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Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise

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  • Location: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2954004POAD
See the highlights of Auckland on a 2.5-hour sailboat cruise on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Cruise to a sheltered marina where you enjoy a 3-course dinner while at anchor, then see the highlights of the city, including Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Your expert captain shares fun and informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights throughout your tour. Appreciate the beauty of Auckland as evening falls during this memorable dinner cruise.

Highlights

  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Dinner included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Board your sailboat at Viaduct Harbour to start your dinner cruise. Your expert captain welcomes you to the vessel and provides a safety briefing before you set out on the water. Take a seat in the cockpit and enjoy the fresh breeze and city views as your 50-foot (15-meter) yacht glides from Viaduct Harbour to a calm anchorage in Westhaven Marina.

While your boat is at anchor, savor a delicious 3-course dinner served in the dining room below deck. A range of beverages can be purchased from the ship's bar. Afterward, soak in the sights of the city as it lights up for the night while your boat sails across the waters of Waitemata Harbour.

Get amazing views of waterfront highlights including Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Ferry Building. See the iconic Sky Tower, which measures more than1,066 feet (325 meters) and is the tallest building in New Zealand. In the distance, the volcanic cone of Mount Eden rises above the surrounding fields and city outskirts. Your captain points out suburbs such as Devonport and gives you background on the sights that you pass throughout your cruise. Take great photos of Auckland during the light of the "magic hour" at dusk.

Learn about New Zealand’s national passion for sailing, and their strong performances in international competitions such as the America’s Cup. You also have the option to try your hand at steering the boat or helping the crew to hoist the sails. Or just relax and savor the experience.

After a 2.5-hour cruise, your sailboat returns to Viaduct Harbour where your tour ends.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Viaduct Harbour
Departure Time:
6pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 8:30pm

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Pricing information

Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise

Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
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Inclusions:
  • 3-course dinner
  • Live commentary on board
  • Use of windproof and waterproof jackets
Exclusions:
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant meals not included
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Toilet is also located on-board vessel
  • Cash bar onboard
Itinerary:
Sample Menu:

Entree:
  • Charcuterie Antipasto Jamon serrano & coppa, house pickles, drunken prunes OR
  • Smoked Mushroom & Goats Curd (v) Portabello mushroom, roquette, whipped curds OR
  • Vodka Cured Salmon Horseradish, lemon marmalade, sorrel

Main:
  • Slow Cooked Lamb Rump Cavalo nero, pomegranate, truffle mash OR
  • Milk Crusted Hapuka Pea fricassee, shallot, almond OR
  • Textured Heirloom Beets (v) Polenta, smoked pea, goats curd

Dessert:
  • Whitakers Dark Ghana Chocolate Mousse Rum, meringue, white chocolate rocks
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Toshiro I, April 2014

Weather of that day was perfect and the view of the city was beautiful. Had a very nice experience with my family.

Reviewed by: Laurie B, March 2014

I would recommend this adventure to anyone. Noel (the skipper) and Alan where very informative and really very friendly. The dinner was great and getting to steer the boat was a really fun experience not only for those doing the steering but for the rest off us who weren't game to have a go. If you are in Auckland looking for dinner and an exiting experience all wrapped up in one give it a go.

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Tour code: 2954004POAD