Chartering & Adventure
If you are a first time visitor to the region and want to get out and explore everything the Whitsundays has to offer, we have a wide range of commercial tenants operating quality products from their base at Abell Point Marina. Whether you are looking to bareboat charter, head out to Whitehaven Beach for the day on a fast boat, explore the bay on a jetski or take a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, then choose from a range of exceptional, award winning products which we are proud to have onboard as part of the marina team. Please contact the operators directly for more information and quality Whitsunday experiences.
From their office in the South Marina Village the crew at Airlie Adventure Central are able to book adrelanin filled tours throughout the Whitsundays. Think rainforest segways tours, jet skis adventures, mini 4wd safaris on custom made tracks, jet boats rides, scenic helicopter flights and tandem skydives – all these tours and more are available through the team at Airlie Adventure Central. They have 1 day, 2 day, 3 day packages, packages for the family and packages aimed at the ultimate thrill seeker. Pop down and see the crew and book yourself the Whitsunday adventure of a lifetime.
Charter Yachts Australia operate a modern fleet of skipper yourself bareboat charter vessels from Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach. Owner operated since 2000, Charter Yachts Australia pride themselves on personalised service. With a great selection of yachts, sailing & power Catamarans ranging in sizes 32 to 46 feet, the team at Charter Yachts have vessels to suit all abilities and budgets. In the words of the Charter Yachts team booking a bareboat charter with them is your chance to “throw the dock lines, plot a course and sail off in search of adventure and discover 74 Whitsunday Islands”.
Cumberland Charter Yachts
T 07 4946 7500
Cumberland Charter Yachts has a varied fleet of sailing yachts, catamarans and powerboats ranging in size from 32 to 47 feet. Based at Abell Point Marina, gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Cumberland’s vision is to “provide an exceptional holiday experience, leaving customers with a lifetime of memories which exceed all expectations.” Cumberland Charter Yachts were proud recipients of the 2015 Whitsunday Tourism Awards for Unique Accommodation and have been under the same management since 1985.
Dream Yacht Charter is everywhere you want to sail. With 33 locations worldwide and more than 450 boats to choose from the hardest part is deciding where to next? That’s what we are here for…to assist you in deciding where to take your next Dream Charter Holiday. The Australian division of this global yachting powerhouse is based at Abell Point Marina and known locally as Queensland Yacht Charters. With a fleet of yachts, catamarans and power boats ranging in size from 31 – 45ft, Queensland Yacht Charters has a range of quality boats to suit all abilities and tastes.
Whitsunday Escape specialise in skipper yourself bareboat charters. Whitsunday Escape are multiple winners of the Whitsunday Tourism Awards for Unique Accommodation, winning the newly introduced category of Self Contained Accommodation in the 2015 awards. They cemented their local accolades with a Queensland Tourism Award win in 2013 and 2014, then took out the GOLD Award for Unique Accommodation at the Australian Tourism Awards on 7 February 2014. With a fleet of over 30 yachts, catamarans and cruisers Whitsunday Escape are well placed to satisfy all your bareboating needs.
Airlie Beach Helipad are providing the dedicated helicopter service in and out of Abell Point Marina. Based on the custom built dual helipad in the north marina on the rockwall breakwater, this unique landing spot gives a superb vantage point over the region from the start of any flight. Helipad provide transfers to/from Proserpine Airport direct to Abell Point Marina and out over the Whitsunday Islands. One of their newest products includes a scenic flight over Whitehaven Beach and then landing at Langford Reef for the opportunity to snorkel the fringing coral reef before returning to the stunning Abell Point Marina
Multi award-winning Ocean Rafting visits the “Wild Side” of the Whitsundays, offering two exhilarating tours to Whitehaven Beach, pristine reef snorkelling and guided National Parks walks. Their Northern Exposure tour focuses on some great snorkeling spots and a short visit to the Hill Inlet lookout over Whitehaven Beach, whereas their Southern Lights tour offers more beach time with a snorkel thrown in on the way home. Their semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast, allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the beauty of the Whitsundays.
Pioneer Jet Whitsundays offers jet-boat thrill rides in Airlie Beach’s picturesque Pioneer Bay. The Ultimate Scenic Tour is crammed with adrenaline pumping action and is not for the faint hearted, as it is guaranteed to get the blood pumping. You will see the best of Airlie from the water including multi-million dollar mansions, our native wildlife and even a ship wreck! With 180’s, 360’s, drifts and nose dives the team at Pioneer Jet promise to ”make your day and your stay!”.
Red Cat Adventures have a range of products to suit every age and lifestyle demographic visiting the Whitsundays. From their 2 day/ 2 night sailing adventure aboard sailing catamaran Tongarra, to their Whitsunday Adventure day trip aboard fast catamaran Thundercat, to their thrill and chill resort and ride package Ride to Paradise, they have something for everyone. Ride to Paradise provides a totally unique Whitsunday offering with guests staying at a private Whitsunday resort by night and cruising the Whitsundays on their custom built fast catamaran by day.
Whitsunday Jetski Tours operates guided jetski tours from Airlie Beach to the Whitsunday Islands. The morning ‘Airlie Adventure’ explores Pioneer Bay off Airlie Beach cruising the calm Whitsunday waters with a chance of spotting a turtle or two, whilst the afternoon ‘Daydream Extreme’ tour is for the more adventurous, with open water jet skiing and a visit to Daydream Island, visiting the natural beauty of South Molle island first, then lunch and a choice of activities including the Living Reef exhibition on Daydream. No licence or experience is necessary.