In New South Wales, you can experience secluded retreats, a high-energy city and plenty of fascinating cultural treats along the way.

Sydney is one of the greatest city destinations for superyachts in the world, and the sight of a superyacht sailing past the Opera House and Harbour Bridge is simply iconic. Every year, bookings fill up for charters in this harbour city for its famous New Year’s Eve celebrations, though there is much more to discover throughout the year. As a world-leading city, Sydney boasts an incredible array of top-class attractions, events and luxury delights. From renowned theatre shows and sporting fixtures to waterfront fine dining and vibrant bars, Sydney has you covered for thrilling city experiences.

There is also plenty to discover in the surrounding cruising grounds. With premier berthing in the centre of the city, you can spend days exploring the glorious beaches to the east and north before returning by evening to indulge in Sydney’s vibrant nightlife. This is a unique city which embraces an outdoor lifestyle, well suited to yachting adventures. Whether visiting the world-renowned Bondi Beach or escaping the more secluded bays, you will have the opportunity to mix inner-city excitement with natural wonders.

New South Wales is also home to some of Australia’s most captivating National Parks, providing exciting opportunities for diverse on land experiences to add something different to your itinerary. The Blue Mountains is a dazzling natural attraction that offers breath-taking hikes where you will take in scenic views back across million-year-old valleys. The Blue Mountains are filled with unique activities such as the Jenolan Caves and the adventurous Scenic World tours that take you through a Jurassic rainforest.
Head to The Hunter to immerse yourself in Australia’s oldest wine region, where aside from sampling the world-famous wines, you can explore a World Heritage listed wilderness. The Hunter is a beautiful natural escape which is also dotted with luxury hotspots in the form of acclaimed restaurants.

The cruising grounds of New South Wales are a haven for yachting enthusiasts seeking to unlock the pure thrill of sailing. A short cruise north of Sydney are the waterways of Pittwater, a favourite destination for yachts and nature-lovers. This beautiful region is brimming with exciting on-water activities which will allow you to get the very best out of your superyacht. Further north, Port Macquarie is one of Australia’s lesser known sailing gems. Here you will be able to relax on one of the 17 gorgeous beaches, or take to the diverse hinterland and visit the Koala Hospital. For your fix of underwater adventure, head to Lord Howe Island Marine Park to dive amongst over 450 species of fish and 90 species of coral in truly unique island setting.

Throughout New South Wales, superyachts will be welcomed by fantastic facilities from marinas to shipyards. In the heart of Sydney, there are world-class marinas and refit yards, providing a full service to your superyacht as you explore the wonders of New South Wales.