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Pioneering Kitesurfing – Cairns, Australia

From our Captain Ross Miller: Not many people know I was actually one of the pioneers of kite surfing. In 1989 the search for the correct combination of board and kite began. Surfboard/kneeboard/single ski/surf ski, the list goes on. After fixing two straps to an old...

The Queenslander Weekender On Board Aroona.

The Queenslander Weekender program on channel 7, joined us at Lizard Island for an amazing few days cruising the Great Barrier Reef. Their comments were: "Imagine: your own luxury boat with chef and experienced deckhands taking you to pristine sections of the reef –...

October Explore the Reef Super Deal 2019

We would love to welcome you on board Aroona for a Dive, Snorkel, Fish, Spear, SUP, Kite (if it's windy) all inclusive luxury adventure holiday on the Great Barrier Reef. We are also totally fine with you laying about and reading books (if that's your jam!). The...

Swim with Minke Whales – Great Barrier Reef

During the winter months in Australia, we have the incredible opportunity to spend time with one of the most inquisitive whales in the world, the Dwarf Minke. Known only from the southern hemisphere, these beautiful whales were only described by scientists in the...

Great Barrier Reef – Research Projects, James Cook University

We are taking part in a crowdsourced bathymetry project on the Great Barrier Reef which has been running for over six months. Directed by Dr Robin Beamen and James Cook University, Australia, we have seven volunteer vessels collecting single beam depth data using the...

Kimberley Expeditions – Hunter River/Prince Regent.

Each year, Aroona strives to captivate guests with the beauty and wonder of some of the most remote regions of far northern Australia. In March 2018, Aroona’s expedition was two-fold: a journey into the most untouched and uppermost reaches of the Great Barrier Reef...

Coral Larvae Restorations – Great Barrier Reef

Aroona Luxury Boat Charters was excited to be involved in a recent project aimed at restoring damaged sections of the Great Barrier Reef. Aroona played host to eminent marine scientists from Cairns’ own James Cook University among others. Our crew worked tirelessly...

Far North 2019

After a successful Far Northern Great Barrier Reef trip this year, Aroona is planning planning the next years trips to the far north in March, April and May 2019. Choose your style of charter from fishing, snorkelling and diving, spearfishing, kitesurfing, curising...

Minke Whale Season 2018- 2019

This year's Dwarf Minke season is almost over. We have limited dates available for full boat charters in July 2018 or book your 2019 trip of a lifetime. Come and swim face to face with the most curious whale on the planet! This is an experience of a lifetime when a...

Whitsundays August 2019

Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef on the Queensland coast, lie 74 island wonders. The majority of the Whitsunday Islands are uninhabited national parks, with the Great Barrier Reef and fringing coral reefs at their doorstep. In August 2019 Aroona will be...