Sunshine Coast Boat and Yacht Charters
The Sunshine Coast stretches the coastline from Caloundra to Rainbow beach it is in this area that you find some great Boat and Yacht charter holiday opportunities. The beaches of the Sunshine Coast are varied from gentle waves to serious surf, while the coastal towns are perfect for both romantic getaways and family holidays. Experience and enjoy the natural beauty of this region from the secluded coves and bays on your next Sunshine coast boat and yacht charter. You'll find the coastal beaches alluring and diverse with limitless options for fun and relaxation.
The types of yacht charter available in the Sunshine Coast include motor, sailing, bareboat charter, skippered, crewed yachts, catamaran, power boat, sailboat, and even the occasional luxury yacht charter.
Tin Can Inlet is a peaceful area known for its eco-tourism atmosphere. Tin Can Bay is a sea-side town home to close to 2,000 people and is well known for its recreational fishing and boating pleasures. It may just be the perfect getaway for you relax and unwind.
Rainbow Beach is a major entry point to Cooloola National Park where the fishing, boating, surfing, prawning and crabbing are all magnificent. The park is untamed and beautiful; you can even sometimes see brumbies galloping along the vast sandy stretches of Cooloola Beach.
A short drive north from Rainbow is Inskip Point where there's a ferry to take you and your car and boat across to Fraser Island.
Double Island Point is located just south of Rainbow Beach. The point is home to all kinds of marine life. Dolphins and whales are a common sight here when it’s breeding season and Wolf Rock, a formation of four volcanic pinnacles not far from DI is rated as one of Australia's top 10 dive spots.
As a popular dive site, there are plenty of swim throughs, vertical gutters and overhanging ledges to explore. Plunging to a depth of 40 metres, it is superb for multilevel scuba diving. Fish life is abundant and you're likely to see lots of trevally, cod, coral trout, perch, mackerel, batfish, leopard sharks, wobbegong and the famed resident Grey Nurse sharks. It is home to several giant Queensland groper, and manta ray are also regular visitors.
There is also great surf at Double Island Point, the break can have up to 300 to 500 metres on good day. Access is by Four Wheel Drive along the beach heading south from Rainbow Beach or heading north from Noosa North Shore. There is also an overland track (4WD only) from Rainbow Beach which brings you out on the beach quite close to the point.
Noosa is the popular region of Sunshine Coast and offers great boat and yacht charter options. Discover the magnificent surroundings where from lookouts on the nearby beaches you can always see surfers out on the water. Many of the activities that Noosa offers involve the water. Noosa's Main Beach is a protected beach with gentle surf and a great spot for beginners to learn. But nearby Sunshine Beach offers more advanced surfers some great breaks. Then there's the Noosa River that is popular for canoeing and kayaking and a few tour operators offer scuba diving lessons/trips too.
Noosaville is located on the Noosa River and is the departure point for cruises along the Noosa River System to Lake Cootharaba and the Everglades. All marine sports and hire facilities are available including catamarans and house boats. There is also an assorted range of budget and moderately priced accommodation is offered.
Coolum has excellent surf beaches and is located halfway between Noosa and Maroochydore. The surrounding bays and rocky outcrops of Coolum beach are a favourite for fishermen. A little inland resides Mount Coolum, where if you like you can set aside a couple of hours for a hike to the top. Astounding views of the sunshine coast region can be found from the top of the mountain. Boat and Yacht charter operators in the area can turn your dream to reality with a day of deep-sea fishing in the area.
Mooloolaba is central to the Sunshine Coast and is popular for its resorts, great shopping, and quality restaurants. It also has an all-weather port which is home to a large trawling fleet, and is the finishing point for a few major sailing races, starting in Sydney and Auckland. Mooloolaba is a favourite anchorage for boats, yachts, ocean cruisers. There are many charter hire options located here, or you can simply launch your own boat from the docks yourself!
Maroochydore is also at the very centre of the Sunshine Coast, with Caloundra to the south and Noosa to the north. The Maroochy River is a popular holiday spot, with plenty of river cruises, and great fishing opportunities available.
Alexandra Headland, known by the locals as 'Alex', is a relaxed and laid back community that has some great surf and very inviting beaches. The beach has a patrolled swimming area and on any day, visitors can enjoy watching the surfers and lots of other people getting involved in all kinds of water sports. While Alexandra Headland has maintained its small town charm, it is only minutes from major Sunshine Coast shopping centres located in Mooloolaba and Maroochydore.
Caloundra is just 96 kilometres north of Brisbane and is rich in all things water sport related the protected waterways are perfect for fishing, boating, water-skiing and sail-boarding. Caloundra also has direct access to Pumicestone Passage which is heaven for anglers, boaties, water-skiers and sail-boarders.
There are plenty of amazing things to see and do around the Sunshine Coast. Whether you're in the mood for something relaxing, action-packed or guided, there's something to suit everyone's tastes. So come see for yourself, with our help your could have the Boat or Yacht charter holiday of your life!
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