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Great carefree experience.

We had a great time aboard the boat. Andy, the captain, was very easy to talk to and could tell us... read more

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Had an amazing trip!!

The boat trip with gourmet sailing was amazing!! The crew made sure they did everything for us to... read more

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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, everything else ran smoothly and went perfectly as planned. This was in no small part thanks to Milo and Kimberley and the girls at Gourmet Sailing. They absolutely went above and beyond our expectations and what was expected of them; making our rather unique wedding day even more special and memorable than we could've imagined and quite literally making our dreams come true! The food was also outstanding; absolutely first rate and delicious. Plus the sun finally started shining on us once we set sail after the ceremony!

Milo and Kimberley are lovely, wonderful people and we thank them with all our hearts for making our wedding day so fantastic and beautiful. In fact, we cannot thank them enough. During the planning of our wedding, they were helpful, friendly and enthusiastic and have remained in contact since the wedding too: they offer top-notch before, during and after service!

We would highly recommend Gourmet Sailing. We will definitely be back to New Zealand to see Milo and Kimberley and for a sail over to the Boulder Bank some time in the not-too-distant future... Perhaps an anniversary?!

Thanks again to Gourmet Sailing for making the best day of our lives even more wonderful than we could have hoped for.

Date of experience: September 2012
6  Thank BeccyC
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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 extra special, and will never forget it.. Don't forget you have a piece of wedding cake in our freezer for your anniversary :)

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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 none. The entire crew were extremely professional and were focused on making us feel as comfortable as possible. The food experience was out of this world. Highlights included being taken by dinghy into a river and completing a short bush walk to be met on the beach with a private gourmet picnic and bubbles. If you're looking for a romantic getaway (especially honeymoon/anniversary/birthday), it really doesn't get any better than this. Thanks so much guys!!! xx

Date of experience: February 2013
5  Thank Tom W
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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 such a wonderful trip.
Looking forward to another trip with you.

Date of experience: April 2013
5  Thank Jo N
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

Milo and the crew could not do enough for us and made us feel like royalty. The staff were so friendly and helpful but never in your face.
The Food...OMG the Food was just Incredible; the use of local ingredients and the variety just amazing.
This sailing trip with Milo and team will be in our memory forever.

If you are looking for something really special....

Date of experience: April 2013
6  Thank Taga5
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Milo C, Owner at Gourmet Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2013

We're so glad we were able to make you feel special. Our crew takes this very seriously, and your comments will help in our pursuit of delivering unparalleled service. Chef Angela is spoiled for choice with local ingredients from the Nelson region, but she sure knows how to bring them together into exceptional cuisine. Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

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Reviewed 24 March 2013

We were very fortunate winners of a trip for four to NZ, as part of the prize we had two days sailing and one night on a yacht supplied by Gourmet Sailing. We had the best time, Milo and Kim went out of their way to provide a very friendly service, going above and beyond any expectations we had. We were waited on hand and foot, and were extremely well fed and watered by their amaZinly delicious food. Nothing was too much trouble. We felt like V.I.P's....couldn't recommend more for a truly wonderful experience in am absolutely
stunning scenic part of the world.....this experience will be remembered fondly for years and years to come.... lovely memories for us to treasure. THANK YOU MILO AND KIM

Date of experience: March 2013
7  Thank Margaret-kim P
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