As Australia’s only island state, Tasmania boasts a magnificent array of cruising grounds surrounding its coastlines. Tasmania is separated from mainland Australia by the Bass Strait, and offers an entirely different experience for superyachts venturing south from the reefs and big cities along Australia’s east coast.

Tasmania draws in nature-enthusiasts and hedonists alike, eager to savour the region’s clean air, pristine environment and diverse wildlife. For adventurous souls, there are over 3,000 kilometres of thrilling walking tracks which will lead you through unspoilt habitats and ecosystems to reach imposing mountain peaks and beautiful highland lakes.

From the Overland Track and Wineglass Bay, to the South Coast Track and Three Capes Track, there are so many opportunities to discover the Tasmania outdoors and so many activities to do along the way. For keen golfers, Tasmania has two of the top 100 golf courses in the world, while thrill-seekers will be able to head into enchanting caves for great kayaking or rafting experiences. Over one third of Tasmania is protected in national parks and reserves, so you can easily lose yourself in the wonders of this natural wilderness.

Tasmania is a sailing paradise, where you can enjoy the luxury of your superyacht away from large crowds to embrace the privacy and exclusivity of a charter. In the norther cruising grounds of Tasmania, the Bass Strait leads onto brilliant island breaks at King and Flinders islands, while secluded anchorages and quaint fishing villages await in the D’Entrecasteaux Channel near Hobart.

Hobart is the magnificent capital of Tasmania, with one of the world’s deepest harbours to welcome superyachts. Stepping ashore, you will fall for the charming culture of this delightful city, where modern luxuries blend in with exceptional natural beauty. This has become a low-key playground for the rich and famous, looking for a relaxing environment to enjoy a quiet and hassle-free getaway. Without straying too far from the waterfront, there is an array of intriguing galleries, exciting theatres and exquisite restaurants to indulge in.

During your time in Tasmania, you will be sample only the freshest produce which pours directly into the local markets and restaurants. For those with a taste for fine wine, Tasmania is world-renowned for its pinot noir and sparkling wines, which flourish in this cool climate. Head to boutique breweries, wineries and distilleries for a great day out sampling the best produce with guided tours by the makers.

Tasmania’s unique culture is at its most vibrant during the many festivals and events throughout the year. This is where you can really immerse yourself in the creative and artistic environment, which can also be discovered in the country’s contemporary art galleries, fascinating museums, and live music and theatre.

For a superyacht charter filled with astounding natural beauty, exhilarating activities and isolated retreats, Tasmania offers something truly special. A rugged landscape with enticing cruising grounds, this is a pure sailing experience to enjoy utter seclusion and privacy onboard your superyacht.