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Luxury Blue Dive private day, evening or overnight charters – the ultimate way to see the outer Great Barrier Reef

The best scuba diving and snorkeling from Port Douglas

Get away from it all and see the Great Barrier Reef like you’ve never seen it before.

Top-rated Trip Advisor company, Blue Dive, is now offering exciting private dive and / or snorkel charters from Port Douglas.

These exploratory trips are on one of the 4 top luxury boats in Port Douglas that we have access to.

Prices for day trips start at $3200. Please email with requests and we will get you a quote.

The boats are listed and pictured below.

All of the boats are ultra-modern and offer 5 star service with great food and too many extras to list.

Please read Trip Advisor reviews

Blue Dive luxury private charters

Zulu on the outer Great Barrier Reef

 

These private trips, designed for thrill seeking divers and snorkelers,  get you to places no-one else is going to. It the way we love seeing the reef at Blue Dive.

 

It is an opportunity for you to get away from it all – and to see the Opal Reef Complex or Agincourt Ribbon Reefs as you have never seen them before.

 

We tailor our trips to suit our guests, we can cater for novice divers, experienced divers and snorkelers or those who just want a day out at stunning locations.

 

These small group luxury private charter trips are great for:

 

  • Snorkelling and diving day trips
  • Evening or overnight trips including night dives
  • Families
  • Corporate events
  • Honeymooning couples
  • VIPs

And with a maximum of 6 divers plus 6 snorkelers we keep the trips small and therefore the quality high – in Blue Dive style.

 

See each boats listing for maximum numbers below.

 

Free photo shoot of your day included as a complimentary service on all private charters

 

Please Contact us for availability and  prices.

 

These trips can be run at a more relaxed pace so divers and snorkelers can soak up the tropical atmosphere in-between diving and snorkelling on one of the natural wonders of the world.

 

Your trip will be hosted by members of our expert Blue Dive team who will ensure you have a fantastic time.

 

Great food, soft drinks and quality coffee are all included.

 

1. Black Magic

 

12.5 metres (40 foot) custom built luxury vessel with a fast cruising speed of over 20 knots.

 

Superb and passionate on board team dedicated to ensuring you have a superb day whether diving snorkelling or just relaxing on a luxury vessel on the outer Great Barrier Reef.

 

The skipper Russ, has an unrivalled knowledge of the local reefs. And at 12.5 metres the boat is very manoeuvrable meaning we can get to dive sites no other boats in Port Douglas can get to.

 

Day trips: Up to 7 passengers (maximum 5 divers for comfort)

 

Available for day trips or afternoon/evening trips including night dives!

 

Sleeps up to 4 across 2 air-conditioned cabins if overnight trips are required.

 

Black Magic Blue Dive private charter Port Douglas

Black Magic

2. Monsoon

 

16.5 metres (54ft)- With a cruising speed of  at 15 knots.

 

MV Monsoon is modern and comfortable with a choice of spacious lounge and deck areas to enjoy on your reef day….possibly even exploring your own sand cay… a  truly memorable reef charter experience.

 

Guided snorkelling included.

 

Gourmet lunch, canapés, cheese platter & seasonal tropical fruit selection, non-alcoholic beverages

 

Wi-fi is available and apps which you can connect your own devices to and view the captain’s screens from anywhere in the boat.

 

Monsoon’s skipper has a wealth of local knowledge that guarantees the best possible sites on the day of your private charter. The experienced crew pamper you with friendly personal service as you cruise superb reefs, dive and snorkel in the warm tropical waters.

 

Up 10 passengers (maximum 8 divers for comfort).

 

Monsoon Blue Dive private charter

Monsoon at the Low Isles

3. Zulu

16.4 metres (54 ft) luxury vessel with a very fast cruising speed of 24 knots.

 

Assegai custom built luxury vessel with a Seakeeper gyroscope to keep the boat very steady even in windy weather. This facility is great for June/July and August when it can be a little windier and other boats can become uncomfortable.

 

Zulu also features the Twindisc Express Joystick system which smoothly and simultaneously actuates and controls engines, transmissions, propellers and thrusters, which can hold the vessel in any fixed position, crab the boat diagonally or straight sideways and rotate it 360° on its axis.

 

It makes it perfect for getting to dive sites larger boats can’t get into.

 

Luxurious air-conditioned ensuite for private overnight charters plus double air-conditioned cabins (maximum 4 passengers on overnight trips).

 

Fusion surround sound system and automatic slide down back window allows you to experience the action on the back deck from the air conditioned comfort of the saloon!

 

Wifi available.

 

Day trips: Up to 8 passengers (maximum 4 divers)

 

Zulu Blue Dive private charter bedroom

Zulu – Master bedroom, photo of vessel at top of this page.

 

4. Blue Martini

 

Superb for leisurely snorkelling/intro diving trips to the idyllic Low isles. Certified divers can join too.

 

For longer dive safaris Blue Martini can sleep up to eight guests in air-conditioned comfort across two ensuited queen cabins and two twin share cabins. A full daily housekeeping service is provided and array of water sport equipment is also available.

 

Free Wifi for those who need to stay in communication with the outside world.

 

The boat also has the capacity, if larger private charters are requested, to be away at sea for up to a week. These trips can travel up the stunning Agincourt Ribbon Reefs and to Cod Hole.

 

Maximum 12 passengers on day trips, 6 on overnight trips.

 

Port Douglas dive boat live aboard

Blue Martini

 

Cancellation/Travel Insurance – Strongly recommended for peace of mind.

Please note:

 

Taking cancellation/travel insurance is highly recommended from the day you pay your deposit to insure against the loss of deposit or whole charter fees in the event of you having to cancel your booking.

 

Your insurance should also cover lost baggage, personal items and medical expenses.

The Australian company Travel Insurance Cover can cover you, linked below.

However please take responsibility for checking your policy for details.

Australian residents policy

International visitors policy

Or call Travel Insurance Cover  0061 (0) 2 9460 3812.

 

 

 

“Best and most pristine examples of coral on the Great Barrier Reef” (Port Douglas reefs) – Source: The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority recent report.