Australia, Down Under

The Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef welcomes you to Cairns – Australia’s premier super yacht destination for over 30 years.

The Perfect Home Port

Perfect Location, perfect weather, perfectly safe…
in fact for Superyachts that want to discover the rest of the world, Cairns is just Perfect.

Welcoming Super Yachts & Crew Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef for refit and maintenance services, and to discover new and evolving opportunities in Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea and Whitsunday Islands.

Captain’s Notes & Formalities

  • 96 hours prior to arriving in Australian waters, notify Australian Border Force (Customs), Immigration and Quarantine as well as relevant Port Authorities.
  • Enter into a section 15 port: Thursday Island, Cairns, Townsville or Mackay in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • 488 Superyacht Crew Visa required for all crew, with the exception of Australian and New Zealand passport holders. Allows crew to remain and work with their vessel.
  • Pilots required for vessels >50m for port entry.
  • Vessels >70m require a reef pilot to traverse through the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Contact a Super Yacht Agent for assistance.

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