Frequently Asked Questions


Can I take the boat out to the Islands?

No, the boat can be used within Pioneer Bay as shown on the map. There are many beautiful areas to anchor up to swim or relax on your own private beach for the day.

Do I need a boat licence?

No license is required to drive the pontoon boat. The boat is beginner-friendly and all necessary information will be taught during the debrief on the day.

Is a deposit required?

Yes, In order to book you will need to make a deposit of half the boat hire price. Example - $250 deposit for full day hire and $150 deposit for a half-day hire. The remaining balance will be paid on the day.

Is fuel included in the price?

Yes, we do not charge for fuel. You will receive the boat with a full tank of fuel and also a backup Jerry can. One less thing for you to worry about on your day out on the water.

Where do we pick the boat up from?

We launch the boat from the VMR (Volunteer Marine Rescue) boat ramp. 5 minute walk from Coral Sea Marina.

Address: 7 Altmann Ave, Cannonvale QLD 4802

or Google: Volunteer Marine Rescue Whitsunday Inc.