Covid19 Policy

At Diversity Charters, guest safety is our number one priority. The below prevention measures have been implemented to ensure you have a safe and memorable Kimberley escape.

  • Any person who is unable to travel to the destination Port due to border closures, will be issued a credit for a future cruise, valid for three years.
  •  Any person who is not able to join a booked departure because they have tested positive to COVID-19 in the lead up to departure will be offered a credit for the equivalent value of the booking.
  • If a guest is not compliant with the WA Government requirements set at the time a credit will be issued to the equivalent value of the booking
  • Requests for credits due to the above reasons must be substantiated and approved by Diversity Charters.
  • Credits can be transferred to another person, however not redeemable for cash
  • Our Full Terms and conditions can be found here:


  1. Entry onto Vessel
  • All guests will be subject to a RAT test prior to embarkation. Guests will need to provide proof of negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) 24 hours prior to departure. 
  1. Guest Prevention Measures before Cruising
  • Ensure you have access to a RAT test 24 hours prior to boarding. Guests will need to provide proof of negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) 24 hours prior to departure. The RAT is a shallow nasal swab/ saliva swab that is self-administered with a 15 minute turnaround for results. A negative test will be required to board
  • Ensure your airline ticket is flexible. All Australian Airlines currently offer flexible ticket booking, so check your policy before booking.
  • To reduce the risk of exposure we recommend a mask whilst travelling to your departure port, or on public transport and in terminals. Please maintain Regular hand washing and physical distance in these areas.
  • If possible, please minimize your exposure to high-risk activities 7 days prior to your cruise,
    • ie: Limit exposure to public spaces/public transport
    • Avoid large social gatherings


  1. Diversity Charters Prevention Measures
  • Smaller Vessels- We operate small vessels (19m and 24m), with only 12 guests each on board.
  • RAT tests of each guest upon embarking
  • Medical Chest and First Aid Responders. A full RFDS Medical Kit with experienced First Aid Crew are on board each cruise.
  • Hand Hygiene- All 6 cabins have handwashing basins supplied with handwash and sanitizer, and handwashing instructions.
  • The cabins are serviced daily. Crew are trained in COVID-19 Hospitality course, all linen is professionally laundered at high temperatures.
  • Our dining service is nearly entirely A la Carte, reducing the risk of contamination through shared meal service
  • All areas of the vessel are serviced and cleaned daily to maintain hygiene standards
  • Our office staff are in contact with the skipper and provide updates on any COVID changes regarding border closures or outbreaks.
  • Satellite phone on board available for guest use
  1. Response Plan

Diversity Charters Response plan has been approved by Health WA:

  • Rapid Antigen Testing Kits are onboard and will be administered if a guest presents with symptoms.
  • Medical care of the patient including isolation, testing, medical monitoring, oxygen if necessary
  • Regular communication to onshore office regarding COVID updates
  • Communicate to guests on board and to emergency contacts
  • Evacuation via sea plane if necessary
  • Onshore deep cleaning of vessel upon returning to Port


Find Us at

Cable Beach
Western Australia 2726




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