THE MV REEF EMPRESS is our flagship vessel for Lady Musgrave Experience with day trips to the spectacular Lady Musgrave Island.
The beautifully appointed 35M luxury high speed catamaran, safely takes you to the stunning Great Barrier Reef. Surveyed for 220 persons over 3 levels, the Reef Empress has capacity for Day Tours of large groups of guests but equally feels to have a high level of space for guest comfort. With a service speed of 25 knots and top speed of 32 knots, the REEF EMPRESS safely navigates the seas in the shortest time possible to maximise your enjoyment on the Great Barrier Reef.
The main deck seats up to 172 passengers in air conditioned comfort with upholstered individual seating either around tables or in rows with maximum leg room for your journey. Our large flat screen TV’s, show educational Great Barrier Reef videos and keep you up to date on where we are located as we travel out to the reef.
We take pride in our coffee and have a barista style coffee machine destined to impress, a cold water station for water at your leisure and a well stocked bar/kiosk to make your journey as enjoyable as possible.
We have a range of merchandise or sea / reef / beach based goods in case you have forgotten anything for your trip. As well as locally made ice creams that are sure to have you coming back for more.
As part of our COVID-19 management guidelines we have increased the number of hand sanitisation stations on the vessel, however guests can rest assured – the REEF EMPRESS has and always has had the strictest of cleanliness standards. For comfort we have three toilets per side each for males and females as well as an additional 2 bathrooms on the aft deck outside.