Christmas In The Whitsundays

Christmas In The Whitsundays

Christmas in the Whitsundays is a magnificent time of year!  The Whitsundays is a beautiful place to visit all year round, but it is particularly spectacular during summer.  The days are glorious and sunny and the ocean is warm and tropical.  Perfect weather for charter yachts, island hopping, snorkelling, scuba diving, or just relaxing under a palm tree! Every year, people flock from all over the world to experience a magical Christmas in the Whitsundays. So if you are thinking of indulging in a tropical Christmas in the Whitsundays, you should start thinking about booking now before everything books out!

Destination Spotlight: Papua New Guinea

Destination Spotlight: Papua New Guinea

Located just north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is a destination rich in culture and unspoilt by tourism.  It has breathtaking landscapes and amazing creatures both on land and below the water. With more than 800 languages spoken on 300 islands, Papua New Guinea offers a truly authentic and diverse charter yacht destination.

Destination spotlight: The Whitsundays

Destination spotlight: The Whitsundays

Our Superyacht Spirit offers the perfect way to explore the Whitsundays, famous for its rugged islands, aquamarine waters, coral reefs and white sandy beaches.  Guests can enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Whitsundays while onboard one of the most luxurious charter yachts in the Pacific Ocean.  There’s no better way to explore this world heritage marine area than island hopping while onboard Spirit.

MY Spirit Features in BeverlyHillsMagazine.com

MY Spirit Features in BeverlyHillsMagazine.com

 

Available for an extraordinary charter experience, impressive 111’55” (34m) tri-deck Wavepiercer SPIRIT is guaranteed to turn heads. This incomparable mix of yacht, crew and location is proving a winning formula to those looking for something truly exceptional in a holiday yacht adventure.

Top 5 Adventure Activities On The Great Barrier Reef

Aside from the spectacular scenery, the Great Barrier Reef is the perfect place to enjoy fun filled adventure activities.  Our Superyacht, Spirit is fully equipped with all the best adventure toys, allowing our guests to get the most out of their charter experience. Here are our top 5 adventure activities for guests to enjoy on the Great Barrier Reef.

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SCUBA

No trip to the Great Barrier Reef is complete without a SCUBA Dive.  Diving allows guests to completely immerse themselves in this world heritage marine environment.  The Great Barrier Reef is world renowned for its amazing scuba diving locations.  With colourful coral reefs and an abundance of marine creatures, the Great Barrier Reef stretches 2,300km in length!  The Great Barrier Reef offers a range of diving sites suitable for all levels of experience.  There’s a huge range of dive sites along the Great Barrier Reef that are calm, protected and shallow spots around the islands, perfect for beginners.  There are also plenty of deeper sites on the outer reef, perfect for those with more experience.  Just ask one of our friendly yacht crew aboard Spirit. Our charter yacht crew have lots of experience diving in these waters and know all the best places to explore.  Spirit has everything needed to dive these beautiful waters, including full SCUBA gear and compressor.  All that’s needed is a desire to explore and have fun!

 

Snorkelling

 Image Courtsey Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Image Courtsey Tourism Tropical North Queensland

For those that are hesitant about SCUBA Diving, snorkelling is another great way to explore the Great Barrier Reef.  Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef ranks high on the bucket list for many travellers.  The water is warm and the surrounding underwater scenery is unlike anywhere else on the planet! The best part about snorkelling is that it’s dead easy and all it takes is a snorkel, mask and a pair of fins!

SUP

More and more people are beginning to discover the pleasure of stand up paddle boarding…. and there’s no better place to try it out than on the aquamarine waters of the Great Barrier Reef.  Stand up paddle boarding is really easy to do, relaxing and also great for your core strength! Imagine gliding over calm, tropical waters while turtles and fish swim below. Our experienced crew are always keen to teach guests how to use SUP boards, so they’re experts in no time!  The Great Barrier Reef offers plenty of protected areas where the water is calm and ideal for SUP boards!  

Kite Boarding

The Great Barrier Reef is home to some of the best kiteboarding spots in the world.  With its wide open spaces, calm tropical waters and white sandy beaches, there is always somewhere windy for kiteboarding!  Seize the opportunity to learn kiteboarding and make this trip unforgettable!  Our crew are always available to teach kiteboarding, for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime! 

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Fishing

Nowhere else is there such a diverse range of fish species coupled with spectacular scenery.  Hundreds of people visit the Great Barrier Reef every year to try their luck bringing home a prized catch. We carry an extensive range of fishing equipment onboard our charter yacht, Spirit.  We also have three tenders, one of which is dedicated to fishing.  

The beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is there to be explored by guests travelling onboard Spirit Charter Yacht.  Spirit offers something to please every guest… For those wishing to relax and blissfully disconnect from the mainland, why not lounge on our private sundeck or soak in the jacuzzi.  For those seeking more adventure, we have all of these activities available for our guests. Our crew are pro’s at encouragement, safety experts and specialists at nearly every adventure activity available on the ocean.  

For more information contact us on ph 0408 503 339

Black Marlin Season in Cairns & Port Douglas

Join us for Giant Black Marlin Season in North Queensland. Come and experience the thrill of catching the infamous Giant Black Marlin while experiencing unsurpassed comfort and luxury aboard Spirit Luxury Charter Yacht.

Experience pure indulgence aboard Spirit Luxury Charter!

Experience pure indulgence aboard Spirit Luxury Charter!

Spirit Luxury Charters offers the ultimate 5 star luxury experience. The 35 M wave-piercing masterpiece features sleek, superior design that is sure to please the most discerning eye. Explore some of the most beautiful and remote locations on earth from a position of uncompromising comfort.

Soirée on Board Spirit Luxury Charters

Soirée on Board Spirit Luxury Charters

The Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef (SYGGBR) last week welcomed delegates for an international “famil tour”.

The delegates, some of whom have never before visited Cairns, were given a comprehensive tour of the Far North last week and enjoyed an evening aboard Spirit with cocktails, wine, food & music. 

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER STUNNER ARRIVES IN PORT

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER STUNNER ARRIVES IN PORT

Port Douglas now has the second highest number of permanent superyachts berthed at any Australian marina following the arrival of Spirit, just 18 months after opening up spaces.
 

Spirit captain Martin Debanks and his wife Jo, who is the full-time cordon bleu-trained chef, said it was 'no hardship' choosing Port Douglas as its home port. It also rubber stamped The Reef Marina's reputation as the country's location of choice for superyachts.

Port Douglas Grows in Popularity as Superyacht Home Port

Port Douglas Grows in Popularity as Superyacht Home Port

Port Douglas, 22nd March, 2017 – Port Douglas’ The Reef Marina continues to emerge as one of the challengers to the current set of more traditional superyacht destinations as the latest motor yacht Spirit makes the seaside town its home port.

Spirit Yacht for Charter

Spirit Yacht for Charter

The 114.83ft /35m motor yacht, custom built in 2004 by New Zealand Yachts and last refitted in 2016. Ken Freivokh is responsible for her beautiful exterior and interior design.

Ocean Magazine

Ocean Magazine

Overseas interest in Australia as an adventure charter destination is growing and the entry of 34-metre catamaran, Spirit to the region’s fleet will spur further activity.