Top 9 Yacht Charters In Australia

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The Commonwealth of Australia is a vast country in the Southern Hemisphere. Australia’s territory includes the island of Tasmania to the south. The continent is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Travelers from around the world make their way to Australia hoping for a glimpse of its unique fauna and stunning geography. One of the most popular attractions for tourists is not on land but on water: the 2,300 km (1,429-mi) Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland. Discover Australia’s remarkable wonders from the comforts of a yacht or luxury houseboat. For great options, check out the top yacht charters in Australia.

1. Stylish French yacht with deluxe cabins; Sydney (from USD 359)

Spend a romantic evening in the deluxe cabins of a Beneteau Oceanis Yacht moored in Sydney. The host can provide you with sumptuous platters of gourmet seafood and desserts. Bring extra swimwear and go for a swim directly from the boat anytime you like. You may take a dinghy to visit cafes and restaurants near the waterfront.

The host will gladly arrange a skippered charter if you want to go on a leisurely cruise.

Palm Beach, New South Wales, Australia
house boat 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yacht has beautiful views and a comfy bed for two
it’s clean luxurious and cosy
michael was a great host who made our stay on our yacht smooth and comfortable
thanks michael the yacht it’s location the amenities and cleanliness was outstanding
we have visited this place to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary
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2. Dreamy yacht in luxury marina; Mosman

The cockpit of this yacht in Middle Harbour features a seating area with a view. The full-beam ensuite master suite is one of three bedrooms. Additional sleeping quarters are available in the lower lounge. Guests have access to three bathrooms and four television sets on board.

The kitchenette gleams with Miele appliances. The boat’s freezers, coffee makers, and ice cream maker are controlled via a touch screen system, which is accessible from the helm and master bedroom.

Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
 Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

3. Jalun; Paradise Point

You can spend 15 hours in the water in this luxury catamaran. This private yacht will be manned by a full crew. You will have the chance to watch the sunset from the best vantage point according to the advice of the skipper. You can book the service of a chef to cook dinner for you on board.

The owners’ stateroom, VIP stateroom, and en-suite port cabin are your private quarters. All bathrooms have a toilet, a shower, and a vanity basin.

Paradise Point, Queensland, Australia
 Wifi Available
Boat 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

4. Luxurious yacht with meal service; Docklands (from USD 173)

A novel experience is yours for the taking at this Mustang Sports Cruiser Boat. The bottle of bubbly and chocolates will make your yacht adventure more special. The host can bring meals on board while you ease up on the sleek deck.

This yacht is equipped with fresh linen and a bathroom with a shower. The boat has a kitchen and a dining booth.

Docklands, Victoria, Australia
64 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are very comfortable and the boat has all the amenities
plenty of room clean good location
host was very helpful
shane was a very nice host
hosts were very lovely to deal with :)
very friendly and accommodating host as well
the host was absolutely amazing would definitely do it again
good restaurants in walking distance which is a great bonus
perfect location and wonderful hospitality
great place to go with your loved one
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5. Roomy yacht with on-shore amenities; Hobart

Explore the many wonders of Tasmania and come home to this racing yacht moored in Hobart. Choose this 62-ft (18.90-m) luxury yacht featuring a saloon, bedroom, and spacious deck. The kitchen is furnished for cooking full meals.

The host advises wearing sneakers or white-soled shoes to be safe while you roam the yacht.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
28 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
the hosts are very nice people
mike was a great host and a pleasure to talk to
fab time fab host
great hosts excellent reception and communication
mike was great he was thoughtful generous and was a excellent host we would come back again
great location as well
amazing location in a novel weekend getaway
magic miles is a great place to stay when visiting hobart
prime location and you‘ll be gently rocked to sleep every night
5 stars outstanding location excellent host everything faultless
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6. Lorelei; Sydney (from USD 289)

This Bavaria yacht is anchored in Lavender Bay. You can hang out in the cockpit, deck, and saloon (which is illuminated by portholes). Guests must bring their bed linen and sleeping bags.

Guests are also advised to bring adaptors if they are planning to charge their devices on the boat. You may avail of extra offers, such as sailing tours, for an additional fee. Guests who want to sightsee on land after 5 pm must take a water taxi.

Lavender Bay, New South Wales, Australia
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 2 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the host is very kind and helpful
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7. Spacious catamaran with catering service; Rose Bay (from USD 1633)

The saloon of this deluxe catamaran in Rose Bay opens to the rear deck. This boat’s deck space is twice the size of the average yacht. You can keep your meals and snacks fresh in the fridge and two cool boxes. A three-hat chef is available to cater to your meals.

The boat’s master suite features a queen bed, and the back cabin has a double bed for the kids.

Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
clean safe and private
tim was the most amazing host
tim was extremely friendly and quick to accommodate our requests
he was the best host and did the best job
tim was a fabulous host very easy going and made our whole experience one to remember
we are glad to have hosts like tim in our network
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8. Sleek yacht with grill; Docklands

It’s time to experience coastal luxuries and beautiful sunsets from this yacht. For meal preparation, you will have a stove and a barbecue grill on hand.

If your party likes to go fishing or wants to take a river cruise, the host will be happy to arrange the experience for an additional fee.

Docklands, Victoria, Australia
8 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the hosts were generous with their time and all messaging
the location is fabulous with a free tram heading directly into town
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9. Drift Flotel; Steiglitz

This three-story floating suite is berthed on a bay in northern Gold Coast. The adventure starts on a boat from Horizon Shores Marina that will take you to this Airbnb. Guests can spend their holiday swimming, fishing, and sunbathing.

You will have a glimpse of the water from every room of this exquisite houseboat. Make the most of the fabulous views from the rooftop garden, balconies, and deck.

Steiglitz, Queensland, Australia
40 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
brett was a fantastic host
brett was a wonderful host
brett himself is a very friendly and professional individual
lovely time with the girls and brett and bailey are great hosts
brett is a superb host that wants you to have a fantastic time on his houseboat
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Experience Australia from a yacht

Australia is a traveler’s dream destination. Most of its lands are uninhabited, and its wildlife is unique to the continent. Spend an extraordinary holiday in the Land Down Under while savoring the luxuries of a yacht.

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