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Sailing and Boating

Snorkel over coral gardens on the Great Barrier Reef, cruise the Whitsundays in a private charter, or sail to a hidden inlet for a romantic beach picnic for two.

Please contact our Guest services team on
+61 7 4948 9222 or email to assist with any pre-arrival bookings.

Sailing and Boating Experiences


The coral cays, tranquil beaches and sheltered waters of the Whitsunday Islands are moments away from qualia, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Take the helm of a yacht charter, or sit back and relax aboard qualia’s private charter motor yacht, Palm Beach 55, exclusively reserved for qualia guests.

Cruise to some of the neighbouring Whitsunday Islands private beaches, equipped with a gourmet lunch, snorkel gear and personal snorkel guide.

Or take to the water at dusk on a private champagne cruise to experience a fabulous Whitsundays sunset at sea.

qualia’s luxury cruises can be privately chartered or customised with the addition of catering and host services.

The qualia activities team can also provide sailing lessons and expert yachting advice. To enter the water right on Pebble Beach, ask the team about complimentary use of qualia’s catamarans, beach kayaks, and snorkelling equipment.

Beach Drop Offs

Picnic on the Beach

We can drop you off to enjoy a gourmet picnic, then do a little swimming and bask in the Whitsundays sunshine.  

Half and Full Day Charters

Atomic day cruise returning to Pebble Beach

Step on board to discover and explore the magnificent local Whitsunday Islands including the clear waters of Whitehaven Beach.

Hamilton Island Sunset Cruise

Cruising aboat the luxury motor boat Atomic

Take in the magnificent palette of colours as the sun sets into the horizon on this cruise of the local waters adjacent to Hamilton Island.

Whitehaven Wonder

Scenic Hill Inlet on Whitehaven Beach

The jewel in the Whitsundays crown and the most photographed beach in Australia, Whitehaven is an absolute must.