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The Ultimate Romantic Escape

It’s hard to imagine a more romantic escape than cruising on a yacht through paradise while enjoying total privacy and freedom.

If you’re looking for the ultimate romantic escape, then look no further than Queensland’s Whitsunday Islands. Dotted with secluded beaches, waterfalls and amazing views, the breathtaking beauty of the Whitsundays is the perfect backdrop for a getaway with the one you love.

With a mix of adventure and relaxation, a yacht charter is an ultimate getaway for couples. You're able to explore paradise at your own pace, in your way and in pure luxury. And the best bit? You get complete privacy while you enjoy a stunning world-class location.

In this post, we share ways couples can enjoy sailing the Whitsundays and three of the most popular romantic getaway vessels in our fleet.

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The ultimate Romantic Escape in Queensland is the Whitsundays

Queensland is a state full of natural beauty and picture-perfect holiday destinations, with the Whitsunday Islands being as romantic as it gets!

The Whitsundays are the perfect holiday destination for couples. Depending on the type of couple you are, you can choose to have a romantic holiday full of adventurous activities or a relaxing, slow-paced relaxing getaway.

When you hire a private yacht which you can skipper yourself, it's as if you're travelling in your own floating hotel. There are many secluded and stunning places you can escape to around the islands and you'll always remain in complete comfort.

Things for couples to do in the Whitsundays

  • Snorkelling in crystal clear water and experiencing the healthy fringing reef ecosystems we have in the Whitsundays
  • Seeing many sunsets and sunrises from the deck of your yacht
  • Visiting secluded beaches
  • Swimming off your yacht
  • Hiking to spectacular views and through versatile landscapes
  • Kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding
  • Spend your evening under the stars with a warm breeze and the relaxing sounds of the ocean
  • Berth at Hamilton Marina and enjoy access to the resort facilities, restaurants, bars and spas
  • Arrange to See Heart Reef from the air with Air Whitsunday Seaplanes flight. Ask how we can arrange a seaplane to pick you up right from the back of your vessel! 

The most romantic vessels in our fleet

Summer Breeze

A popular choice for couples, Summer Breeze is a 34” Beneteau Oceanis. Sought after for its value, intimate layout and comfort, she accommodates a couple in style.

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Chantilly is the most luxurious yacht in our fleet. A Beneteau Lagoon 400 catamaran, she features a large "owner's suite" with ensuite. Chantilly offers space, with an alfresco area on the deck and a large indoor area with 360 views.

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Highland Fling

A Beneteau Oceanis 41, Highland Fling is a near new monohull that's reasonably easy to handle. With a shaded rear deck, external shower and two bathrooms you’ll be all set for a romantic sailing getaway. 

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We suggest that it's best to charter for 7 nights so you can get the most out of the Whitsundays, allowing time to see the sights at a relaxed pace.  Ask about our packages for couples and let us provide you and your partner with a romantic holiday you’ll never forget.

How does a skipper yourself yacht charter work?

Often referred to as a bareboat charter, which means a yacht that doesn’t come with a crew, skipper yourself yacht charters are the ultimate freedom. When you sail your own charter yacht in the Whitsundays, you don’t need a license or qualification. No sailing experience is required.

You’re given a training session before you set sail and you can always opt for a sail guide at a daily rate if you want more time with an experienced skipper.
 Your vessel is fully stocked with all of the comforts, kitchen appliances and bedding you will need.

You are required to bring your food, however, we can make provisioning arrangements for you so that when you board your fridge is stocked, the bubbles are cold and a seafood platter is waiting for your first romantic evening.

Chat to us about preparing for your yacht charter so that we can ensure all the planning is done and any extras have been organised before you arrive.

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Uninterrupted time together in the uncrowded and unspoiled natural beauty of the Whitsundays is the ultimate romantic escape for your shared bucket list. If you’re looking for a holiday which can provide you with days of adventure and nights of relaxation in a spectacular location, then look no further than sailing the Whitsundays.



Join us for a romantic escape in the Whitsundays and enjoy the freedom to explore  

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