12 Reasons You Need to Charter a Yacht in the Whitsundays

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’ve already been captivated by the glorious photos of the Whitsundays. Perhaps your heart beat a little faster when you envisioned gliding on a tranquil sea at the helm of your bareboat charter. The freedom, the possibility. And who can blame you? It’s a holiday destination that calls to many and one that has so much to offer.

Chances are, you’re already on your way to booking your Whitsunday yacht charter, but just in case you need that little nudge, we’d like to help out. For your consideration, here are 12 compelling reasons why you need to charter a yacht in the Whitsundays for your next holiday.

1. You’ve never seen water this blue.

There’s paradise and then there’s Heaven. With white sand and brilliant seas, the Whitsunday Islands are a stunning location that has to be seen to be believed.

2. You can walk on the beach that has earned such accolades as “Australia’s best beach” and is consistently ranked one of the top 5 beaches on the planet.

Whitehaven Beach is an icon of the Whitsundays, stretching elegantly into the swirling seas. You can stroll hand in hand with your loved one the beach’s warm shores, or view it from a higher vantage point, glimpsing the magic of low tide as the sand and water mix in breathtaking shapes.

3. Sailing is good for you.

From the confidence it instills to the practical benefits of physical exertion, there’s nothing that can fully compare to sailing. When you charter a yacht in the Whitsundays, you can have your own experience of power and destiny on the sea.

4. You don’t need a license to charter a yacht.

Don’t have a boating license? No problem. We have many vessels that can be booked without a license, although some boating experience is required. This makes it so much easier for you to get started on your dream Whitsunday holiday.

5. The Whitsunday Islands offer incredible dive sites.

The Whitsundays are special in many ways, including the existence of tremendous natural beauty both above and below the water. Amongst the colourful coral, you can explore the depths at fantastic dive sites like the Pinnacles, the Hangover, and Stepping Stones.

6. A visit to Australia is not complete without a stop in the Whitsundays.

To be sure, there are many spectacular destinations in Australia, but the Whitsunday Islands are among the finest. As a standout location in this wild, mighty country, a true Australian holiday is incomplete without a visit to this world-famous region.

7. Nothing says luxury like a private chartered yacht.

You and your family deserve the kind of holiday that can only be found in a splendorous location like the Whitsundays. The best way to experience it? A luxuriant yacht charter. On your own private vessel for the week, you’ll feel like absolute royalty.

8. You could charter 2016’s “boat of the year.”

The Catana Bali 4.3 vessel was recently named 2016 Best Boat of the Year by SAIL Magazine. With Queensland Yacht Charters, you can book your own holiday on this incredible vessel, and see if it lives up to its impressive accolades. (Psst: we promise, it does!)

9. Studies prove that travel makes us happier.

If you need another excuse to take that well-deserved holiday, look to science. Studies have demonstrated that travelling offers genuine benefits, leading to greater happiness and an improved sense of wellbeing. If you book your Whitsunday yacht charter now, you’ll definitely feel an immediate burst of joy!

10. If you’re an Australian, paradise is right in your own backyard.

You don’t have to go far to find an unparalleled destination. For Australians, the Whitsundays are just a drive or short flight away. This makes them a great value destination and an easy place to visit even for a quick getaway.

11. The best holiday is one surrounded by nature.

Nature can bring so much to a holiday, and when you charter a yacht in the Whitsundays, nature is all around you. Your days will be spent on the water or exploring onshore, taking in the blue skies, vast seas, and thrilling island landscapes. From lush flora to amazing marine wildlife, the Whitsundays is a treasure trove of natural wonders.

12. Your Instagram photos will be frame-worthy.

Don’t just drool over those jaw-dropping Whitsundays images, catch them for yourself! When you book a yacht charter holiday, you’ll have photo-worthy experiences that just might make you an Instagram superstar.

Ready to get onboard? Get in touch with the Queensland Yacht Charters team today for more details on booking, or to learn about our yacht specials.

Are you ready to charter a boat? No licence required.

No licence is required for a Yacht Charter in the Whitsundays, unlike other locations worldwide. We offer a brief training session before you head out, for either sailing or powered yachts.