Terms & Conditions

All rates are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. Fleet/vessel details, conditions and prices, were correct at time of publishing and are subject to change without notice.

All Charters

Payment Terms

  • A $1,000 deposit is required to confirm your charter if booking 60 days or more prior to your charter. The balance of charter fees are due 60 days before your charter.
  • Full charter fees are required to confirm your charter if booking within 60 days of your charter.
  • Additional charges are due before your arrival: Damage waiver, Environmental Management Charge (EMC) Outboard fuel and LPG for the BBQ, stove and oven.
  • A grounding bond of $2,500 is payable upon check in.
  • A 1.5% surcharge applies to all card transactions.
  • Cancellation Fees

  • If a booking is cancelled within 7 days of paying the deposit, a full refund will be provided.
  • If a booking is cancelled 90 days outside of commencement, a $250 admin fee would apply.
  • If you cancel your charter between 89-61 days prior to charter then the full deposit of $1000 will be forfeit.
  • If your charter is cancelled inside 60 days prior to your charter commencing, no refund will be given unless a substitute booking is obtained on that vessel over that same period. In the case of a substitute booking being found, the payment will be refunded less $1000. All cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Damage Waiver

    A non-refundable damage waiver of $55 per night (capped at $500) is charged to cover loss of the vessels inventory or minor damage to the vessel (excluding groundings).

    Grounding Bond

    A $2,500 grounding bond is held on a valid, nominated card by the charterer or crew upon check in on the day of departure. Upon return of the vessel, a contract diver will inspect the hull. If the report is returned with no damage to the hull, it will be released 5-7 days after your charter. Alternatively, it will be processed if there are any reports of your vessel running aground whilst you're on charter.

    Environmental Management Charge (EMC)

    An Environmental Management Charge (EMC) applies to each visitor entering the marine park. The total fee is $39 per person payable prior to entering the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

    Outboard fuel & LPG

    A flat $35 is payable for the outboard fuel for the tender and LPG for the BBQ and stove.

    Vessel Fuel

    Fuel used is to be paid for on completion of charter.

    Travel Insurance

    We highly recommend you take out adequate travel insurance cover to protect you if you need to cancel after the fees have become non-refundable or for disruptions to your holiday i.e cyclones.

    Public Holiday Surcharges

    An additional surcharge will be applicable for services provided on public holidays including Stay Aboards ($100), Briefings ($200), and 100% increased daily rates for Sail Guides, Skippers and Hosts.