Terms & Conditions


To secure your booking, we require a $500 deposit. 

You can make payments by EFT. The remainder of the payment will be due 14 days before the charter along with final numbers and any food or beverage requirements. The next step is for you to sit back, relax and look forward to a wonderful charter on ducksridge.




All prices provided are in $AUS and include 10% GST. Prices are subject to change without notice. Surcharge for weekends and public holidays may apply.

Unsafe Weather


With your safety in mind and as with all charter companies, we cannot guarantee a blue sky. If the weather is dangerous for boating, at the discretion of the captain on the day, we will postpone and reschedule the charter. You must reschedule charters within six months of the original booking date.



If you choose not to reschedule the charter, we will consider this as a cancellation, – please see Cancellation information below.






If you the charterer cancels the charter within 30 days of the date of the charter, the deposit will be forfeited. If notice of cancellation is 31 days or greater the deposit will be refunded.


If you the Charterer postpones the Charter within 30 hours from the Charter commencement an additional $350.00 booking fee is payable, and you must use the Charter  within six months of the original booking date.

Pick Up/ Drop Off Locations


Please note the Pick Up / Drop Off location is Port Macquarie Marina unless otherwise agreed.

We do allow you to BYO food. If you would like 'ducksridge' sailing to cater for your charter, we need a minimum of 5 days’ notice.

On all charters, 'ducksridge' sailing have available BBQ facilities, bottled water and sunscreen supplied. 





Remember Boat shoes or No shoes only. Any other shoes which do not have soft white soles are not permitted on board NO EXCEPTIONS
Black or dark soled shoes leave marks on the decks and timber work.





We at ducksridge trust that all Passengers on board enjoy their time with us. The crew will be doing their best to ensure your time with us is as enjoyable and as safe as possible. 


We will be at all times exercising all care but accepting no responsibility should an injury occur, and all persons are on board at their own risk.