• 'Waterbird' leaves from the Reef Marina
  • 'Waterbird' is a Duffy Electric Vessel
  • 'Waterbird' has open sides
  • 'Waterbird' carries 10 passengers

North Queensland Eco Tourism Business

Port Douglas Business For Sale

Port Douglas eco tourism electric cruise business 'Waterbird' Cruises has been operating on Dickson's Inlet for over one year.

This North Queensland business comes complete with the vessel, trailer and all the permits and marketing tools in place - everything you need to get started and then operate the business successfully.

This rare opportunity will have you out on the water with good passenger numbers even in your first season.

Enjoy a sea change with a relaxed lifestyle whilst cruising the waterways of Port Douglas.

Important Points:

The vessel is electric - less than $1 to recharge batteries overnight.

The vessel is equipped with all safety equipment necessary for its current 2E AMSA Marine Survey.

All Marine Parks permits and AMSA Certificates are current.

The vessel comes with a heavy duty tandem aluminium trailer.

Alcoholic drinks can be sold on board.

The current owner will provide expert marketing support as required.

Port Douglas

Combine a new business with the tropical lifestyle of Port Douglas. If you like cruises and talking to people you will love this exciting business opportunity.
Invest in a Port Douglas tourism business with lots of growth potential at a very attractive price!


Visitor numbers to Port Douglas have increased substantially this year and the future bookings are very positive.

Cruise ship arrivals to Port Douglas are increasing. These cruise ship passengers offer great potential as well as corporate events, weddings and birthday parties.

Vessel Specifications:

  • Length: 6.4m
  • Width: 2.21 m
  • Draft: 0.66m
  • Power: Electric (16 x 6v Deep Cycle Batteries)
  • Propeller: Single
  • Speed: 6 knots
  • Cruising speed: 4 knots
  • Cruise Time @ 4 knots: 8 hours
  • Max Capacity: 12 persons
  • AMSA Survey 2E: 10 passengers + skipper

Price: $125,000 now $75,000 wiwo

Please visit the Waterbird Cruises website for more information and photos of the cruise.