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“The best way to see the Whitsunday's”

Cumberland Charter Yachts
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Experience star filled nights in tranquil anchorages. Visit secluded bays and explore rainforest covered Islands. Sun yourself on world famous Whitehaven Beach or snorkel the fringing coral of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and come face to face with the abundant marine life, Immerse yourself in the history and culture abundant in the Whitsundays. Bareboating in the Whitsundays provides and adventure holiday with memories which will last a lifetime.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Whitsundays offer some of the best sailing and snorkelling in the Qld North. If you want to make it even better try a self charter on a Sailing Cat.
This is our 8th hire since 1986 (all with Cumberland) and even though the Cylcone has left its mark it is one of the best pieces of water in the world.
Great anchorages every night and despite 'no network' our 19, 16 and 14 year old could not have been happier. Big days of sailing and snorkelling and managed to find some beautiful fish, Turtles, Cuttlefish, Dolphins, whales (a first for us in the Whitsundays) and even a very pretty little black tip shark.
Cumberland are excellent, with the boats well cared for and the staff very responsive to any concerns. Special thanks to Megan and Terry for all the work they do

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Sharon M, General Manager at Cumberland Charter Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi G7267UQpaulf,
So pleased to hear you loved chartering with us (again and again and again) and pleased to hear the kids managed to 'disconnect' from technology and 'reconnect' with family! See you again next year for another charter with us.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have rented with CCY in the past and were happy to have the same boat again - CHARISMA is a comfortable fly-bridge cruiser that accommodated our family of 5 ( kids 14, 12 and 11) very well. Lots of rom and very well appointed, would definitely look at doing this agin on the same boast next time.

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Sharon M, General Manager at Cumberland Charter Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi ocytopo,
Thank you for your review - wonderful to hear you had an amazing time. The kids must have thought it was Christmas - their own boat, sailing around the beautiful Whitsundays! Look frward to seeing you back here again for another charter.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We just spent 6 nights cruising around the beautiful Whitsundays.This was a great family holiday, even though we knew nothing about boats. The staff at CCY are fantastic and they look after everything that you could think of. I'll definitely do it again sometime.

Thank Den2404
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Sharon M, General Manager at Cumberland Charter Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Den2404,
Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you thought it was an easy holiday given that you had never chartered a boat before or knew anything about boats. More people should do it it's that easy. Look forward to seeing you again for another charter with us.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

One of the best sailing and family holiday experiences we've had. Cumberland staff we're so friendly and helpful. Whitsundays is just magical.

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Thank van975
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Sharon M, General Manager at Cumberland Charter Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi van975,

Please to hear you enjoyed your time here in the Whitsundays and your charter with Cumberland Charter Yachts. Look forward to seeing you next year.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Whilst the Reef is certainly showing signs of trauma from the cyclone and of course global warming; it didn't negatively impact on our holiday. We chartered power cat Charisma and from start to finish Cumberland were caring and accomodating.

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Sharon M, General Manager at Cumberland Charter Yachts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Rcuta2,
Thank you for taking the time to send a review through of your recent charter. If we all continue to do out part to help protect the reef the better it'll be, and there are certaibnly areas of it that are untouched. See you next year for another charter.

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