A short sail north from Sydney Harbour is the tranquil yachting paradise of Pittwater, a wide inlet south of Broken Bay at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River.
Part of Sydney’s charming Northern Beaches peninsula, it is hard to comprehend that an area of such bliss can be found just 30km outside the city. This picturesque location has the feel of a remote getaway where yacht owners would travel for hours on end for the rewarding natural beauty on the other side.
Seaplane tours departing from Rose Bay are a popular and exhilarating way to meet your superyacht in Pittwater, offering unforgettable views of Sydney from the air as you leave the bustling harbour to touch down on the waters of this tranquil region.
Short-term stayaboard superyacht charters leaving Sydney will typically head north to this region because of its phenomenal scenery and thrilling cruising grounds. The balance of adventure and tranquillity makes this an ideal destination to enjoy the luxury of your superyacht, with plenty to explore away from the bustle of large crowds.
While enjoying the cruising experience in Pittwater, you can take to your superyacht’s arsenal of water toys and tenders to put yourself in the heart of the action. Exploring these picturesque spots by kayak is a must, especially when heading to Morning Bay on the western foreshore.
The Ku-ring gai Chase National Park is Australia’s second oldest national park, and is one of New South Wales’ natural gems. This is a fantastic experience for those looking to immerse themselves in Australia’s unique and breath-taking environment. More than the abundant flora and fauna that you will encounter here, the National Park is a great spot for activities such as cycling, fishing and bushwalking.
Venture further west along the Hawkesbury River to add both adrenaline and luxury to your charter. The Hawkesbury is full of adventure, from wakeboarding and water skiing to bushwalks and off-road adventure tracks. Sample local produce at the selection of restaurants and cafes in this region, and even spend a day in the historic vineyards at Ebenezer and East Kurrajong.
The Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay is a premier marina for superyachts visiting the Pittwater region, with a strong yachting community and boat owner atmosphere.