Australia offers several varied areas that provide a wide range of experiences and most attractions remain open all year round, with some operating at reduced frequency or shorter hours during the off-season. It is an ideal yachting destination, and the perfect time to visit this paradise is between October and April. Surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, you will not get tired of these landscapes both wild and urbanized. The different main cities will offer you exceptional entertainment: you will not have time to get bored! Be careful however to take some precautions because this country has some dangerous species of animals and insects. But if you are looking for a change of scenery, this is the place to be. Become the modern-day Crocodile Dundee on board a luxury yacht.
The Great Barrier Reef
You wish to see unusual places and immerse yourself in a still preserved nature? The ideal place to revitalize yourself and get closer to the marine fauna is still the Great Barrier Reef. It stretches over 2600 kilometers from Cape York to Bundaberg and is the largest coral reef in the world. Here you will find beautiful marine species and billions of coral polyps. This site has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981 and is still a real eye-catcher. You will be able to try your hand at diving to get as close as possible to this fragile fauna. Moreover, a trip in these reefs will allow you to be sensitive to the stakes of our modern world and how essential it is to preserve it.
The Whitsundays Islands
White sand, turquoise water as far as the eye can see. That is what you expect from your vacation and why not charter a luxury yacht to come berth and bask in the scorching sun? This place is right on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland. Here you will escape the hustle and bustle of the city and the urban world. Although a lot of people come to Whitsundays, its archipelago of 74 islands will allow you to find tranquility and rest on beautiful beaches. Come and rest on Airlie Beach, with its white sand and warm, crystal clear waters, you can sunbathe in peace under the Australian sun. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia and the most famous place in the Whitsundays archipelago.
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales but is also one of the largest cities in Australia. When you think about this country, it is the first city that comes to mind and you can’t come without visiting it. Here you will find the taste of the city. Surrounded by water, you can easily come and moor on the coast to enjoy walks in the streets of Sydney. Enjoy a shopping session on George Street, one of the great shopping avenues. And admire the magnificent architecture of old buildings such as the Queen Victoria Building.
Blue Mountains National Park
Situated two hours northwest of Sydney, it is a mountain range that extends over 1436km² and peaks at 1112 meters above sea level. For nature lovers and hikers, this is the ideal place to come and revitalize yourself and admire the breathtaking view from the top of the mountains. The Blue Mountains are part of the Australian Cordillera and are carved by deep gorges of almost 1000 meters. To get the best view of these impressive gorges, climb up to Echo Point or Three Sisters. Sensations and emotions guaranteed. As a conclusion, in Australia, thanks to the various terrains, both natural and urbanized, there is something for everyone and you will leave the place with wonderful memories.
When to go
October - April
December - February
Australia's most sough-after charter destination are the Whitsunday Islands located on the coast of Queensland. Encompassing 74 islands protected from the outer ocean by the world's largest coral reef system, it is one of the world's Heritage Listed natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef. There are also many other magnificent attractions worth exploring, many only reachable onboard a yacht. From the cosmopolitan Sydney and her stunning harbour to the one of a kind Tasmania and the faraway and unspoiled wilderness of the Kimberleys there is much to see and do in Australia.