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Yacht Charter Australia — Try Sailo's Luxury Yacht Hire in Australia!

Australia Luxury Yacht Charters

The sheer size and vast expanse of coastline that Australia has to offer makes it perfect for a luxury yacht charter vacation. Renowned for its abundance of watersports opportunities, from action-packed jet skiing and water skiing to scuba diving in the vast underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, it is one of the most comprehensive and exciting cruising destinations in the world. 

Australia Luxury Yacht Charter Guide

There are a number of different charter itinerary options available for an Australia luxury yacht charter which could include a variety of spectacular locations such as the idyllic Whitsunday Islands, the rugged island of Tasmania and the architectural and cosmopolitan highlights of Sydney. Step ashore and charter guests can explore vast wine lands, fascinating cities and a diverse mixture of native and modern cultures.

Yacht Charters in Australia

A fantastic all-round luxury yacht charter destination, different areas in Australia are best for different months of the year. For example, the Great Barrier Reef boasts ideal y sailing conditions between April and November before the ‘wet season’ kicks in from December to March. Both the Kimberley and Queensland coastlines are a perfect choice between the months of November to late October while Sydney’s dry season runs from November to January.

Renting a Private Charter Yacht in Australia

There are an abundance of beautiful luxury yachts that head to the cruising grounds of Australia every year that offer something for everyone. An Australia private yacht vacation can be perfect for a Christmas and New Year charter where you can enjoy some winter sun while enjoying festivities such as the fireworks over Sydney Harbor Bridge.

For more information about renting a private luxury charter yacht in Australia please contact your preferred Yacht Charter Broker, they can help you plan your perfect yachting vacation itinerary, combining your party's needs with recommendations about the best time to visit each area.

From arid outback to the biggest natural harbour in the world, Australia is a country of diversity. Yacht charter in Australia could take you to the shining metropolis of Sydney with its world-famous beaches, a private island surrounded by the incredible Great Barrier Reef, or diving with pelagic creatures off the wild and rugged coasts of Western Australia. Yacht charter is undoubtedly the best way to experience what this incredible country has to offer – in the Great Barrier Reef alone you’ll find thousands of reefs, over 900 islands and endless anchorages. Whether you are seeking a tranquil escape to secluded islands in tropical waters, fine wine and dining in unspoiled coastal towns or a week sailing alongside the finest yachtsmen at a Sydney regatta, Sailo can design the perfect luxury yacht hire itinerary for you.

When & how to charter yachts Australia for a great sailing cruise?

Best Time To Visit: Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef are best visited in winter (April – November), Queensland and Sydney are best from November to late January.

Key Cruising Areas: The east coast offers many itinerary options - see beautiful beaches and iconic Australian landmarks in Sydney, or head north to the Great Barrier Reef. On the wild west coast see incredible wrecks, rare species such as dugongs and whale sharks, and excellent wine regions.

Don’t Miss: Take a charter from Cairns to see why the Great Barrier reef is one of the seven wonders of the world. With a private Great Barrier charter you can escape the commercial dive areas and explore the quieter ribbon reefs and private island resorts. Dive and snorkel amongst a kaleidoscope of marine life, partake in some game fishing, and enjoy BBQ dinners under an incredible night sky from the deck of your yacht.

Best Spots for Wining and Dining: The gorgeous area of Margaret River is famous for its boutique wine producers. Here you can hop from vineyard to beach to ancient forest, and be back in town in time to dine at one of the many award winning restaurants. Try the marron at Cape Lodge, paired with a glass of local chardonnay.

Best Local Dish: “When you see the sea, eat fish”. In the heart of the barrier reef on Lizard Island, heed this advice and dine at the exclusive Salt Water Restaurant. Enjoy local produce with incredible views of blazing sunsets.

Local Culture: Visit the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park to see the world’s most concentrated area of significant Aboriginal Heritage sites, complete with a traditional lunch of emu and kangaroo! Sail to an exclusive anchorage within the park to swim, fish or hike to spectacular waterfalls.

Best Beach: Set in incredible lazuline waters and surrounded by coral reef, the powder-soft white sands of Whitehaven beach are hard to beat. Stretching over 7km, even in peak season you can still feel like you’ve found a private paradise.

Sailo recommends: The fireworks of Sydney are second to none. Venture Down Under in December to watch the harbour light up under a myriad of colours, from the comfort of your superyacht, for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve.

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