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Fraser Island Bareboat Yacht Charter Holidays
"Self drive" yacht holidays from $83 per person per night
Fraser Island Escape Bareboat Charters offers luxury bareboat yacht charters cruising the spectacular world heritage renowned Fraser Island waters, Queensland, Australia.
With over 20 years experience in yacht and catamaran sailing charter operations in the Fraser Island area, we offer you a personalised and individual service with some of the finest quality yacht rentals available in Australia. Our Bareboat Sailing Yachts and Catamarans are fully equipped and superbly appointed for hire cruises and charters in Australia.
Our service to you is friendly and professional and our aim is to ensure that your stay with us is memorable and enjoyable. With our experience and extensive local knowledge we can offer you advice on all aspects of your boating or sailing holiday to the magnificent Fraser Island Coast and Hervey Bay in Queensland's most beautiful waters.
A Boating Holiday Destination Like No Other
We operate all-year-round in a safe and sheltered cruising area - The Great Sandy Strait of Queensland's Fraser Coast - a boating holiday destination for decades and now with Fraser Escape's extended-survey class of vessels we can offer charter limits beyond the usual restricted 'houseboat' cruising range, as well as advice on travel, timetables, accommodation, provisioning... or any other queries you may have.
With scenery and waterways to rival the Whitsundays area (but more affordable, closer and more convenient for you) Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Strait is recognised as one of the worlds premier eco-tourism and cruising destinations.
Fraser Island And The Great Sandy Strait
The Fraser Coast is only 3 hours drive north of Brisbane, while Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Qantas have direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne into Fraser Coast airport, just 5 minutes from our Hervey Bay marina.
Sheltered anchorages, brilliant sushine days, crystal clear waters, l-l-long white secluded beaches, abundant wildlife and an extensive cruising area mean some of the best boating and seasonal whale spotting in Australia. Only 3 hours by road from Brisbane and accessible from Hervey Bay on the northern end of Fraser Island.
Great Sandy Straits Marina is your launch point to this paradise - smooth, safe waterways, magnificent World Heritage scenery, great fishing and access to some of the best beaches and secluded anchorages you will ever find.
This is truely one of the unspoilt waterways of Australia's east coast, fast becoming one of Queenslands most sought after holiday destinations. Take the opportunity to visit us and spend time relaxing and cruising this pristine location in luxury and comfort on one of our superb Fraser Escape charter yachts.
No License Needed
You don't require a license to charter one of our cruisers. We brief you completely before you set out and are on hand to help you with all aspects of skippering during your time with us.
Navigation in the area is purely visual (if you can see it, don't run over it!) and each vessel is fully supplied with area charts and we are on call for 24 hour telephone contact.
Generally, our boats are equipped with everything you need except food, drinks and clothes. Here's a general list but please feel free to check with us if there is anything you are not sure of.
Linen: Sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases, towels and tea towels.
The sheltered waters of Hervey Bay offer a unique opportunity to see the magnificent humpback whales and their calves taking a 'breather' from July to October each year on their annual migration south after calving in the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
Experience this unforgetable sight from your own spacious and luxurious yacht. More...