Why Choose a Bareboat Holiday in the Whitsundays?

Imagine navigating through the serene waters of the Whitsundays, surrounded by stunning islands and breathtaking natural beauty. A bareboat adventure on a yacht booked through Whitsundays Yacht Charters offers you the ultimate freedom to explore these enchanting waters at your own pace. Whether you’re seeking a luxurious getaway, a romantic escape, or an adventurous sea journey, the diverse fleet of top-tier catamarans on offer promises something for everyone. With no boat licence required and a range of boats equipped with all the comforts of home, your perfect sailing holiday awaits.

Explore the Yachts Before you Explore The Whitsundays

At Whitsundays Yacht Charters, we proudly offer a diverse range of catamarans, each meticulously selected to cater to different styles of maritime adventures. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or an exhilarating excursion with friends, the range of vessels available ensures the perfect fit for your needs. From agile catamarans ideal for intimate groups, to spacious and luxurious yachts designed for larger parties, each boat that we offer promises a unique set of features and experiences. Dive into our selection to find your ideal match, and prepare for an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking waters of the Whitsundays.

A Range of Boats for Every Adventure

The Queen Marie - Whitsundays Yacht Charter

The Queen Marie

Embark on a journey of luxury with The Queen Marie. This exquisite 44-foot French-built yacht sets the standard for elegance in the Whitsundays, designed to comfortably sleep 8 – 10 guests across four lavish double cabins, each with its own ensuite. Imagine waking up to panoramic sea views, enjoying a coffee on the spacious deck, or rejuvenating in one of the five showers after a day of sun-soaked adventures. The Queen Marie is not just a mode of transport; it’s a floating luxury villa, ensuring your journey is as spectacular as the destinations you explore.


Lucy - Whitsundays Yacht Charter


Lucy, a Lagoon 420 catamaran, combines the essence of luxury with the spirit of adventure. This yacht is perfectly suited for those who appreciate fine craftsmanship and innovative design. Accommodating up to 8 guests, Lucy offers a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience, making it easy to shift between cosy interiors and awe-inspiring exteriors. Her stability and spaciousness make her ideal for families or groups seeking a sophisticated sailing experience with all the comforts of home.



Experience the pinnacle of nautical sophistication on board Lawless. This 42-foot catamaran is a beacon of luxury and an excellent choice for those looking to indulge in a high-end sailing experience. With features designed for comfort and performance, Lawless is both a peaceful sanctuary and a thrilling adventure platform. The yacht’s layout promotes social interaction and relaxation, making it perfect for entertaining, whether you’re enjoying gourmet meals prepared in the well-appointed galley or sunbathing on the expansive decks.


Ruby Sunday - Whitsundays Yacht Charter

Ruby Sunday

Set sail on Ruby Sunday, a yacht that embodies freedom and ease. This Lagoon 380 is renowned for its dependability and functionality, making it an ideal choice for novice sailors and seasoned mariners alike. Ruby Sunday is perfect for intimate gatherings or family adventures, offering cosy accommodations for up to 8 guests. Her compact size ensures easy handling, while her well-designed living spaces promise comfort and privacy.


Southern Man - Whitsundays Yacht Charter

Southern Man

Southern Man offers a blend of classic charm and modern luxury. This Lagoon 410 catamaran is perfect for larger groups, providing spacious cabins and ensuites for 8-10 guests. It’s an excellent choice for budget-conscious travellers who don’t want to compromise on style or comfort. Southern Man is equipped with all the necessities to make your time on the water both relaxing and memorable.


Due West - Whitsundays Yacht Charter

Due West

Discover the Whitsundays aboard Due West, a yacht that offers intimacy and elegance. This 38-foot catamaran is perfect for smaller groups or families, providing a cosy, intimate setting that doesn’t skimp on luxury. With three double cabins and two bathrooms, Due West is ideal for those seeking a more personal bareboating experience. Her size and agility allow for easy navigation through quieter coves and hidden gems of the Whitsundays.


Portland Roads - Whitsundays Yacht Charter

Portland Roads

Portland Roads represents the ultimate in sailing luxury, combining size and capability with unmatched style. This Lagoon 420 catamaran is a floating palace, equipped with all the amenities needed for a decadent sailing experience. With ample space for relaxation and entertainment, Portland Roads is the perfect host for an unforgettable sea voyage. Whether lounging on her sun-drenched decks or enjoying the privacy of your cabin, every moment aboard is a testament to the luxury of bareboating.



Whitsunday Freedom

Whitsunday Freedom is the epitome of modern sea travel, offering a unique blend of luxury and adventure. This Lagoon 450 catamaran is meticulously maintained and equipped with the latest amenities, making it one of the most desirable yachts in the fleet. Each of her four private double cabins includes a private ensuite, ensuring comfort and privacy. The yacht is perfect for those who value elegance and spaciousness, providing ample room for entertainment, relaxation, and soaking in the stunning vistas of the region.


Ready to Set Sail On Your Whitsunday Yacht Holiday?

Each of these spectacular yachts offers a unique way to experience the beauty of the Whitsundays on a bareboating holiday, providing comfort, elegance, and adventure on the waters of this beautiful region. Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind or seek thrilling marine adventures, Whitsundays Yacht Charters has the perfect vessel for your needs.

It’s Time to Book Your Adventure

Don’t wait to book your ultimate sailing adventure through Whitsundays Yacht Charters. There is a boat to suit your budget and a range of bookings available, so check the schedule to find the perfect time for your dream holiday. Contact us today to reserve the yacht that best suits your holiday desires and prepare to set sail in the stunning Whitsundays!


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to rent a boat in the Whitsundays?

The cost of renting a boat in the Whitsundays varies based on the type of vessel, the season, and the duration of your charter. At Whitsundays Yacht Charters, our rates are competitive and designed to offer luxury at various price points. We offer a range of catamarans that cater to different budgets and group sizes. For specific pricing details and to find a yacht that fits your budget, please visit our website or contact our customer service team.

Can you hire a boat to go to Whitehaven Beach?

Absolutely! Whitehaven Beach is one of the top destinations for our clients as part of their Whitsundays holidays. All our luxurious catamarans can be hired for adventures in the region, including visits to Whitehaven Beach. You can anchor offshore and enjoy the world-famous white silica sand and crystal-clear waters at your leisure. Whitsundays Yacht Charters can advise you on how to plan a seamless itinerary to ensure you get the most out of your visit to this iconic location.

What is the best time to sail the Whitsundays?

The best time to sail the Whitsundays is during the dry season, from May to September, when the weather is milder and sailing conditions are optimal. During these months, the winds are steadier and the humidity is lower, providing comfortable conditions for your sailing adventure. However, Whitsundays Yacht Charters offers yacht availability year-round, giving you the chance to experience the beauty of the islands in all seasons.

What is bareboat sailing?

Bareboat sailing refers to renting a boat without a skipper or crew, giving you complete freedom to captain the boat yourself. It’s a popular choice for those who have sailing experience or who prefer a more intimate and customisable sailing experience. At Whitsundays Yacht Charters, we specialise in bareboat yacht hire, allowing you and your group to explore the Whitsundays at your own pace, creating your own itinerary and making memories in the privacy of your own vessel.

What is a catamaran?

A catamaran is a type of multi-hulled boat that offers greater stability and space than traditional single-hulled boats. Catamarans are especially popular for charter holidays in regions like the Whitsundays due to their spacious decks, large living areas, and stability, which reduces the risk of seasickness. At Whitsundays Yacht Charters, we offer a variety of catamarans for hire, each equipped with modern amenities and designed for comfort and performance, making them ideal for both new sailors and seasoned mariners.

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