with you to show on board. If you have less than 10 dives you must purchase 2 Guided Dives
  • Your dive qualifications (minimum Open Water required for SS Yongala)
  • We recommend travel insurance
  • Note: In a medical emergency, any evacuation, vessel relocation or medical expenses, are the final responsibility of that passenger. Divers Alert Network (DAN) and Dive Assure offer comprehensive insurance packages specially for scuba divers.
  • Soft overnight bag with all personal items, towel, hat, sunscreen, sun glasses
  • Open Water dive certification
  • BYO beer cans only

Children must be 12 years of age with open water dive certification for Yongla wreck dives

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

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


  • As per private charter agreement
  • From 17 December 2021, all passengers must be fully vaccinated. A failure to do so will forfeit the right to travel. No refund will be issued.

Charter Boat Townsville – Yongala Dive Boat - 2 - 4 Days - AD-S

Tour Code: 845

Departing: Townsville city

Dive Charter SS Yongala



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

Tour Code: 845



15 yrs & over

4 - 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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