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Top 5 Luxury Yachts and Cruises in Australia

BLOG | Embark on a luxurious journey through Australia's stunning waters. Experience unparalleled access to pristine beauty, indulge in versatile adventures, and enjoy unrivalled luxury aboard exquisite vessels
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Beluga Alfresco Deck

At a glance: An elegant explorer-style superyacht perfect for those seeking a luxurious voyage across the Great Barrier Reef on overnight charters.

Equipped with remarkable stability and flexibility, Beluga presents an array of activities and toys for guests to indulge in while exploring the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. From tranquil relaxation to thrilling fishing expeditions, captivating diving experiences to exciting adventures, this vessel caters to every desire.

On luxurious overnight charters ranging from three to seven nights, Beluga grants unparalleled accessibility to the entire expanse of the Great Barrier Reef, exploring Australia’s idyllic East Coast.

Up to ten guests can be accommodated for private overnight charters across three twin share guest rooms, each with an attached ensuite and flexible cabin layout options to suit your charter needs, complete with a TV and blackout curtains.

Aroona Luxury Boat Charters

Aroona Luxury Boat Charters anchored on the Great Barrier Reef alongside corals with guests paragliding

At a glance: A great all-rounder vessel perfect for exploring the North-Eastern coastline of Australia in style, equipped with an array of equipment to entertain all types of travellers.

Prepare for an extraordinary aquatic journey with Aroona, the ultimate vessel perfectly positioned just outside Cairns for versatile adventures. With a dedicated local crew, luxurious touches, and a range of charter options, Aroona promises a five-star adventure experience on the magnificent waters of the Great Barrier Reef and beyond. Explore, fish, dive, conduct scientific research, film captivating moments, and embark on thrilling expeditions, all while benefiting from the insightful expertise of your guides who offer a deep understanding of the reef and its vibrant marine life.

Aroona accommodates up to nine guests for private overnight charters across three twin-share guest rooms. Each room has an attached ensuite, TV and flexible cabin layout options to suit your charter needs. Air conditioning, linens and towels are supplied for your comfort, and WiFi is available depending on your location.

When not out on tour, Aroona is moored at Half Moon Bay Marina in Yorkeys Knob, 15 minutes north of Cairns. While predominantly touring the Northern Great Barrier Reef, Aroona’s reach extends as far as the Whitsundays in the south and Cape York in the north, with the ability to chart a course anywhere across Australia.

De Lisle III

De Lisle III with Jetski

At a glance: Australia’s East Coast is uncovered aboard 137 feet of absolute luxury spread over four levels.

Discover the epitome of comfort and cruising enjoyment aboard De Lisle III, a meticulously crafted vessel designed to offer an array of holiday experiences along Australia’s mesmerising East Coast. With an exceptional crew-to-guest ratio, the yacht ensures personalised attention and a delightful stay. Boasting modern, yet refined décor with entertainment, leisure, and wellness in mind, De Lisle III provides a five-star escape that is ideal for families seeking unforgettable moments amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Whitsundays within the Great Barrier Reef.

De Lisle accommodates up to ten guests for private overnight charters across one master cabin, one VIP room, one double cabin and one twin cabin, with the addition of a cinema room that can be easily converted into additional lodging.

With a focus on the splendours of the East Coast, De Lisle III takes you on an extraordinary journey through Australia’s most remarkable aquatic destinations. Experience the awe-inspiring natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and immerse yourself in a world of luxury, relaxation, and exploration on De Lisle III.


AIX Yacht

At a glance: Representing the region’s most recently built and advanced charter yacht, AIX gives guests privileged access to waters from Sydney to The Kimberley.

Experience unrivalled luxury aboard AIX, a stunning yacht that accommodates a select 10 passengers in lavishly designed cabins encompassing a master, two double and two twin cabins. Indulge in the opulence of an onboard beach club, offering 100 square metres of usable space presented through three hydraulic openings connecting to the ocean. The owner’s cabin stands as the highlight aboard this vessel; a private apartment of 147 square metres, organised on three levels with indoor and outdoor areas offering direct access to the foredeck pool.

Endless activities await you both onboard AIX and onshore. Your private charter allows for cruising to different destinations and indulging in land excursions, while the vessel provides a range of equipment for your enjoyment. From a William Jet Tender to a SEADOO RXT Jet Ski, dive tanks, sea bobs, jacuzzi, stand-up paddleboards, and snorkelling gear, AIX ensures you have every opportunity for excitement and adventure.

AIX navigates waters from Sydney through the Whitsundays, Port Douglas and The Kimberley, with options to travel further north to visit Vanuatu, Fiji and the South Pacific

On Board

Exterior of On Board’s custom-built vessel Odalisque III on the water

At a glance: The furthest reaches of Tasmania are open to you aboard this family-owned luxury cruise vessel as you sail past the state’s most dramatic and breathtaking landscapes.

On Board, a cherished family-owned and locally-operated business led by owner, skipper, and former abalone diver Pieter van de Woude, has been passionately showcasing Tasmania’s untamed coastal wilderness since 1998. With a profound love and intimate knowledge of the island state, On Board takes pride in offering extraordinary experiences aboard their custom-built vessel, Odalisque III, and thoughtfully crafted itineraries that delve into the remote and pristine coastlines of southern, south-western, and eastern Tasmania.

Step aboard Odalisque III and prepare to be immersed in the wonders of Tasmania’s enigmatic and stunning landscapes. On Board specialises in private day and overnight cruises, tailored to match your interests and preferences. Guided walks, tender excursions, and customised itineraries invite you to explore the most dramatic and breathtaking sites while experiencing the true essence of Tasmania. These immersive and intimate adventures offer exclusive access to the state’s hidden gems, ensuring truly authentic and unforgettable Tasmanian experiences.

On Board’s boutique-cruiser catamaran, Odalisque II, is purpose-built for Tasmanian waters, boasting two spacious lounges, three outdoor viewing decks and six luxe cabins all featuring Queen sized beds with private ensuites. Knee-to-ceiling windows throughout the vessel give guests incredible panoramic views of the stunning Tasmanian coastline and beyond.

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