icon-tablet icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_back icon_bullet_arrow icon_bullet_dot icon_call icon_close icon_close_large icon_compare icon_facebook icon_favourite icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_grid_on icon_information icon_instagram icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_radio_on icon_refresh icon_search icon_share icon_star icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_youtube icon_video_play

Subscribe to our mailing list

Newsletter Preferences

Choose one or more newsletters
No, thanks

7 days on a luxury yacht discovering Stewart Island

1 of 7 1/7
VIEW ON ONE PAGE
Oban, New Zealand
Day 1

Meet your yacht in Oban

Andy Grocott, captain of 34 metre Alloy-built expedition yacht VvS1, reveals the wild treasures of this Kiwi cruising secret

If New Zealand feels far-flung to non-antipodeans, Stewart Island, at a southerly 47 degrees latitude, will seem positively adventurous. Yet the natural charms that isolation has preserved on the mainland are even more abundant on the island – 85 per cent of which is national parkland. This itinerary explores the native bush, skirts unspoilt beaches and seeks out enough bird and sea-life to make the big city seem deserted.

Day 1 - Meet your yacht in Oban

Meet crew at the small town of Oban and tender out to the yacht anchored in Halfmoon Bay. Lunch aboard on local delicacies including Bluff oysters, then tender back to explore the small community of Oban (population 400) before relocating to a secluded anchorage in nearby Paterson Inlet.

Read More
Sponsored Listings
Loading content...
Show all results for “%{term}