Australia is the 6th largest country in the world. It is located in the southern hemisphere comprising of the mainland, Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous islands which lie in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Australia is a major yacht charter destination in this region called Australasia and is an ideal cruising playground for sailors.
The western part of the country is dotted with numerous white sand beaches. You can lose yourself in the labyrinthine lane-ways of the culture-rich Melbourne or be humbled by the red desert sunsets over Uluru.
There is no other country that manages to combine world-class sailing with a spectacular unspoiled natural backdrop than Australia.
Whitsundays is a renowned cruising ground and are rated as one of the World’s best sailing locations for yacht charter vacations and Regattas. Its waters are a truly fabulous aquatic playground and offer numerous water sport activities.
The most claimed yacht charter areas include the famous Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef which stretches miles and miles down the eastern coast of Queensland. It is the largest Barrier Reef in the world and an ideal spot for diving, snorkeling and fishing.
Sydney and Pittwater are the most vibrant cities and that yacht charterers will love. The stunning harbor of Sydney is an ideal place for a yacht. To the north lies the Hawkesbury River and while sailing inland for over 50 miles, you will discover the spectacular sandstone cliffs, various small towns and some inhabited islands.
Fraser Island, the world’s largest island, is a place of incredible natural beauty and is worth a visit while chartering your yacht in Australia. The islands are dotted with numerous white sand dunes which are patterned fresh water lakes.
In Tasmania, you can visit the scenic historical treasures in Hobart. Sailing further to the western part of Australia, in Perth, you will be enamored by the brilliant blue skies, the warm sunny climate and the white sandy beaches.
During a yacht charter visit in Australia, you will find out that the sunny tropical weather is present all year round. At almost any time throughout the year, there is always enough wind for a pleasant sailing experience.