Unique D'Urville Island Sailing Adventure
Experience the rugged and remote Rangitoto ki te Tonga / D'Urville Island on board the comfortable Te Harinui sailing catamaran. A 5-day live-aboard private holiday package just for your friends and family. The sailing catamaran has four master queen cabins with their own ensuite, ample room on the deck and a well equipped galley and indoor dining area.
During this unique 5 day sailing adventure you explore remote areas where the only access is by boat or air for the few holiday homes and farms that exist there. This personalized private tour allows you to experience great fishing, diving, snorkelling, bush, and farm walks in remote and tranquil spots. Depart Nelson for Greville Harbour, Port Hardy, Catherine Cove, Croisilles Harbour and finally returning to Nelson. Your experienced skipper will tailor the itinerary to suit the weather and those on board.
Your sailing journey takes you through rugged and off the beaten track places, with luscious bush and steep cliff surrounds, and winding natural waterways offering protective anchorages, D’Urville Island is a truly unique and special place. You will have plenty of time to relax on board or explore some of the special spots in this part of New Zealand. Your experienced skipper will be your guide and stop at the best places for snorkelling, swimming or perhaps to catch some blue cod, kingfish, snapper or groper. Keep an eye out for marine wildlife such as seals and dolphins. In the evening watch the night sky and enjoy the tranquility of this amazing region. After being surround by this epic scenery it will be time to return to Nelson.
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"If you want something unique and travel with friends or family to places a little off the beaten path, then this is the perfect cruise for you." Pia, Team Viva
Explore the remote and unique region of D'Urville Island in the Marlborough Sounds, this stunning jewel is only accessible by boat or plane.
Your skipper will stop at the best coves and beaches, where you will have time to enjoy kayaking, SUP, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and of course just chill.