Yacht Charters: Great for Snorkelling the Whitsundays

The Whitsundays are a true paradise right in Australia’s own backyard. These glorious islands provide an unforgettable backdrop to some amazing adventures, both in the water, at sea, and onshore. With a Whitsunday yacht charter, you have the tremendous opportunity to explore all 74 unique and beautiful islands, from the comfort of your own private vessel. One of the Whitsundays’ most popular activities is snorkelling. The crystal clear waters of the islands as well as the many fringing reefs are the home to a plethora of tropical fish. Snorkelling in the Whitsundays is an incredible experience, and a yacht charter can make your water-based holiday even better.

Exploring the Islands with Freedom in Your Whitsunday Yacht Charter

One of the most important benefits of chartering a yacht simply has to be the total freedom it affords you. Onboard your own luxury vessel, you can sail throughout the many islands of the Whitsundays, traveling and resting as you please. With countless idyllic spots for mooring, you have plenty of chances to jump off your boat into the refreshing waters. Snorkelling is a relaxing and rewarding activity, as you spot so many of nature’s amazing creatures, up close and personal. What could be better than snorkelling right off your Whitsunday yacht charter? Premier access to the water, and the ability to explore many private bays and hidden inlets. Find the ultimate spot and make a unique secret memory. Your next holiday could be here: discovering the underwater life of the incomparable Whitsundays from your chartered yacht.

The Best Spots are Here

Snorkelling is so popular in the Whitsundays because of our proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. The sea life here is like nowhere else; the tropical waters are the ideal environment to support beautiful reefs and fascinating fish and other creatures. So where are some of the top spots for snorkelling in the Whitsundays? One well-known area is Blue Pearl Bay, famous for its stunning corals and vibrant fish life. Most visitors to this area moor their vessels and dive in for a swim or a snorkel. This is the ideal spot to visit from your yacht charter.
Another lovely option is Seaflight Bommie Dive Site, located in the Knuckle Creek Lagoon on Airlie Beach. This site offers an amazing underwater landscape with is brilliant for snorkelling and even recommended for some stellar underwater photography. The bright, diverse corals will astound you and whet your appetite for even more undersea exploration!

The Day Draws to a Close

The 73 islands which make up the Whitsundays provide a huge variety of reef formations and experiences. Some reefs can be accessed simply by jumping off your chartered yacht. Others are better approached from the beach. Simply moor your vessel and head onshore to enjoy the sun, sand, and beautiful coral life. After a grand day of underwater exploration, climb back aboard your luxurious yacht charter and enjoy a delicious meal and a drink under the stars.

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.