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Island Escapes Luxury Cruising in New Zealand & Australia 2022

ISLAND ESCAPE CRUISES are very excited to be launching our brand-new all-inclusive luxurious yacht, the Island Escape. Set to debut in New Zealand waters from November 2021, there are several fantastic itineraries on offer in our beautiful Fiordland in 2022. She is a 53.5 metre yacht designed by Vard in Norway and with the interior designed by well-known Tillberg Design of Sweden and will offer a new standard of yachting to our guests. With just 32 guests onboard, Island Escape will provide an exclusive experience that is supported by our professional crew of 14 who love to over-deliver on personalized service.


NORTHERN FIORDLAND these are incredible voyages through the New Zealand Fiordland National Park. With like-minded travellers, we share a world class scenery seldom visited that will often take your breath away. All the while enjoying fine gourmet dinners under the stars, the discovery of stunning beauty while paddling a kayak on the fiords, wander unexplored foreshores or simply relax on deck enjoying cocktails as you take in these outstanding world heritage site surroundings inside Fiordland.  

Sailings start from the 8th of January 2022 and include an Early Bird Discount of 10% when book & pay in full within 7 days of reservation (expires 8th of July 2021).  

SOUTHERN FIORDLAND the Southern Fiords offer a selection of some of the worlds’ most stunning scenery. Their history envelopes greats like Captain James Cook and his crew who have left behind remarkable landmarks for us to follow on our cruising through this amazing seascape. Our ship was designed for these waters and the crew will explain in detail the wonders of this Fiordland National Park. Venture ashore to explore places where few have explored before you, while returning afterwards to the comfort and luxury of your ship, Island Escape.

Sailings start from the 15th of January 2022 and include an Early Bird Discount of 10% when book & pay in full within 7 days of reservation (expires 8th of July 2021).  

FIORDLAND & STEWART ISLAND join Island Escape Cruises on this voyage taking you to the most remote and untouched part of the Fiordland World Heritage park. Enjoy the view of the steep majestic fjords carved out by glaciers over thousands of years as we slowly make our way into the very bottom of them. Watch the waterfalls cascading from the mountains and into the fiords and the lively wildlife both in the air and under water. We visit Stewart Island (Rakiura) another undiscovered tourist destination. It´s densely forested hills, many beautiful bays and golden beaches creates picturesque landscape. Stewart Island is a haven for brown kiwi which outnumber the humans on the island and are active day and night. Blue penguins and the rare, yellow-eyed penguins waddle among the rocks.

Sailings start from the 25th of February 2022 and include an Early Bird Discount of 10% when you book & pay in full within 7 days of reservation (expires 8th of July 2021).  

Island Escape Cruises Assurance: We understand that there is continued uncertainty due to Covid-19, as restrictions can impact future travel and confidence of our guests. Here at Island Escape Cruises, the health, safety, and wellbeing of both our guests and crew is our top priority. On board our yacht, we have implemented health procedures to ensure that we operate safely and responsibly. Book with Peace of Mind –• Cancel due to Covid-19 and receive a Future Cruise Credit of cruise monies paid, valid for 18 months from original booked sailing date (see below applicable circumstances) Future Cruise Credit - Island Escape Cruises will offer customers a Future Cruise Credit of cruise monies paid, valid for 18 months from original booked sailing date in the following circumstances:
a. If guest or part of travelling party test positive to COVID-19 in the 28 days prior to sailing.
b. If guests show signs of COVID-19 symptoms including common cold symptoms such as mild fever, coughing, sneezing etc. as assessed by Island Escape Cruises boarding team at time of pre-embarkation temperature checks.
c. If Government Mandated Travel Restrictions, (a hard border that prevents you from leaving your home port or from arriving to the embarkation port) prevent the guest from travelling within 28 days of sailing.• If Island Escape Cruises cancels a sailing due to Covid-19, guests will receive a Future Cruise Credit of monies paid, valid for 18 months from date of cancellation. Island Escape Cruises reserves the right to correct, without advance warning or liability, any mistakes, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time. Programs and offers can be withdrawn without warning at any time .FUTURE CRUISE CREDIT (FCC) TERMS AND CONDITIONS All Future Cruise Credits have an 18-month validity from the original booked sailing date (or date of cancellation in the event Island Escape Cruises cancels a sailing). Any booking made using this Future Cruise Credit must be made prior to the expiry date. The Future Cruise Credit has no cash value and will be forfeited if not used prior to the expiration date. The FCC will be issued in the amount of the booking value paid. All bookings with Island Escape Cruises are subject to our terms and conditions.

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