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Whitsunday Escape

Airlie Beach

Phone: 1800 075 145
Mobile: 4946 5222


Charter a bareboat in the Whitsundays and skipper yourself, family and friends for a holiday of a lifetime in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef!

Whitsunday Escape has been specialising in Skipper Yourself 'Bareboat' Charters for over 30 years and their modern fleet of over 41 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, stereo with auxiliary connection/compact disc player/AM-FM radio, television with DVD player, 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 on the fleet, availability and pricing.

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Ranked #16 of 72 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Airlie Beach

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"Bare boat charter Whitsundays, Family."

4/5 Very good Reviewed 8 days ago

"Overall a great trip that engadged, tested family ties. Anything is possible and after a thourough orientation to the boat ( Lagoon 421) and 4 hrs of paid sailing proceedures and skills drill we were..." more »

wendygrant2018, Port Macquarie, Australia

"Awesome experience, A must do!!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 10 days ago

"We hired a power boat "Much Karma" (integrity 35), for 7 nights in April. This was for our 25th wedding anniversary, and it was magnificent!! The Whitsunday escape team were all professional..." more »

CassandraJane000, Wollongong, Australia

"Bucket list trip"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 11 days ago

"This trip had been on my bucket list for sometime and it exceeded all my expectations. Highly recommended. The Whitsunday Escape team was very professional and courteous. I will be using them..." more »

grantnicholas, Brisbane, Australia

Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia