Exhilarating heliskiing yacht charters

Published 16 February 2021

Explorer yachts have the capability not just to take you off the beaten track, but to take you to places where tracks have never even been made. It's a wilderness experience by day, expertly guided, contrasting with opulently decadent on board living.

Breathtaking scenery in Greenland

Entire mountain ranges of unspoilt powder await, and the trip to the top of the slope offers spectacular views of the landscapes as you fly high into unspoilt nature. Your guides will select the right areas to suit your level of skiing and will offer you the chance to develop and explore new skills. And in the meantime, your crew will be busy preparing a warm welcome for you on your return: massage therapists, personal trainers, pools and private gyms await, not to mention gourmet delights from Michelin trained chefs.

Go off the beaten track
Go off the beaten track

Ski from summit to sea

Finely-tuned logistics handled by experienced and passionate ski professionals, as well as a large choice of other activities. Get taken for a ride with some dog-sledding, hang out with the humpback whales, explore the icebergs by tender and soak up the magical midnight sun…

Our charter experts recommend Greenland from April to June and Iceland from May to June. The pristine wilderness of Alaska offers incredible skiing from April to mid May and for those seeking the ultimate in trophy skiing, Antarctica is perfect from November. 2021 offers added celestial thrills with a total solar eclipse taking place on 4 December in Antarctica.

Charter NAIA in Antarctica

Antarctic adventure

This 73.6m (241.4ft) yacht, refitted in 2014, will be cruising the wonders of Antarctica from November 2021 and will be available for charter until 18 December.

Totally accessible

This wheelchair friendly yacht has an elevator from main to sun deck and a helipad means she's ready to drop 12 guests at the top of the best slopes there are.

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Relax under the stars

Add to that a heated sun deck jacuzzi from which to gaze upon the extraordinary landscape plus a private master deck and you have the perfect platform for Antarctic exploration.

Charter GAME CHANGER in Iceland

Built for purpose, this 72.2m (237ft) Damen yacht support vessel, built in 2017 and refitted in 2020, is kitted out for every adventure. Welcoming up to 17 guests in eight cabins, she has the all important helicopter, a submersible for dives over 1km deep, PADI dive centre and a crew including expedition and wildlife experts.

She will consider charters in Alaska, Iceland and Greenland in 2021 before heading to Antarctica for the southern hemisphere summer.

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Charter LEGEND in Greenland

Refitted in 2019, this 77.4m (253.9ft) ice breaker combines luxury, exploration and adventure like few others. She welcomes up to 22 guests across a private master deck, three VIP suites and seven other cabins. By request she has two helicopters available for larger parties and a submersible, as well as a jacuzzi, pool, gym and wellness centre.

Flexible crew accommodation means there's space for expedition and wildlife experts as well as ski guides.

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HANSE EXPLORER in the Arctic

47.8m (156.7ft) HANSE EXPLORER will be cruising the treasured wilderness of the Arctic, including Iceland and Greenland, from May to September before heading south to Antarctica where she has a space in her schedule from 29 November to 11 December. She has no helipad but her crew have contacts ashore who can arrange for helicopter pick up to reach those far distant glistening slopes.


Charter SERENGETI in Alaska

This 39.6m (130ft) Westport will be in Alaska from mid May 2021. A walkaround main deck makes her very well suited to whale watching and her captain has cruised these waters many times so knows how to deliver the very best of Alaska with every charter. She has no helipad but rendez-vous ashore can be arranged to get her 12 guests to the best slopes, all starting from USD 120,000 per week.

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Experience more

Broker Seonaid Thomas tells us what its like onboard a charter yacht in Antarctica.

Take me to Antarctica

To get on board any of these fantastic yachts and take advantage of the slopes this year, contact your broker today.

To find out more about Burgess’ yachts for sale and yachts for charter, please contact a Burgess broker. Alternatively, get in touch with one of our offices directly: London, Monaco, New York, Miami, Singapore or all other locations.

- Yachts, prices and availability are correct at the time of publication.

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