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Sail in Absolute Luxury on the Unique Ricochet.

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Experience the Whitsunday’s like never before.

Just You and the Blue

Aqua marine waters as far as the eyes can see.

Hamilton Island and The Whitsundays

Ricochet has arrived… Join Ricochet, the most luxurious catamaran sailing the tropical blue waters of the Whitsunday Islands for an experience no other yacht can offer.

Departing Hamilton Island your private captain and chef will spoil you with 5 star service, cruising the numerous islands and visiting the best the Whitsundays has to offer-including the pure white sands of Whitehaven Beach, snorkelling or diving the Great Barrier Reef and secluded tranquil anchorages.

Imagine the thrill of sailing the warm waters, completely relaxed knowing that every detail of your sailing vacation has been catered for.

Our experienced crew will seamlessly ensure that your holiday is stress-free allowing you to soak up the sun, swim, walk, relax or play.

Choose your own itinerary and charter the yacht privately or join one of our scheduled tours.

Scheduled tours include a gourmet lunch on the pure white sands of the worlds top beach – Whitehaven Beach, as well as a walk to the world famous Hill inlet lookout as well as a thrilling sail around the pristine islands on a luxury precision Catamaran to a secluded spot for diving and snorkelling.

A private charter is all about you

There is no more opulent way to enjoy the best the Whitsundays has to offer than by chartering Ricochet exclusively. We can cater to everything from a Romantic couples sailing experience to a family adventure with small children. Ricochet’s large stable platform ensures maximum comfort and relaxation for everyone.

Your Private Charter includes:

  • Exclusive use of Ricochet with an experienced skipper and host offering you the freedom to choose your own itinerary if you prefer
  • All snorkelling equipment including wet-suits or exposure suits if required and in water guidance for snorkelling
  • Towels & fresh water shower (hot & cold) are available on board
  • Gourmet lunch, fresh fruit as well as morning & afternoon tea and all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are included in all day charters
  • No additional charge for children under 8 years old
  • On request Ricochet can cater up to 30 guests.



From $4500 up to 9 guests.


Additional guests up to 20 maximum $290 per adult $190 per minor (8 to 17 years).

  • Departing at 10am returning by 6pm
  • Cruise generally circumnavigates Whitsunday Island with a stopover at a snorkelling site
  • After lunch enjoy a stroll along the National Parks track to Hill Inlet lookout on the northern end of Whitehaven Beach followed by a swim at Betty’s Beach (wind permitting)
  • Depart Whitehaven Bay mid afternoon for a sunset sail back to Hamilton Island with an antipasto platter, beer & champagne. Returning just after sunset.



From $3900 up to 9 guests.

Additional guests up to 20 maximum $260 per adult $160 per minor (8 to 17 years)

  • Six hour charter departing from 9am returning by 4pm
  • Visit two destinations – generally Whitehaven Beach/Hill Inlet and Chalkies Beach for snorkelling.




From $1700 up to 16 guests $95pp (adult) $75 (minor 8 -17 years). For additional guests up to 30 maximum

  • Operated within the sheltered waters surrounding Hamilton Island
  • Includes all beverages (beer, wine, Champagne) with an antipasto platter
  • Extended evening charters including dinner are available on request
  • Ricochet can cater for up to 30 passengers if you have a large group.



For an extra $90 pp (min 2) you can elevate the level of opulence of your private charter by selecting a Taste of the Sea seafood platter. 24 Hours notice required.

Lazy Days

We also offer two different choices of scheduled Day Cruises and a Sunset Cruise most days of the week (unless we have a private charter). With a maximum group size of 12 guests, no children under 14 and everything included, this truly is a premium boutique Whitsunday sailing experience.



From $450 per adult $420 per minor (14 to 17 years only)

Swimming, Snorkelling, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Walk & Sunset

  • 2 hour visit to the Hill Inlet lookout and Whitehaven Beach with a guided walk
  • 1 hour Snorkelling the fringing reefs – includes all snorkelling equipment
  • Gourmet lunch, fresh fruit as well as morning & afternoon tea
  • Sunset cruise on return home with an antipasto platter • All beverages including beer, wine and champagne.

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday 10am – 6pm (approx) Min of 5 pax, max of 12 pax.


From $390 per adult $360 per minor (14 to 17 years only)

Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach and Snorkelling at Chalkies Beach

  • Sail to Chalkies Beach to snorkel the beautiful fringing reef
  • 2 hour visit to the Hill Inlet lookout and Whitehaven Beach with a guided walk
  • All Snorkelling equipment, wet suits & exposure suits included
  • Gourmet lunch, fruit platter, morning and afternoon tea
  • All beverages including beer, wine and champagne

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.00am – 3.30pm (approx) Min of 5 pax, max of 12 pax.


From $120 per adult $95 per minor (14 to 17 years only)

  • All sailing is operated within the sheltered waters surrounding Hamilton Island
  • Includes all beverages (beer, wine & Champagne) with an antipasto platter.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday Min of 5 pax, max of 18 pax or less. Please check cruise timing when booking, as sunset times change depending on the time of year.

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  • Swimmers, hat, sunblock towel & camera
  • Walking shoes for trekking
  • One small backpack or soft bag per couple
  • Jacket for the cooler months


  • Amenities: there are toilets & hot/cold showers on board
  • Weather: at times the weather in the tropics can be unpredictable. We will provide an updated weather report and discuss the scheduled plan for the day
  • Wind and visibility: on occasions we operate to different destinations to provide the most enjoyable day possible. These options will be explained prior to departure


  • Your Ricochet adventure will be within Marine and National Parks. Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints.
  • All prices quoted include GST, Environmental Management Charge and National Parks fees where applicable.
  • For more information about the Great Barrier Reef Marina Park Authority visit


  • All tours are subject to minimum numbers and to weather conditions and may be cancelled at the discretion of the operator. We also reserve the right to alter the destination pending the weather for your safety and comfort
  • The company will offer alternative days or refunds in the event of cancellations. We reserve the right to use other vessels should Ricochet be unavailable for any reason. Bookings made within 24 hours of departure are confirmed
  • Cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to departure will not incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations made between 48 and 24 hours prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations on the day of tour or no shows will result in 100% charge
  • In the event that Ricochet Yachting cancels the tour you will be offered a full refund or an alternate date of travel. These conditions also apply for transferring tour dates
  • 20% surcharge applies on all QLD public holidays. 2.7% Credit Card fee applies on credit card transactions. Prices valid to 30/6/24
  • 72 hours written notice required to cancel any private charter or 100% Cancellation Fee applies

Hamilton Island’s private yacht charter, cruise and boat TOUR experts.

Soak up the sun, swim, walk, relax & play

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Enjoy lunch, afternoon tea. Plus snorkeling equipment and beach toys are provided.

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Sophistication & speed without compromising on comfort.

A perfect match for the clear turquoise waters of the Whitsundays.

Frank Hobson

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