Australia’s best cruising destinations this Holiday Period

12 December 2019

There’s no better way to spend your holiday break than onboard a luxurious yacht in the beautiful and warm Australian climate. It’s time to immerse yourself in Australia’s rugged beauty and diverse cultural offerings, all while encountering some of its most iconic landmarks.

The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Named as one of the world’s greatest wonders, stretching across 2,300 km, the Great Barrier Reef offers more than 900 stunning islands, 1500 species of fish and over 3000 coral reefs. Its location remains one of the top destinations to cruise this summer and it’s easy to see why by just looking at photos. With so many activities to part take in around the reef, travellers can snorkel or dive, discover the Daintree Rainforest, get involved in a conservation project, hot air ballooning, a scenic helicopter flight and visiting the outer reef.

If you’re looking for a holiday to escape the buzz of daily life, then the Great Barrier Reef should certainly be at the top of your list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Elliot Island, Queensland

Lady Elliot Island is a coral kay located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Its location boasts an abundance of manta rays, turtles, untouched coral reef, marine life and its famous Eco Resort. On the island, there are many activities to part take in and is a great way to spend the day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perth, Western Australia

Blending raw coastlines and urban cool, Perth in Western Australia offers a quieter alternative and a different kind of beauty to the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland. Recognised as Australia’s sunniest capital, the destination is known for its glorious & well-maintained beaches. Explore to superyacht paradise, Rottnest Island, an island full of rich wildlife and sparkling turquoise waters that are teaming with marine life. Rottnest Island is all about exploring untouched bays, riding bikes around the island and taking frequent dips in crystal clear ocean.

Enjoy the beauty of this natural playground as you explore Australia’s sunniest capital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Kimberley, Western Australia

In the faraway north-west pocket of Australia, you will find one of the most pristine regions in the world. At ten times the size of Switzerland, the Kimberley region is brimming with Australia’s best outback landscapes and wildlife. Inhabited by just over 50,000 people over 400,000km2, the region is one of the most secluded and scarcely populated in the world and is reputed as one of Australia’s great natural wonders.

On your journey, allow your chefs to tailor your menu showcasing all that Western Australia, has to offer. Enjoy local delicacies (perhaps caught on your journey!) such as oysters, barramundi, and even specialties like delicate pearl meat. You may also visit a pearl farm such as Paspaley or Cygnet Bay to uncover the incredible creations delivered by Mother Nature – Australia’s Mother of Pearls are among the most valued in the world

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sydney, Australia

There are few harbours in the world which naturally provide a myriad of safe and secluded anchorages. Even less which are on the doorstep of one of the world’s most admired cities – Sydney. Just a gentle cruise from the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, you can find yourself along in a bay in full Australian sunshine and crystal-clear waters.

With so many different options for cruising the largest (and most beautiful!) natural harbour in the world, finding a route that encompasses all the delights of Sydney is a blissful mission: exclusive anchorages, protected swimming in beautiful bays and world-renowned restaurants with exquisite views. The term “Harbour” can seem misleading, but Sydney spreads over 240 kilometres of shoreline and 55km2 in total: compare this to the shoreline between St Tropez and Monaco which represents approximately 100 km!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To find out our yacht availability during the summer holiday period, be sure to get in touch so we can your ultimate Australian holiday!

info@oceanalliance.com.au

 

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