New Zealand Yacht Charter


New Zealand Yacht Charter

New Zealand Yacht Charter

A sublime combination of forested landscapes, distinctive cruising grounds, and some of the best diving in the world

New Zealand is a truly unique island, offering a seemingly endless selection of secluded bays, beautiful harbors, spectacular beaches, subtropical forests, and charming, historic towns, making it the perfect destination for yacht travel.

Surfing on New Zealand yacht charter

The North Island features glorious subtropical weather and wild surf beaches, with idyllic cruising waters and sheltered anchorages that have lured sailing enthusiasts for hundreds of years. Exploring this area is breathtaking no matter the season, from the snow-capped mountains and icy glaciers in winter, to the fields of vineyards and sun-kissed beaches in the summer.

Birds on Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve on New Zealand yacht charter

The Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve, just off New Zealand’s Tutukaka Coast, is home to one of the top five diving locations in the world. Adventurous divers can explore abandoned wrecks, dramatic drop-offs, immense kelp forests, and subtropical reefs, all with the company of friendly dolphins and vibrant schools of fish. A nighttime dive offers even more exhilaration for those willing to take the plunge.

Switching to land-based attractions, foodies and wine connoisseurs will delight in sampling local wines and exceptional cuisine. New Zealand is robust with vineyards and renowned for its winemaking, most notably Sauvignon Blanc. Make sure to venture ashore and grab a bottle to enjoy from the deck of your yacht during your voyage.

With unspoiled scenery, captivating history, and a range of land and water sights to explore, traveling New Zealand by yacht charter offers something for every desire.


Whangaroa

Meet your yacht in Whangaroa Harbour, a stunning natural harbor covered in native emerald bush. Mostly protected as a nature reserve, you’ll find spectacular rock outcrops and stunning views – a perfect introduction to New Zealand. Head ashore and hike into Waipoua Forest to see Tane Mahuta, the largest known kauri tree in the world. Return to your home on the water and cruise to a gorgeous anchorage in Pekapeka Bay.

Largest kauri tree Tane Mahuta, New Zealand yacht charter

Roberton Island, Bay of Islands, via the Cavallis

As you cruise through the protected Cavalli Islands on route to Bay of Islands, keep watch for various exotic birds that call this lush forested land home. Along the way, you might also spot blue penguins, manta rays, and majestic orcas gliding through the cobalt waters. Arrive in Bay of Islands, one of New Zealand’s best maritime parks, and relax on deck with a toast to adventure that awaits.

Orca in the Bay of Islands on New Zealand yacht charter

Exploring the Bay of Islands

A stunning enclave of subtropical isles, the Bay of Islands is a paradise of beaches, water activities, big-game fishing, and Maori cultural artefacts. On land, visit Russell, the first capital of New Zealand, or indulge a luxurious spa treatment at the Flagstaff Lodge. Return to your yacht and cruise to Cape Brett on the southern side of Piercy Island to see the iconic landmark, Hole in the Rock.

Cliff in Whale Bay on New Zealand yacht charter

Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve

A diver’s paradise, this protected area features extraordinary underwater caves, arches, tunnels, and sheer cliffs to explore. It’s no wonder Jacques Cousteau declared it one of the 10 best dive sites in the world. Land-lovers will have their share of adventure as well, with awe-inspiring walks and bike trails offering postcard-perfect views along the Tutukaka coast. Cruise around to Whale Bay and find yet another stunning anchorage.

Towering cliffs on New Zealand yacht charter

Great Barrier Island

Natural, authentic, and recently designated as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary, Great Barrier Island is a world of its own. Explore walking and hiking trails through pristine native bush, kayak or paddleboard along spectacular beaches and bays, or find one of the best fishing spots on the island to cast a line. Return to your yacht and let yourself be amazed by the stunning darkness of the night sky, glittering with more constellations than you’ve ever imagined.

Mercury Islands peaks on New Zealand yacht charter

Mercury Islands

Make way towards the Coromandel Peninsula and the Mercury Islands, home to some of the best fishing, diving and cruising grounds in the world. With permission from the private owners of the exclusive Great Mercury Island you can venture ashore to explore its stunning coastlines, lush forests, and sprawling meadows. Back onboard, find a secluded anchorage to take in the beautiful panorama.

Coromandel Peninsula beach, New Zealand yacht charter

Coromandel Peninsula

Home to the famous Hot Water Beach, Hahei is known for its natural hot springs beneath the sand, where you can dig up your own personal heated spa pool. Head to the famous Cathedral Cove, venture ashore in Whitianga for boutique shopping and local fare at a charming café, or take in a round of golf in Pauanui.

Beach on Waiheke Island on New Zealand yacht charter

Waiheke Island

Known as the Martha’s Vineyard of New Zealand, this retreat offers boutique-style wineries and stunning coastlines for the taking. As your voyage winds down, it’s the perfect spot to create a few more lasting memories of a remarkable journey.

Vineyards on New Zealand yacht charter

 

yachts for charter

SURI
SURI
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 208ft 0in / 63.4m
Price: $350,000
HEMISPHERE
HEMISPHERE
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 145ft 0in / 44.2m
Price: $260,000
BIG FISH
BIG FISH
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 147ft 8in / 45m
Price: $245,000
THE BEAST
THE BEAST
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 129ft 7in / 39.5m
Price: $225,000
SAFARI EXPLORER
SAFARI EXPLORER
Cabins: 18
Guests: 36
Length: 145ft 0in / 44.2m
Price: $215,575
DENIKI
DENIKI
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 171ft 7in / 52.3m
Price: $210,000
DRUMBEAT
DRUMBEAT
Cabins: 5
Guests: 11
Length: 173ft 11in / 53m
Price: $175,000
SILENTWORLD
SILENTWORLD
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 131ft 3in / 40m
Price: $130,000
DE LISLE III
DE LISLE III
Cabins: 4
Guests: 9
Length: 137ft 10in / 42m
Price: $125,000
VEGAS
VEGAS
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 121ft 1in / 36.9m
Price: $125,000
RUA MOANA
RUA MOANA
Cabins: 4
Guests: 8
Length: 87ft 11in / 26.8m
Price: $125,000
TANGO
TANGO
Cabins: 4
Guests: 8
Length: 139ft 5in / 42.5m
Price: $124,900
CLAN VIII
CLAN VIII
Cabins: 3
Guests: 6
Length: 147ft 8in / 45m
Price: $120,000
INFINITY PACIFIC
INFINITY PACIFIC
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 131ft 11in / 40.2m
Price: $120,000
SPIRIT
SPIRIT
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 114ft 10in / 35m
Price: $110,000
DOUCE FRANCE
DOUCE FRANCE
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 138ft 5in / 42.2m
Price: $108,703
AKIKO
AKIKO
Cabins: 5
Guests: 8
Length: 111ft 7in / 34m
Price: $105,000
MASTEKA 2
MASTEKA 2
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 121ft 5in / 37m
Price: $100,000
DARDANELLA
DARDANELLA
Cabins: 6
Guests: 12
Length: 121ft 5in / 37m
Price: $100,000
ASOLARE
ASOLARE
Cabins: 3
Guests: 6
Length: 154ft 10in / 47.2m
Price: $92,851
FRATELLI
FRATELLI
Cabins: 4
Guests: 12
Length: 115ft 6in / 35.2m
Price: $90,206
BELUGA
BELUGA
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 114ft 10in / 35m
Price: $88,000
SETTLEMENT
SETTLEMENT
Cabins: 5
Guests: 10
Length: 113ft 6in / 34.6m
Price: $86,736
GHOST II
GHOST II
Cabins: 5
Guests: 12
Length: 121ft 5in / 37m
Price: $76,328

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