Luxury Services

Galileo Charters offer a wide range of luxury marine services including harbour cruises, corporate functions, parties, fishing and tours to D'Urville Island, Abel Tasman National Park, and the Marlborough Sounds.

Parties & Weddings

The Galileo is fully catered for both parties and weddings and will provide an extremely memorable time for both you and your guests. With a highly talented crew and fully catered hospitality and the capacity for 48 passengers plus crew, the Galileo can easily provide for very large groups.


Corporate Functions

Our corporate functions offer a fantastic platform to impress potential clients, boost morale of employees and implement team building exercises in unique and memorable settings. The Galileo provides spectacular backdrops, a vibrant atmosphere and unparalleled service to businesses and their clients.

Coastal Tours & Cruises

The Galileo offers tours throughout the Abel Tasman National Park, the Marlborough Sounds, D'Urville Island, as well as anywhere else in New Zealand, providing a unique experience along the beautiful scenic coastline. Cruises are also available for incredible multi-day adventures.


Fishing & Diving

With a survey out to 200 miles, the Galileo provides unforgettable fishing and diving adventures. With a combined 32 years experience, you know you'll be in safe hands. An adventure aboard the Galileo is a once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget.

Commercial Work

The Galileo can provide services for ocean filming and documentaries right throughout New Zealand. We can help you to get the best shots and also offer services for marine farms.

Harbour Cruises

A trip on the Galileo is the perfect way to explore Nelson's harbour. We offer harbour cruises for sightseeing and corporate functions and events.