Lady Musgrave Island private charter snorkel tour from Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Water for a group of 8 people to explore the lagoons of the island on a private charter boat with your own captain and crew
Lady Musgrave Island tours from the town of Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Waters are very popular with small groups of families and friends arriving to discover our beautiful part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
From the Seventeen Seventy Marina we offer exclusive private charter snorkel tours to Lady Musgrave Island for groups of only 8 people to explore the 3000 acres of lagoons that surround Lady Musgrave Island which is 59 kilometres east of the Town of 1770.
These waters are rich with marine life and the Great Eight of the Great Barrrer Reef and the island is a nesting site to migratory birds such as the Noddy Terns.
A Great Barrier Reef tour out to the islands off Seventeen Seventy simply cannot be missed as the marine life is some of the best in the world.
As this is a private charter snorkel tour to Lady Musgrave Island its up to you the guests on how much time you wish to spend in the islands lagoon snorkelling the reef and how much time you wish to spend on Lady Musgrave Island, beach combing, spotting wildlife or just exploring the beaches.
Please Note: All guests must be confident swimmers
We begin our private charter snorkel tour from the Seventeen Seventy Marina just outside Agnes Water based around the tides.
Our snorkel tours comprise of a 9 hour day and begin from either 7am to 4.00pm or 6am to 3pm (tide dependant)
It takes 2 hours steaming time to reach Lady Musgrave Island and along the way you will see the beautiful coastal views of Australia and the marine life on the Great Barrier Reef.
Once we reach Lady Musgrave Island our private charter guests have 5 hours to snorkel the 3000 acres of lagoon surrounding the island and also enjoying a guided 40 minute to 1 hour walk around Lady Musgrave Island to learn and explore about its history and to see the wildlife and the famous attractions.
The fertile waters of the Southern Great Barrier Reef are very well known for some of the most spectacular marine life that call this region home all year round such as the graceful Manta Ray. These fish can live up to an impressive 50 years of age and each one of them has it's own identity with spots on its underbelly just like we humans have our own unique fingerprints.
Humpback Whales also grace these waters on their annual migratory tour northwards from Antarctica to the warmer and safe waters of the Great Barrier Reef to calve. You can see the Humpback Whales during the months of June to the middle/end of September.
There is a major breeding population of green sea turtles and loggerhead turtles that live and nest on Lady Musgrave all year round.
Whilst your head is underwater and seeing all the lovely varieties of coral you will see some local residents such as starfish, lots of sea turtles, parrot fish or tusk fish, snappers, clown fish, black tip reef sharks and so so much more.
On the departure from 1770 we often see pods of whales scouring the Great Barrier Reef for food and they sometimes come alongside the boat and ride the bow.
Lady Musgrave Island snorkeling is some of the best you will ever do on the Great Barrier Reef. These southern waters are so rich and fertile with a huge variety of hard and soft corals that attract the amazing marine life that call these waters home.
As you are snorkeling along the 3000 acre lagoon surrounding Lady Musgrave Island you will see Brain coral, Staghorn coral, Fan corals, Branching corals, Plate coral, Boulder coral and soft corals.
Departures from 1770 Marina, Captain Cook Drive, Town of 1770
January - December
9 hour day with 5 hours at Lady Musgrave Island
9 hour day
Children must be confident swimmers
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.
Tour Operators Terms and Conditions
By booking and paying for a private charter Lady Musgrave Island snorkel tour, you are hereby considered to have agreed to and accepted each of the terms set forth in the following disclaimer.
The tour operator of this private charter tour shall not be liable for any death, personal injury, loss or damage to property or any other related bookings or cost eg (Accomm/Fuel).
It is a condition of booking with us that you hereby release to the full extent permitted by law. The tour operators its employees, agents and sub-contractors from all actual or contingent liability in respect of such personal injury, death, loss or damage.
All passengers shall comply with any direction given to them for their safety and comfort, and agree that willful non-compliance with such directions may result in an immediate return to the nearest port or embarkation point without refund.
It's a condition of booking and undertaking a charter than any passenger indemnifies the tour operator for all damages caused by any such non-compliant passenger.
All passengers of our private charter tours shall be liable for any cost associated with repairs, replacement, or both of the vessel, equipment, or both which occur as a result of wilful damage.
Prices are AUD, per charter and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 892