Incredible Boat Trips
Few things beat the feeling of being out on the water, wind in your hair and mesmerising sunsets aplenty. From private yacht charters to converted rice barges, below are some of our favourite boat trips across the world, each offers something different, but all make for a wonderful experience.
Experience the unforgettable beauty of the British Columbia coastline as you embark on an adventure in a historic ship, resplendent in all the luxuries you could wish for. This beautifully redesigned coastal freighter comes with floats, kayaks & a giant blow-up slide so it is perfect for a family holiday. This cruise is also all-inclusive & comes with its own chef so all you need to worry about is where you want to explore next.
Antarctica21 is the first fly-cruise programme in Antarctica. Fly over Cape Horn & avoid having to sail the infamous Drake Passage before navigating the waters of the incredible Antarctic Peninsula & exploring Earth's final frontier. This ship features outside-facing cabins, so you never have to miss the Antarctica’s monumental icebergs, glaciers & snow-capped mountains.
Admire Croatia's incredible scenery as you sail, from the crystal-clear waters to the dramatic landscapes of the islands. You can discover the country’s culture & traditions, explore the cobbled streets of its towns, or simply sit back & relax on board in the utmost luxury. From quaint fishing ports to bustling island towns, Croatia really is best explored by private yacht!
Galapagos is a haven for nature lovers where unique wildlife roam free with little regard for the island’s visitors. Why not explore this exceptional collection of islands in style? Enter M/V Origin & Theory, two sophisticated yachts with knowledgeable guides who will take you on guided nature walks, giving you plenty of time for photographs & questions. You will also venture out in a glass-bottomed boat & get a different perspective on the unique marine life.
Due to launch summer 2019, a journey aboard Heritage Line Ylang is a chance to explore the spellbinding landscapes of Vietnam aboard a ten-bedroom luxury vessel with a fully-equipped spa, yoga room & restaurant. This beautifully designed, well-thought-out vessel sails thought the lesser known Lan Ha Bay, ensuring that its guests can explore remote islands, swim in hidden coves & photograph phenomenal landscapes far away from the crowds.
Croatia is an absolute pleasure to explore. It is a place where enchanting honey-coloured towns line sun-drenched shores, where over 1000 pine-clad islands dot azure waters & exquisite seafood is served in virtually every port. Discover the culture & beauty of this land onboard a traditional yet luxurious sailing boat which only adds to the charm.
Greece is an exquisite collection of islands, each one with its own mythology, its own delicious food & its own unique draws. There are innumerable small bays, stunning beaches & seemingly endless views of sparkling sea which draw visitors back time & again. Explore all this onboard a private, crewed yacht which can take you wherever your heart desires. So discover authentic Greek towns, traditional tavernas & admire ancient ruins dating back thousands of years.
The Maldives has become a by-word for tropical bliss, renowned for its abundance of fish life, warm pristine waters & close encounters with manta rays & whale sharks. This 3-deck Catamaran is ideal for those who want to explore the undiscovered Maldives, visiting isolated reefs, virgin dive-sites, uninhabited beaches & secluded villages.
Immerse yourself in the magic of rural France as you glide down tranquil waterways gazing out at abundant vineyards & pretty towns. This cruise is also a feast for your taste-buds: numerous local wines & cheeses will be served throughout your stay & the chef will accompany you to local markets to select the freshest produce.
Between the impossibly pristine beaches & turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, The Maldives is arguably the ultimate paradise island experience, so why confine yourself to just one island? Soneva in Aqua combines the exclusivity of a private boat charter with the hospitality & service of a luxury resort, in fact, there are just two cabins onboard, so this is the ultimate private getaway!
An exciting & beautiful new addition to Antarctica21's fly-cruise operation, the M/V Magellan Explorer means that guests can fly over the infamous Drake Passage, cutting four days at sea to now sail the Antarctic peninsula in ultimate comfort & style. Highlights include a barbeque deck for outdoor dining if the weather permits, a well-stocked bar & 24-hour complimentary beverages. This ship also has 10 Zodiac boats for excursions, wildlife viewing & polar activities such as sea kayaking.
Kerala is epitomized by its wonderfully slow pace of life. Board your private houseboat & cruise through the backwaters past idyllic traditional villages while the crew cook traditional Keralan meals. Spend the day gently exploring the backwaters & this is best seen from the deck of your houseboat as you watch the world go by. Children playing in the water, fishermen hard at work, women washing clothes by hand, traditional snakeboats floating by, local wildlife & scenery, there is plenty to captivate the senses.
Regarded as some of the best sailing ground in the world, the British Virgin Islands are home to idyllic bays & pristine beaches. The reputation is just, with steady breezes & calm waters making for wonderful conditions to explore the archipelago. This luxury Catamaran is also small enough to dart in & out of sun-drenched bays while still having everything you’ll need for an indulgent stay.
Tiger Blue is a beautifully crafted 34m luxury wooden Phinisi sailing boat, perfect for a family adventure, a once in a lifetime trip with old friends or a diving holiday. While away your day on the boat's sun deck or dive with turtles, manta rays & white-tipped reef sharks. Spend an unforgettable day meeting the ancient Komodo Dragons then enjoy sun-downers on pink sand beaches. Choose to dine on board under the covered dining table or have a BBQ on a stunning beach. This holiday is simply blissful.