'Kalinda' Liveaboard Diving Party Charters in Townsville City

Passenger Boat
72 ft
20 Guests

About This Boat

Our charter boat is a perfect, cost effective solution for your shop, club or group to have a dive trip of a life time!


Constructed in 1973, Kalinda is a solid, cravel planked timber monohull. Thoughtful design by boat builders Thompson & Thompson and refit modifications have created an amazing sense of space and modern convenience without loss of charm and character.


• Type: Carvel Planked Timber Motor Vessel
• Length: 72 feet (22m)
• Beam: 19 feet (6m)
• Draft: 8 Feet (2.5m)
• Weight: 95 tons loaded
• Speed: 8 knots cruising
• Survey: 1C (Reef) for 34; 1D (partially smooth) for 49.

28 in 10 Cabins: 6 x 2 berth cabins (bunk style & spacious); 2 x 6 berth cabins (each 6 berth cabin contains 2 single beds and 2 double beds). Plus 4 crew / pax berths in 2 cabins. 3 heads (toilets) and effluent treatment system comprising 3 macerating pumps, kill tank and holding tanks. 3 Shower /
bathrooms with Hot & Cold pressure supplied water.

3 levels of accommodation in private rooms, main deck with 2 saloon areas and full galley, rear deck and upper deck spaces with bbq area.

3000 litres fresh water; 6500 litres diesel fuel, 1700nm steaming range.

Rolls Royce 65 C series, 320hp 6 cylinder with after-cooled turbo, 1:3.5 ratio gear box with 4 inch shaft and 4 blade bronze propeller. Fuel Consumption: 20 l / hour.

1 x 40 KVA alternator, 1 x 25 KVA alternator both driven by 4 cylinder Ford diesel engines. Fuel Consumption: 5 litres / hour.
House, Start & Radio Battery banks.

2 x K14 Bauer dive air compressors, 2 large air storage banks, convenient fill station and tanks and weights for full compliment. Masks, snorkels, fins, stinger suits and dive bins for full compliment.

Surveyed for 10 with 20 hp tiller steer outboard.

700l chest freezer, 300l upright freezer, 2 x 350 litre fridge freezers, 1 x 200l bar fridge, 500l esky space if required. 4 burner gas stove & oven, microwave.

All Navigation and Safety Equipment as required.
A Separate 4.2m aluminium trailer boat in 1D & 1F survey for 5 persons can be hired with the main vessel.


Imagine cruising the waters of Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island watching the sun setting over Pallarenda whilst sipping some bubbles or enjoying a beer with mates…

Kalinda has 2 spacious saloons with sit down dining for 20 persons, a large back deck area and a fabulous alfresco upper deck and BBQ area to cater for parties and functions of up to 45 persons.

• Just $1200 gives your group 4 hours of bliss
• In house catering from our exclusive marine catering business means we can deliver food for any budget.
• You want prawns and caviar canape’s – no problem
• Party Pies and sausage rolls – too easy
• Our 3 course BBQ dinner menu is popular

We put your divers on the best sites every time.

Chartering Kalinda is the cheapest way to dive the Great Barrier Reef.

16 of your divers for just $3500 a day* including 2 x FOC dive crew, tanks, weights, accommodation, 5 great meals and 4 incredible dives each day.

If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.


  • Type: Passenger Boat
  • Capacity: 20 People
  • Year: 1973
  • Rental Minimum: 6 hours
  • Length: 72 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • Fishing gear
  • BBQ
  • Autopilot
  • Bluetooth
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Watersports Equipment

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