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Phenomenal service and experience!

From my very 1st communication with Milo, to the last day on board our yacht, we just had the best... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Jorgelugan
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Newport Beach, California
wonderful time today

Three of us, sailed with Milo and Laura today, from Nelson to view the coastline along Tasman Bay... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Andrea51_12
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British Columbia, Canada
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We offer private yacht charters around the stunning Abel Tasman National Park in the South Island of New Zealand, with comfortable on-board accommodation for overnight trips. Experience unparalleled service and exceptional cuisine.
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Berth I/30, Nelson Marina, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
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+64 3-546 9700
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

From my very 1st communication with Milo, to the last day on board our yacht, we just had the best family experience anyone could imagine. They went out of their way to customize our family’s vacation time in the Abel Tasman National Park. Starting off...More

1  Thank Jorgelugan
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your review, we really enjoyed helping you create some new memories. The private Waka trip to start the charter is going to be a feature from now on. Thanks again!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Three of us, sailed with Milo and Laura today, from Nelson to view the coastline along Tasman Bay and as far as Adele Island. We had a wonderful time, despite cool cloudy weather. The food really was gourmet- and Laura did an amazing job- I...More

1  Thank Andrea51_12
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your review. It was such a treat to meet you and take the time for crossing Tasman Bay to the Abel Tasman National Park. Laura and I really enjoyed the day with you.

Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had booked a yacht with Gourmet Sailing early on in 2017 for our wedding in early 2018. From the very beginning, they were extremely helpful in sorting out all of the details and specifics of our day. Unfortunately, two days before the wedding, we...More

1  Thank Lindsay P
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

What a brilliant wedding regardless of the weather that day! Thanks for letting us be a part of your spectacular wedding, and we look forward to getting you on the yacht another time :)

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Milo and the crew at Gourmet Sailing delivered a phenomenal experience for our family. They go above and beyond to ensure you have a wonderful experience. I hope we are fortunate enough to sail with Milo again sometime in the future.

1  Thank rbennett02
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We really enjoyed getting to know your delightful family a bit and sharing some of the most beautiful part of the world.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Gourmet Sailing was a 5 star hotel at sea. Milo and his staff personalized our sailing adventure to meet our needs. We had lunch on the beach, shared hot chocolate with the locals at our overnight stay, a personal tour of a glow worm cave,...More

1  Thank Pamela C
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Wow, thanks so much for your review. Our crew really takes pride in making people feel comfortable, special and at home. We really enjoyed getting to know you a bit, and will treasure the memories.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted to surprise my staff with a special thank you for thier effort during the year. Milo and his crew excelled and the experience was better than we could have imagined. From the meet and greet, to safety brief, food, beverage and service we could...More

1  Thank Ange K
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We really enjoyed hosting your staff and appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We used Gourmet Sailing as venue for our Christmas party and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. Everything was worldclass, from my first point of contact with Milo, through the planning stages and the actual event. I was in charge of organising this...More

1  Thank Dan P
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Dan, thanks for all your feedback. Our crew loves making people feel special, so it's important to hear how we did. Please keep in touch, and happy sailing :)

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time!! Felt great to unplug and explore one of the most stunningly beautiful areas I've ever seen. The food was incredible, the boat felt like home, and Milo was the best guide we could possibly ask for. The trip felt personalized and...More

1  Thank Lucy E
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

We're so glad you felt the yacht was like home! Thank you for your feedback and recommendation. The Abel Tasman National Park truly is one of the most beautiful areas on earth, and it's an honour to share it with people like you.

Reviewed 27 December 2016

This was one of the most magical experiences I have ever had. From waking up to dolphins every morning, to walking through caves with glowworms, to eating the most amazing food, there is no better place that I would have liked to spend Christmas. Milo...More

1  Thank Jane S
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We really enjoyed meeting you all, and we are so glad you enjoyed it so much. That it was one of your most magical experiences really confirms we are on the right course. All the best for 2017, and we...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I and 5 adult children had an absolutely perfect 3 day and 3 night trip in and around Abel Tasman with Milo and his chef Tatiana. We sailed, motored, hiked, swam, kayaked, paddled, frolicked with dolphins and relaxed with the most perfect...More

2  Thank ghirshberg
Milo Coldren C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

We are so glad and your family enjoyed themselves. We love creating a space for families and friends to relax and really connect. Your review is humbling, and will help us focus on what to keep doing as we strive to grow. Thank you

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