Welcome to Whitsunday Yacht Charters, your premier destination for boat hire in the Whitsundays. We offer the most outstanding sailing holiday adventures, allowing you to explore the beautiful waters and islands of this stunning region at your own pace.

Discover the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands with our boat hire services. Explore Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach, Hook Island and more at your own pace. Book your boat hire Whitsundays experience with Whitsunday Yacht Charters today.

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Charter Your Own Yacht – No Licence Required!

We provide the luxury catamaran, you provide the guests. Queensland is one of the only places in the world that has the safety and insurance regulations to make bareboat chartering, in which you can skipper your own boat, an option for your next luxury holiday in the beautiful Whitsundays.

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Paradise Awaits!

Cruise the glorious Whitsundays on either a powered catamaran or a sailing catamaran. Be your own skipper and plan a memorable trip around the magnificent archipelago that is the Whitsundays islands. A luxury yacht charter is the perfect holiday for any stage of your life. A wonderful experience to share with friends and family, this holiday is more than just a sailing trip – it’s an adventure you’ll never forget!

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The Best Holiday You’ll Ever Have!

Classified as one of the best sailing holidays in the world, cruising the Whitsundays is a holiday you will be talking about for a long time to come. With crystal blue water, consistently beautiful weather, natural marine parks, bushwalking, world class drop off snorkelling anchorages and as much relaxation as you can handle, all aboard one of our beautiful sailing catamarans.

Rated by many as their ultimate bucket list holiday, sailing the Whitsundays can become a reality. It’s the perfect adventure for couples, families or groups of friends. Don’t wait – book your next trip now! Check out our great deals and affordable prices.

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Explore the Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsunday Islands are a world-renowned destination for holiday maker, with crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, and a year-round tropical climate. With our boat hire services, you can experience the magic of the Whitsundays for yourself, creating your own itinerary and exploring the islands and waters at your leisure.

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Expert Advice, Beautiful Boats, Perfect Sunsets

Our knowledgeable team will also provide you with detailed information about the best spots to anchor, snorkel, and swim, allowing you to make the most of your time on the water. If you have any questions or concerns, our friendly staff will be happy to assist you and ensure that you feel confident and comfortable before you embark on your journey. Trust us to provide you with the expertise you need for a successful and unforgettable sailing experience in the Whitsundays.

Our boats are expertly maintained and serviced, ensuring your safety and comfort during your time on the water. Whether you are an experienced sailor or a novice, you’ll have the time of your life!

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Explore the Best Spots in the Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Islands are home to a wealth of stunning scenery, natural beauty and diverse marine life. With our boat hire services, you can explore some of the most popular and beautiful spots in the area, including Whitehaven Beach which is famous for its white sands and turquoise water, Airlie Beach with its award-wining marina, the walking tracks and snorkelling spots of Hook Island and more!


No Licence? No Worries! Try the Bareboat Experience!

Experience the stunning beauty of the Whitsunday Islands in a unique and exhilarating way with bareboating. Our bareboat charters give you the freedom to skipper your own yacht without requiring a boat licence or formal qualifications. Explore the breath-taking Whitsundays at your own pace, with complete control over your route and itinerary.

Embark on a safe and comfortable sailing adventure on one of our modern and comfortable bareboat sailing yachts. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a first-time adventurer, bareboating is the ideal way to discover the natural beauty and wonder of the Whitsundays.

To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience, you’ll experience a comprehensive briefing on the morning of your first day of sailing. During this briefing, our experienced sail guide will equip you with all the necessary knowledge and skills needed to skipper your own yacht and set off on your own sailing adventure.

Are you Ready? Book Your Boat Hire Whitsundays Experience Today!

If you’re looking to explore the best of the Whitsunday Islands, there’s no better way than with our boat hire services. With a range of boats to suit every need, our experienced team will help you create the perfect dream holiday.

It’s not only one of the best holiday destinations in Australia, but the whole world. Contact us today to book your boat hire Whitsundays experience and start planning your dream trip. You’ll be navigating your power catamarans or sailing catamaran to paradise in no time!

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Frequently Asked Questions


How much is it to hire a catamaran in the Whitsundays?

The cost of hiring a catamaran in the Whitsundays can vary depending on several factors such as the type and size of the catamaran, the duration of the charter, and the level of luxury you require. The prices of catamaran rentals in the Whitsundays depend on the specifics of the charter and the time of the year. We can help you to find the best deal at a suitable time of year that meets your needs and budget.


What is the best time to sail the Whitsundays?

The best time to sail the Whitsundays is during the dry season, which runs from April to November. During this time, the weather is generally sunny and dry with comfortable temperatures, making it ideal for sailing and exploring the islands.


Do you need a boat Licence in the Whitsundays?

No, a boat licence is not required in Queensland. If you want to book a catamaran yacht charter holiday in the Whitsundays, you don’t need a boat licence to do so. However, before sailing, you will be instructed on the necessary safety and technical skills to handle a boat in the Whitsundays.


What is the best way to see the Whitsundays?

How you choose to experience the Whitsundays largely depends on your individual preferences and interests. If you relish the freedom of creating your own itinerary and love the idea of sailing, then a bareboating adventure is a great choice.

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