Cavalli Islands sailing is a delightful sojourn during any Bay of Islands yacht charter. The snorkeling is fantastic, the beaches are impressive, and the scenery is breathtaking.
No moorings are available. The most popular anchorage is Horseshoe Bay on the west side of Big Cavalli Island. It should be used only in settled weather.
Dinghy dockage: No dinghy dockage is available.
A highlight of sailing in the Cavalli Islands is a visit to Big Cavalli. A walking path snakes into the island from Horseshoe Bay, offering stunning views of the surrounding waters and isles. The snorkeling is great off Nukutaunga Island, and offshore is the wreck of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, sunk in 1987 to create a rich habitat for marine life. Local dive companies offer excursions to the wreck. The visibility is usually quite good.
No facilities for yachts are available.