Boats

RV Linckia II is a well-equipped 11 m vessel with twin 225 HP motors. This boat is ideal for work outside of the lagoon and around the Capricorn-Bunker Group of the GBRMP and can also be used for research projects involving overnight deployments. It can transport up to 12 passengers with baggage and equipment. This vessel can only be hired with skipper.

RV Orcinus II is a 5.9 m aluminium pontoon boat with twin 60 HP motors for work in and out of the lagoon and transfers between One Tree Island and Heron Island. It can transport up to 4 passengers with baggage or up to 6 without baggage. This vessel can only be hired with skipper.

One Tree Island has the following boats that are available to visitors at no additional fees, providing that they hold a nationally recognised recreational boat license.


2 x 3.6m aluminium flat bottom Punts for use inside the lagoon with 9.9 HP outboard. Maximum capacity of 2 passengers. The cost of the use of these boats is included in bench fees.

2 x 3.9m aluminium pontoon boats (Sea Star and Sea Horse) for use inside the lagoon and outside the lagoon, up to 500m the reef edge, with the use of 9.9hp and 25hp and 30HP outboards. Maximum capacity of 6 passengers. The cost of the use of these boats is included in bench fees.

1 x 4.1 m aluminium pontoon boat (Sea Breeze) with canopy for use inside the lagoon and outside the lagoon, up to 500m the reef edge, with the use of 9.9hp and 25hp and 30HP outboards. Maximum capacity of 5 passengers. The cost of the use of these boats is included in bench fees.