Queensland Yacht Charter

Queensland is the second largest and third-most populous state in Australia and represents a fabulous Australia yacht holiday destination. A typical Queensland yacht charter itinerary is all about experiencing the wonderful and diverse topography as well as sightseeing attractions that this part of the world has to offer. Since Queensland is a melting pot of culture and traditions and since the people are warm and hospitable, it is a fantastic place to explore. While on your Queensland yacht charter you can visit the stunning beaches that remained unspoiled by human civilisation. In addition to the beaches and the luxury of the beach resorts there are plenty of places to explore and a whole lot of things to do. These are some of the prominent reasons why Queensland has become the favourite destination for Australia charter yachts

Photo: Hamilton Island Golf Club - Whitsundays - Queensland - Credit to Hamilton Island Golf Club - Courtesy of Tourism Australia

Popular Yacht Hire Destination

A typical Queensland yacht vacation itinerary is an adventurous as well as a relaxing destination. Based on your desires and needs you can choose from the diverse range of Queensland charter yachts, including sailing yachts, motor yachts, catamarans, superyacht or even mega yachts. Depending on the type and length of yacht charter you have in mind, there are plenty of itinerary options for you to choose from. For example, you can go to the Whitsunday Islands form Queensland and also go to Fraser Island and the Great sandy Straits. The options are endless and we will create a personalised itinerary to suite your and your guests’ needs.


Photo 1: Hamilton Island - Whitsunday Islands - Queensland - Credit to Tourism Australia - Photographer Ellenor Argyropoulos; Photo 2: Hamilton Island - Whitsunday Islands - Queensland - Photo credit to Tourism Australia - Photographer Ellenor Argyropoulos; Photo 3: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort - Queensland - Photo credit to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort;

Varied Options for Yacht Services

A typical Queensland yacht charter rental includes venturing to unspoilt beaches and watching the stunning coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean. There are several national parks along this stretch and many of them are listed amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You have full control and flexibility of your yacht itinerary and you can simply drop anchor anywhere and enjoy the surroundings or the wide range of water toys offered on board of your Queensland charter yacht. The several marinas and bays within the island and the various coves and the inlets make for a perfect getaway. 

There is a long list of yacht charter destinations to explore in Queensland. Some good tourist icons that you can include in on your Queensland yacht holiday are the Great Barrier Reef, Movieworld, Sunshine Coast, Steve Irwin’s Zoo. You can also include several landmarks such as Surfers Paradise, Noosa, Fraser Island and Cairns. For people who are serious in island hopping there are a range of options such as Daydream Island, Dunk Island, Green Island, Haymam Island, Heron island and Brampton Island. The tourists who spend their time aboard the super yachts should definitely explore the various attractions of Queensland like the Daintree rainforest and Cape Tribulation. These sites are located on the northern side of Queensland and the Airlie Beach. Fraser Island has a national park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is a must see for visitors on board Queensland charter yachts.   


Queensland has earned a name of being one of the most prominent yacht charter destinations in Australia. From here you can go to various sites that offer the best in terms of natural surroundings, activities and the local cuisines. For example, from Queensland you can go to several islands with rain-forests or you may join a group for exciting whale watching activities. Queensland has perfect weather conditions throughout the year and the sight of the azure seas with their treasures of coral reefs makes your Queensland yacht charter itinerary an experience that will be treasured in your memory for years to come.

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

Queensland Luxury Yachting News

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.
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.
Riviera Festival of Boating 2015, May 21 – 25
This year's 4th annual Riviera Festival of Boating will take place from May 21 – 25 at Riviera's state-of-the-art, 14-hectare facility at Coomera on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The Festival dates are shared with the Gold Coast International Marine Expo, creating four fantastic days on the Gold Coast.
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.
Gold Coast International Marine Expo donates $17,000 to four beneficiary charities
Gold Coast International Expo gives back to Charity
Gold Coast International Marine Expo donated $17,000 to four beneficiary charities - Rotary Club of Coomera River, Sailability Gold Coast, Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service, and Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation - at a special ceremony, where the dates for the 2015 Expo were confirmed as 21-24 May.
Statement from Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS)
A statement released by the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, following the Gold Coast International Marine Expo’s announcement to hold its event on the same weekend as the 27th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

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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...
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...