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Port Douglas Charter Boat | Up to 10 Guests | Dive & Snorkel | 54 ft | Monsoon

Tour Code: 313

Departing: Port Douglas

Charter Boat 54FT - 10 Guests Day Charter
  • Port Douglas based 54-foot private charter boat for 10 guests and small families on overnight extended charters by request.
  • Includes Gourmet lunch, canapés, cheese platter & seasonal tropical fruit selection. BYO Alcohol. 
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef or add on some optional extras such as SUP boards, kayaks or a dive instructor and scuba diving equipment. You can also request a fishing vessel
  • The Port Douglas charter boat is also available for private dinner functions and extended overnight charters for small families.

Included In Price

  • Private cruising for up to 10 guests
  • Guided snorkelling and snorkelling gear
  • Gourmet lunch, canapés, cheese platter & seasonal tropical fruit selection
  • Pastries, cheeses and tropical fruit
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Interpretive reef talk with our experienced crew
  • Light tackle fishing with gear and tuition
  • Lycra suits and flotation devices
  • Stand up paddle board x 1

The perfect boat for 10 guests on a 1 day private charter tour from Port Douglas. She is a 54-foot flybridge motor cruiser designed to cruise the clear blue waters of the outer Barrier Reef and take guests to remote locations for some amazing snorkelling.

What to Expect

Port Douglas Charter Boat and Crew  

Book a luxurious full-day private charter boat tour from Port Douglas aboard a 54-foot flybridge motor cruiser, perfect for an intimate group of up to 10 guests. This exclusive charter boat is ideal for exploring the remote and pristine locations of the Outer Great Barrier Reef, offering both adventure and relaxation in one of the world’s most spectacular marine environments.

Features and Highlights

Luxurious Private Charter Boat Tour:

  • Experience the ultimate in privacy and comfort on a spacious boat equipped with all the amenities needed for a day of exploration and relaxation at Low Isles or the Outer Great Barrier Reef with parties of 10 people.

Expert Crew and Tailored Service:

  • The charter boat comes with a professional skipper and attentive crew who are experts in navigating the best spots on the reef from Port Douglas, ensuring a highly personalised experience tailored to your interests.

Diverse In-Water Activities-Optional Upgrades:

  • Whether snorkelling among vibrant coral reefs, trying your hand at stand-up paddleboarding, or engaging in light tackle and sport fishing, there’s something for everyone when you charter a boat for your holiday in Port Douglas.

Gourmet Dining on the Water:

  • Enjoy a freshly prepared Al Fresco luncheon along with canapes, a cheese platter, and a selection of seasonal tropical fruits. Beverages include non-alcoholic drinks, with guests welcome to bring their own alcohol.

Educational Experiences:

  • Benefit from an interpretive reef talk by the experienced charter boat crew and discover fascinating insights about the Great Barrier Reef’s ecosystem.

Optional Add-Ons:

  • Enhance your experience with additional activities such as scuba diving with a dedicated instructor for up to 8 guests or utilising the fishing tender or adding a high-speed 7.3 metre sports fishing vessel for the ultimate catch.

Special Occasions:

  • Perfect for celebrating special events, from intimate weddings and birthdays to corporate incentives or holiday gatherings.

Our Cruising Destinations off Port Douglas

Versatile Itinerary Options:

  • The charter boats ability to navigate both inner and outer ribbon reefs and continental islands means every trip can be customised to the guests preferences. From snorkelling with sea turtles near Low Isles to exploring the silhouette of Snapper Island, each journey is unique.

Seasonal Opportunities:

  • Take advantage of seasonal whale watching during the migration months from June to September, adding an extraordinary element to your adventure.

Example 1-Day Private Charter Itinerary

  • 8:00 AM: Meet the charter boat crew at The Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Port Douglas. Settle in and prepare for departure.
  • 8:15 AM: Departure with a light morning tea served as you cruise towards your first destination.
  • 9:00 - 11:00 AM: Engage in snorkelling, exploring, or fishing at the first vibrant reef site. Encounter abundant marine life and coral gardens.
  • 12:30 - 2:00 PM: Enjoy an al fresco lunch of gourmet salads and chilled seafood platters on the flybridge as you move to the next location.
  • 2:00 PM: Resume water activities or fishing at the second site of the day, soaking up the rich biodiversity of the reef.
  • 4:15 PM: Return to The Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina with unforgettable memories, fresh catches, and perhaps plans for your next visit.

Dive Trips from Port Douglas

  • For diving enthusiasts, tailored private charter dive trips are available to explore the outer edges of the Ribbon Reefs. With clear waters and abundant marine life, the dive sites north of Port Douglas offer spectacular underwater vistas. Aboard your private charter, a dive instructor will guide you through the best spots, ensuring a safe and memorable diving experience

Easter: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservation made for travel between Good Friday and Easter Monday inclusive.

Christmas: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservations made for travel between December 20th and January 10th inclusive. 

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Private Charter Boat Inclusions

  • a professional & enthusiastic crew
  • a tailored itinerary of adventures
  • full use of the boat's facilities
  • guided snorkelling with all equipment supplied
  • lycra sun-suits & flotation devices
  • light tackle & sport fishing gear & tuition
  • gourmet lunch, canapes, cheese platter & seasonal tropical fruit selection
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • interpretive reef talk with our experienced crew
  • Great Barrier Reef environmental management fee

Optional Extras

  • Scuba diving crew and dive gear
  • non motorised sports like kayaks and SUP boards

Our Cruising Destinations

As we are a fly bridge motor cruiser we can access the inner and outer ribbon reefs, continental islands, sand cays and serene lagoons, as well as deep diving sites and proven fishing hotspots on our one day boat charters.

From Port Douglas in less than half an hour you will be snorkelling with sea turtles or visiting the historic lighthouse at Low Isles, or cruising a few minutes further north we will arrive at Snapper Island, so called because of its silhoutte looks just like a crocodile head. 

During the northern tropical winter months of May to September we have the opportunity for some whale watching as they migrate to the safe waters of the Great Barrier Reef to calve.

For the avid fisherman we can set up some lines to hook the catch of the day!

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Example 1 Day Private Charter Itinerary

8:00am

Arrival and Boarding at The Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas. Make yourself at home on your boat for the day!

8.15am

Departure

Enjoy a light morning tea while we head off into the blue horizon, steaming comfortably to your first destination.

9:00 - 11:00 am

Arrival to your first reef site for snorkelling, exploration or fishing.  The crew will have you in the water in no time, being captivated by the exhilarating and magical underwater world.  Low Isles is an idyllic tropical coral cay with coral gardens, diverse marine life and plenty of friendly turtles.   Should you prefer to be catching your fish, we will take you to one of our favourite fishing spots, perhaps a bommie off Snapper Island or off a wreck further north, to kick off the day.

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Al fresco lunch is served, with  fresh gourmet salads and chilled seafood platters served with non alcoholic beverages (alcoholic beverages may be supplied on a BYO basis).

Your skipper may motor to your next destination while you enjoy lunch and the panoramic view on the flybridge.   

2.00 pm  

It's time to get back in the water!

While away the afternoon snorkelling, drift diving, island exploring or hook another big one at your second destination for the day.  Enjoy the reef wholeheartedly before settling back into the comfort of the boat for a cruise home while the sun starts descending behind the mountain ranges.

4.15 pm

Approximate arrival back at The Crystalbrook Marina, Port Douglas, armed with sunkisses, fish for the barbeque, happy snaps and  unforgettable memories....

Dive Trips Port Douglas

If you are looking for a private charter dive trip from Port Douglas then we can offer you a great 1 day private charter dive trip or a multi overnight dive trip to take you to the outer edges of the Ribbon Reefs on the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

The diving north of Port Douglas is simply spectacular with the crystal clear waters and exotic corals and marine life that call this pristine part of the Great Barrier Reef home.

We will arrange for a dive instructor to be onboard for your group and show you the spectacular reefs north of Port Douglas.   

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Port Douglas

Departure Time

8.00am

Departure Instructions

Make your way to Crystalbrook superyacht marina

Destinations
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Low Isles
  • Ribbon Reefs
  • Mackay Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Available from 8:00am to 4:00pm - approx.
Private charters time can be flexible

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Diving is optional and must be prebooked: Diving Instructor $450 then $120 per person for equipment (enough for 2 dives per person)
  • Additional SUPs: $110 each
  • Professional photographer (including underwater images): Packages starting at $385
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Active

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

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
  • No water activities after alcohol consumption
  • Easter: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservation made between Good Friday and Easter Monday inclusive.
  • Christmas: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservations made between December 23rd and January 6th inclusive.

Alcohol (BYO), Camera, Sun Screen & Hat, Beach towel

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:

  • Should a charter be cancelled, the deposit is forfeited.
  • Should a charter be cancelled within 72 hours of departure, the full charter cost is forfeited.
  • If the skipper deems it unsafe to travel on the intended travel day due to weather or tidal conditions, all moneys paid will be refunded to the charterer.
  • Should Closehaven 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.
  • In the event of such a cancellation, Closehaven Pty Ltd is not liable for any costs or damage incurred by the charterer as a result of the cancellation.
  • This cancellation policy applies unless there are exceptional circumstances which are dealt with by Company management on a case-by-case basis.

DISCRETION

  • 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.

PEAK PERIOD RATES

  • Peak rates apply for holiday periods which are listed below.
  • ***Full payment must be obtained at time of booking for any charters booked within a peak period time frame.***
  • Easter: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservation made between Good Friday and Easter Monday inclusive.
  • Christmas: A 20% surcharge will be added to all reservations made between 20th December & 10th of January

Port Douglas Charter Boat | Up to 10 Guests | Dive & Snorkel | 54 ft | Monsoon

Tour Code: 313

Departing: Port Douglas

Charter Boat 54FT - 10 Guests Day Charter

From

au$5,000.00

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

Tour Code: 313

From

au$5,000.00

15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

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

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