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“5 star hotel at seaGourmet Sailing was a 5 star hotel at sea. Milo and his staff personalized our sailing adventure to”
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Gourmet Sailing
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Owner description: 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.
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, a boat ride to walk across the suspension bridge and we had a fresh glass of water from a natural spring. Milo spotted all of the sea life for us. The food was outstanding! The service was outstanding! The experience was outstanding! I would highly recommend sailing with this crew. Thank you for taking such good care of us!

2  Thank Pamela C
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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.

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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 not fault a thing. It will be a memory that we will hold dear for a very long time. Can not recommend a trip with Gourmet Sailing enough - not to be missed.

2  Thank Ange K
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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.

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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 year's Christmas function for a group of ten and Milo made it so easy to get everything set up and finalised with minimum input from me. Special dietary requirements - no problem; pick up and drop off from the airport - no problem; best day ever - done!
Milo and his crew were absolutely fantastic. Very welcoming and super friendly! Service was superb and the crew was extremely knowledgable and courteous. Food was impeccable and I probably had one of the best steaks ever that will turn a vegan into a carnivore. Gourmet Sailing is an absolute 'must-do'! Put it on your bucket-list or you will regret it.

2  Thank DanP3398
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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 :)

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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 unique, and it's tough not to be absolutely floored by waking up to dolphins every morning. I would definitely recommend gourmet sailing to anybody and everybody!!

2  Thank Lucy E
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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.

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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 is an amazing captain and made us feel so relaxed and at home. He worked with us to create a perfect personalized experience, I wish I could have stayed on the boat for 5 more days. Thank you Milo for such a magical experience.

2  Thank Jane S
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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 look forward to seeing you again.

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