The Great Southern Route : 2013 - 2014
160 | GSR NEW SOUTH WALES berthing facilities in Rozelle Bay and Campbells Cove and a diverse range of technical support and refit infrastructure that provides visiting superyachts with a superb base in which to remain to undertake maintenance whilst waiting for the next cruising period. It is a great place for crew to relax and have a good time. Broken Bay is located 15 Miles to the north of Sydney Harbour. It is the entrance to the Pittwater, Hawkesbury River and Brisbane Waters estuaries. Numerous superyachts have enjoyed a day cruise or extended stay within the protected waterways, enjoying the unique, pristine and secluded national park. It is an ideal day cruise from Sydney or stop over on the trip between Sydney and Newcastle. NEWCASTLE Newcastle, city 60 miles north of Sydney, is a vibrant and thriving centre offering a relaxed lifestyle and unique cultural experiences. Newcastle Harbour is a deep-water port with no draft or air-draft restrictions and provides close access to the Hunter Valley Wine District. PORT STEPHENS Port Stephens is the perfect place for superyachts to spend some time cruising. The region offers exceptional game fishing plus beach, rock and estuary fishing. Port Stephens has numerous large marinas located on the southern shore. From Port Stephens it is only 40 minutes by road to the Hunter Valley Wine District which boasts many high quality wineries producing some of Australia's best vintages. NSW NORTH COAST The North Coast of New South Wales, from Port Stephens to Tweed Heads, is famous for its sub-tropical climate and the multitude of pristine sandy beaches and marine habitat. Superyachts cruising this area of the coast will be able to find shelter at various convenient locations, depending on weather. Points of interest include Port Macquarie, Trial Bay, Coffs Harbour, Clarence River and Byron Bay. NSW SOUTH COAST The South Coast of NSW, also known as the Sapphire Coast, is picturesque and has two places in particular that can offer an interesting diversion for guests or shelter from inclement weather. They are Eden and Jervis Bay. Eden is almost equidistant between Sydney and Melbourne. LORD HOWE ISLAND Located 450 miles north east of Sydney, Lord Howe Island is a small, spectacular volcanic island boasting rainforest-clad slopes rising above a pristine lagoon fringed by the world's southernmost coral reef. Due to its unique beauty and biodiversity, Lord Howe Island was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1982 in recognition of the rare birds and plant life, and coral reef in unpolluted and virtually untouched waters. If weather conditions are right, it is an impressive superyacht stopover that rivals the Galapagos Islands!
2010 - 2011