Private Charter Argo

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Boat 16 - 45 Guests
  • Enjoy a private charter to the Great Barrier Reef onboard a 27 metre motor yacht that can cater to up to 16 passengers Choose from a ready made 1, 3 or 6 day itinerary or choose your own adventure Enjoy freshly made meals prepared by the onboard Chef Onboard cabin accommodation, a large Saloon, fully equipped galley kitchen, fully stocked bar and expansive decks 

From Cairns book your private charter boat to the Great Barrier Reef on a new 27 metre motor yacht. Catering for up to 16 passengers for liveaboard charters and 45 guests for day charters. The crewed boat boasts expansive decks, onboard cabin accommodation and chef prepared meals.

If you are planning a private charter boat trip on the Great Barrier Reef, our new boat is the ideal vessel of choice for groups of up to 16 passengers for liveaboard overnight charters and 45 guests for day charters for corporate groups weddings and other special events.

Based at her home port of Cairns the 27 metre motor yacht (super yacht) is ideal for those seeking the ultimate exploration charter boat, whether it be for snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing or a scientific research expedition.

The boat boasts a large Saloon area, numerous large decks, spacious cabin accommodation, dive tank storage, snorkel equipment, a full galley kitchen and all meals prepared by an onboard chef. 

From Cairns she is available to charter the waters north and south on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Private Charter Boats - Overnight

Choose a ready made Great Barrier Reef scuba diving itinerary or choose your own bespoke reef adventure. Our private charter liveaboard boat is a 27 metre long motor yacht that can cater for up to 16 passengers comfortably overnight on the reef.

Our charter boat departs from Yorkey’s Knob Boat House and the departure dates and times can be flexible based on the private charter guests requirements.

The super yacht offers onboard cabin accommodation and all meals prepared by an onboard chef for overnight reef trips.

Snorkel equipment is included and Scuba Diving equipment can be hired at an additional cost along with a dive master.

Onboard you will find a large Saloon and within a family sized dining table, fully equipped bar, TV, surround sound home entertainment system and air conditioning.

The boat has a laundry onboard as well as a fully equipped galley kitchen with a fully stocked bar fridge and large fridges to stock perishables.

The liveaboard charter boat has onboard storage available for 25 dive tanks

To look after you and your guests you will be hosted by 5 experienced and friendly crew members whilst cruising with us on the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. 

Whether you are planning a snorkel or scuba diving trip, a fishing trip or a research expedition from Cairns, the charter yacht has everything you need for a luxurious and relaxing discovery of the Great Barrier Reef.

Choose your destination, whether it be Hamilton Island, Thursday Island, Lizard Island, Orpheus Island or the Cairns or Port Douglas reefs. Alternatively, choose one of the 1, 3 or 6 day ready made itineraries outlined below. 

Vlasoff & Michealmas Cays – 1 Day

Departing from Yorkey’s Knob Marina in Cairns, this one day charter private charter boat tour can cater for up to 45 passengers.

Michaelmas Cay and Vlasoff Cays are unique sand islands right out in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef.

Each of these sand cays boast spectacular fringing reefs that offer great snorkeling and scuba diving conditions from the beach.

Discover the colourful corals and hundreds of tropical fish that call these sand cays home. The shallow and crystal clear waters make for the perfect opportunity to spot the abundance of marine life that are going about their business in the coral reefs.

You may be lucky enough to spot Rays, Reef Sharks or Sea Turtles. Our private charter boat can have you out on the reef in under 3 hours from Yorkey’s Knob.

Relax on the boats sun deck, take a walk on the brilliant white sands of the cay, enjoy a refreshing dip or scuba dive the many fringing reefs.

Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea are provided, all freshly prepared by the onboard chef. Tea, Coffee, Juice and Soft Drinks are also available.


Batt Reef – 3 Day Charters

The spectacular Batt Reef is located north east of Port Douglas and is a well known destination for snorkeling and scuba diving in waters that are as crystal clear as a glass of gin with an abundance of marine life that flit in and out of the colourful coral reefs.

The reef is around 18km in size and boasts plenty of pristine snorkel and dive sites. Batt Reef is located nearby Low Island and Woody Island, (otherwise known as Low Isles) making it the perfect 3 day private boat charter expedition for those wanting to see quite a number of the Great 8 living icons of the Great Barrier Reef. 

The liveaboard dive trip includes comfortable bunk style cabin accommodation and all meals including Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Morning Tea, Afternoon Tea and refreshments, all prepared by our onboard Chef.

Our 3 day private charter boat tour caters for up to 15 passengers, Snorkel equipment is available and scuba diving equipment and a dive master can be hired on request.

Spend your days exploring the many snorkel or dive sites, take a dip on the island’s beaches, relax onboard in the large Saloon or the numerous decks and enjoy the sunsets and sunrises on the Great Barrier Reef.

A truly unique and once in a lifetime Great Barrier Reef experience! 

Osprey Reef – 5 Days

For those keen scuba divers and snorkellers really wanting to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef on a private charter yacht, then this is it.

Osprey Reef is a large atoll that is a gigantic 195 square kilometres in size. The atoll is located north east of Cooktown is far beyond the tourist trail.

Osprey Reef is well known as the “best of the best” in terms of snorkeling and scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.

Boasting almost vertical reef walls, large corals and depths of up to 800 metres below sea level, Osprey Reef is the ideal location for researchers and experienced scuba divers.

Your 5 day expedition includes onboard cabin accommodation and all meals prepared by the onboard chef. Meals include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Morning Tea, Afternoon Tea and drinks.  

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Included In Price

  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Fruit juices, soft drinks and tea and coffee provided
  • Breakfast and Dinner included on overnight trips
  • Onboard accommodation included on overnight trips
  • Main Saloon with large dining table, bar, ice maker, drinks fridge, TV and surround sound home theatre system
  • Onboard storage for 25 dive tanks
  • 4.5 metre aluminum rib tender
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time


Departure Instructions

Departs from Yorkey’s Knob Boat Club

  • Airlie Beach
  • Cairns
  • Cape York Peninsula
  • Cooktown
  • Daydream Island
  • Haggerstone Island
  • Hamilton Island
  • Hayman Island
  • Lizard Island
  • Magnetic Island
  • Orpheus Island
  • Port Douglas
  • Proserpine
  • Shute Harbour
  • Thursday Island
  • Townsville city
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



1 day, 3 day, 6 day options or you can choose the lenght of the trip yourself

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • 8 metre catamaran tender available at additional cost
  • Scuba Diving equipment can be hired on request
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

  • Scuba Diving – minimum age is 12 years
  • Snorkelers must be comfortable swimming in the ocean
  • Scuba Divers who are partaking in a dive whilst onboard must provide certification
Additional Information
  • Vessel has onboard storage for 25 scuba dive tanks
  • Scuba diving equipment can be hired on request
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash or credit card
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Swimmers
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of dry clothes

Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian

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.

Private Charter Boat Cairns 16-45 Guests

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Boat 16 - 45 Guests



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

Tour Code: 585



15 yrs & over

3 - 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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