WINNER! | Ocean Awards 2021 – Yacht of The Year Award Sponsored by Arksen

In October 2020 the Great Reef Census was launched as a citizen-science initiative that required the help of vessels to survey and photograph the Great Barrier Reef, 40% of which had never been mapped. Ocean Alliance, a Queensland-based superyacht brokerage and charter company, wanted to get involved, as did the owner of the 34.7-metre Moonen Beluga. […]

Ocean Awards Yacht of the Year FINALIST | BOAT international 2021

Ocean Awards Yacht of the Year – Sponsored by Arksen MARCH 2021 This award acknowledges private vessels, their owners, and/or crew that have actively helped enhance the health of the ocean. This could be through allowing access for researchers, conservationists and scientists, or through raising awareness of ocean issues, or through hands-on initiatives of their […]

The Great Reef Census + Beluga Expeditions | Superyacht conservation support

Superyachts on board with the Great Reef Census Project Luxury superyachts have been recruited into the world’s biggest research fleet for a massive survey of the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Reef Census was launched on Thursday, October 8th 2020 with a flotilla of boats deployed along the Reef’s 2,300km length over the next 10 […]

REEF, RAINFOREST & RELAXATION | Port Douglas, Queensland

Hello 2021! I think it’s fairly safe to say that we’re not the only ones that are happy to leave 2020 in the past! The pandemic and border closures have forced us to re-think our travel and holiday plans, many of which included international destinations. We had simply forgotten just how much Australia had to […]

The Great Barrier Reef awaits!

Dreaming of an ocean escape after this year of chaos? We concur! I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a year to cross off the calendar, but as we approach the year’s end, it’s a great time to start thinking about the festive season and new year to come. Whilst it might […]


WILD ABOUT WHALES  Guest experience testimonial  As a mother raising teenage children in the age where ‘technology rules’, to be able to share real-life wildlife experiences and connect with nature in such a personal and specialised way was an exceptional experience for our whole family. We recently experienced the BelugaX MINKE ENCOUNTERS expedition which run […]

COVID 19 – Future Bookings 2020

Hello all, We hope you are all coping in these strange times and your health is well. Just thought we’d touch base and update all of our clients on the situation at present. As you may be aware, due to the current restrictions in place, we have not been able to conduct charters in Queensland […]


Papua New Guinea is Australia’s closest neighbour, yet it remains largely untouched by tourism. It is one of the least densely populated countries in the world, which means there are hundreds of uninhabited islands.  Tempted by adventure and a pristine marine environment, a group of friends excited about diving, snorkelling and fishing, embarked MY Beluga […]

Coral Sea expeditions to Osprey, Bougainville & Holmes reef

Did you know we tailor diving and fishing expeditions to the Coral Sea and beyond? Let us tailor together your ultimate trip. Weather it be fishing, diving, exploring or all three, our fleet of vessels have the range and ability to explore these remote regions. Check out more information about the fishing and diving opportunities […]

The Minke Whales are coming… are you? JUNE/JULY 2019

An experience that truly defines “once in a lifetime” – Australia is the only place on Earth where you can swim and dive with Dwarf Minke Whales. Join us on our 4 or 5 night MINKE ENCOUNTERS itinerary, snorkelling and diving the beautiful Ribbon Reefs departing Port Douglas and concluding in spectacular Lizard Island a-board […]