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.

Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, on the north Queensland coast, the islands of the Whitsundays are a true paradise, where visitors can enjoy the ultimate in relaxation and adventure. The spectacular landscape and endless horizon dotted with islands is picture perfect. Our crew onboard Spirit are masters of exploration and navigating through this exotic location.

The Islands

The Whitsundays is home to 74 tropical islands, most of which are uninhabited, boasting scenic beaches, dense rainforest and hiking trails. There are so many deserted beaches and coral cays to explore you will have trouble deciding where to start. The islands off the Queensland coast are home to a vast array of wildlife, including birds, wallabies, flying foxes and lace monitors. A perfect place for the enthusiastic bird watcher or nature lover.

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is abundant with colourful coral reefs and marine creatures. The calm, warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef are perfect for snorkelling or scuba diving. Spirit has everything needed to dive or snorkel these beautiful waters. Marine turtles inhabit the calm waters surrounding these islands. Visitors to the Great Barrier Reef may be lucky enough to see or swim with these majestic creatures. During June and July our guests may be able to spot a Humpback Whale as they migrate north or between August and October when they return South.

Island Resorts

The Whitsundays is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. Anchor or moor at one of the many resort islands and enjoy a little retail therapy, a spa session or a drink at one of the many bars and restaurants. Hamilton Island is fully equipped with resorts, an airport, yacht club, golf course, go karting and more. Hayman Island and Daydream Island are both temporarily closed at the moment but reopening in 2019. Long Island provides luxury resort facilities a budget at Palm Bay Resort.

Whitehaven Beach

Voted one of the worlds top 10 beaches, Whitehaven Beach is a place that all explorers must drop their anchor. With its white silica sand and azure blue waters Whitehaven Beach is the perfect place for lounging in the sun or floating in the calm waters while sipping champagne.

Built in 2005 and refitted in 2016, Spirit boasts five luxury staterooms, an alfresco for entertaining, ample living areas and outdoor jacuzzi. Her sleek, elegant design and timeless good looks are sure to please the most discerning guests. Why not spend Christmas in luxury on board Spirit, island hopping around the Whitsundays. Spirit comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests so the whole family can come…. or not! Our beautiful charter yacht is still available over Christmas and with 50% off relocation costs, now is the perfect time to book. Contact us today to book or find out more on ph +61 408 503 339.