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Moana III

At 47ft Moana is a game fishing machine and one of the flagship vessels in the region.

It is a custom made Dick Ward vessel which is very modern and comfortable. They offer the following activities: black marlin fishing (Sept-Dec), light tackle sports fishing all year round, reef fishing, remote expeditions to prisitne waters further north towards Cape York, private scuba and snorkelling experiences and luxury cruising.

It is surveyed for 12 pax on day trips, they will accommodate 6 pax overnight and 4 pax on extended trips. All trips are inclusive of high quality meals and standard beverage package.

Moana is skippered by Daniel McCarthy who is a confessed fishing addict. He has two decades of experience in our local waters and is also the President of Cairns Professional Game fishing Association. Daniel and his crew are committed to providing outstanding service in the luxury charter business.

    Moana III features

    • 22 knot cruising speed
    • Twin Cummins QSM 11 660hp engines
    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Superb Master Stateroom with TV and ensuite
    • 4 single bunks
    • 2 showers, 2 toilets
    • Entertainment system
    • Inflatable tender
    • Desalinator
    • Wesmar scanning sonar
    • Furuno navigation system
    • Full range of Laurie Casey rods and Penn reels

    Game and Reef Charters

    All charters depart at 8.30am returning by 4.30pm from the Cairns Marlin Marina. By arrangement Port Douglas, Yorkeys Knob, Cooktown and Lizard Island departures are available.

    Private Charters Only

    • Extended $3800 per day – Max. 4 pax.
    • Overnight Only $3800 per day – Max. 6 pax.
    • Snorkelling available on request with gear supplied. Diving POA.

    Please note:

    • A 100% cancellation fee applies 30 days prior on extended charters.
    • All trips are subject to weather.
    • A credit card is required to secure your booking. A 10% deposit is required upon booking and full balance due 30 days prior to start date of the trip.

    For bookings or information, please contact us.

    Moana III luxury fishing boat

    Specifications | Features

    • 47ft custom made Dick Ward vessel
    • Twin Cummins QSM 11 660hp engines
    • 22 knot cruising speed
    • Very modern and comfortable
    • Up to 12 guests on day trips
    • 6 guests for overnight stays
    • 4 guests for extended trips

    Trip includes

    • High quality meals and standard beverage package
    • Full range of Laurie Casey rods and Penn reels