Ways To Experience Whitsundays With Yacht Charter

March 30, 2017

There are lots of ways to experience your Australian holiday, but if you love the sea, then you should head off to Whitsundays. There are many adventures that you can enjoy in this long stretch of beach and islands. Located off the central coast in Queensland, the islands offer a lot of activities to both locals and tourists alike.

The region is famous for its sailing holidays, as there are lots of islands that tourists can visit. Moreover, there are also a lot of tour operators that provide Whitsundays yacht charters, so that novice and expert boaters can enjoy different sailing adventures in the region. A broad range of boat charter services to fit the demands of the clients is available. For instance, those who can afford to pay extra, can hire a boat charter complete with its crew, while those who are running on a tight budget, can also hire bareboat charter which means that they only get the boat for their entire adventure sailing days.

The best thing about the many options provided is that tourists can choose which one meets their preferences, thus allowing them to maximise their adventure holiday.

Aside from sailing holidays, Whitsundays is also popular for tourists who want to experience the best water activities. Considered as the window to the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays offers the best dive sites in all of Australia. With its amazing coral reef formation, it is not difficult to fall in love with the sights under the surf of the Whitsunday Islands. With this reason, there are lots of scuba diving enthusiasts who go to Whitsundays for the purpose of doing diving adventures. In fact, there are lots of dive Whitsundays shops that offer SCUBA diving certification to both new and seasoned divers, who want to experience the best underwater sights.

In most cases, boat charter tours also offer scuba diving adventures to tourists who want to experience both the sights above and underwater. There are also other activities that people can enjoy in Whitsundays, which include kayaking, snorkeling, and skin diving. There are simply a lot of options to choose from if you spend your holiday at the Whitsunday Islands.

When it is about spending quality time on a yacht to a Whitsundays vacation, you will have to remember on-board etiquette. For this reason, we are giving you the low-down on how to behave well while you are sailing on this luxurious vessel:

The Etiquette Of Being On Yachts

The charter is all yours doubtlessly, but when it comes to knowing yacht etiquette, you will have to abide by some rules that include respecting the crew and treating the vessel well.

A Home Away From Your Home

After you have rented the yacht, it is yours until the charter’s duration expires. Every owner of a luxurious sailboat will offer you the privilege of sailing under one condition: you will have to treat it as if it were your home. So, mind all those things that you do not do at your place and practice them on board as well.

Roaming On Board

While being on such a vessel, you will have to respect the privacy of the crew well. Although, it is your charter vacation, you will have to assure the owner that you will not enter the crew’s quarters and the chef’s galley without any prior invitation. The crew will be assigned small guest rooms, which are smaller than the staterooms provided to the guests.

Please Take Your Shoes Off

While on your luxurious boat, we ask you to respect our request to remain barefooted whenever you are on board. High-heeled shoes and sandals can easily damage the teak that is used to build the deck of the boat; whereas if you will wear black soles, you can easily scuff the surface.

For The Children

Children are always welcome aboard, however, you are entirely responsible while they are on board. You can bring along your nannies too, as we allow them to join the incredible adventures.

Please respect our etiquette; we guarantee that your family will take home many memorable and breathtaking moments!

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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