PROFITABLE AND WELL ESTABLISHED TOURISM BUSINESS FOR SALE - ILLUSIONS


Price
AU $345,000 Finance
Currency
Length
0' 0" - 0.00m
Vessel Location
Airlie Beach - Whitsunday QLD Insurance

One of the Whitsundays most established and family run tourism business is available for purchases and the current owners wish to retire after many years of operation.

"Illusions" is a 10.9 metre sailing catamaran which runs a daily sailing / diving / snorkelling trip from Coral Sea Marina Resort in Airlie Beach to the beautiful fringing reefs of Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island, as well as Langford Island and reef. Both locations are two of the most requested and lie in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

"Illusions" has operated in the Whitsundays successfully for many years and enjoys an outstanding reputation for fun and value for money.

The business is being sold as a going concern with everything required including: business name; website; phone number; Voyager catamaran; Hiace Minibus; required operating permits; boat equipment as per the inventory inclusions list; diving and snorkelling equipment as detailed; and catering equipment as detailed.

The owners are ready to retire, so this your opportunity to take ownership of a profitable business with a great reputation, and one with opportunity for further enhancement and growth.

Call for a confidential discussion. Full business details and financials are available to qualified parties.

Sale Inclusions:
? 2009 10.9m Tasman sailing catamaran.
? Commercial tender with 18hp outboard.
? 2010 12 seater Hiace minibus.
? GBRMPA Permit.
? Marketing / Manifesting Agreements where applicable.
? Business name.
? Business graphics.
? Business mobile number 0455 142 021.
? Forward bookings at the time of settlement.
? All certificates related to the vessels and bus.
? All equipment as listed in this inventory.


Price
AU $345,000    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
021
Vessel Location
Airlie Beach - Whitsunday Qld
Region
Queensland
Remarks
Financial Position: The business offered for sale is currently in a profitable position and offers new owners' scope to grow revenue with a mix of additional trips, marketing and or new products. Income is currently derived from the following sectors:

o Ticket sales.
o Diving.
o Sale of drinks.
o Sale of merchandising.
o Transport income.

Marketing / Manifesting: Marketing is currently performed inhouse by the owners of the business, through a variety of means including:

o Brochures.
o Local ticketing agents.
o Local hotels.
o Interstate ticketing agents.
o International ticketing agents.
o Website - www. Illusions-whitsundays. Com. Au.
o Facebook - illusions Whitsundays.
o Instagram - illusions Whitsundays.

Sale Type: This business is being sold as a going concern.

Training / Handover: As part of the sale, the vendor offers the purchaser end to end training in the operation of the business and an agreed period following settlement.

Crew requirements: The business is currently owner operated and requires two qualified crew members as per below to legally operate in the current role.

1 x crew with a minimum of Coxswain qualifications.
1 x crew to act as a deckhand.
The current operation offers diving to tourists, which means one of the above crew will require need to be qualified as a dive instructor in order to continue offering diving.

GBRMPA Permit: GBRMPA permit included as follows:

? Period of permit - 24/02/2020 to 29/02/2028.
? 365 Day GBRMPA Tourist / Charter Permit.
? 50 passengers.
? One vessel up to 35m plus ancillary vessel.

All zones within the Whitsunday Planning Area EXCEPT Preservation Zones, Special Management Areas in accordance with the Conditions of Permission and those locations during the periods listed as exclusions in the Conditions of Permission.

PERMITTED ACTIVITIES

In addition to the provision of general services to tourists, the permit holder may offer the following services to tourists, in accordance with specific Conditions of Permission:

? Coral viewing.
? Fish feeding.
? Fishing.
? Motorised water sports.
? Non-motorised water sports.
? Passenger transport.
? SCUBA diving.
? Snorkelling.
? Swimming.

Liquor licence: The business has a current liquor licence for the sale of alcohol, which will be passed with the business, subject to the purchaser qualifying to hold the said liquor license.

Bus information:

A 2010 Hiace minibus is offered as part of the business sale.
This 12 seater bus is used for the pickup and drop-off of passengers, and the current business operators charge a fee for this service in addition to the trip price.
The minibus will be provided with a current QLD safety certificate and all paperwork required in terms of the vehicle being used as a passenger bus.
The operator only requires a full QLD driver's license.

VESSEL INFORMATION - ENQUIRE FOR VOMPLETE INVENTORY

Vessel Type: Tasman 10.9m Sailing Catamaran
Year launched: 2009
Vessel Condition: The vessel is kept in full operational condition as per commercial survey requirements.
Registration details: 28050QC
Aust registered Y/N: Not applicable.
Certificate of Survey: The vessel is in survey and operates under a "Grandfather Clause".
Certificate of Operation: Certificate of Operation numbered "900049189" and expires 30/01/2023.
Commercial Survey information: Class 1C - to a maximum of 16 persons.
Class 1D - to a maximum of 40 persons.
Class 4C - to a maximum of 8 persons.
Class 4D - to a maximum of 9 persons.

Length: 10.70 metres.
Beam: 6.12 metres.
Draft: 1.50 metres.
Displacement: Approximately 12,000kgs.

OTHER EQUIPMENT:

Other equipment: 10 x Diving regulators with BCD.
Other equipment: 1 x Mares dive wrist computer.
Other equipment: 20 x Wet suits.
Other equipment: 30 x Stinger suits.
Other equipment: 47 x Masks.
Other equipment: 48 x Fins.
Other equipment: 50 x Diving weights.
Other equipment: 10 x Diving belts.
Other equipment: Food serving equipment including plates, forks, etc.
Other equipment: 1 x Diving trolley.
Other equipment: 2 x GoPro cameras.
Other equipment: 1 x Vacuum cleaner.
Other equipment: 6 x Diesel and 1 x Petrol Jerry cans.
Other equipment: Merchandise including T-shirts, Caps, stubbie holders.
Other equipment: 1 x Laminating machine.
Other equipment: 1 x Apple iPad.
Other equipment: 1 x Business phone.
Other equipment: 2 x Insulated catering food boxes.
Other equipment: 20 x food trays, various sizes.
Other equipment: 1 x equipment trolley.

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Great Barrier Reef Boat Sales
Telephone
Fax
07 4946 4436
Address
Shop 19, Abell Point Marina
Shingley Drive
City / Suburb
Airlie Beach - Whitsunday
State
QLD
Country
Australia
Website


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