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March 19, 2020

It’s a mad world out there right now, but here at #GoBareboating, we’re holding onto our sanity. 


Well, the sun is shining, the gentle autumn breeze is blowing, and our aquamarine water is sparkling.

In some ways there’s never been a better time to #HolidayHereThisYe...

February 21, 2020

If you’ve been watching social media lately, you might have seen the words ‘Wonders of the Whitsundays’ flash across your screens. 

Here at #GoBareboating, we’re very proud to be part of this major destination campaign, in conjunction with Tourism Whitsundays and Touris...

January 4, 2020

In the Whitsundays we’re well known for the blue, but did you know, we also have plenty of green!

Our 74 islands are national parks, populated with native flora and fauna, and criss-crossed with some of Queensland’s very best walking tracks. 

On almost every island in th...

December 13, 2019

In our last blog we covered the Whitsundays’ hero experiences – the big-ticket items you can’t miss when you #GoBareboating in our 74-island paradise.

Now we’re going to take you off the beaten track. 

For every bucket-list experience the Whitsundays boasts, there’s a hi...

November 27, 2019

The term ‘bucket-list’ might be over-used, but when you #GoBareboating in the Whitsundays there are definitely more than a few must-do’s.

In preparation for the summer season ahead, we’ve put together our top 5, guaranteed to leave with you with lasting memories from a...

October 28, 2019

How to celebrate life’s landmarks afloat 

 Photo: @prayforthejon

Taking a bareboat charter might be the ultimate holiday (okay, we’re biased!), but it’s also a great way to celebrate milestones. 

Whether it’s a birthday, special event on the annual calendar, or major mome...

September 26, 2019

Why a self-skippered holiday in the Whitsundays

has to be on your bucket-list

Photo: @_markfitz

With so many choices in today’s world of travel, you want to be sure your hard-earned holidays are a success.

Chartering a bareboat might not be something you’ve ever considere...

August 28, 2019

David and Carolyn Colfelt are among the Whitsundays’ original bareboat charterers. 

Their first self-skippered sailing holiday around the 74-island paradise was in 1978.

Fast-forward to 2019 and they are still returning to the area they came to love – not just as avid ba...

June 26, 2019

Winter is a wonderful time to #GoBareboating in the Whitsundays, not only for the mild, tropical weather, but also because it’s the start of the region’s season of events. 

Whatever floats your boat – be it arts, environment, music, sport, food, or friendship – the Whit...

May 30, 2019

A guide to the top 5 snorkelling spots by Daydream Island marine biologist Johnny Gaskell 

More often than not these days the eyes of the world are on the Great Barrier Reef.

There is much concern about the health of this global natural wonder and how it will survive the...

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