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Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales
3 Lorikeet Avenue, Yeppoon Queensland 4703

With over 20 years experience as a Commercial Marine Operator and Marine Broker, Nev is the right person to help you when buying or selling: Marine Park Permits & Licences, Marine based Businesses, Commercial or Private vessels of all sizes anywhere in the world.

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3 Lorikeet Avenue,  Yeppoon  Queensland  4703

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Tasman Venture is a multi-award winning, marine tourism business with strong year on
year growth, set in the stunning Fraser Coast region. With over 30 years of dedication to
the business and the local tourism industry the owners have decided it is time to step back
and devote time to their family. The Tasman Venture was the regions first commercial
whale watching business in Hervey Bay. The current owners have been operating since
1991.

Products and Services
The business offers year-round tours including:
~ Seasonal Half Day Whale Watching tour (July-October);
~ Year-Round Full Day Remote Fraser Island tours (including whale watching and
immersive swim with whale experiences July-October)
~ Newly launched Private Island Escapes Charters (2021)
~ Seasonal Fishing Charters (April-June)
~ Private Charters on request

Fleet Information
Tasman Venture has continually upheld a high standard of experience delivery
throughout its three decades of operation with numerous vessel upgrades over the
years. They currently have two main vessels in the fleet to accommodate the tours they
operate year-round.
The vessel, 'Tasman Venture III', was purpose built by the owners in 1994. It is an
18.67m fast and luxurious New Wave catamaran. The specifically designed vessel has
large decks, including a water level viewing platform and underwater viewing rooms.
Tasman Venture is air conditioned and is fitted with Wi-Fi facilities. The vessel
accommodates 125 passengers in 1D survey, 50 passengers in 1C survey, and 24
passengers in 1B survey with overnight accommodations for up to 14 passengers. A
spare motor and gearbox will be provided that has 20,000 hours.
The latest addition to the Tasman Venture fleet is 'Pure Dive', purchased in 2020 to
accommodate the increased demand in the Remote Fraser Island tour and to provide a
higher-level of comfort, safety features and luxury to passengers. This vessel was built
in 2008 and is a 19.21m New Wave Catamaran. It accommodates 48 passengers in 1C survey
and 15 passengers in 2B overnight survey.

Business Profile
Along with its two main vessels the Tasman Venture fleet includes two 6.2m amphibious
SeaLegs vessels (140HP motors) including one trailer, two 4.1m Polycraft boats (30HP
motors) including one trailer, one 4,2m Allycraft (30HP motor), one 4.55m Polycraft
(40HP motor) registered an including trailer, one Avon Inflatable (15HP motor).
Additionally, included is a 25-seater ROSA bus and a 2013 For Ranger PX XLT Utility
Cab 4 Door 6 Speed Auto. Both of these vehicles have been branded with our current
logo designs.
Assets
~ Tasman Venture III - 26181QB In 1D, 1C, 1B Registration
~ Pure Dive - 28906QB
~ 25 Seater Bus - Rosa
~ Ford Ranger PX XLT Utility Double Cab 4 Door Auto 6 Speed 2013 Year Rego 647-XBU
~ SeaLegs 6.2 metres - 140 HP Motor
~ SeaLegs 6.2 metres - 140 HP Motor
~ Trailer for Sea Legs (included)
~ Tender 1 4.1 Metre Polycraft with 35HP motor inc trailer
~ Tender 2 4.1 Metres Polycraft with 35 HP motor
~ Tender 3 Allycraft 4.2 metres with 35 HP motor
~ Tender 4 Polycraft 4.55 metre with 40 HP motor - Registered Inc. Trailer
~ Tender 5 Avon Rubber Duck with 15 HP motor
~ Kayaks Double x 8
~ Kayaks Singles x 3
~ Stand Up Paddleboards x 2
~ 1 Spare Motor/Gearbox for Tasman Venture 111 - 20,000 hours
~ 2 Spare Motors for Pure Dive
~ Fishing Rods and Reels and accessories
~ Snorkel gear- wet suits, stinger suits, life jackets snorkel and fin sets
~ Linen (30 pax) Galley Equipment for approx. 40 pax coffee machine - all included
Along with its two main vessels the Tasman Venture fleet includes two 6.2m amphibious
SeaLegs vessels (140HP motors) including one trailer, two 4.1m Polycraft boats (30HP
motors) including one trailer, one 4,2m Allycraft (30HP motor), one 4.55m Polycraft
(40HP motor) registered an including trailer, one Avon Inflatable (15HP motor).
Additionally, included is a 25-seater ROSA bus and a 2013 For Ranger PX XLT Utility
Cab 4 Door 6 Speed Auto. Both of these vehicles have been branded with our current
logo designs.
Assets
~ Tasman Venture III - 26181QB In 1D, 1C, 1B Registration
~ Pure Dive - 28906QB
~ 25 Seater Bus - Rosa
~ Ford Ranger PX XLT Utility Double Cab 4 Door Auto 6 Speed 2013 Year Rego 647-XBU
~ SeaLegs 6.2 metres - 140 HP Motor
~ SeaLegs 6.2 metres - 140 HP Motor
~ Trailer for Sea Legs (included)
~ Tender 1 4.1 Metre Polycraft with 35HP motor inc trailer
~ Tender 2 4.1 Metres Polycraft with 35 HP motor
~ Tender 3 Allycraft 4.2 metres with 35 HP motor
~ Tender 4 Polycraft 4.55 metre with 40 HP motor - Registered Inc. Trailer
~ Tender 5 Avon Rubber Duck with 15 HP motor
~ Kayaks Double x 8
~ Kayaks Singles x 3
~ Stand Up Paddleboards x 2
~ 1 Spare Motor/Gearbox for Tasman Venture 111 - 20,000 hours
~ 2 Spare Motors for Pure Dive
~ Fishing Rods and Reels and accessories
~ Snorkel gear- wet suits, stinger suits, life jackets snorkel and fin sets
~ Linen (30 pax) Galley Equipment for approx. 40 pax coffee machine - all included

Hervey Bay
Free yourself of the madness of urban life with this sea change opportunity that ticks off
ALL the boxes. The town of Hervey Bay is a thriving coastal holiday hub known for its
family-friendly beaches. It is centrally located within the UNESCO recognised Great Sandy
Biosphere and rightly claims the title as whale watching capital of Australia as well as
recently being recognised as the first Whale Heritage Site in the world. Only a 3.5 hours'
drive north from Brisbane and offering direct flights from Brisbane (40min) and Sydney
(90mins) daily it is a popular getaway location for families, couples and international
visitors.
The Fraser Coast region has a growing population of 115,246 (58,900 in Hervey Bay) and
is a gateway to World-Heritage listed K'gari (Fraser Island) and Lady Elliot Island (Southern
Great Barrier Reef). In 2022 the Fraser Coast welcomed over 688,000 visitors to the
region with overnight visitor expenditure totaling $372.0million. The region is also the go to
holiday destination for the migrating Southern Humpback Whales annually. The regions
sheltered waters offer protection for these magnificent animals to rest and play with their
trusting and inquisitive nature providing passengers with unique awe-inspiring encounters.
The area is also popular for its seaside alfresco dining, fresh seafood, stunning views, safe
swimming beaches, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, kayaking, jet skiing, boating, kite surfing

This is a perfect opportunity for an operator to take over a robust business that has
recently expanded its services and strengthened its international contracts and sales
within a growing tourism industry. The company has received multiple local, state,
national and international award recognition and most recently was awarded Gold at the
Queensland state tourism awards and Bronze at the National level. It has a strong
established brand in a world-renowned market, with Hervey Bay claiming the title as
whale watching capital of Australia.
The owners have put their heart and soul into every facet of the business and industry,
building the tour experiences over the years while gaining Advanced Eco Certification for
their tours. This gem of an opportunity has everything included in the asking price, boats,
tenders, permits, bus, ute, international and domestic contracts, forward bookings,
booking and manifesting system, professional website, established social media
audience (Facebook 27K+, Instagram, google, YouTube), customer database, souvenirs,
11 kayaks, 2 stand up paddle boards, snorkeling gear (including wet suits, stinger suits,
life jackets, snorkel and fin sets), fishing rods, reels and accessories, linen and galley
equipment, advertising material, brochure distribution, and much more.
For more information on the tours offered by Tasman Venture visit the website:
www. Tasmanventure. Com. Au

Location: Hervey Bay - Nev Brooks Commercial Boat Sales Queensland

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