Latest News

Hemingway's Airlie Beach

Taste of the Whitsundays 9:00am, Mon 14 Jun 2021

Airlie Beach is surrounded by lush fertile land and fortunate to endure only mild winters. Conditions like this produce an abundance of fresh local produce with the region known as the 'salad bowl of Queensland'. The Great Barrier Reef on our doorstep also means there is an array of fresh local seafood to indulge in.

Local markets, cafe's and restaurants take advantage of the fresh supplies in the Whitsundays serving up delectable dishes at every turn and with over 100 food outlets, the choice is overwhelming. Here we've narrowed down our favourite 5.

La Marina Italian Re... Read More

Humpback Whale - breaching

Why the Whitsundays is at its Best in Winter? 11:09am, Mon 07 Jun 2021

Forget the big jackets and boots, pack your board shorts and thongs - North Queensland is at its most magical during May - September. Think clear blue skies daily, calm seas, a crisp sunny breeze followed by cool evenings under bright stars. The perfect time to go bareboating in the Whitsundays.

Sunny days perfect for swimming and cool evenings perfect for curling up with a cosy jumper on the back deck of your bareboat as you cook up a feast on the BBQ and tell tales of the days' adventures.

With the winter months comes the annual hu... Read More
Fishing in the Whitsundays - Spanish Mackeral

Responsible Reef Practices - Tip 8 'Fishing' 11:12am, Mon 31 May 2021

Cumberland Charter Yachts are dedicated to Eco-tourism, and have been a certified Eco-tourism operator since 2015, promoting sustainable travel that benefits local communities, culture and heritage to minimise impacts on the environment. We believe it is our responsibility to educate all our charter guests on environmental sustainability.

On your charter, you'll enjoy the many different activities and experiences the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday islands offer and it's important to enjoy them in a responsible and environmentally 'reef friendly' way. Cumberland Charter Yachts have... Read More
go back