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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Berth I/30, Nelson Marina | End of Duncan Street, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
+64 3-546 9700
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

We had a staff party on board the luxury boat for my partners staff party (NZ Commercials), & it was by far the most memorable dinning experience iv ever had in NZ!! The hosts Milo & Kimberly were so friendly, welcoming and professional, they supplied...More

Date of experience: December 2014
10  Thank Leah G
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Thank you for trusting Gourmet Sailing with your staff function. You have a great team, and it was fun seeing everyone get into the theme. We really appreciate your feedback on Trip Advisor, and feel quite honoured that this was your most memorable dinning experience...More

Reviewed 27 February 2014

We ended our already amazing holiday in New Zealand with a 3 day trip on Simply Wild with Gourmet Sailing. We could not have asked for a better experience! We had a few email exchanges with Milo to plan the trip and choose activities that...More

Date of experience: February 2014
7  Thank Karen B
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Thank you for the review Karen. We promised you would be the most relaxed people on your flight home, and we are glad to hear you felt your cruise with Gourmet Sailing was so worthwhile.

Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

Amazing evening harbour cruise in Nelson. We felt truely spoilt, thank u to Milo and crew. We will be recommending you, it was absolute bliss!

4  Thank melnz15
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

We had a lot of fun organising your cruise, and it was great getting to know you folks. Thank you for the review. We look forward to hearing more about your adventure!

Reviewed 20 January 2014

Milo and his team really go above and beyond to make sure you have an outstanding experience. It's hard to imagine how they could outshine the beautiful part of the world they work in, but they seem to manage it. A lovely boat, fabulous food...More

Date of experience: December 2013
5  Thank Ruth C
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Ruth, thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you all enjoyed your trip. It was great meeting you, and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 9 January 2014

These guys are consummate professionals who offer an experience that is second to none. I was fortunate enough to enjoy the "works do" to beat all works do's, courtesy of my wife's business. Thirty of us spent a full day being hosted by Milo and...More

Date of experience: December 2013
5  Thank Chris R
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. Our crew loves to hear how they did. It was a typical gorgeous day in the Abel Tasman National Park, and It was a privilege to share it with people who really appreciate it.

Reviewed 17 December 2013

We held our Xmas function on Simply Wild. We couldn't believe the value for money. We were served an amazing 4 course meal whilst spending a wonderful 4 hours cruising around Nelson harbour. Two thumbs up.

Date of experience: December 2013
4  Thank Andrew P
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your staff function, and particularly that you felt it was such a good value for money. Thank you for the feedback, we use these for our crew debriefs to ensure we deliver unparalleled service and exceptional cuisine.

Reviewed 11 December 2013

Recently two girlfriends and I went out with Milo & Kathryn on a Gourmet Sailing tour to Peppers Lodge in the Abel Tasmin National Park. It was a rough, cold, windy day ... nothing like the promotional photos. Didn't have high expectations to begin with...More

Date of experience: December 2013
4  Thank Sally R
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Thank you for your review, Sally. As the sunniest part of New Zealand we do need the occasional spell of rain, but we were truly inspired how the three of you made the most of it. We look forward to sailing with you again!

Reviewed 3 July 2013

Well, what can we say? Just amazing. We are a couple from the UK who along with our celebrant Rachael Schepers had planned our dream wedding at the lighthouse in Nelson. Although the weather wasn't smiling on us for the morning of our wedding day,...More

Date of experience: September 2012
6  Thank BeccyC
Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2013

What a dream wedding! Thanks not only for your review, but also for inspiring us all. Our crew is still talking about it, and It's wonderful to see romance still thriving in today's modern world. We had a lot of fun helping make your wedding...More

Reviewed 2 July 2013

There is no better way to explore the breath-taking Abel Tasman National Park than by boat and no one better to do it with than Gourmet Sailing. We had an unforgettable trip with Milo, Kim and their crew. The service they provided was second to...More

Date of experience: February 2013
5  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 April 2013

My wife and I and some friends of ours took a tour with Milo and his crew. What can I say, it was awesome, service and food was excellent and catered well for our special dietary requirements. Thanks guys for all your effort making this...More

Date of experience: April 2013
5  Thank Jo N
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