Although the classically popular destinations for superyacht charters – such as the Mediterranean, Bahamas and Caribbean – are excellent options, there are further corners of the world that offer exceptional and unique experiences. Within this selection you will find some of the best off-the-beaten-path locations to visit by superyacht.
There is a reason why Australia has been praised as an ideal charter yacht location – from stunning natural landscapes to pristine, remote beaches and hidden villages and incredible scenery, there really is no place like down under! An excellent location to visit any time of the year, the range of activities to indulge in are countless! From visiting the gorgeous Whitsunday Islands to snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef and cruising along the Queensland coast, you can truly have it all. For divers, the Great Barrier Reef is a must-see, as it is home to more than 1,500 species of ﬁsh, 360 species of hard coral, 600 species of starﬁsh, six species of marine turtles and 30 species of whales and dolphins!
A group of volcanic islands extending 1,600 km through the South Pacific Ocean, this unforgettable archipelago is known for its world-class snorkelling and diving. Fiji’s stunning beaches, rich marine life, fascinating cultures and ornate landscapes offer the perfect paradise destination. The picture-perfect palms, dazzling turquoise waters and glistening sand beaches look too beautiful to be true, but they are. The backdrop for countless Hollywood films, from iconic Blue Lagoon to Cast Away, Hawaii and Fiji are known as two of the best island groups in the world for a holiday for very good reason. But its lesser-known islands, such as the Mamanucas and Yasawas, are just as sublime.
The protected and treasured Galapagos Islands remains one of the wildest, most untouched and inhabited regions in this world. This secluded and remote archipelago of volcanic islands is situated 1,000 km from the coast of Ecuador and is fabled for its unrivalled flora and fauna. The westernmost islands, in particular, remain virtually unaffected by mankind, the perfect destination for those wanting to experience nature in its true, primaeval state.
Located at the southernmost tip of the Earth, there is no place more stark, alien and inhibited as Antarctica. The perfect destination for the truly adventurous, off-the-grid thrill-seeker, the area is home to the largest desert in the world. Bask in the isolation of the White Continent and fall head over heels for its stark, wild and relentless beauty. A vast landscape made up of snow, ice, water and rock formations that are thousands of years old, it is the final frontier, hosting a tiny number of visitors each year.