Cruising & Sailing New ZealandThese cruises will be an experience you will not forget. The vessels are purposely built with a variety of accommodation available and optional activities included.
From the Far North to Fiordland you will find the contrasting landscapes fascinating.
Northland has a superb, natural, sub-tropical environment. The natural marine playground and the friendly calm waters surrounding it make for the perfect overnight cruise.
Come and cruise the Northland and Auckland coastlines; visit offshore Islands and remote anchorages, tiny, little known bays or local ports. Call into historic Russell or Mangonui. Explore Parengarenga Harbour or Whangamumu Harbour or just drop anchor and have a sleep. All this can be yours when you join "Grandma" on an Overnight Coastal Cruise.
Following a short cruise across beautiful Lake Manapouri and a coach trip over Wilmot Pass, you will board the Fiordland Navigator at Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound.
There is plenty of time on your overnight cruise to enjoy the stunning views and to discover the hidden arms of Doubtful Sound. Fur seals and bottlenose dolphins are often seen and at times, rare penguins can be observed. There is also time for you to kayak around the shoreline or go exploring in the tender craft with our nature guide. As the shadows lengthen weíll drop anchor at a favourite mooring for the night. After the days activities, enjoy a delicious evening buffet meal in the spacious dining saloon.
When the day visitors depart a silence descends. An overnight cruise amidst spectacular Milford Sound, is a Ďonce in a lifetimeí experience. Each cruise offers passengers a relaxing opportunity to explore the magnificent scenery and wildlife of Milford Sound.
On board the Milford Mariner you will cruise the full length of this spectacular fiord to the Tasman Sea before anchoring for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove. With our nature guide you can go exploring in the tender craft and kayaks or simply relax on deck. After the days activities, enjoy a delicious evening buffet in the spacious saloon before retiring to your private cabin.
A journey on the 'Island Passage' is an amazing experience. Every day you will enjoy something different, from breathtaking scenery to fantastic food. This itinerary is a glimpse of what you can experience on a two-day escape.Step aboard and explore the islands of Aucklandís Hauraki Gulf, cruising to remote villages on Great Barrier Island, visiting Kawau Island, New Zealandís playground for the rich and famous, and the stunning beaches and coves of The Coromandel Peninsula. Discover our magnificent cruising region, all within easy reach of New Zealandís bustling Auckland city.
Cruising aboard Island Passage with itís state of the art design, stylish interior and a full range of sporting facilities means you can create a holiday that suits your needs. The Island Passage is perfect for a leisurely break from a hectic lifestyle. Within easy reach of your ship there are 1st class golf courses, world-class wineries and a multitude of water-based activities.
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