Luxury Charter Boat Mackay | Snorkel & Fish | Up to 24 Guests | EII

Tour Code: 813

Departing: Mackay

Liveaboard Dive, Snorkel, Fish, Mackay
  • Our Executive Chef joins us on all chaters, you will be amazed by the quality of the catering. Expect great food made form the freshest ingredients and we can cater for specific dietary requirements (please advise at time of booking)
  • Enjoy fishing, snorkelling, diving (extra cost) on your very own luxury private charter boat from Mackay. Explore the outer Great Barrier Reef with your friends and family for a minimum of 4 days.
  • Our Mackay based private charter boat is 108ft or 33 metres long and can accommodate up to 24 guests for a minimum charter period of 4 days.
  • The perfect charter boat for film crews, dive clubs, big family holidays, fishing enthusiats or just a great getaway for a group of friends.
  • Expect to travel to some amazing Great Barrier Reef locations, visit some of Whitsundays Islands as well as the outer reef.

Included In Price

  • All meals included: breakfast, morning tea, lunch, bar snacks and 3 course dinner
  • Serviced cabins
  • 24hr tea & coffee
  • Fishing equipment: rods & hand lines, please inform us of your fishing requirements if needed
  • Snorkelling equipment (fins & masks)
  • Can accommodate up to 24 guests - extra cost applies

Luxury charter boat departs from Mackay or other locations on the Great Barrier Reef: Whitsundays, Cairns & more. Snorkel, dive & fish for groups of 16 guests (up to 24) min of 4 days. Explore some of the most remote and beautiful destinations on the Great Barrier Reef.

We have been plying the waters off Mackay on the Great Barrier Reef for 30 years and have discovered some of the world’s most amazing diving and snorkelling locations others have never experienced with the commercial group charter boat tours.

Our private charter boat tours are highly personalised and our speciality is catering for big family groups, fishing goups, corporate groups, dive clubs, groups of friends/ or families wanting to get away for a special occasion and to see the wonderful remote locations of the Great Barrier Reef off Mackay.  

Our minimum daily rate is based on 16 liveaboard guests and we can fully cater for up to 24 guests in our 12 comfortable cabins.

All private charters have a minimum duration of 4 days at a time.

Guests cabins are serviced on a daily basis just like a floating hotel.  

All cabins have ensuites and are air-conditioned with hot showers making it the perfect mother ship for any type of charter.

Our charter boat is permitted to ply the length and breadth of the Great Barrier Reef from our home port of Mackay - we can also depart from other location (relocation fee applies).

We also provide extended fishing charters from Cairns by negotiation for 7 days or more for remote region fishing up north towards the Torres Strait Islands.

We head up near Lizard Island and move north toward Cape Melville, the Flinders Group and Princess Charlotte Bay.

Charter Types

Cruise Charters

Explore the Whitsunday islands, the outer Great Barrier Reef, or any number of other spectacular Queensland coastal destinations.

Fishing Charters

Fishing is out specialty and we do it in style Our speciality fishing charters are from 4 to 10 days and we can accommodate up to 24 guests onboard our 108 ft vessel.

Corporate Charter

We offer a unique venue for your next corporate event.

Mackay Charter Boat Details

Boat Specifications

  • Designed & Built By: Norman Wright & Sons.
  • Survey Class: 1B, 1C, 1D.
  • Construction: Timber
  • Launched: 1983.
  • Length: 32.92m. (108 feet superyacht size)
  • Breadth: 6.09m
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Cabins: 12
  • Berths: 26
  • Area of operation: Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea & Queensland coastal waters within the
  • Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
  • Dive Service: 22 stations @ 5 dives per day.

Mackay Private Charter Boat Information

Private charter bookings are for a minimum of 4 days; we have serviced bookings up to 24 days.

Consideration may be given for charters of shorter duration.

Mackay Charter Boat Cabin Layout

***Aft accommodation***

Cabins 1 to 4 have two berths in each: 1 upper & 1 lower bunk.

Cabins 5 & 6 have three berths in each: 1 upper & 2 lower bunks.

***Forward Accomodation***

Cabins 7 to 12 have two berths in each: 1 upper & 1 lower bunk.


All Cabins are air conditioned with own ensuite.

Cabin are serviced daily. Towels are changed at regular intervals. Bed Linen is changed midway of a charter 6+ days duration or as required. Bathmats are changed with linen.

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

Mackay Great Barrier Reef Cruise Charter - Min 4 Days

Whether you’re keen to Explore the Whitsunday islands, The Great Barrier Reef, or any number of other spectacular Queensland coastal destinations, we can take you there in style.

We offer cruise charters (minimum four days) for group bookings of up to 24 passengers aboard our 108 ft vessel. We operate a range of cruises from custom multi-day charters to the occasional day cruise whale watching around the islands.

Picture yourself on a long leisurely stroll along Whitehaven Beach, or snorkelling around fringing island reefs, whatever your dream cruise is we can create a custom charter that ticks all the boxes. The locations we cruise offer some of the finest swimming, snorkelling, photography, sightseeing holidays and fishing in the world.

The Whitsunday Islands (a group of 74 in total) are the gateway to the spectacular world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. This breathtakingly beautiful area is one of the seven wonders of the natural world. The reef experience is one that you can only truly appreciate by visiting and trust us when we say that it will remain with you long after you leave, it’s why after 30 years we still love helping people discover and explore the reef.

We service most of the islands and reefs in the Great Barrier Reef and is equipped with everything you’ll need for a fabulous time on the water.

Mackay Fishing Charters - Min 4 Days

If you are a group of keen fishermen then choosing our private charter boat is your first good decision as we have been fishing the Great Barrier Reef for 30+ years.

Guests are permitted to bring along their own fishing gear or we may provide fishing equipment on request.

Some of our guests like to go spearfishing others are happy to trawl, beach fish or bottom bash for the big reds.

Our fishing adventures are second to none. Our speciality fishing charters from are 4 day+ fishing charters suitable for group bookings for up to 24 passengers aboard our 108 ft vessel.

Our vessel is equipped with everything you’ll need for a fabulous time on the water: experienced and knowledgeable crew, air-conditioned cabins, delicious chef-prepared meals, refreshments and the local area knowledge.

We fish a huge stretch of the Coral Sea; from the fabulous Swains Reefs on the southern Great Barrier Reef to the Torres Strait Islands & everywhere in between. She can take you to remote fishing destinations that few have the opportunity to visit or appreciate and our experienced skipper and crew who will put you on the fish.

While we can organise the best charter for you, our fishing charters are fully customisable and we will cater to your wishes, so if you would like opportunities to snorkel  on the reef we can accommodate.

We can even add in some time for exploring and snorkelling the islands and fringing reefs. Talk to us about your requirements and see what we can do for you.

What To Expect

  • Some of the best fishing in the world
  • Tasty and nutritious chef-prepared meals
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Processing of your daily catch
  • Options to swim, snorkel, dive off the boat – we supply equipment
  • 22 comfortable berths with en suites and hot showers
  • Air-conditioning
  • Serviced cabins
  • Tackle available

We Provide

  • Experienced Captain and Crew
  • Chef prepared meals and snacks
  • A licensed bar (alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase)
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Water
  • Cabins serviced daily
  • Fresh linen and towels
  • Rods & reels by request
  • Bait and fishing tackle i.e. hooks and sinkers wire, leader can be purchased

You Bring

  • Your sense of adventure
  • Comfy clothes and appropriate footwear (no high heels)
  • Personal items and toiletries (like sunscreen)
  • Hat and sunnies
  • Personal fishing gear
  • Camera
  • Entertaining fishing stories
  • Your smiles

Mackay Corporate Charters - Min 4 Days

Looking for a unique venue for your next corporate event?

Our versatile vessel can be chartered as the accommodation platform to host your next corporate event.

We offer a huge variety of private charter options from fishing, cruising and even snorkeling on secluded and remote reefs.

We offer customised 4 to 10 day corporate charters for group bookings of up to 24 passengers aboard our 108 ft vessel. With all the amenities you’ll need, we offer your group spacious luxury that feels more like a floating hotel than a boat.

Our corporate charters are designed to give you the opportunity to engage with your guests all while sharing in one of the most amazing and incredible adventures in one of the of the world’s seven natural wonders: The Great Barrier Reef.

We have onboard everything you require for a fabulous time on the water; experienced and knowledgeable crew, air-conditioned cabins, delicious, fresh, chef-prepared meals, refreshing beverages and expert local knowledge to get you to the best spots.

Queensland is home to Australia’s ocean jewel, The Great Barrier Reef and the spectacular Whitsunday Islands. We are based out of Mackay Queensland yet maintain the unique ability to operate out of any port along the Queensland coast.

So if your next corporate event needs a unique touch, contact our bookings team today, we can take you to some of the best swimming, snorkelling, sightseeing and fishing in the world.  If you’re looking to create a memorable event that combines the best of work and play, book your next charter with us.

Diving on The Great Barrier Reef - Optional Extra

Diving conditions are great all year round on the Great Barrier Reef with visibility running between 15m to 30m and the water temperature usually between 24c and 30c.

We have the unique opportunity of wreck diving, night dives, deep dives in trenches and swim-throughs as well as ravines and canyons. 

Snorkellers are also well catered for on both shallow waters around coral bommies and island walks.

Snorkelers enjoy themselves just as much as the divers on the Great Barrier Reef.

Catering On Our Private Charter Boat

If you simply cannot get enough seafood you certainly will on one of our liveaboard private charter boat tours as we have a fresh catch every single day.

Your morning begins with a continental breakfast then a cooked breakfast.

Morning tea is always something to look forward to with  freshly baked scones, pikelets and cakes.

Lunch is another feast by the onboard chef with a selection of salads and accompanients.

In the afternoon its bar snacks with some finger foods like fresh caught fish and seafood, and of course our fully licensed bar to go with it.

And for dinner it’s a more formal affair in the dining room for a 3 course meal.

Film & Photography Tours on the Great Barrier Reef

Due to our longevity of our charters on the Great Barrier Reef we know the locations that look amazing both on film and in real life so we are the perfect partner for film crews, researchers and photographers.

Wildlife Tour on the Great Barrier Reef

Whale watching, seeing dolphins, turtles and Mantarays and the occasional dugong is all in a day’s work here on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

We know the time of year and the destinations to find the marine life on the outer sections of the reef.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Boarding commences around 7.00pm
  • Departs soon after 7.00pm steaming overnight to the reef
  • Return time to mackay 5.00pm
  • Charter times can be arranged to meet your needs
Departure Instructions

Private charter bookings departing from & returning to ports other than Mackay can be arranged – relocation fee applies

  • Airlie Beach
  • Mackay city and marina
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Cairns as per negotiation
  • Whitsundays as per negotiation
  • Lizard Island as per negotiation
  • Cape Melville as per negotiation
  • The Flinders Group as per negotiation
  • Princes Charlotte Bay as per negotiation
Months of Operation

March - December

Days of Operation



Minimum 4 days

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Beers, soft drinks, spirits, wines & chocolates aboard for sale
  • Sat phone calls out available, extra cost. This charge is recorded & added to your onboard account.
  • Laundry service available on extended charters
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active


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
  • Bait on fishing charters is recorded as a total amount used & the total cost is divided equally among guests at the conclusion of the charter
  • We stock Hooks, sinkers, Leader & wire trace aboard for those who do not wish to carry it with them
  • Extra styrofoam esky if required - extra cost
  • Your sense of adventure
  • Comfy clothes and appropriate footwear
  • A cossie or two!
  • Personal items and toiletries (like sunscreen)
  • Hat and sunnies
  • Camera(s)
  • Your smiles and good cheer
  • (Maybe even a selfie-stick so that you can collect proof that you were there, that this was real and it wasn’t just an elaborate dream!)

This private charter vessel travels to the outer reef and is not suitable for young children

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:

Final payment due 60 days prior to departure.
Cancellation received 60days or more prior to departure are entitled to a refund.
Cancellation received within 60 days, no refund.

The charter boat is a licensed venue - strictly no BYO alcohol is permitted.
The vessel is subject to Customs and Police searches.
We have a strict zero tolerance policy around illegal substances. Anybody found to be carrying or using illegal substances will be asked to leave the vessel at the nearest set down point & at their own cost.
Unruly behaviour will not be tolerated aboard. In such instances where this occurs the charter will conclude & the vessel will return to port immediately.
GPS units, Navionics or any other such location recording devices are not welcome aboard. Use of or suspected use of such equipment will result in the cessation of further vessel movements.

Luxury Charter Boat Mackay | Snorkel & Fish | Up to 24 Guests | EII

Tour Code: 813

Departing: Mackay

Liveaboard Dive, Snorkel, Fish, Mackay



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

Tour Code: 813



1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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