MV Eastern Voyager at anchor

Explore, fish and dive the Great Barrier Reef on MV Eastern Voyager

MV Eastern Voyager on the Great Barrier Reef

Swain Reefs, Capricorn Bunker Group, Coral Sea, Shoalwater Bay and surrounding areas.

Our extended charters range from 4 up to 14 nights and beyond, Eastern Voyager caters for groups of minimum 15 up to 20 guests. Less than the minimum guests are welcome to join us onboard based on the minimum day charge of the vessel. If you have another choice please don’t hesitate to ask us and we will do our best to cater for your preferred destination.

Departures / Arrivals at the Ferry Terminal off Bryan Jordan Drive – Queensland, Australia. A relocation fee will apply for departure from any other port.

Life on board the Eastern Voyager

The starboard side and rear of the vessel as well as the back platform offer plenty of space for drift fishing with bait boards and rod holders. There is a spacious covered area with seating and bathroom amenities on the back deck where you can relax and enjoy the views while you travel. There is a chiller close by and a large drinks refrigerator just inside from the seating area for all your cold beverages.

We have a very spacious dining and lounge area where you can relax and enjoy your favourite CD / DVD’s and videos. Our vessel is air conditioned throughout. Your catch will be filleted and snap frozen by our crew, (some can be kept whole) ready for you to take home.

Our air- conditioned cabins are located below decks – 6 x 2 berth and 2 x 4 berth. Passenger bathroom amenities are located on the accommodation level as well as the main deck.


  • Length:  84′
  • Draft:  10′
  • Beam:  23′
  • Speed:  10Kn

Tenders available

5 x 4.4 outboard tender boats with 30hp outboards, equipped with VHF radios, echo sounder, mandatory safety equipment, anchor, rope, gaff, fish measure, rod holders and a large esky for bait and ice which is supplied.

A recreational boat licence is required to operate the tenders.

(All Australian State and Territory licenses are accepted). Law requires operators of the tenders to be under 0.05% alcohol at all times.


Daily hire rates include the following:

  • All meals
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Tenders & fuel
  • Bait and ice, and a supply of soft drink
  • Tea/coffee available 24 hours
  • G.B.R.M.P.A. Reef Charges


  • BYO: Beverages, Fishing Gear and Tackle
  • Freight home for your catch if required
  • Road Freight – contact us for more information
  • If you are flying, consider extra luggage payment on your return home as an option to take your catch home with you (please check with the airline(s) you are travelling with). We can supply airline boxes (charges apply).