Pick out any of Queensland's pristine waterways and you will discover a world renowned boating, sailing and fishing paradise.
Explore the New South Wales coastline and you will find coastal lakes and rivers, offshore Islands and secluded bays and anchorages.
Over the years many boat owners have been lured south by the diverse and picturesque coastline of Australia's island state.
Most of Western Australia's vast, untouched coastline is only accessible by boat, which is what makes it so appealing.
South Australia has two gulfs where most boating and fishing takes place, however there is more than 5000km of coastline to explore.
Victoria provides a small stretch of coastline compared to other states, but there is no shortage of experiences to be had on the water.
Recent review: "I was in Sydney for several days up to New Years Eve and then back there for Australia Day, to get a peaceful nights sleep away from the mot..."
Recent review: "Broken Bay is a quiet, peaceful and beautiful area, with plenty of public mooring, walks and places to explore. My partner and I spent weeks..."
Recent review: "Most people sail straight past Lake Macquarie and don't realise its the largest salt water lake in he southern hemisphere. With great marina..."
Recent review: "The Poyers is a French restaurant in a surprising setting, based at Lemon Tree Passage Marina on the southern arm of Port Stephens. I've tra..."
Recent review: "I flew over the islands in the Spencer Gulf recently, and I’m heading there with the boat February/ March next year. There are some wonderfu..."
Recent review: "I've been going every year since 2008, usually stay there for 8-10 weeks enjoying great diving around the island. The main anchorage in Wa..."
Recent review: "I love the area south of Hobart, and we also love to go to the Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart, even though we only have a wooden table. We h..."
Recent review: "On the eastern side of Bruny Island there are some scenic anchorages. Bull, Trumpeter and Variety Bays are all pleasant in SW to NW conditio..."
Recent review: "Castle Rock is located in Middle Harbour and is the first beach on the right as you enter Middle Harbour. There is a huge expanse of sand ar..."
Recent review: "Very family-friendly region, with fantastic fishing in the creeks for bass and barra, through to tuna, GTs and marlin in the bluewater. Tide..."
Recent review: "As an all weather deep entrance with a dredged promulgated depth of circa 15-18 metres the Hunter River / Port of Newcastle is a relatively ..."
Recent review: "Wilsons Prom has some wonderful bays, some of the best places I’ve ever been; also a wonderful place to go boating. Refugee Cove is just the..."
Recent review: "Montague Island is 6nm off shore of Narooma. It is a nature reserve teaming with wild life such as fur seals, little penguins, shearwaters, ..."
Recent review: "Striped marlin free-jumping close by; raised 11, landed four; biggest 120kg. Great day, thanks JB Lures!"
Recent review: "King George Sound and its inner harbours, Princess Royal and Oyster, can probably claim to be the world’s biggest and best haven from the So..."
Recent review: "Part of the massive Gippsland Lakes system, ‘The Straits’ turn-on some exceptional fishing for estuary perch and bream. Cast lures into the ..."
Recent review: "I venture out of Port Phillip bay regularly on my single handed passages on Mendana, an S&S 34. There have been a few occasions when I have ..."
Recent review: "Visited twice this season. Airlie has become a magic place for victualling. The , sometimes inept , charter fleet can be avoided North of A..."
Recent review: "I have visited this area twice in the “Eye of the wind” and found it to be everything you could imagine wilderness to be.
May be visiting ..."
Recent review: "Sensational fishing for big kingfish in shallow water at the base of South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. Excellent sight fishing opportunitie..."