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Whitsunday Escape

Airlie Beach

Phone: 07 4945 3967


Whitsunday Escape specialises in Skipper Yourself 'bareboat' charters. Their modern fleet of 30 vessels includes Power Cruisers, Power Catamarans, Sailing Catamarans and Sailing Yachts. The fleet is conveniently located at Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach and is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands.

All vessels come fully equipped for extended cruising in the tropics, they include linen, a fully equipped galley, gas barbecue, refrigeration, compact disc player/AM/FM stereo/iPod connection, cockpit shade and cabin fans, electric anchor winch and a rigid inflatable dinghy.

A five night minimum applies to most charters. Departures and arrivals from Hamilton Island or any other Island resort can be catered for.

No formal boating qualifications are required to charter with Whitsunday Escape. However, to ensure a safe, happy holiday you should have some basic sailing and/or boating experience (navigation and anchoring), or they can provide a sail guide.

View their extensive website for more information.

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"Great Bareboat Charter"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 days ago

"Chartered a 48’ Leopard catamaran. Very difficult to fault any part of the operation or preparation of the boat. Ben spend several hours briefing us and his help and advice proved to be very useful..." more »


"Sailing the Whitsunday Islands"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 15 days ago

"From the first moment we contacted Whitsunday Escapes we were put a ease with their professional and friendly approach. They made our charter painless and assisted in planning our route, as well as..." more »

DublinBradleys, County Dublin, Ireland


1/5 Terrible Reviewed 21 days ago

"We were to sail with Whitsunday escape when unexpectedly Cyclone Debbie hit. The company told us that there was no damage to any of their boats. Our trip was one week following the cyclone. However..." more »

Heather J
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Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia