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New Zealand
The two islands of NewZealand offer an unparalleledmulti-centre cruising destination. With its sheer diversity, sporting and cultural attractions,
and vast landscape of mountains, deep fjords, rainforests, glaciers and bubbling geo-thermal pools, the country has adventures for everyone.
Indepth
Days01
Auckland
North Islandplays host toAuckland,
aka ‘Cityof Sails’; this iswhere youwill
find fine restaurants and shops. For
a spectacular viewover the city, the
SkyTower is the tallest freestanding
structure in the southernhemisphere.
Day02
Auckland –Waiheke Island
10nm
Cruise through theTamaki Strait to
Waiheke Island. Anchor inManO’War
Bay, a perfect anchorage toviewStony
Batter’s unusual rock formations.
Day03
Waiheke Island – Coromandel Pen.
20nm
Cruise through the Firthof Thames and
anchor off theCoromandel Peninsula.
Discover secludedbeaches surrounded
bynative bush.
Day04
Coromandel Pen. – Great Barrier Island
35nm
Acouple of hours cruise north is
Great Barrier Island in theHauraki
Gulf. Explore the vast sanddunes and
wildvegetationon the islandor take a
kayak out toTyphena andwatch the
friendlydolphins.
Day05
Great Barrier Island – Poor Knights Isl.
45nm
Surroundedby a subtropical reef,
the Poor Knights Islands are a nature
andmarine reserve, and thewaters
surrounding themare home toNew
Zealand’s best-knowndive locations.
Days06+07
Poor Knights Islands – Bayof Islands
35nm
The Bayof Islands is a subtropical
maritime park. Dottedwith 144 islands,
it is alsoNewZealand’s yachting centre,
and an idyllic spot forwater sports and
big game fishing. Divers in the partywill
find the fun extends evendeeper.
Don’t miss
For an alternative charter,
NewZealand’s South
Island promises idyllic
cruising, restful retreats,
and great sporting
adventures. Home to
Queenstown, the country’s
adventure capital, and
theMarlborough Sounds
(pictured right), it promises
a perfect journeywith
a backdrop of glorious
mountain landscapes.
At a glance
North Island
Auckland
Waiheke Island
Coromandel Peninsula
Great Barrier Island
Poor Knights Islands
Bay of Islands
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