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Brisbane is Australia’s third-largest city. It’s located 460 mi/740 km north of Sydney, and it boasts beautiful attractions such as subtropical forests, diverse wildlife and expansive beaches. This city is a desirable spot for DYT’s motor yacht, sport fisher and sailboat transport business. If you’re looking to get your water craft to a unique vacationing destination, we recommend utilizing our yacht shipping to Brisbane.

Brisbane is an excellent place to plan your next vacation, because it boasts enough attractions to entertain everyone in your party. When you use our yacht transport services to get you and your water vehicle here, you have access to a wide variety of attractions and exploration opportunities. The downtown area, which is centered along bends in the Brisbane River, is a vibrant mix of modern skyscrapers and older buildings. If you venture just outside the city you’ll find a variety of lovely parks including the South Bank Parklands and the Brisbane Forest. They boast 65,000 acres/28,500 hectares of natural bush land and provide hours of peaceful entertainment. In addition, Mt. Coottha overlooks the city and is located a mere 5 mi/8km away.

No matter what kind of vacation you’re looking for, Brisbane provides entertainment that’s sure to satisfy everyone in your vacation party. Contact our booking offices to start planning your sailboat shipping to Brisbane today!

If you want to enjoy nature in a controlled setting, Brisbane has an excellent assortment of botanical gardens and animal sanctuaries. At the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, a 7-mi/11-km drive (or a cruise on the Brisbane River) southwest of town, visitors can see koala bears, kangaroos and other Australian animals at close range. The Natural Trust of Queensland’s Currumbin Sanctuary is 11 mi/18 km south of Surfers Paradise and is noted for its huge flocks of brightly colored lorikeets – a vibrant type of parrot that’s easily recognizable by its brightly colored plumage. The Australian Woolshed, located 7 mi/12 km northwest of the city, offers sheep shearing and sheepdog demonstrations. Southwest of Brisbane is Lamington National Park, a large subtropical rain forest with waterfalls, birds and hiking trails.

Though Brisbane is inland, it isn’t far from some good beaches. The Gold Coast, located south of Brisbane, is the country’s most popular and most developed resort area. More than four million visitors a year flock to its high-rise hotels and golden-sand beaches, creating a festival atmosphere similar to Hawaii’s Waikiki Beach and Florida’s Miami Beach. This exciting area is part of what makes Brisbane a fine target for our motor yacht, sport fisher and sailboat transport services. Traffic jams, casual cafes, exclusive shops and loud late-night bars abound on the Gold Coast, particularly in the area known as Surfers Paradise. It’s an entertaining and fast-paced place, and it provides many of the thrills younger vacationers desire.

However, if you’re not interested in the party scene, you can travel just north of Brisbane to enjoy the more sedate Sunshine Coast. Head just a bit further and you’ll also run into a strikingly beautiful cape with the peculiar name of Noosa Heads. In the nearby town, you can shop and dine on trendy Hastings Street and enjoy a more relaxed crowd.

Brisbane is an excellent destination for your next vacation, and we encourage you to use our motor yacht, sport fisher or sailboat transport services to get your water-bound vehicle here.

DYT Yacht Transport is proud to offer convenient, reliable and superior boat transport services. We will get your water vehicle to your destination of choice on-time and without any hassles.

Click on any of the icons to the right to learn more about this beautiful city, and contact our booking offices today to start planning your next vacation to Brisbane, Australia, or one of our other desirable harbors worldwide.

General Information Australia

Area: 1,730,650 sq km (668,207 sq miles).
Population: 3,566,400 (official estimate 2000).
Population density: 2.1 per sq km.
Capital: Brisbane.
Population capital: 1,601,400 (official estimate 1999).
Language: The official language is English. Many other languages are retained by minorities, including Italian, German, Greek, Vietnamese, Chinese dialects and Aboriginal languages.
Religion: Twenty-six per cent Roman Catholic, 24 per cent Protestant and smaller minorities of all other major religions. Time: Australia spans three time zones:
Northeast/southeast: 1. GMT + 10 (GMT + 11 October to March, except Queensland).
Central: 2. GMT + 9.5 (GMT + 10.5 October to March, except Northern Territory).
West: 3. GMT + 8.
Some States operate daylight saving time during the Australian summer. Clocks in these States are put forward by one hour in October and put back again in March.
Electricity: 220/240 volts AC, 50Hz.
Three-pin plugs are in use, however sockets are different from those found in most countries and an adaptor socket may be needed. Outlets for 110 volts for small appliances are found in most hotels.
Currency: Australian Dollar (A$) = 100 cents.
Country Code: + 61 ~
IDD Access Code: 11 ~

Weather

The seasons are the opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere.
When it’s summer in the north, it’s winter south of the equator (Australian winters are fairly mild, but a bit rainy).
There are two climatic zones: the tropical zone (in the north above the Tropic of Capricorn) and the temperate zone.
The tropical zone (consisting of 40 per cent of Australia) has two seasons, summer (‘wet’) and winter (‘dry’) while the temperate zone has all four seasons.
The best months for a visit are October and April, though September-May is all right in most parts of the country.
December and January are the hottest months, July and August the coldest (Melbourne and Sydney, in particular, can be rather cold and drizzly then).
The Great Barrier Reef is best visited September-December, but it can also be seen May-August (it’s a bit cooler then; cyclones can disrupt sightseeing plans January-April).

Marinas

RIVERGATE MARINA AND SHIPYARD
Unit 23 Refit Complex
17 Rivergate Place
Murarrie
Queensland 4172
P.O Box 290
Bulimba,
Queensland 4171
T +61 (0)7 3907 1600
F +61 (0)7 3907 1666
E-mail: info@rivergate.com.au

GOLD COAST CITY MARINA & SHIPYARD (GCCM)
76 – 84 Waterway Drive
Coomera
Queensland 4209
Box 1, 76-84 Waterway Drive
Coomera,
Queensland 4171
T +61 (0)7 5502 5888
F +61 (0)7 3907 1666
E-mail: info@gccm.com.au
Internet: http://www.gccm.com.au

Airport

Brisbane’s International Airport is a busy international arrival and departure point with frequent flights to Europe, Asia, the Pacific islands, North America, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
The main bus terminal is the Transit Centre on Roma St.
All the main bus companies arrive and leave from here. Buses run to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns, as well as towns up and down the coast.
Trains also arrive at the Transit Centre. There are direct trains to Sydney, but if you want to go any further south or west, you’ll have to go via Sydney.

Basic contact information for airports to get in Brisbane:

AUSTRALIA
Country Code: + 61 ~
IDD Access Code: 11 ~
Time Zone: GMT + 8/10 ~
Business Language: English

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BNE)
Brisbane Airport, Australia, PO Box 61, Hamilton Central QLD 4007
Tel.: + 61 (7) 3406 5704
Fax: + 61 (7) 3406 3111
E-mail: info@bne.com.au or cameron.macphee@bne.com.au
Internet: www.brisbaneairport.com.au

Additional Information

INBOUND CHECKLIST:

DYT Contact:
Dean Sharples
Sevenstar Yacht Transport – Australia
20 Sarah Street, Mascot NSW 2020
P.O Box 1332, Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: +612 96932100
Fax: +612 96695255
info@sevenstar-australia.com

Meeting Point: 
Fisherman’s Island
Grain Terminal, berth will be advised.
www.ourbrisbane.com

Customs Agent:
DYT Contact:

Dean Sharples
Sevenstar Yacht Transport – Australia
20 Sarah Street, Mascot NSW 2020
P.O Box 1332, Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: +612 96932100
Fax: +612 96695255
info@sevenstar-australia.com

IMPORTANT:
Make sure you contact our customs agent for proper protocol on customs guidelines, required paperwork and port access. Please be advised that independent customs fees may apply.

ATTENTION RIDERS:
US Ports – Final destination or in transit: Non-US or non-Canadian riders must have a US Visa BI-II. NO OTHER VISAS ARE ACCEPTED.

OUTBOUND CHECKLIST:

DYT Contact:
Dean Sharples
Sevenstar Yacht Transport – Australia
20 Sarah Street, Mascot NSW 2020
P.O Box 1332, Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: +612 96932100
Fax: +612 96695255
info@sevenstar-australia.com

Meeting Point: 
Fisherman’s Island , berth will be advised.
www.ourbrisbane.com

Customs Agent:
DYT Contact:

Dean Sharples
Sevenstar Yacht Transport – Australia
20 Sarah Street, Mascot NSW 2020
P.O Box 1332, Mascot NSW 1460
Phone: +612 96932100
Fax: +612 96695255
info@sevenstar-australia.com

IMPORTANT:
Make sure you contact our customs agent for proper protocol on customs guidelines, required paperwork and port access. Please be advised that independent customs fees may apply.

Loading Onboard DYT Carrier:
Notify our Loading Master upon your arrival on Channel 17 and wait for instructions.

Once loaded, check in with DYT Rep and bring:

  • Original yacht registry
  • Keys of the yacht clearly marked
  • If approved, bring riders with prospective passports

ATTENTION RIDERS:
US Ports – Final destination or in transit: Non-US or non-Canadian riders must have a US Visa BI-II. NO OTHER VISAS ARE ACCEPTED.

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