A vacation in New Zealand on board a luxury yacht is not only a unique experience, but an unforgettable journey of adventure and unparalleled discovery. With its breathtaking natural beauty, New Zealand is the ultimate double island destination to explore by yacht. It’s geographical diversity stands out in the central North Island, which is dominated by its Volcanic Plateau, an active volcanic and thermal area. The South Island is defined by the massive presence of the Southern Alps. To the east of the Southern Alps is its vast countryside of rolling green hills and quaint sheep farm villages. With its rugged coastline, rain forests, and fascinating panoramic views, a yacht is the perfect way to take in all of the island’s natural beauty. Culturally rich, there are many ways of taking in the thrilling heritage of New Zealand. Pass the morning hiking the mountains or volcanoes, exploring the caves and trekking to a waterfall or basking in the sun on one of their golden sandy beaches. Pass the evening wine-tasting in the northeastern tip of the South island in the premier yachting destination of the Marlborough region. Cruise along it’s coastline and enter the secluded bays before stepping ashore to sample the famed seafood and the crispest Sauvignon Blanc in the world that will leave you asking for more. Sail over to Queensland, the southern hemisphere’s premier ski destination, whilst indulging in the gastronomic capital of Wellington, which is abundant in chic bars, restaurants and cafés.
The North Island offers a mixture of a relaxed ambience and a well known yachting hub. Its environment consists of sparkling lakes and sandy white beaches. Here, you will really appreciate the laidback kiwi lifestyle, where relaxation is key. Take a raft through gorges and down waterfalls, or discover the remote Kaituna River and discover the otherworldly landscapes. Cruise through the mountainous landscapes of the Coromandel peninsula to the lush Ninety Mile Beach that looks just as stunning as it sounds. Hop off for a stroll through Auckland, home to the famous Sky Tower and Viaduct Harbor, where you can delve into the metropolitan feel of this uplifting island. Here is where you can in some of the world’s most decadent restaurants and cafes. Experiencing the vast beauty of New Zealand on board a luxury yacht charter is the ultimate way to take in the pure magnificence of this dual island in all it’s geographical wonder.