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. 

Summary

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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THE AUDI Hamilton Island Race Week Mid-Week Weekend
Sailing - Audi Hamilton Island Race week 2016
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Motor yachts welcome to tour the Great Barrier Reef after coral bleaching
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has confirmed at their annual conference that chartered yachts are not responsible for coral bleaching. Chartered tours to the UNESCO world heritage site are welcome and activities in the various zones have not been affected. Studies on the process of coral bleaching have found that coral exposed to...
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71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Race attended by impressive fleet of 108 yachts
Line Honours Winner of the 2015 RSHYR - Comance - Photo by Rolex Stefano Gattini
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S/Y COMANCHE Takes Line Honours at 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE 2015 - COMANCHE - Photo Rolex:Kurt Arrigo
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Sleek 100-foot super maxi yacht COMANCHE arrives in Australia to participate in Rolex Sydney Hobart Race
COMANCHE touches down thanks to Aurora Global Logistics
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Dramatically modified supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI ready to attend this month’s Rolex Sydney Hobart race
Unveiling of the new-look Wild Oats XI - Image credit to Andrea FrancoliniAUDI
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