Aroona Luxury Boat Charters

Boat charter and reef guide - tailor your adventureRoss Miller


Charter our boat and join the professional crew as they help you enjoy a private yacht adventure on the beautiful azure waterways and islands of the World Heritage Listed, largest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef. Choose one of our itineraries such as diving the Great Barrier Reef or take advantage of our local knowledge and let us help you customise an itinerary to suit your needs.

With everything taken care of, you can relax and enjoy the privacy of your own boat, fine food and your choice of activities and destinations.

Aroona is also a perfect platform for superyachts needing a scout vessel or chase boat to run activates from. Aroona is 21m in length, this allows us to get up very close to the reef for a variety of activities.

Explore our website and discover more about Aroona Luxury Boat Charters, her destinations, crew, itineraries and rates. You’ll love what we have to offer!

Ross Miller Aroona Manager and Reef Guide

Guide to the Great Barrier Reef and the remote far north.

A local to Cairns, Ross has spent most of his life on the Great Barrier Reef and a year spent on a private vessel in the Bahamas and North Carolina.

An avid diver, spearfisherman, kite surfer, hang glider pilot, photographer and now skipper, engineer and business manager of Aroona, this has made him the perfect guide for guests and scientists exploring the remote Great Barrier Reef coast in what Ross calls his “backyard “He believes in expanding upon every opportunity to blend individual amazing experiences into one big ultimate adventure.

Ross has run Aroona Luxury Boat Charters as manager and skipper since its inception in 2011 and has successfully made it the most sought-after tailored experience on the Great Barrier Reef. He is also devoted to advancing research through his access to these remote reef areas. Ross has long-running collaborations with scientists on minke whale migrations and behaviours, shark movements, nautilus populations, seagrass monitoring and coral assessments from Cairns up to the Torres Strait.

If you want an expert reef guide with over 20 years commercial experience on the Great Barrier Reef please feel free to give me a call or email.


Master 5, Med 1, Dive Master, Current first aid CPR and O2.