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Glide past the Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Bean Rock Lighthouse and Devonport Naval Base on a 90-minute sightseeing cruise from Waitemata Harbour. Make a quick stop on volcanic Rangitoto Island in the Hauraki Gulf, and hear informative commentary from the boat crew along the way. Your tour includes morning or afternoon tea, and a complimentary round-trip ferry ticket to the historic seaside village of Devonport — good for one year.


  • 90-minute Auckland Harbour sightseeing cruise
  • See Auckland’s main sights from the water, including Devonport, the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Sky Tower
  • Set foot on Rangitoto Island and marvel at its rugged volcanic landscape
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy live commentary about the sights and complimentary morning or afternoon tea
  • Includes a free round-trip ferry ticket to Devonport, allowing you to visit the historic town at your leisure

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What You Can Expect

Auckland Harbour Sightseeing Cruise with Round-Trip Devonport Ferry Ticket

Auckland Harbour Cruise

Head to the Auckland Ferry Terminal to embark on your 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise, which takes you from Waitemata Harbour into the island-studded Hauraki Gulf. Hear about the Auckland area’s key landmarks from the crew as you pass by the Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Bean Rock Lighthouse and the Devonport Naval Base.

The boat makes a 10-minute stop (weather permitting) at Rangitoto Island, a 600-year-old volcanic island renowned for its jagged lava rock, lush vegetation and pristine coves. You’re served complimentary morning or afternoon tea before returning to Auckland.

During your stay, use your complimentary round-trip ferry ticket to the picturesque village of Devonport, located just 12 minutes from downtown Auckland. Stroll past the Victorian boutique–lined streets, enjoy views from Mt Victoria or North Head, or visit one of the many cafes or chocolatiers in the seaside town. Your ferry ticket is valid for one year. 

Customer Reviews

Mylinda H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Best Sightseeing Cruise with commentary, snack and amazing views as well as a little hop off onto land to look at the volcanic eruption of lava on the shores of one of the tiny islands in the Auckland Bay, Amazing value for money and tourist friendly staff and services.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

During winter, dont make the mistake of staying at the open deck. It's freezing! But overall, the cruise was great. They gave out free hot coffee and delicious blueberry muffins. Be sure to listen to the commentary. Theres a short quiz that the kids would surely enjoy!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great tour! With additional hot chocolate and muffins.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

For the price this tour is exceptional value. We used our free ferry ticket to go to Devonport for a segway tour and the harbour cruise was a nice way to spend the afternoon. The waterways are magnificent, Auckland has huge expanses of harbour, the water is so clean, the surroundings very pretty. Well worthwhile.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Harbour tour was fun and educational. Boat crew were super friendly. I great way to spend a lazy afternoon.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

fabulous experience


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

we were with visitors from Sth Island. Never been to Auckland before. They were over the moon, very impressed with the whole trip. The sight of Auckland harbor, Auckland CBD, cruise ships in dock,
the commentator on board was very informative as well.

Marlin L United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Gave a great way to over view! Great way to get your bearings of the area


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was a lovely tour - very relaxing and afternoon tea was provided. We were also provided with 2 ferry tickets to Devonport and we spent the rest of the day exploring Devonport which was a pretty little village. The only negative was that the wharf where we needed to board was changed and no announcement, so it very confusing as there was no one around to ask where to go. We only found out through another couple who went to investigate and they came back to tell us. Once we finally got on the boat, it was enjoyable as we cruised around Auckland harbour and the commentary was very informative.

Martin M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A great way to see Auckland and its beautiful harbour

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