Licensed Boats

Have a boat license and wanting to explore the Whitsunday islands? We’ve got you covered. Explore, fish and relax around the Whitsundays in our Sports Rider, Centre Cab or Kakadu Tinny. We also have water sports gear to hire.

Sports Rider

Length: 5.7m
Width: 2.17m
Engine: 135 HP Honda
Passenger Capacity: 6 Passengers
Equipment: GPS, fish finder & depth sounder, 60L Esky and live bait tank.

If island hopping is what you came to the Whitsundays for, then this is the boat for you. Our Sports Rider can get you out to all the islands and Whitehaven Beach.

If you want to fish, snorkel, have some fun with water sports or just cruise about, then we have all you need on this boat. All you need to bring is your camera, sunscreen, food and a good appetite for for fun and your ready to go off and enjoy everything the Whitsundays has to offer.

Bow Rider Hire Rates

1 Day – $550 (per day)
2 Days – $540 (per day)
3 Days – $530 (per day)
4 Days – $520 (per day)
5 Days – $510 (per day)

Centre Cab

Length: 6.0m Width: 2.48m
Engine: 150 HP Honda
Passenger Capacity: 7 Passengers
Equipment: GPS, fish finder, depth sounder, 2 x 86L Esky & live bait tank

Pull up to a local beach and relax with a picnic, find a good fishing spot and catch your dinner, or explore the stunning bays off Airlie Beach. Our self-hire and drive Centre Cab can get you out to all the islands and Whitehaven Beach.

Centre Cab Hire Rates

1 Day – $600 (per day)
2 Days – $590 (per day)
3 Days – $580 (per day)
4 Days – $570 (per day)
5 Days – $560 (per day)

Yellowfin 6.5 Hardtop

Length: 6.5m
Width: 2.4m
Fuel tank: 260 litres
Engine: Mercury 175 HP 4 stroke
Passenger Capacity: 6 Passengers
Equipment: Simrad GPS Sounder, live bait tank, 260 litre fuel tank, 100L Esky, 25 rod holders, deck wash.

The Yellowfin is a perfect all rounder boat.

Great for Families with kids with extra shade, perfect for the serious fishing enthusiasts

With 25 rod holders, live bait tank, bait board, Simrad GPS and plenty of room.

This boat is also convenient for staying overnight or longer with sleeping quarters available for 2.

Yellowfin Hire Rates
1 Day – $650 (per day)
2 Day – $640 (per day)
3 Day – $630 (per day)
4 Day – $620 (per day)
5 Day – $610 (per day)

As of 1st July 2023, a fee of $8 per person (4 years and over) per day, for the first 3 days of the booking will be added. This fee will be manually added onto the booking for the GBRMPA environmental management charge. The numbers on board will be confirmed the day prior to your booking.

McLay 651 CrossXover

Length – 6.6m
Width – 2.3m
Fuel Tank: 225L
Engine – 225hp Mercury PRO XS
Passenger Capacity – 6 passengers
Equipment – 16inch Simrad Sounder NSS EVO 3S GPS Sounder, live bait tank, 225L fuel tank, 100L esky, deck wash, USB port, 12V socket, swim ladder

The all-new McLay 651 CrossXover is the ultimate boat for fishing, family fun, and island adventures in the Whitsundays.

This boat is ideal for anglers who want plenty of space to land trophy fish, families looking for a stable and comfortable ride, and snorkelling enthusiasts eager to explore the islands. The CrossXover has something for everyone, so you can make the most of your time on the water.

Watersports cannot be used with this boat due to no tow point.

McLay 651 CrossXover Hire Rates
1 Day – $750 (per day)
2 Day – $740 (per day)
3 Day – $730 (per day)
4 Day – $720 (per day)
5 Day – $710 (per day)

As of 1st July 2023, a fee of $8 per person (4 years and over) per day, for the first 3 days of the booking will be added. This fee will be manually added onto the booking for the GBRMPA environmental management charge. The numbers on board will be confirmed the day prior to your booking.

Yellowfin 7m Southerner ‘Maggie’

Length – 7m
Width – 2.42m
Fuel Tank – 320L
Engine – Yamaha F175XB
Passenger Capacity – 7 passengers
Equipment – Lowrance HDF 12 Pro Sounder, live bait tank, 320L fuel tank, 87L esky, deck wash, rear swim ladder, cabin insert to make a sleeping area, sound system and speakers.

Discover the ultimate boat for fishing, family adventures, and island hopping in the Whitsundays with our brand new 2024 Yellowfin 7000 Southerner. This versatile vessel offers the perfect experience whether you want to spend the day reeling in fish, snorkelling pristine reefs, or exploring secluded beaches.

The ample deck provides plenty of room for casting lines, while built-in features like the deck wash, fish finder, bait station, live bait tank, and abundant rod holders ensure a seamless fishing experience. The half cabin provides welcome shade and shelter from the Queensland sun and unexpected winds while doubling as a cozy sleeping space at night.

From hardcore anglers looking to land trophy fish to families seeking a stable, comfortable ride between islands, the Yellowfin Southerner has something for everyone. With its supreme stability, ample fishing amenities, and versatile cabin space, this boat allows you to make the most of beautiful beach days and island adventures in the Whitsundays.

Water sports cannot be used with this boat due to no tow point.

Yellowfin 7m Southener Hire Rates
1 Day – $850 (per day)
2 Day – $840 (per day)
3 Day – $830 (per day)
4 Day – $820 (per day)
5 Day – $810 (per day)

As of 1st July 2023, a fee of $8 per person (4 years and over) per day, for the first 3 days of the booking will be added. This fee will be manually added onto the booking for the GBRMPA environmental management charge. The numbers on board will be confirmed the day prior to your booking.

Smartwave Xtra

Length: 4.2m
Width: 2m
Engine: 50hp 4 stroke Yamaha
Engine: inshore use only
Passenger Capacity: 5 Passengers
Electric Start: Electric Trim and Tilt
Equipment: 2 inbuilt eskies, 7 inch Lowrance HDS GPS Sounder, 50 Litre Fuel Tank, Bimini for shade

This boat is great for families or for the serious Fisherman. Throw a line in catch you dinner or explore and cruise the close in islands and swim in one of the sheltered bays. On a good weather day this boat can get out around Daydream Island, Long Island and south and North Molle Islands. Please note this boat can not get to the big islands or Whitehaven Beach.

Smartwave Xtra Hire Rates
$350 (per day)

Kakadu Tinny

Length: 4.3m
Width: 1.85m
Engine: 40 HP Honda
Offshore Limit: Inshore use only
Passenger Capacity: 4 Passengers
Equipment: 50L Esky

Pull up to a local beach and relax with a picnic, find a good fishing spot and catch your dinner, or explore the stunning bays off Airlie Beach.

On a low wind day, the Kakadu Tinny can get out to South and North Molle Island, around Daydream, and out to Long Island.

Kakadu Tinny Hire Rates

1 Day – $300 (per day)
2 Days – $290 (per day)
3 Days – $280 (per day)
4 Days – $270 (per day)
5 Days – $260 (per day)