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Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters in Port Douglas, Australia

4.8(Average of 83 reviews in this area)
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24 listings
Reel Therapy and Reel Escape
Fishing in Port Douglas · 6 guests

Reel Therapy and Reel Escape

3.5
$86day
Book a Sevenstar 68' Fairline Port Douglas, Australia
Events in Port Douglas · 10 guests

Book a Sevenstar 68' Fairline Port Douglas, Australia

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$38,977day
Great Barrier Reef Fishing Cairnscharterboat.com.au Trinity Park, Queensland
Adventures in Trinity Park · 20 guests

Great Barrier Reef Fishing Cairnscharterboat.com.au Trinity Park, Queensland

New
$3,218day
Rent 5 Meter Side Console Alloy Plate and Explore Cairns, Port Douglas and Lake Tinaroo
Powerboats in Yorkeys Knob · 5 guests

Rent 5 Meter Side Console Alloy Plate and Explore Cairns, Port Douglas and Lake Tinaroo

New
$358day
2020 Smartwave SW 4200 Powerboat for Affordable day on the water
Powerboats in Yorkeys Knob · 5 guests

2020 Smartwave SW 4200 Powerboat for Affordable day on the water

5.0
$250day
Reef Boat Rental for 6 People in Cairns, Australia
Powerboats in Yorkeys Knob · 6 guests

Reef Boat Rental for 6 People in Cairns, Australia

2.0
$429day
Charter Vessel `Dont Know` Great Barrier Reef
Fishing in Cairns City · 5 guests

Charter Vessel `Dont Know` Great Barrier Reef

New
$965day
Hire 55' Flybridge Cruiser Fishing Charter Cairns Marlin Marina
Fishing in Cairns City · 24 guests

Hire 55' Flybridge Cruiser Fishing Charter Cairns Marlin Marina

New
$86person
Boat Diving Trips in Cairns City
Tours in Cairns City · 15 guests

Boat Diving Trips in Cairns City

New
$161person
Fishaholic Cooktown Center Console Rental in Cooktown, Queensland
Powerboats in Cooktown · 4 guests

Fishaholic Cooktown Center Console Rental in Cooktown, Queensland

New
$86hour
Power Catamaran in Flying Fish Point
Powerboats in Flying Fish Point · 6 guests

Power Catamaran in Flying Fish Point

New
$300person
20ft Centre Cab Cuddy Cabin Rental
Powerboats in Flying Fish Point · 7 guests

20ft Centre Cab Cuddy Cabin Rental

New
$354day
Hire 14ft ''Kakadu Tinny'' Dinghy
Powerboats in Flying Fish Point · 4 guests

Hire 14ft ''Kakadu Tinny'' Dinghy

New
$139day
15' Runabout Boat Rental in Queensland, Australia
Powerboats in Flying Fish Point · 4 guests

15' Runabout Boat Rental in Queensland, Australia

New
$211day
50' Fly Bridge Sport Fisherman for Daily Cruise or Fishing Charter in Queensland
Fishing in West End · 12 guests

50' Fly Bridge Sport Fisherman for Daily Cruise or Fishing Charter in Queensland

New
$500hour
Townsville Sunset Sail 7-Days a week
Sailing in South Townsville · 6 guests

Townsville Sunset Sail 7-Days a week

New
$71person
Luxury Yacht Private Charter
Sailing in Airlie Beach · 6 guests

Luxury Yacht Private Charter

New
$2,517day
Enjoy Whitsundays, Queensland, Australia on a 74' Sail Boat
Sailing in Airlie Beach · 24 guests

Enjoy Whitsundays, Queensland, Australia on a 74' Sail Boat

New
$190person
MiLady Luxury Cabin Yacht Charter in Airlie Beach, Queensland
Sailing in Airlie Beach · 6 guests

MiLady Luxury Cabin Yacht Charter in Airlie Beach, Queensland

5.0
$783night
Tallship Day Sails to Whitehaven and Daily Sunset Sails
Sailing in Airlie Beach · 24 guests

Tallship Day Sails to Whitehaven and Daily Sunset Sails

New
$139person
Explore Whitehaven On 64' Providence V Sailing Yacht!
Cannonvale · 20 guests

Explore Whitehaven On 64' Providence V Sailing Yacht!

New
$128person
Sunset Cruise on Pontoon Boat with Bar in Airlie Beach!!
Powerboats in Airlie Beach · 48 guests

Sunset Cruise on Pontoon Boat with Bar in Airlie Beach!!

New
$46person
Charter (82' Sunseeker) Luxury Super Yacht in Hamilton Island, Queensland
Events in Whitsundays · 25 guests

Charter (82' Sunseeker) Luxury Super Yacht in Hamilton Island, Queensland

New
$1,287hour
Enjoy Our Combo Cruise At Great Keppel Island Queensland
Tours in Rosslyn · 300 guests

Enjoy Our Combo Cruise At Great Keppel Island Queensland

New
$55person

Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia Boat Hire & Yacht Charter FAQs

Can you snorkel from Port Douglas?

Yes — you can access some of the best snorkeling in the world from Port Douglas on a Great Barrier Reef Tour. Book a boat tour and cruise out for the day with a crew to take you to amazing spots on the reef. See colorful fish and corals, and even enjoy a lunch onboard the boat. Most snorkeling boat tours will be combined with scuba diving, and you might even visit multiple sites on a full-day tour.

How can I hire a boat in Port Douglas?

Find great boat charters and hire a boat in Port Douglas on GetMyBoat! With over 20 options, you can browse and book on your phone with the GetMyBoat app. Compare prices and find the perfect boat to hire in Port Douglas for a day trip, fishing excursion, snorkeling trip to the outer Great Barrier Reef, or even a sailing charter around this beautiful area of Queensland.

Is the fishing good in Port Douglas?

Port Douglas has great game fishing, with the top species being the Black Marlin, which this area is well-known for, you can also catch Sailfish, Mackerel, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and Queenfish, to name just a few. Port Douglas fishing charters start at $80/person, and you can go out for a full-day or half-day trip. It’s a great way to get on a boat and experience angling in Tropical North Queensland.

Is diving better from Port Douglas or Cairns?

Both are great options for a scuba diving trip, but Port Douglas might be more appealing for travelers looking for a laidback experience. It has easy access to the outer reef, and it is much less busy than Cairns, as there are fewer operators so you’ll run into fewer tourists while out on the reef.

Port Douglas Reviews

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    Richard
    MiLady Luxury Cabin Yacht Charter in Airlie Beach, Queensland

    Your trip around the Whitsundays will be an amazing experience that will give you memories to last a lifetime. The boat is a comfortable home away from home and the destinations are truely awe-inspiring. The skipper is knowledgeable and experienced, and you will feel safe in his hands: whether that is when sailing, stand up paddle boarding or snorkelling (with electrified shark repellant). On board dining is also a true gourmet experience, from the fresh local sea food to baked and BBQ delights. If you want to cruise the Whitsundays in a luxury private yacht, you can’t go past this boat experience.

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    Rebecca
    Reel Therapy and Reel Escape

    Would book again with this Boat. Thanks for the great day out

  3. TK
    Theodorus
    2020 Smartwave SW 4200 Powerboat for Affordable day on the water

    Boat and motor in great condition. Andrew's service excellent.

Boating Guide - Port Douglas

About Port Douglas, Australia

An hour north of Cairns City in Queensland, Australia, is the city of Port Douglas, a beautiful tropical retreat. It’s a quiet spot for families and travelers looking to escape the party scene of Cairns and relax in the stunning nature and heat of this region of Australia. It boasts beautiful beaches, lovely resorts, and great opportunities to get out and enjoy the ocean.

While it’s mostly warm and sunny year-round in this part of Australia, the best time to visit Port Douglas is after March through November, when it’s the dry season. December through March is the wet, monsoon season, so you’re more likely to have rain spoil your trip. It’s also very humid during the rainy season, so avoid it and go during the dry months.

To get to Port Douglas, you can catch a flight to the international airport in Cairns and rent a car for the one-hour drive north or book a shuttle transfer. Having a car is the best option since it will give you the freedom to explore beyond just Port Douglas, to nearby points of interest like Cape Tribulation or the Daintree Rainforest.

Boat Rentals & Water Experiences in Port Douglas, Australia

Renting a boat while in Port Douglas is a must. The waters of this part are stunning, with pristine beaches and a rugged, tropical coastline. From luxury yacht charters out into the Pacific to kayak rentals on the Daintree River, you can find the perfect experience to get you out on the water during your stay in Port Douglas.

Rent or charter a motor yacht in Port Douglas for the ultimate day of cruising. A captain can take you to other points along the east coast of Australia; you can stop for swims and soak up the sun on your private boat deck. Luxury yachts are a great option to charter if you’re bringing a big family or group to Port Douglas on a trip.

Scuba diving is the favorite watersport of choice in Port Douglas, Australia. Book yourself on a scuba diving charter and head out on a catamaran with a divemaster to lead you on some epic scuba diving. You’ll touch bits of the Great Barrier Reef, a bucket list experience for anyone visiting this region of Australia. All your scuba gear will come included on a charter, and you can go on your own from the boat if you’re certified or earn your certification with your instructor. You can also stay at the surface and snorkel in the waters of Port Douglas if you prefer.

Whether you’re an aspiring angler or a fishing pro, a fishing charter in Port Douglas, Australia, is guaranteed to be a fun time. Head out on a Jon Boat, Cuddy Cabin, Center Console or Trawler and spend a day reeling in great catches, with a fishing captain to take you to all the best spots. Deep sea fishing is a favorite activity, and you can catch fish like Spanish Mackerel, Dolphin Fish, and Juvenile Black Marlin to name a few. No need to rent fishing equipment or get bait and tackle - all that stuff is included in a fishing charter.

Boating Events in Port Douglas, Australia

Port Douglas Race Week is a big boating event in this part of Australia, that runs in May and brings together sailors from all over to compete. Other activities in Port Douglas that are fun to attend include the Port Douglas Carnivale and the Great Barrier Reef marathon. Check a local events calendar to check what’s on when you visit Port Douglas.

Top Things To Do in Port Douglas, Australia

While on land, there’s no shortage of activities to enjoy and things to do in Port Douglas. There is fun for all ages and interests, especially if you’re a nature lover. Visit Mossman Gorge on a day trip for a lovely nature hike, to stop for a swim in the river and see some wild birds. Drive up to Cape Tribulation to explore some of the most pristine and quiet beaches in the country, with white sand and massive waves. For an excellent wildlife tour, book a river cruise on the Daintree and see crocodiles in their wild habitat, being guided on an Airboat tour.

Marinas in Port Douglas, Australia

Whether you’re renting a boat or looking for some maintenance facilities for your own, there are several spots in Port Douglas to stop at. Visit with the staff at Port Douglas Marina, Half Moon Bay Marina, Yorkeys Knob Boating Club or Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina. Visit the marinas to enjoy a meal at a waterfront restaurant, watch the sunrise, or sit and relax as boats cruise in and out of port.

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