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Should I fly to Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) or Hamilton Island Airport? 3:50pm, Mon 22 Feb 2021

The Whitsundays are blessed to have 2 domestic airports in the region; the Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) and Great Barrier Reef (Hamilton Island) Airport. Whether you are flying from overseas or an Australian capital city, the flight routes both direct and connecting makes travelling to the Whitsundays easy.

Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine)

The Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) is located along... Read More

Career Development Opportunity - We need you! 12:33pm, Fri 19 Feb 2021

Do you have a QLD Recreational Boating Licence?
Do you hold a Marine Radio Operators Certificate?
Are you looking to develop your career further?
Are you looking to supplement your income after JobKeeper ends?

If you've answered 'yes' to all of these, then we need you!

What has changed?

Legislation by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) Regulation 2019 states that a person is appropriately qualified to be a Bareboat Briefer if they hold a current recreational boat li... Read More
Lucia 40, Cumberland Charter Yachts

Barefoot? Bareback? Bareboat! 1:22pm, Mon 15 Feb 2021

Some people coin the term of navigating a sailing yacht, catamaran or power boat around the Whitsundays as a bareback charter, or barefoot charter, but in essence, the correct term is a bareboat charter.

You might certainly have the sun beaming down on your bare back as you sail from island to island or be bare foot standing at the helm or walking on the deck, but a bareboat charter is essentially when you hire a boat without any crew or provisions.

Choosing your crew

The hardest part about organising a bareboat holiday (more so if it's a gro... Read More
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