Whitsunday Island Yacht Charters

Chartering your own private bareboat or crewed yacht from Hamilton Island, Airlie Beach, or Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef is now easier than ever! We can package your complete holiday, including airfares, a bareboat or crewed yacht charter, as well as any pre/post charter hotel accommodation that you may require.

The Whitsunday Islands were originally formed by volcanic action, but after the last glacial period about 30-50,000 years ago, the sea level rose, leaving the higher coastal peaks as islands.

Today, these islands are considered to be among the safest, most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. The 74 islands offer year round sailing in typical trade wind conditions.

The Great Barrier Reef to the east of the islands protects them from ocean swells and the close proximity of the islands to each other and to the mainland, make for safe, easy passage making.

Right in the middle of the group is Hamilton Island, with its own airport, 4 star resort hotel and yacht harbour.

Flight duration to Hamilton Island is from Sydney - 2:10 hrs, Melbourne - 2:40 hrs, Brisbane - 1:20 hrs and Cairns- 1:00 hr. You will step almost literally from your plane onto your yacht.

Then set off on your cruise among the islands. The islands, mostly unspoilt National Parks, have 10 resorts which vary from 5 star luxury to old style cabins.

The peace and isolation of the uninhabited anchorages can be contrasted with dinner and frivolity ashore.

(no sailing experience required!): spend 3 nights sailing the stunning Whitsundays onboard a magnificent 46-ft catamaran with a maximum of 8 guests, fully equipped with skipper & host. Following your 3 nights on the water you will be ready to check-in to the stylish 5 star Beach Club Resort on Hamilton Island for 3 nights of land luxuries. 


Children 0 to 14 yrs inclusive stay free when sharing with adults & using existing bedding.

Children 5-14 yrs inclusive have free access to the 'Clown Fish Club' (year round organised day care and   child care activities). Subject to availability. (A charge applies for 6 week to 4 year olds).

Children 0 to 14 yrs inclusive eat free from the Kids Menu when dining with parents in selected   restaurants.

*Not available to Beach Club guests.

Choose from apartments & villas located in the Marina Village, Acacia Heights or North Point precincts. A buggy is included for the duration of your stay and a breakfast hamper is provided on arrival.  Choice of Standard, Superior, or Deluxe Villas. Room servicing available at an additional cost.

60 spacious terrace hotel room. Feature king size bed, divan, furnished patios/balcony, tropical garden views.  

The Palm Terrace accommodation is set in palm fringed gardens and is affordably priced - perfect for those looking for a budget family holiday or couples retreat.

50 free standing bungalows.These romantically styled individual bungalows are set in palm fringed gardens and are affordably priced - perfect for those looking for the adventure of a traditional island holiday.  60 metres to beach & pools.


Hotel style apartments located resort side. Superior one bedroom apartments feature stunning views of the Coral Sea from their balconies & come complete with a swimming pool and spa in the garden below. The lower floors feature landscaped garden views. The beach is directly adjacent to the apartments & the resort centre is just metres away.

Hamilton Island's Reef View Hotel features spacious and well appointed rooms with private balconies overlooking either tropical gardens or the breathtaking vista of the Whitsundays and the Coral Sea.


Indulge yourself in Hamilton Island's deluxe boutique hotel, The Beach Club. The Beach Club has 55 rooms, a private pool incorporating a lap pool, a tropical bar, and an elegant Club Lounge with a private music and reading library, internet facilities, buffet station, free daily newspapers, spa, gym, tennis and squash. The concept is one of relaxation and indulgence. Beach Club is ideal for couples & honeymooners, as children under 18 are not catered for.

New! Nestled into the secluded, northern tip of Hamilton Island. There are 60 individual pavilions, some incorporating private plunge pools. Facilities include a gym with access to a personal trainer, two pools, a library, private dining room, 2 restaurants and a bar. There is also Spa Qualia, which has an extensive range of treatments available. And should you wish to discover the rest of the island, your own 2-seater, electric golf buggy is at your disposal. This resort does not cater for persons under the age of 18 years.

A resort like no other. From the moment you arrive, you'll experience a holiday of five star excellence. It's the perfect place to pamper yourself, unwind and above all, have fun. In addition to the magnificent surroundings of bush land, beaches and reef, there's a wide range of sport and leisure facilities to choose from.

From Hamilton Island or Shute Harbour launch is approx. 1 hour. Transfers must be booked in conjunction with accommodation. A
ll inclusive & rejuvenation packages are also available.

Daydream Rejuvenation Spa offering massage, facials, body treatments, etc. 

Resort has been awarded 'Best 4 Star Superior Accommodation 2002'. From Hamilton Island approx. 35 min. by launch. From Shute Harbour approx. 15 min. by launch. Transfers must be booked in conjunction with accommodation.

Daydream Wedding Package includes 3 nights Garden Balcony room, full buffet breakfast each morning, champagne & chocolates on arrival, 1 hour Rejuvenation Spa massage, wedding buggy transfer to your selected venue, ceremony, celebrant, and toasting sparkling wine, flower bouquet & buttonhole, hair & makeup for two, gourmet picnic lunch hamper.


The ultimate secluded island escape. No TV, no stress, no worries. Nothing but perfect tranquillity. Guest accommodation is housed in 21 freestanding, elegantly appointed bungalows, bures, and cabins, all leading directly onto the sandy beach.

From Hamilton Island-approx. 24 min by launch. From Shute Harbour-approx.. 15 min by launch. Transfers must be booked in conjunction with accommodation.

Save 30% off many destinations with Paradise Adventures and Cruises.


  • Stunning tropical destinations
  • Full provisioning available
  • Large selection of yachts

Get in quick to reserve your preferred vessel. Repeat charterers may also be eligible for a Repeater discount.

  •  White sandy beaches
  •  74 islands to explore
  •  Private marina berth on Hamilton Island
  •  Email us now to book!

DON'T FORGET - SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND! All through the year, we offer the opportunity to charter a vessel from us in the Whitsundays for less than the usual minimum of five nights. All we ask, is that you wait until 30 days before you want to set sail to contact us and check for availability. We'll even still apply your repeat charter discount of up to 10% if you've sailed with us before. Now there's really no excuse for that last minute break in the sun!

Romance Under Sail

Looking for a holiday that will stir the soul without breaking the bank? Sail your own luxury yacht to secluded beaches where there are no other footprints except your own, snorkel in a tropical underwater wonderland, dine in an award-winning exclusive island restaurant, and relax on deck at night under a canopy of brilliant stars as gentle waves lap against your yacht.

Five nights onboard a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 32 foot yacht
Three course dinner for two at Peppers Palm Bay signature restaurant La Riviera
Sail guide provided on your first day of charter
Bottle of sparkling wine or premium still wine
Two caps and can coolers
Fuel for yacht and yacht insurance
On island return transfers between Hamilton Island airport and marina
* Subject to availability 

We can package your entire holiday to the Whitsundays, including airfares & pre/post charter hotel accommodation.

Hotel Accommodation in the Whitsunday Islands:  Email us your dates, choice of hotel, and preferred room type if you would like a personalised quote in conjunction with your yacht charter booking.


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