Fishing Adventures

The waters around Cape York offer the best fishing in Australia, attracting anglers from around the country and world. We’ll take you to our secret spots on our luxury, mother shipping charters. Live it up while chasing barramundi, milk bone, permit fish and all the pelagic species. We’ve got the gear, the guides and boat to deliver a premium fishing adventure in paradise.

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Our boat was built for this. It offers the freedom to travel to remote reefs and wrecks, while providing all the creature comforts scuba divers and fisher folk enjoy. There’s three large dive platforms, enabling easy water access and an onboard dive compressor. As well as having a 1.1m draft, we also have a 4m tender to get you where you want to be.

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You hosts Karl Read and Elaine Agale, are long term locals of the Weipa area and have spent years enjoying the outdoors lifestyle this region has to offer. From land-based adventure expeditions, to long range cruising aboard their luxury vessel, they can do it all. All adventure charters are fully hosted with meals and equipment supplied. Contact us today.

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Pleased to provide our vessel and crew for research & development charters. Fully equipped and surveyed for commercial and government charters to the Great Barrier Reef and beyond, including GBRMPA monitoring and Crown of Thorns control and reporting. Freedom IV is configured for long range cruising with increased fuel, generators and a water maker.

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Weipa Mother Shipping Charters aboard a luxury boat crewed with local fishing and diving experts, is what we specialise in at Cape York Freedom Adventure Charters.

Freedom IV is one of only a handful of Weipa Mother Shipping Vessels and she is undoubtedly the head of her class. Designed and built for luxury, long range cruising, this boat is not only comfortable on the water, but the super shallow draft means we can access places the big boats can’t get too.

Thoughtfully designed for ease of passenger movement, in internal and external spaces, the Freedom IV offers white boat style and luxury.

Inside she’s fully air-conditioned with lots of communal spaces and four (4) staterooms, each with their own ensuite. Outside the wrap around deck is spacious and dive deck offers easy water access.

Extensive and latest electrics and navigational equipment. On board water maker and back-up generators. Equipped with everything needed for long range expeditions. Fishing, scuba diving, filming, research and development and more.

Minimum 4 day / 3 night charter, maximum 10 day / 9 nights. Contact us today for more information. Karl on 0400 334 175. Elaine on 0488 023 651.


Freedom IV is a luxury New Wave 63f Power Cat in 2B and 2C survey. Built in 2009 she has been immaculately maintained.

Length 19.2m
Draft 1.1m
EngineYanmar 6LYA-STP
Rooms4 x Staterooms with private ensuites
1 King or 2 Singles | 1 Queen | 2 Double | 3 Singles
GalleyStove, oven, grill, microwave, sink
Fridges1 x 450l Fisher & Paykel fridge
1 x 400l Fisher & Paykel freezer
1 x 750 Chest Freezer
Tender1 x 4m Polycraft with 18hp outboard
Various other in survey tenders are also available for tow along.

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