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.
Whitsunday Escape are pleased to announce they have been awarded a ninth consecutive Whitsunday Tourism Award since 2010 at the 2018 Whitsunday Tourism Awards, and a second GOLD at the Queensland Tourism Awards in 2018.
Whitsunday Escape went on to win the 2013 Qantas Australian Tourism Award for Unique Accommodation after winning gold locally and at state level that year. We are proud to be recognised as a leader in the Whitsundays, Queensland and Australian tourism industry.
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.
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 and the Whitsunday Tourism Awards.
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.
Whitsunday Escape has been operating for over 25 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.
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.
Thanks for the awesome adventure. We loved doing business with you. Whitsunday Escape was a big part of the experience.