New Zealand

Luxury Yacht Charter Stewart Island

Yacht Charter in Stewart Island

Stewart Island is a large and extremely remote island that lies at the very bottom of New Zeland’s South Island. With 85 per cent of the island lying in a protect national park, the Rakiura National Park, it is home to some of the rarest fauna and flora on the planet – indeed some of the island’s plants are only found here. The unique land forms, particularly on the east coast, are almost ‘moonlike’ while on the west coast Mason Bay is home to one of New Zealand's largest areas of sand dunes. The coastline is littered with stunning sandy beaches, inlets, bays and wonderful harbours. The only inhabited corner of Stewart Island is the town of Oban.

Luxury Yacht Charter Marlborough Sounds

Yacht Charter in Marlborough Sounds

The Marlborough Sounds is one of New Zealand’s premier yachting destinations, situated at the very top of the South Island. Here you will discover more than 1,500 km of coastline truncated by deep coves and sheltered bays which are fringed with secluded beaches and picturesque towns. A sound is a large ocean inlet which is considered to be bigger than a bay, and at the northern top of New Zealand’s South Island, the two major sounds are Queen Charlotte and Pelorus, which together form the heart of the cruising area. There are also a number of outlying islands including D’Urville Island, which is separated from the mainland by a narrow, tidal channel called the French Pass.

Luxury Yacht Charter Wellington

Yacht Charter in Wellington

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and is situated on the south coast of the North Island on the edge of the dramatic Wellington Harbour. The coast north of Wellington is called the Kapiti Coast, off which lies the world renowned bird sanctuary Kapiti Island. There are numerous beaches and bays that surround Wellington, making it an ideal destination for water sport lovers and sailing enthusiasts alike. The city of Wellington and the Cook Straight, separating North and South Island, are prone to gusty winds.

Luxury Yacht Charter Bay of Islands

Yacht Charter in Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is a stunning region of New Zealand in the north of the North Island, blessed with a sub-tropical climate and breathtaking scenery. In clear waters off the mainland lie 144 islands which make the perfect cruising territory for yachts of all sizes. The region is also hugely popular with fishing enthusiasts. In addition, the Bay of Islands is a great base for exploring all of the Far North, such as the Waipoua Kauri Forest and Cape Reinga, New Zealand’s longest beach.

Luxury Yacht Charter Auckland

Yacht Charter in Auckland

Auckland is the largest city on the North Island of New Zealand, and the sailing capital of the country. Built around a stunning natural harbor which plays host to the Auckland International Boat Show every year, it is a bustling South Pacific city with an abundance of charm. Auckland is the gateway to the Hauraki Gulf, a sensational cruising territory with 76 islands and mile up mile on exciting coastline to explore.