Port Douglas to Lizard Island Return – Exploration Voyage – 5 Nights
Superyacht – Emerald Lady

Book by the cabin on a YOTSPACE superyacht voyage to see and explore the Great Barrier Reef in Australia on an extended voyage of discovery, and tick off those bucket list items you simply cannot miss in your lifetime.

It is after all the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and, it has the esteemed title of World Heritage Listing. It is the largest living coral structure on planet earth and can even be seen from outer space. 

The marine sancturaries within this reef system are home to some of the most amazing creatures on the planet and nature reigns supreme. Our superyacht voyages allow you to immerse yourself in the region and really connect with the environment.

YOTSPACE superyacht voyages are for discerning travellers who are looking for unique, intimate, purposeful and exclusive travel moments that make for a lifetime of memories.

Departure Dates:
16 Aug – 21 Aug 2021- SOLE USE ONLY AVAIL

06 Sept – 11 Sept 2021 – BOOK NOW

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About the Superyacht

Emerald Lady is a 115ft (35m) Benetti superyacht that offers quality furnishings and fittings which provides guests with a luxury sanctuary to relax and enjoy the 24 hour hospitality of the all Australian superyacht crew.
She has state of the art AV and entertainment systems including Foxtel, Netflix and a stored folio of movies. Guests can always stay connected with the superyachts geo-stationary mobile and satellite phones and wi-fi capability in even the most remote parts of the reef.

When you book by the cabin on this YOTSPACE superyacht voyage you can be assured of a good nights sleep as she is fitted with “At rest Stabilisation”.
Emerald Lady’s recent refurbishments cost over two million dollars to keep her up to the high standard that is expected of a superyacht. 
She is also one of only a few superyachts in Australia that is Heli-capable which adds to her appeal for charter capabilities for long range and remote charters

Book By the Cabin Prices – 8 Guests Only

On our book by the cabin YOTSPACE superyacht holidays Emerald Lady offers four staterooms for your choosing with a maximum of 8 guests:-

  • Master King Stateroom | $14,672 per person
    Located lower deck + ensuite with your choice of deluxe king or king singles
  • VIP King Stateroom | $12,716 per person
    Featuring king bed + ensuite located Bow
  • Twin Stateroom Starboard | $10,760 per person
    Deluxe twin share cabin located starboard
  • Twin Stateroom Portside | $10,760 per person
    Deluxe twin share cabin located Portside

Min/Maximum cabin capacity 2 people

Superyacht Toys

Stand up paddle boards, canoes, snorkelling gear, tender vessels, fishing gear

Highlights

Lizard Island
A cultural and heritage site on the Great Barrier Reef. One of the highlights of our superyacht voyage is a visit to the world re-known hideaway for the rich and famous, Lizard Island. It’s here guests can snorkel the famous Blue Lagoon and see giant clams and friendly marine life. Whilst here our guests enjoy a guided hike up to Cooks Lookout and learn all about the history and stories associated with Lizard Island.  

Wine & Dine
Our onboard chef will be creating culinary delights matched with fine Australian wines, sparkling wine, beer, basic spirits and cocktails to tantilise even the most well-developed palette for the entire cruise. The crew of Emerald Lady love setting up suprise events on remote islands and coral cays out in the middle of the reef where you can enjoy gourmet lunches on the beach, sunset drinks and canapes on remote sand cays. 

Whales 
At this time of year the Great Barrier Reef welcomes our annual inquisitive visitors from the cold southern waters of Antarctica, the giant Humpback Whales and the friendly Dwarf Minke Whales.
These mammals come to these safe waters to calve and play before heading south once again for the krill in the Antarctic summer. The Minke Whales have often been referred to as playful puppies and are known to play with snorkellers for hours in the water and to follow the superyachts 

Snorkel
For those guests who wish to snorkel we will be visiting the iconic northern sections of the outer Great Barrier Reef where you will see both spectacular marine life and amazing corals. Friendly turtles, Giant Potato Cod and Maori Wrasse will be your companions as you navigate these gin clear waters and coral reefs.    

Sand Cays & Deserted Islands
These are our playground, beacons in the middle of the outer edges of the Great Barrier Reef for our guests to explore and enjoy. Relax on the pure white sand, snorkel off the beach, go on an island exploration walk, throw a fishing line in the sea. 

2 Day Sample Menu

On all our YOTSPACE superyacht voyages our Captain and crew source as much fresh produce locally to support the people and places we are fortunate enough to visit. This ensures our food is less travelled and we have less wastage on our superyacht voyages. We are environmentally conscious of our yachting impacts and maintain structured policies to ensure we leave our destinations with what we came with.
Day 1

Breakfast
Breakfasts include a selection of local tropical fruits, freshly baked pastries or muffins, Yoghurt and Muesli, with a range of made to order hot dishes such as eggs your way, with a selection of bacon, sauteed mushrooms or spinach, chipolata sausages and hash browns.

Lunch
Roasted pear salad; grilled Coral Trout with mango salsa & lemon basmati rice; Pineapple carpaccio with coconut sorbet

Canapes
Tuna ceviche shots with Papaya SalsaSumac seared scallop on pea puree with crispy chorizo and preserved lemon foam

Dinner
Starter – Prawn and Crab Ravioliina lemon and burnt butter sauce
Main – Rack of Lamb with Macadamia nut crust, with honey and red wine vinegar sauce, Roasted baby potatoes, minted pea Timbale and Carrot Puree
Desert– Wild strawberry mousse, white chocolate curls and shortbread

Day 2

Breakfast
Breakfasts include a selection of local tropical fruits, freshly baked pastries or muffins, Yoghurt and Muesli, with a range of made to order hot dishes
such as eggs your way, with a selection of bacon, sauteed mushrooms or spinach, Chipolata sausages and hash browns.

Lunch
Linguine tossed with local endeavour prawns and chorizo in a tomato and garlic reduction, served with freshly baked bread.

Canapes
Crostini of Beef Fillet, caramelized fennel, Crème Fraiche & Mustard
Wild Mushroom Ragout on Crispy Polenta

Dinner
Starter – Pan Seared Sea scallops on sauteed Greens and Broccoli Shoots
Main – Pistachio crusted Pork Tenderloin served with honey glazed butternut pumpkin and apple cubes
Desert – Whiskey Caramel, Poached pear and Vanilla Ice Cream

Other Important Information

Fitness Level Required/Mobility

Most in-water activities will require a good level of fitness and a medical disclosure form will need to be pre-filled prior to participating in any water sports activities and prior to boarding the superyacht

Superyacht Policy

No shoe policy on the superyacht
No smoking on the superyacht without Captains permission

Travel Insurance

We highly recommend you secure comprehensive travel insurance at the time of booking your YOTSPACE superyacht Holiday. This can be arranged through your luxury travel agent or a travel insurance company of your choice. 
On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.

Confirmed Departure: Each voyage is a guaranteed departure based on the sale of each cabin on or before the eighth week of embarkation. Should we fail to sell each cabin, voyagers will be given the option of choosing another voyage or, a refund less any bank merchant fees if applicable. We always recommend Travel Insurance and that all ancillary travel reservations have flexible conditions.

Superyacht – Voyage Itinerary

Emerald Lady will endeavour to follow the voyage as described in the itinerary and the passenger accepts that Emerald Lady has the right to change the itinerary, the yacht, or cancel the cruise as a result of some Unexpected Event or prevailing inclement weather conditions. The passenger accepts that the passenger will not be entitled to any compensation or a refund of the fare paid should this occur.

Child Policy

Our YOTSPACE Superyacht expeditions are targeted at adults only. We cannot accept any children on these cruises under 18 years of age. Notwithstanding the above, children under the age of eighteen(18) (minors) will be accepted in circumstances where the Voyage is a sole charter without other paying guests. This must be agreed directly with the Contractor.

Covid – 19 Policy

YOTSPACE and our superyacht captains take the safety and wellbeing of passengers very seriously. The superyacht follows onboard sanitisation protocols to ensure the vessel is highly sanitised at all times. All guests are to register their principle place of residence and disclose to the company (YOTSPACE) if they have recently visited a Covid-19 hotspot in the 3 weeks prior to departure. We will require passengers to visit their GP and provide a health report 72 hours prior to departure. We recommend self-isolation to the extent possible prior to departure.  
For all updates on travel to and within Australia visit https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/

Climate & Average Temperatures

Tropical North Queensland offers 2 distinct seasons each year. The dry season and the green season.  
Winter (Jun – Aug) is mild to warm, 17 – 28 degrees
Summer (Dec – Feb) can be hot and humid, 23 – 31 degrees 
Green Season (Nov – Apr)  

What To Pack

We recommend to pack for an extended beach holiday
All sun protection clothing – ocean friendly sunscreen 
All personal beauty requirements – medications
A wrap or warmer clothes for colder night air
Flip flops/ shoes for island exploration
Small soft backpack for island exploration
Underwater camera

Gratuities / Tipping

Gratuities (tips) are not included in the superyacht voyage price for services of the crew throughout the cruise. Tipping is optional and at the passengers discretion. In the superyacht industry it is normally the practice on sole charters that the prime guest gives a cash tip to the Captain and crew. However tipping the crew is entirely up to yourself. If you feel you have been extremely well looked after then we are sure the crew would really appreciate the tip. You may do this of your own accord or with the other guests on the superyacht voyage.

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Day 1

  • Captains welcome drink for all guests & lunch onboard superyacht Lady Emerald, your residence for the next 5 nights.
  • Your 5 day voyage begins with a 3 hour scenic cruise across turquoise waters out to explore the beautiful Undine Reef and Mackay Sand Cay.
  • Guests alight from the yacht on tenders to spend some relaxing time strolling, snorkeling, swimming and just generally taking in the exotic scenery.
  • Beach set up for sunset drinks and canapés on the sand cay
  • Dinner onboard the yacht
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Day 2

  • You simply must rise early to witness a sunrise on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
  • A hot & cold breakfast service begins around 0800 (approx.)
  • Our next reefs to explore are the famous Ribbon Reefs to Ribbon No 3 (Steve’s Bommie) 4 hours
  • You will simply love this dive location. Famous for Bigeye Trevally, Barracuda, Yellow-lined Snapper, Moses Perch, Yellow-lined Goatfish and more. For the photographer, nudibranchs, flatworms, pipefish, scorpionfish, lionfish, mantis shrimps, flaming file shells, lots of anemone fish and countless other colourful reef fish.  
  • Steve’s Bommie is known as one of the best snorkel and dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef for its diversity of marine life, colourful corals and gorgonian fans.   
  • Snorkelling / Fishing / Reef viewing
  • Lunch in between activities at 1300 approx.
  • Dinner on-board at 2000
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Day 3

  • Breakfast at 0800 (approx.), cruise up the inside of the Ribbon Reefs 3.5 hours
  • On the lookout for Dwarf Minke and Humpback whales to Ribbon No 9
  • Snorkelling / Fishing / Reef Viewing
  • Lunch in between activities at 1300
  • Dinner on-board at 1830
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Day 4

  • Breakfast at 0800, cruise up to Lizard Island 2.5hours – Day on Lizard Island Beach / Beach set up
  • Hike to Cooks Lookout / Snorkel Blue Lagoon
  • Snorkelling
  • Lunch on the Beach at 1300
  • Dinner at 2000 with the fish in the crystal clear waters including some fish feeding
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Day 5

  • Breakfast at 0800
  • Cruise to Two Isles 3 hrs
  • Explore Deserted island – walks / fishing / snorkelling
  • Lunch on-board at 1300 between activities
  • Fish for your dinner!
  • Dinner served from 1900 on the fly deck
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Day 6

  • Depart Two Isles anchorage at 0600
  • Breakfast as we cruise
  • Cruise back to Port Douglas on the lookout for Dwarf Minke Whales/Humpback Whales
  • Arrive Port Douglas at 1300,
  • Guests depart upon arrival
  • Times may vary dependant on Tide Restrictions

Included

Book by the cabin, luxury ensuite cabin accommodation of your choice

Smart TV’s in each cabin

Various spacious sun deck and relaxation areas on the yacht

Three 5 star gourmet chef prepared main meals per day

Snacks, hot & cold drinks throughout the day

Fine Australia wine, sparkling wine, beer, basic spirits and cocktails

Island exploration

Sand Cay visits

Crew – Captain, Engineer, Bosun, Hostess and Chef

Yacht Tenders

Snorkelling gear

Fishing gear

Stand up paddle boards

Canoes 

Excluded

  Diving on request – extra cost 

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