Papua New Guinea
Take a voyage to the end of the earth when you charter a yacht in Papua New Guinea: the last great frontier. Lying south of the equator, and made up of over 600 islands, Papua New Guinea stretches from Asia through Indonesia and into the South Pacific.
A luxurious yacht charter in Papua New Guinea delivers a magnitude of experiences. Marvel at the stunning wild beauty, the remote and peaceful world surrounded by crystal-clear waters.
Catch the southeast trade winds in your sails and enjoy windsurfing or kiteboarding in the turquoise lagoons around the islands. Explore the coastline on a Seabob or spend the afternoon relaxing in and around one of the most pristine marine ecosystems on the planet.
See one of the largest nature reserves in Papua New Guinea: Kimbe Bay. A pristine seascape with an incredibly diverse ecosystem, Kimbe is home to hundreds of species of marine life.
Hike in spectacular terrain, drop anchor in secluded inlets and slip under the surface to discover a spectacular underwater display. Swim through shoals of colourful reef fish as unicorn fish and fusiliers dart around your feet.
Set within the Pacific Ring of Fire, see the sights of Kopoko, a vibrant waterfront city and the perfect spot for exploring the region’s volcanoes. Hike to the crater of Tavurvur and discover this natural phenomenon from the inside.
When your Papua New Guinea super yacht charter begins, you’ll have the chance to explore Rabau and discover the fascinating history of the area during World War II. In the evening, be treated to a special performance by Baining Fire Dancers wearing huge masks and dancing over hot coals.
Duke of York Islands
Cruise around Simpson Harbour and Blanche Bay. Pass erupting volcanoes which have stained the water different shades of yellows and oranges, a stark contrast to the azure blue of the Bismarck Sea. Drop anchor at Pigeon Island for snorkelling and diving in the coral gardens before enjoying a picnic on the shore. Continue onto the Duke of York Islands and catch a glimpse of huge pods of dolphins in the area and see them play in the wake of the boat.
Cruise to the uninhabited island of Kabakon. The garden isle of the neighbouring Karawara people. Kabakon is the ideal place to while away the day with snorkelling and spearfishing in the crystal blue waters. Learn survival skills from your host and local councillor and enjoy lunch on the blissful sands. Make use of the yacht’s abundance of toys and equipment and play in the sunshine making the most of this beautiful corner of the world all to yourself.
After an overnight cruise, awake in Kimbe Bay in the West New Britain Province. Visit the Garu Wildlife Area, a long-term area of conservation and get a tour of the Peninsula and the Garu Hot Springs. For those with adventure in the blood, you can climb to the crater rim of an active volcano. See the spectacular birdlife for which Papua New Guinea is famous as tropical pigeons, parrots and hornbills fly overhead.
Arrive to some of the best snorkelling and diving the planet has to offer in Kimbe Bay. The profusion of underwater life in Kimbe Bay is simple breath-taking and a dive-master will take you to the most amazing locations. Dive to wrecks of Japanese and Allied planes downed in World War II amongst an abundance of colourful marine life. Follow a day in the water, sail onto the western tip of the island, Borgen Bay.