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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef


Aroona holds a roving permit that allows us more flexibility in choosing the locations where the reef is still thriving!

Because we are not set to any one location you will get to the see the very best of the Great Barrier Reef.

We specialise in the ultimate adventure on the reef, islands and rivers systems of northern Australia.


Great Barrier Reef Tours on our Private Yacht Charter

Join the professional crew as they help you enjoy a private yacht charter on the beautiful azure waterways and islands of the World Heritage Listed, largest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef. Choose one of our itineraries such as diving the Great Barrier Reef or take advantage of our local knowledge and let us help you customise an itinerary to suit your needs.

With everything taken care of, you can relax and enjoy the privacy of your own boat, fine food and your choice of activities and destinations.

Explore our website and discover more about Aroona, her destinations, crew, itineraries and rates. You’ll love what Aroona Luxury Boat Charters has to offer!


Sir David Attenborough…

“I’m often asked, What is the most magical thing you’ve ever seen in your life?”
“Without exaggeration, I tell them the first time I was lucky enough to visit the Great Barrier Reef.”

Based in Cairns in Far North Queensland, Aroona provides access to the Great Barrier Reef, the best known and largest reef in the world. Aroona offers you the opportunity to visit popular tourist islands, secluded quieter isles, outer reefs and inshore reefs and islands from the Gulf of Carpentaria to the Whitsundays.  We are keen to accommodate you if you have a specific destination in mind outside the Great Barrier Reef.  Please contact Aroona Luxury Boat Charters and we will do our best to take you wherever you want to go!

Tailor your adventure

let our experienced captain and crew help customise you ultimate itinerary.

Remote expeditions

Each year Aroona ventures to the most remote untouched areas of Australia. Enquire to join our next expedition.

Choose from one of our Itineraries

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Coral Sea and Ribbon Reef Trips

Experience the best diving in the coral sea


the Great Barrier Reef

Our experienced team can help to plan your ultimate Kitesurfing adventure.

Guided Estuary fishing

Expeditions into the remote river systems of Australia with an experienced guides


about aroona

Launched in 2010, Aroona is a brand new 70ft (22m) motor yacht cruising out of Half Moon Bay Marina at Yorkeys Knob, Cairns in far north Queensland. She has been designed for optimum space, comfort and smooth travelling.

aroona’s home port

When Aroona isn’t at sea, you’ll find her docked at the Half Moon Bay Marina in Yorkeys Knob, just 15 minutes north of the Cairns CBD.

Gateway to the great barrier reef

A city of more than 120,000, Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and arguably the gamefishing capital of the world. An ideal embarkation point, served by busy domestic and international airports, Cairns is only 40 minutes from luxury resort town Port Douglas and 90 minutes cruising from the reef.