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The Riverhead Ferry
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On a 45 foot traditional motor vessel, you will experience New Zealand history, unique scenery, witness the wonders of nature, and enjoy some of the most innovative and delicious cuisines Auckland city has to offer.
Cruises on offer include a river cruise up to the Riverhead Tavern, charter boat experiences for birthday parties, weddings, harbour cruises, family outings and corporate cruises to celebrate on the water.
Riverhead Tavern Cruise
Take this historical ferry journey up Auckland's Upper Harbour to the Riverhead, New Zealand's oldest riverside tavern. On a traditional motor vessel you will experience New Zealand history and unique scenery while cruising up to the oldest riverside tavern to enjoy delicious cuisine.
Duration: The total return trip is 5.5 hours with 1.5 hours on the boat each way and 2.5 hours at the Riverhead Tavern.
Party Boat Cruise
Hire a private boat and celebrate any occasion surrounded by the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Bring your friends and family, your own catering free of charge, and make the Riverhead Ferry your party venue. With a bar onboard, a Weber BBQ, indoor and outdoor areas, plus ports to plug your own music, you'll deliver a party your group or work team won't ever forget!
Duration - 3 hours.
Cruise right under the Harbour Bridge to this beautiful peninsula filled with bars and restaurants, walkways, and home to Auckland's Catalina Bay Farmers Market. Private and Public charters are offered so you can eat, drink, explore and enjoy incredible views of Auckland's Harbour. Perfect for a special occasion, or a day and night out with family and friends.
Duration: 45 - 60 minutes cruise each way from Westhaven Marina to Hobsonville Point with 2 hours ashore. The total return trip is approximately 4 hours.
Island Cruises & Transfers
Book a private charter to an island in the Hauraki Gulf including Rangitoto, Waiheke and Rakino islands. Return island transfers for school groups, or large groups staying overnight on an island can also be booked.
Duration: Varies depending on the Island. From 6 hours total trip time.
Half Moon Private Cruise
A coastal suburb located on the Tamaki Estuary in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf, Half Moon Bay is a well-known marina close to Buckland's Beach. Enjoy a leisurely private cruise for a day trip or night out and explore the popular restaurants and bars.
Duration: 90 minute cruise from Westhaven Marina (time is dependent on what day your trip is). Go ashore and eat at the many bars and restaurants for 2 hours. Total trip is approximately 5 hours. One-way trips are also available.
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