Boat charters and fishing tours

Whether it’s a day-trip on a catamaran to explore the Great Barrier Reef, or a week sailing the Whitsundays on a luxury yacht, Hamilton Island offers a whole range of memorable boating and fishing experiences.

Alani Charters

Explore the vibrancy and beauty of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef at your own pace, and in your own style, by chartering a luxury motor yacht from Alani Charters.

Dinghy Hire

Explore the beautiful waters between Dent and Hamilton Islands at your own pace, by hiring your own dinghy for either a half-day or a full-day adventure.

Jet Ski Tours

If you’re looking for some adventure on your Hamilton Island holiday, you can’t go past a thrilling jet ski tour of the Whitsundays.

Jetryder Tour

Fishtail, spin and twist on Hamilton Island’s adrenalin pumping jet boat! Take a 30 minute, thrilling ride on board Jetryder, in the protected waters around the island.

Ocean Dynamics Luxury Boat Hire

For the ultimate holiday indulgence, Ocean Dynamics is a premier luxury vessel that’s available for half-day, full-day or sunset charters.

Reef Ryder 2 in 1 Tour

If you want to experience the pristine beauty of Whitehaven Beach, and the magnificent marine life around Chalkies Beach, the Reef Ryder 2 in 1 tour offers you the best of both worlds.

Renegade Fishing Charters

Enjoy a truly memorable fishing charter around Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays with a half day or full day tour with Renegade Fishing Charters.

Sail and Snorkel Whitehaven and Chalkies

Discover the spectacular beauty of the Whitsundays from above and below the water, with this sailing and snorkelling adventure.

Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach

Discover the magnificent and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with this family-friendly Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach experience.

Sir Thomas Sopwith

Explore the Whitsunday Islands in pure style, by chartering Hamilton Island’s 72-foot luxury yacht, Sir Thomas Sopwith.

Sunsail Sailing School

There isn’t a more perfect destination in the world to learn how to sail than the Whitsundays. Hamilton Island is home to Sunsail Whitsundays Sailing School, which offers both novice and intermediate learn to sail courses.

Sunsail Yacht Charters

Explore the magnificent Whitsunday Islands at your own pace, and in relaxed comfort, on a Sunsail Yacht Charter.

Sunset Cruise and Dine

Cruise, dine and relax on Hamilton Island’s own piece of maritime history, the Denison Star. Enjoy spectacular scenery, drinks and a delicious menu.

Ways to go boating and fishing around Hamilton Island:

Charter a luxury yacht

For a truly memorable and indulgent experience, Hamilton Island has a range of luxury vessels available for hire - either for the day, or overnight. Sail on your own, or hire your own skipper and crew, and explore the Whitsundays at your own pace.

Hire a motorised dinghy

For a more relaxed way of exploring the islands, you can also hire a small motorised dinghy - ideal for fishing adventures, or fun day trips to the many secluded coves around the island.  

Take a tour

Hamilton Island offers a huge selection of professional, well-organised tours (from half-day excursions, to overnight reef visits) - many of which are suitable for the whole family. Simply speak to the Tour Desk to find a tour that fits with your budget, and what you want to see and do.

Go on a fishing charter

You can also enjoy a full day or half day fishing charter around Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays.

Learn to sail

The crew at Sunsail offer a range of sailing lessons - for both experienced and novice sailors.

Have an adventure

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can take a thrilling ride around the Whitsundays in Hamilton Island’s Jetryder jet boat, or even sleep under the stars out on the reef, with our renowned Reefsleep experience.