Whitsundays Yacht Charter

Your Guide to Yacht Charter in the Whitsundays

Whitsundays yacht charter holidays are famous in Australia for their fantastic sailing, beautiful scenery and ideal climate.  This incredible charter location is now also begining to be discovered by charterers from outside Australia.  If stunning beaches and great diving get you excited, come and experience a yacht charter in the Whitsunday Islands.  The islands are set inside acres of stunning coral reefs that protect the numerous islands and bays from ocean swells. The tropical waters are warm and teeming with sea life. In fact, they've been acclaimed to be one of the best cruising and yacht charter grounds in the world. There can be little doubt that the Whitsundays are in fact one of the best snorkeling and diving grounds around. Even though most of the attractions are quite close together, it would take several weeks or more to explore all that the Whitsundays have to offer.

For those on a Whitsunday yacht charter, who enjoy the destination more than the journey, the islands are only 1-3 hours sailing time from the main yacht charter bases in Airlie Beach, Shute Harbor, Pioneer Bay, Able Point or Hamilton Island. Within a couple of hours, you could find yourself in a delightful bay, enjoying a cold drink and a spectacular sunset. Most of the protected anchorages and islands are within a short an easy sail of one another. If you're looking for a Wilderness Retreat, you can find it here. If you require a five star resort or a health and spa resort - the Whitsundays have it all. You'll find unparalleled choice and variety when on a yacht charter in the Whitsunday Islands. Some of the most well known islands include Hayman, Hamilton, Daydream and Brampton, to name a few. Although many islands in the Whitsunday's hide lovely resorts, there are also many that are still uninhabited, untouched paradises. Many of the islands are acclaimed National Parks that are covered with protected wildlife and flora. Take a stroll through a natural rainforest to discover a waterfall to cool off. Most islands have great anchorages and many of the islands have moorings and marina facilities for yacht charters.

A must see yacht charter stopover is Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest Island in the Whitsundays. Whitehaven beach is over 3 miles of perfect fine, whiter than white, sand (bring your sunglasses) fringed by native tropical woods. Whitehaven beach is known to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire world, and believe me this is not without good cause.

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Yachting Destinations Near the Whitsundays

In close proximity to the Whitsundays are a number of exciting sailing destination.

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Yachts for Charter in the Whitsundays

Luxury Motor Yachts Available for Charter in Whitsundays


Luxury Motor Yachts available for charter in the Whitsundays include PRINCESS ILUKA, PLATINUM and OSCAR II. PRINCESS ILUKA is a 34.50m (113' 2") well proportioned luxury yacht launched in 1979. Motor yacht PRINCESS ILUKA, by Ray Kemp, Woodridge, Tasmania and John Pattie and Bernie Cohen, accommodates ten guests in five cabins. At 38.80m (127' 3"), PLATINUM is larger than PRINCESS ILUKA and was launched in 2008. Motor Yacht PLATINUM, crafted by Traditional Timbers Design and Mackeddie Marine and Alan Muir Design, accommodates ten charter passengers in five cabins. OSCAR II is a 31.00m (101' 8") good sized yacht launched in 1990. Yacht OSCAR II, developed by Warren Yachts and Peter Lowe, sleeps eight guests in four cabins. For more Whitsundays luxury motor yachts please click on the link below.

Luxury Sailing Yachts Available for Charter in Whitsundays

S/Y SOUTHERN CLOUDSailing yacht Baiurdo VISailing yacht Baiurdo VI

Browse Luxury Sailing Yachts available in the Whitsundays, including S/Y SOUTHERN CLOUD and Baiurdo VI. S/Y SOUTHERN CLOUD is a 39.62m (130' ) good sized luxury yacht launched in 1990. S/Y SOUTHERN CLOUD, by Fanoe Yacht Vaerft, accommodates twelve guests in seven cabins. Launched more recently than S/Y SOUTHERN CLOUD, Baiurdo VI is a 34.00m (111' 6") well proportioned luxury yacht launched in 1992. Sailing yacht Baiurdo VI, developed by Giles Vaton and Abeking & Rasmussen, sleeps eight guests in four cabins. Follow the link below to view a complete list of the Whitsundays luxury sailing yachts.

Luxury Catamarans Available for Charter in Whitsundays

PIAMANZI Lagoon 500PIAMANZI Lagoon 500PIAMANZI Lagoon 500

PIAMANZI Lagoon 500 are Luxury Catamarans available in the Whitsundays. PIAMANZI Lagoon 500 is a 51ft well sized yacht launched in 2007. PIAMANZI Lagoon 500 sleeps six charter passengers in three cabins. To see other luxury catamarans that are now available for yacht charter in the Whitsundays use the following link.

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Motor Yacht MustiqueSeawind 1000 Athena 38

Mustique, Seawind 1000 and Athena 38 are Yachts available in the Whitsundays. Mustique is a 110ft/33.5m well sized luxury yacht launched in 1987. Motor Yacht Mustique sleeps 10-12 guests in six cabins. Launched more recently than Mustique, Seawind 1000 is a 33ft good sized yacht launched in 2001-04. Seawind 1000 accommodates 6-8 guests in 4 dble cabins. Athena 38 is a 11.6m/38ft well sized luxury yacht launched in 2000. Athena 38, by Fountaine Pajot, accommodates eight charter guests in four cabins. By clicking the link below you can see a full list of the yachts available in the Whitsundays.

Latest Whitsundays Yachting News

Interested in news about the Whitsundays? Follow the links below for Luxury Yacht Charter and Superyacht News related to Whitsundays and other locations.

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crews return to London
The LMAX Crew celebrate their victory
After almost one year at sea, the crews of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have returned to London to the applause of thousands of onlookers lining the Thames. After surviving gale force winds, temperature extremes and tragedy at sea, the tenth edition of the Clipper Round the World Race has been declared the...
Upgraded Abell Point Marina Welcomes The World’s Largest Catamaran – Impressive 44m Sailing Superyacht HEMISPHERE
44m sailing catamaran HEMISPHERE at Abell Point Marina
The upgraded Queensland-based Abell Point Marina has welcomed the striking 44m sailing catamaran HEMISPHERE this week. In order to accommodate larger yachts, the marina is currently undergoing a dredging programme under the direction of new owner, Paul Darrouzet.
Newly refitted 36m Motor Yacht SAHANA launches to global superyacht charter market
Newly refitted 36m Oceanfast superyacht SAHANA now available for superyacht charter in Australia
Following her major refit, the beautiful 36m Oceanfast super yacht SAHANA is now available for superyacht charter in Australia. This striking vessel can sleep up to 8 charter guests in maximum comfort.
New Queensland Government to review the opening of Whitsunday Islands to Superyachts over 35m
Abell Point Marina - a beautiful Whitsundays Island yacht holiday destination - Image credit to Abell Point Marina
New Queensland Government have committed to opening up the breath-taking Whitsunday Islands yacht rental destination to Superyachts over 35m in LOA, realising the potential of this high yielding market and the impact it can have on regional Queensland towns.
Riviera flagship 75 Enclosed Flybridge motor yacht SEABREEZE the star of Today as well as tomorrow
Riviera Flagship 75 Enclosed Flybridge yacht Seabreeze has a confident poise
Riviera flagship 75 Enclosed Flybridge motor yacht SEABREEZE was the star of the popular Today Show and hosted the famous Today Show weatherman, Steve Jacobs. In addition, Riviera 70 Enclosed Flybridge yacht Born to Battle provided Steve and his crew with the services as mother ship.
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