The door to overseas ski holidays may be closed (for the moment) but as the saying goes, another door has opened. And what a door it is. I’m talking about a luxury sailing holiday, complete with your own crew and the ability to personalise the experience to suit your family’s needs, tastes and preferences.
In the safe hands of an expert sailing crew, your private yacht allows you to sit back and explore the breathtaking northern Great Barrier Reef. With so much talk of bubbles these days, you will be happy to ‘isolate’ in your own peaceful bubble lulled by the sound of lapping water and the occasional seabird.
You are welcome to set your own itinerary but here is an example of what you can expect.
Day One: Commence your journey from Port Douglas and head to Opal Reef for snorkelling. This is undoubtably the highlight of any outer reef trip and an ideal way to kick start your sailing adventure.
Day Two: Head to St Crispin’s Reef. This little-known area of the Great Barrier Reef is an elongated outer-shelf reef in the Coral Sea, 35 miles off the coast. The water flow here is such that it encourages prolific coral growth.
Day Three: On to Cooktown, one of Australia’s most fascinating and historic frontier towns. Your trip would not be complete without this stop.
Days Four & Five: The Northern Ribbon Reefs are long, thin strips of reef, which form the outer edges of the Great Barrier Reef. They are visited by fewer operators which means they remain in pristine condition and boast lush coral gardens full of fish.
Days Six & Seven: Lizard Island is Australia’s northernmost island resort. Secluded from the rest of the world it is an absolute tropical paradise.
Day Eight: Sail home but think about extending your stay in the Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
The cost of your sailing adventure begins at around $1,400 per person per day and includes the vessel, her crew and the opportunity to design your own itinerary. We have a range of luxury and super yachts to plan your perfect private escape on a luxury floating retreat – customised to you.
In the same way that we helped hundreds of clients in the past to organise their snow holidays, we are here to assist you in personalising your floating boutique hotel experience. We will work with you to ensure that you and your family and friends, experience the wonder and beauty of a luxurious sailing adventure.
All you have to do is open that door.
Contact your Snowscene/Sunscene Consultant for more information.