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Aroona - 70 feet


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. It’s 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
  • 2 x stand up paddleboards
  • 1 x Kayak


Length22m (70ft)
Beam5.6m (18'6")
Daft1.52m (5')
EnginesTwin Caterpillar C-9 500hp
Fuel8,500 litres
Water15,000 litres
Water Maker6,600 litres per day
ABT 'Trac' 200 Stabilizers
Stem and bow thrusters

Rates – Aroona

Day Charter: $8,800 (8am – 6pm)

Overnight charter rate $7,350 per day

Christmas and public holidays the rate will vary depending on the number of days booked.

Note: Extended charter days are worked out on a 24hour period

The above rates are based on 7 guests. Additional guests are charged $100 per person.

Day trips out of Port Douglas please add an extra $1,200 (please note this is because we are based in Yorkeys Knob Marina 15min north of Cairns)

Aroona is ideally set up for three couples or six singles or a combination of both. Our day trips we can take up to 12 guests and the overnight trips we can sleep 7 in the luxury accommodation layout or our master cabin converts into a 4 bunk cabin to accommodate up to 9 guests.

For an extended charter (2 days or more) to include an extra night i.e. 2 day /3 nights include an additional $2500.

The rates are based on 6 hours steaming per day an extra $100 per hour will be charged for additional steaming within the charted days. If there are additional travel days to or from a charter location (i.e. Lizard Island) an additional $1600 will be added to cover the vessel and crew running costs.

These prices include snorkeling, equipment, fishing equipment, sea kayak and motorized water sports. The above charter rate includes food, soft drinks and juice. The rate does not include alcohol. This is purchased at the guests request and charged at cost to


NEW!! Flyboards and jet ski $2,029.00 per day.

Hi speed underwater scooters Aqua Jet @300.00 per day

Stand up paddle boards $100.00 per board per day

Dive equipment $65 per day up to 4 days, then $40 per day after that per person.

Helicopter and sea plane transfers are available to some of the remote locations.

Dive Instructor for intro dives $300.00 per day. Please note there is a maximum of 6 for introductory divers. There is no additional charge for certified divers.

Kite surfing equipment full set $250 for the first day then $150 per day after that. Learn to kite surf with a qualified instructor at a remote sand cay. $1500.00 per day all equipment included. This also includes Stand up paddle boards.

Charters from within the Whitsunday Islands are available for the same rate but will incur a vessel transfer fee of $10,600.00. Transfers to other areas are available upon request.

Charter Aroona today!

Contact us today to discuss your next luxury motor yacht charter in the Whitsundays. Or call our Charter Consultant direct on +61 (0) 434 214 446 – available 7 days per week!

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