The maritime reserves of the Bay of Islands, Hauraki Gulf, and Marlborough Sounds are stunning areas for a holiday afloat. Auckland well deserves its title of the "City of Sails", with the world's largest number of boats per head of population. Coastal waters teem with colorful, fascinating sea life and the usually clear waters make for excellent viewing. The country abounds with sub-tropical reefs, wrecks, clear water springs and alpine fiords.
Finally there is a dedicated live-aboard vessel for diving the Poor Knights and beyond. The Poorknights live-aboard is 24m (78 feet) kauri built launch with comfortable accommodation, spacious saloon, and well equipped galley. Her covered back deck offers a high level of diving convenience and has been designed to suit the needs of divers and photographers.
Relax… everything is organized. Step on board and immerse yourself fully into the wonder that is the Abel Tasman National Park. Home is a large comfortable catamaran, and your meals, activities, and transport are all catered for – every night you stay in another magical place - We call this a holiday within a holiday.
Join our friendly crew and experience the Bay of Islands Maritime Park on a 3 day / 2 night coastal exploration aboard the 72ft SV Manawanui. The emphasis of our cruises lies on the appreciation of the marine environment and the outdoors in a relaxed, down to earth atmosphere.
Relax… everything is organized. Step on board and immerse yourself fully into the wonder that is the Abel Tasman National Park. Home is a large comfortable catamaran and your meals, activities and transport are all catered for – every night you stay in another magic - We call this a holiday within a holiday.
Take five days to be as active or relaxed as you wish, with three days walking the 38 km (23 Mile) Coastal Track and 2 extra days at each of the Beachfront Lodges. This is a fully Inclusive, Pack-Free, guided adventure into the World Famous Abel Tasman National Park. You may choose to do sections by kayak, walking or sailing.
Escape to Rotorua and onto this one of a kind eco-sailing experience on the peaceful waters of Lake Rotoiti. Explore the beauty of the Lake and the surrounding abundant wildlife, the pristine native tree’s and hidden thermal pools. Jump aboard the luxury yacht Tiua, a stylish 53-foot catamaran. Enjoy an eco-sailing experience in pure comfort on Lake Rotoiti, a pristine natural environment rich in cultural history and natural wonders.
The Bay of Islands is one of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds ... we can arrange for you to explore the magnificent Bay of Islands aboard We can source the yacht, provisioning, an itinerary and even insurance.
This 12 Day North Island New Zealand adventure tour gets you into some remote and amazing places – from the highest commercially rafted waterfall to Waitomo’s deepest cave, 3 days sailing the beautiful Bay of Islands – something for everyone.
If your teens are happy, then everyone’s happy! These guys are often enthusiastic travelers but their interests and schedules aren't often aligned with their younger siblings or parents - right. We have wrestled with the 'sleep in' and mosey to around noon scenario so we have thrown in some inspirational incentives to get them out and about.