About Us - Whitsunday Escape™
Skipper yourself bareboat charter company

Why Whitsunday Escape?

Whitsunday Escape is the largest bareboat sailing charter provider in the Whitsundays!

Why charter with Whitsunday Escape? Whitsunday Escape is the most highly awarded charter boat company in the Whitsundays with a proven satisfaction record from our charterers, many of whom come back again and again. If that isn’t enough, then find out more about all the other ways we go over and above for our customers in this section about why you should charter a boat with Whitsunday Escape.

Why Whitsunday Escape?    Our Community

Multi Award-Winning Charter Boat Company

Whitsunday Escape are proud of the multiple awards that have been won at local, state and national levels over the past 14+ years.

With many Golds, Silvers and Bronzes under our belts, we strive to showcase both our product and the Whitsunday area to each and every person that comes for their holiday with us.

We are elated to be recognised as a leader in the Whitsundays, Queensland and Australian tourism industry.

See Our Award Accolades

Our Staff

Meet the team at Whitsunday Escape. Passionate about sailing holidays in the Whitsundays, we are here to help you find the perfect boat and plan the perfect Whitsunday yacht charter holiday. Our friendly, experienced and dedicated staff will help you understand how your boat works, providing invaluable advice to ensure you can safely enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.

Our Team

Meet The Boss

Trevor Rees is the skipper at the helm of the fleet at Whitsunday Escape. Having sailed the world from the age of 17, his passion for the water and the reef, local knowledge of the Whitsundays, and sailing experience is incomparable. In 2015, Trevor’s dedication to the tourism industry was recognised with the Bob Porter Award for Contribution by an Individual at the Whitsunday Tourism Awards.

Meet Trevor

Accreditations & Environmental Commitment

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Whitsunday Escape is Committed to Sustainable Operational Practices & Reducing Our Environmental Footprint.

Whitsunday Escape is also very proud to have ECO Certification. Offered by Ecotourism Australia the ECO Certification program is designed to show travellers which businesses are offering high-quality nature-based tourism experiences, backed by well managed commitment to sustainable, environmental practices.

Environmental Commitment

Bareboat Charter Investment

Whitsunday Escape has been operating for over 28 years. It has been under the present ownership and management for over 15 years. With stable professional staff we can ensure your boat achieves a good return on investment and your asset is maintained to the highest standards. Benefits to the owner include owning a boat that you can use for your own Whitsunday sailing holidays whilst still drawing an income, as part of a secure, stable business model.

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What's Happening at Whitsunday Escape?

A few words from some of our happy customers

Anthony Ainsworth

In terms of testimonials can tell you this trip was officially rated as “Best holiday ever” by youngest daughter – and we’ve had some good ones! One happy dad and mum. Thanks to you all for the professional organisation, clear communication and advise along the way. Have recommended you to friends and hope to be back on Orca II some day.

NSW - who chartered our: Seawind 1200 for the 1st time

Brent Martin

Thanks for the awesome adventure. We loved doing business with you. Whitsunday Escape was a big part of the experience.

CANADA - who chartered our Seawind 1160 3 for the 1st time