Bareboat Charter Sample Itinerary For Sailing & exploring The Whitsunday Islands
After orientation and charter briefing, sail off to fjord-like Nara Inlet located on Hook Island. Explore the aboriginal caves and water falls in this beautiful setting. Relax and get comfortable for your first night in the Whitsundays.
Set sail for the famous Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. Here you can enjoy miles of pure white silica sand and pristine waters. You can anchor off the beach, or head over to Chalkies Beach for a sheltered nights anchorage.
Cruise over to Hamilton Island for fresh supplies and water. Why not stay for the night and enjoy all the Island has to offer. Treat the crew to dinner ashore with many restaurants and bars to choose from.
After breakfast at the Marina, set sail for Cataran Bay on Border Island. Here you can enjoy spectacular snorkeling, diving and bushwalking. After lunch, up anchor and sail to Macona Inlet on Hook Island for a calm anchorage.
A gentle sail down the Whitsunday Passage will bring you to the northern end of Hook Island, famous for it’s abundant fringing coral reefs. Snorkel and explore Stonehaven Anchorage, then cruise around the corner to beautiful Butterfly Bay for the night.
After breakfast, a short sail to Hayman Island will delight! Blue Pearl Bay offers world class snorkeling and diving. Cruise over to Langford Reef and pick up a mooring, head ashore and explore the beautiful sand cay. Motor over to Caves Cove for your last night onboard.
After an early breakfast, set your sails for the last time and sail to Abel Point Marina, where we will be ready to meet you as you enter.
You’ll need to be flexible when planning your itinerary ahead of time. Weather forecasts are given out on your VHF radio twice daily or upon request.