Hamilton Island Yacht Charter

Hamilton Island Yacht Charter is considered as one of the best ways to discover this fabulous island and its surroundings. It has achieved an iconic status in the last few years because of the varied yacht charter itineraries that it offers. You can consider Hamilton Island as the starting point of your Australia yacht holiday. The island is an integral part of the cluster of 74 islands that are located just off the coast of Queensland, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Hamilton Island is a fantastic Australian yacht charter destination that is full of adventures and experiences. There are numerous Hamilton Island charter yachts available, including motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans, luxury superyachts or even mega yachts. Contact our experienced brokers for more information here.

Photo: Hill Inlet - Image courtesy of Hamilton Island

Excellent Climatic Conditions

Hamilton Island has the perfect weather for yacht charters throughout the year. Apart from a Hamilton Island yacht vacation you can take part in adventurous and fun-filled activities such as swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking. The island is home to many species of plants and animals that are specific to this region. 20 km of bushwalking trails on Hamilton Island give yacht charterers the opportunity to see these wonders of nature up close. Hamilton Island is known to many visitors as the most prominent yacht rental destination on the Great Barrier Reef. The reason why many people opt for a Hamilton Island superyacht charter is that they can experience the millions of coral formations, the azure and blue seas and also marvel at the diverse range of marine life in the ocean. The ocean here is so clear that you can see the ocean floor in shallower waters.


Photo 1: Hamilton Island; Photo 2: The Great Barrier Reef, Australia - Images courtesy of Hamilton Island

Beautiful Resorts

On Hamilton Island you’ll find a wide range of accommodation, from island-style bungalows to the ultimate indulgence of the award-winning qualia, and more. If self-catering is your style, choose from a range of private holiday homes. With over 60 activities there is something to suit every interest and energy level; visit the Great Barrier Reef or famous Whitehaven Beach, enjoy a round of golf at the 18-hole championship Hamilton Island Golf Club, take a scenic flight, or speed through the water on a jet ski tour.  And when it comes to food and wine, choose from almost as many restaurants as you would expect to find on the mainland along with a range of takeaway outlets and bars for something more casual.

Photo courtesy of Hamilton Island

Easy Accessibility

Hamilton Island is the only island in the Whitsundays with its own airport, offering direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns. The island has a harbour which is well-equipped to handle all types of motor vessels including superyachts, ferry service and motor vessels. Within the island, the main mode of transport is the golf buggy, which are available for hire, however most marine resort areas are within easy walking distance. 

Hamilton Island is one of the few islands in Australia that is easily accessible by yachts. The airport operates several flights every week from major Australian cities such as Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. The island is host to a few restaurants and several takeaway joints. 


Tourists and seasoned yacht charterers simply love Hamilton Island for the fun activities and adventure it provides coupled with the crystal clear waters and perfect climatic conditions for yacht charters. The topography of Hamilton Island is beautiful and varied. A Hamilton Island superyacht holiday is a great way to experience Australia and become one with nature, take part in a diverse range of activities and explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

Below is a selection of Hamilton Island charter yachts - you can view additional Australia yachts here or contact us for more information. 

Hamilton Island Superyacht News

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 Ready to Start
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015
The Hamilton Island is ready for the next and one of the biggest Audi Hamilton Island Race Weeks in history, to start on Sunday 16th August, 2015.
Two targets for supermaxi yacht WILD OATS XI over next nine months
Superyacht Wild Oats XI at RSHYR 2012 - Credit to Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi
The upcoming nine months will see the Bob Oatley’s supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI participate in the 70th anniversary Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in December 2014, as well as the Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu in July 2015.
Video: Highlights of the 2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week
Video showing the highlights of this year’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. The 2015 event will be held from August 15 to 22.
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015, August 15 – 22
AHIRW 2014 Fleet - Photo credit to Andrea Francolini
Organizers of the popular Audi Hamilton Island Race Week have announced the dates for the 2015 event. This will be staged from August 15 to 22.
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014: Final Day
Superyacht Wild Oats XI on final day_credit Andrea Francolini
The last day of this year's 31st edition of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week saw bucket loads of sunshine as well as puffy 18-20 knots of SSE trade winds.
Penultimate day of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014
Aerial view of the Fleet on Day 5 - Photo credit Andrea Francolini
Day 5 of the 2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week was marked by a fresh breeze and return of the S-SE trade winds. Racing will be concluded tomorrow, on August 23, 2014.

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Australia Yacht Charter News

Charter superyacht Spirit in Australia and the South Pacific
Luxury yacht SPIRIT - Master suite
Head to one of the world's most famous and unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites and charter luxury catamaran SPIRIT in Australia and the South Pacific. Her spacious layout features the design talents of renowned Ken Freivokh, and there are plenty of outdoor spaces both shaded and exposed to make the most of the glorious warm weather. Among her water toys are a great variety of toys with a low environmental impact, including a kitesurf and scuba diving equipment so that you and your guests never miss an opportunity for exploration.
38.7m Motor Yacht Hull 1015 Nearing Completion at Yachting Developments
New Zealand shipyard Yachting Developments is soon to complete the construction of the new 38.7-metre motor yacht. This new yacht is expected to be completed later on this year and will become the largest all-carbon sportsfisher in the world upon delivery.
ERA 80 Superyacht: A unique Superyacht charter opportunity identified by Ricky Smith Designs
80m ERA motor yacht concept by Ricky Smith Designs
New charter opportunities identified in Australia, with the 80-metre Ricky Smith Designs superyacht concept offering the right naval architecture, performance, interior and exterior spaces, and luxury amenities to fully enjoy not only this beautiful part of the world but also other worldwide destinations such as Europe, Asia or America.
Charter superyacht Akiko from the Coral Coast to the Kimberleys in Western Australia
AKIKO - artwork
Discover the awe-inspiring scenery hidden on the western side of Australia on a charter with superyacht AKIKO (ex.VvS1). Built by Alloy Yachts, this award-winning 34m/111ft luxury yacht has an excellent selection of water toys and a teppanyaki grill so you can be entertained while you watch your meal being prepared in front of your eyes.
Charter Spirit, Australia’s newest superyacht, at the Whitsundays and behold the Great Barrier Reef
M/Y SPIRIT - Master suite
Refitted only in 2016, 35m/115ft superyacht SPIRIT from New Zealand Yachts has exquisite interiors from designer Ken Freivokh. Her beam of almost 11m/35ft offers greater interior and exterior space than most yachts of her size and with a maximum speed of 28 knots, she can travel from island to island with time to spare.
Motor Yacht Oscar II available for charters in Australia
Luxury motor yacht Oscar II is available for charters in Australia. Find out more about great facilities and amenities onboard this beautiful yacht.
Shadow Vessel CHARLEY Delivered by Echo Yachts
Charley - main
Echo Yachts is proud to announce the delivery of the 46-metre shadow vessel Charley. This beautiful yacht is meant to support the 84-metre superyacht White Rabbit Gold, which is currently under construction. More details and images of Charley are now available.
102m Trimaran Superyacht by Echo Yachts & Sorgiovanni Desing
102m Trimaran Concept Echo Yachts
One of the world’s largest trimaran concept has been revealed by the Australia-based trio of Echo Yachts, designer Sam Sorgiovanni and One2Three Naval Architects. Featuring striking and progressive contemporary style, innovative interior layout, multihull platform and outstanding performance, the 120-metre project is believed to be a real breakthrough among trimaran concepts.  Sorgiovanni, the luxury yacht designer...
THE AUDI Hamilton Island Race Week Mid-Week Weekend
Sailing - Audi Hamilton Island Race week 2016
News from Hamilton Island, Australia: Layday came early for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet despite best efforts by the race committee to get some divisions racing out on the Eastern course area, in the Turtle Bay vicinity. That fleet of cruisers and cruising multihulls waited patiently offshore for close to four hours, filling...