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There is no reason to wait out the winter months at home when sailing through the stunning Marlborough region of New Zealand is beckoning. Soaking up the warm rays in the country’s sunniest locations. From wine tours to wildlife sanctuaries, there is something for everyone to enjoy on a luxury yacht charter to New Zealand.
After boarding your yacht in Nelson, you may be wondering what to do in Marlborough. This area has many different options for fun, entertainment, and relaxation. The following list of attractions should guarantee that you’ll have an amazing time on your New Zealand private luxury yacht charter.
Written by Missy Johnston
The main highlight of the area, Sydney, Australia has something for everyone. Visit the most well-known sites such as the Opera House and the Bondi Icebergs Pool or spend an afternoon taking in the beauty of Sydney by kayak. No matter what you choose to do on land or in the harbor, we know you’ll want to spend as much time as possible enjoying your private luxury yacht charter. After all, exploring Sydney Harbor and Botany Bay by yacht is undeniably one of the best ways to experience this iconic city.
Be sure to hit these high points while you’re cruising around and soaking in the gorgeous sights.
Bright turquoise water, wild Australian terrain, and endless white sand beaches await you on your private yacht cruise around the Whitsunday Islands. Move from island to island on your own schedule, and then drop anchor in any number of secluded coves or alongside vast, empty beaches. Everywhere you sail becomes your own private beach for the day.
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world. The best way to explore the coral reefs, along with the 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays, is on a private yacht charter vacation. Whether you’re an experienced diver looking to explore the depths of the water or a novice snorkeler who wants to swim along the surface, a private yacht charter trip to the Great Barrier Reef allows your entire group to enjoy this marine ecosystem any which way you please.
The Marlborough Sounds area of New Zealand includes Queen Charlotte Sound, Kenpuru, and Pelorus Sounds. With more than 900 miles of coastline offering gorgeous views of lush green mountains, the waters contain numerous quiet coves and bays waiting to be explored on a private yacht charter trip. It would be easy to spend weeks here, with something new to see and do each and every day.
In the Marlborough Sounds, located on the northern end of South Island, New Zealand cruise on a private yacht charter and gorge on the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels that not only have an outstanding taste, but are rumored to offer great health benefits. And what could be better than cruising in the lovely green Marlborough Sounds eating (more…)
Written by Missy Johnston
On the north end of the southern island in New Zealand are the cruising waters of the Marlborough Sounds, the shores of which are home to several excellent New Zealand wineries producing superb world-class boutique wines. Encompassing Queen Charlotte Sound, Kenpuru, and Pelorus Sounds, the Marlborough Sounds area of New Zealand is an extensive body of water that floods up river valleys for spectacular scenery of mountainous green fingers of land extending into blue waters. With over 1500 kilometers of coastline along these fingers of land, you could cruise this area of coves and anchorages for weeks of constant new discoveries. And the same local conditions of low rainfall during the summer, lush green hills, and abundant sunshine that make the Marlborough Sounds a lovely cruising area; on shore, make this countryside the perfect grape growing area producing world class premier wines.