South Pacific

South Pacific

A remote tropical paradise

The very words ‘South Pacific’ evoke images of remote tropical islands basking in year-round sun, incredible wildlife at every turn and hundreds of miles of pristine open ocean. It’s the stuff of daydreams. And now’s the time to embrace adventure, escape the everyday and start planning your South Pacific sailing vacation.

Sail one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders at Australia’s* Great Barrier Reef, or discover the unspoilt island communities of Tahiti and French Polynesia, thousands of miles from the nearest large landmass. Get to know Captain Cook’s ‘Friendly Islands’ of Tonga*, and island hop your way through the warm, rich waters of Oceania in the company of humpback whales and dolphins.



  • Year-round trade winds
  • Excellent fishing, kayaking and snorkelling
  • Dozens of remote, exotic islands to explore

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Our charter types

Sail the South Pacific in the company of an expert skipper or independently on a bareboat charter vacation. Take in exciting blue water sailing or easy coastal cruising in the sunny Whitsundays*, remote French Polynesia and welcoming Tonga* in your own private yacht on a bareboat or skipper charter vacation.

Bareboat charter vacations

Choose a boat, choose a destination and set sail in search of excitement in the beautiful South Pacific. A bareboat charter vacation gives you the chance to explore on your own, setting your own agenda and anchoring wherever and whenever you like. A bareboat charter vacation of the exotic South Pacific is a truly liberating experience.

Skippered charter vacations

Charter a skippered yacht and benefit from expert advice and local knowledge you won’t find in any guidebook. Sun yourself on deck while your skipper leads the way or take the helm and carve your own path through the South Pacific—a skippered charter vacation is as laid-back or as hands-on as you want it to be.

*These Sunsail bases are operated by partner bases.

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