• Location: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Sail away on a 2.5-hour harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour dinner cruise on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
  • Savor a 3-course dinner on board the sailboat while anchored in a sheltered marina
  • Take in the city skyline at sunset on this evening cruise
  • See landmarks including Auckland Harbour Bridge and Sky Tower as they light up for the night
  • Listen to entertaining and informative commentary from your experienced captain
  • Choose to help steer the boat or just sit back and relax
  • Be prepared for all weather with provided windproof and waterproof jackets

What You Can Expect

Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise

Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise

Your dinner cruise begins at Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, where an expert captain welcomes you aboard the 50-foot (15-meter) sailing yacht. After a safety briefing, you’ll set sail across the waters of Waitemata Harbour, gliding past waterfront highlights including Auckland Harbour Bridge, the Ferry Building and the iconic Sky Tower — New Zealand’s tallest building.

Your captain points out the sights that you pass, such as the volcanic cone of Mt Eden, which hovers on the outskirts of the city. Hear live commentary about the national pastime of sailing, including the hosting of the America’s Cup. If you’d like, you can assist the crew to hoist the sails or try your hand at steering the boat. Or simply enjoy the breeze and relax with a drink, purchased from the sailboat’s bar.

When your boat sets anchor in Westhaven Marina, take a seat in the dining room for a 3-course dinner served below deck. Afterward, savor the city views as Auckland illuminates in the evening light of dusk.

After a 2.5-hour cruise, your tour ends back at Viaduct Harbour.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

Jennifer A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I ENJOYED THIS CRUISE VERY MUCH. THE STAFF WERE WONDERFUL, VERY HELPFUL. THE FOOD WAS GOOD. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME I HAD BEEN OUT IN A BOAT THIS SIZE AND I ENJOYED IT VERY MUCH. I WOULD RECOMEND THIS TRIP TO EVERYBODY

Debra S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I want everyone to experience the fun and beautiful sunset we had. We were so lucky that our captain really let us experience sailing in the harbor. Food was out of this world, and on our cruise the chef's came along so I was able to compliment them myself. Great excursion to do.

Holly R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

It is on a sailboat. The food was marvelous. The main courses including the salmon and the lamb were outstanding! My husband, an avid sailor was allowed to steer the boat and he was in heaven. The sailing portion was about 15 miles and one hour and we were able to see the lights come on in the city

ewan m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Very enjoyable and informative harbour cruise.
Fun and friendly crew.
Food better than expected...very yummy!
Would recommend.

Nerida G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was amazing!

Lance G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Boat captain was excellent. After motoring around the harbor, seeing the sights and having our dinner, he took the boat to a location where we could have a long sail back to the dock after dinner. We enjoyed the setting sun and city views as we sailed along for what seemed like an hour. Fantastic experience.

Brenda L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Excellent cruise!

blindman.clark

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Great way to see Auckland Harbour! Captain and crew were amazing!

Dan V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Amazing my wife got to steer for a vey short time was a highlight of our New Zealand Trip

Kristina P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

What a nice way to wind your day down. Sailing on the water, while being served dinner watching the sun set. Only wish we could have stayed out on the water longer. Highly recommend.

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