Come aboard the luxury motor yacht Aroona, for the ultimate way to experience first-hand the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and its Islands!

Aroona was launched in late 2010 and is a 70ft motor yacht, cruising out of Half Moon Bay Marina at Yorkeys Knob, Cairns in far north Queensland. She has been designed for customer comfort, optimising space with a luxurious finish, all in a vessel that travels smoothly.


Join the professional crew as they help you to enjoy a private yacht charter on the beautiful azure waterways and islands of the World Heritage Listed, largest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef.

Before you immerse yourself in the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays and the many activities it offers, you can get comfortable on board Aroona. The interior is fitted with beautiful timbers and splashes of colour, creating a unique style of class and comfort.

She can comfortably sleep up to 7 guests in three state rooms, each with ensuites: master suite (2 guests), VIP suite (2 guests) and guest room (3 guests). Aroona is ideally set up for three couples or six singles or a combination of both.

Each state room and lounge has Flat screen LCD televisions with satellite TV and DVD players. On board is the latest communications systems, including of course the internet, which can be accessed by the guests over most of the Great Barrier Reef.

All cabins have individually controlled air conditioning and the boat has three spacious living areas spread over no less than three decks.

The outdoor dining and wet bar area allows the guests to fully unwind after a big day of fishing, snorkelling, diving or even windsurfing, whilst anchored behind one of the numerous outer reefs. There is no better place to watch the sun set whilst enjoying a cold drink and recapping on the days adventures.

The ocean is at your mercy and the crew are keen to accommodate you if you have a specific destination in mind, discover and explore the isles from Cape York to the Whitsundays or stop on a popular tourist island. Its up to you! Whatever your choice of destination, length of stay or activities, Aroona's friendly crew will use their local knowledge and expertise to create the perfect holiday for you!

Our professional Chef will ensure that you enjoy each private dining experience while happily catering to any special dietary requirements. Of course, you can speak to the Chef about having your catch of the day prepared for your evening meal!

With everything taken care of, you can relax and enjoy the privacy of your own boat, delicious five star food and your choice of activities and destinations.

Luxury appointments include:
• Accommodation for up to 7 guests in three state rooms all with ensuites: master suite (2 guests), VIP suite (2 guests) and guest room (3 guests)
• Individually controlled air conditioning in every room
• All linen including beach towels supplied
• Flat screen LCD televisions and DVD players in each state room and lounge
• Spacious living area spread over three decks
• Latest navigational and communications systems
• Fully equipped 80hp 5m tender
• Light tackle and Reef fishing equipment supplied
• Snorkelling and scuba gear including dive compressor on-board


Rates - Aroona

One Day only charter rate $6670 up to 7 guests ($100.00 For each extra guest up to 12 max for day trips)

Overnight charter rate $8670 per day up to 7 guests ($100.00 For each extra guest up to 9 max for overnight trips)

Extended trip (more than one night) is $6,060.00 per night (7 guests $100.00 for each extra guest) the overnight trips we can sleep 7 in the Luxury accommodation or our master cabin converts into a 4 bunk cabin to accommodate up to 9 guests


Snorkeling equipment , sea kayak, motorized water sports i.e.: tube rides, water skiing and Surfing is included.

The above charter rate includes also fuel, food, soft drinks and juice. The rate does not include alcohol, this is purchased at the guests request and charged at cost to them.

Extra options

  • Hi speed underwater scooters Aqua Jet @300.00 per day
  • Stand up paddle boards $100.00 per board per day
  • Learn to kite surf with a qualified instructor at a remote sand cay. $1500.00 per day all equipment included.
  • Helicopter and sea plane transfers are available to some of the remote locations.
  22m (70ft)
  Beam   5.6m (18'6'')
  Draft   1.52m (5')
  Engines   Twin Caterpillar C-9 500hp
  Fuel   8500L (2300 US gallons)
  Water   1500L (400 US gallons)
  Water Maker   6600L (1800 US gallons)
  per day
  ABT 'Trac' 200 Stabilizers
  Stem and bow thrusters

Contact us to discuss your next Luxury Fully Crewed Charter. Email us or call our Charter Consultant direct on +61 (0) 434 214 446 - available 7 days per week!

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