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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…)
Marlborough Sound, New Zealand – Mistletoe Bay
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 a number of 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.
Great Barrier Reef
Located off of the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, in the Coral Sea, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, and an outstanding crewed yacht charter location both for experienced divers and the casual snorkeler.
Today, much of the Great Barrier Reef is protected as a natural park, and in 1981 was named a World Heritage Site. Crewed yacht charter is allowed with park permits and cruising on a crewed charter yacht is one of the best ways to see and privately explore this exciting and diverse eco area.