Feel the wind in the air as you view the stunning sights of Auckland from the water aboard the Explore Group’s ‘Harbour Sailing & Dinner Cruise’, sailing the Waitemata Harbour and going where the wind takes us.
Your experienced crew will tell you about some of Auckland’s unique features and points of interest as we cruise the Auckland harbour and sail under the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
You can participate with the crew in this sailing experience, winch up the sails, take the helm or sit back and take in the sights of this stunning harbour.
Enjoy the unique Auckland landscape from the water on our relaxed harbour sailing experience. Take in Auckland’s city highlights; sail under the Harbour Bridge, see volcanic peaks and the iconic city skyline from the best view in town.
Sit back and relax or get involved and help our friendly, knowledgeable crew sail our purpose built 50 foot yachts. Enjoy the afternoon on the water with your choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a delicious sweet treat.
1.5 hour sailing experience on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour
Commentary from our knowledgeable crew who will share local insights into the harbour and its history.
Viewing Auckland city landmarks from the water including sailing under the Harbour Bridge
Opportunity to help the crew sail this 50ft monohull sailing yacht
Your choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a delicious sweet treat
Immerse yourself in Auckland’s harbour setting with dinner on the water.
Please sit back and relax on our dinner cruise. Cruise the inner harbour and glide past the city as it lights up
Sailing and dining onboard provide an unforgettable 2.5 hrs unique evening dining and sailing experience on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Departing from the Viaduct Harbour at 6.00 pm, we hoist the sails.
You can participate with the crew as we set the sails, take the helm or sit back with a glass of wine whilst taking in the city skyline. Savour canapés and a drink as you set off towards Westhaven Marina.
Choose between a formal dinner in the downstairs cabin or taking in the iconic sights of the Auckland Harbour while you eat on deck. A decadent dessert will then be yours to savour
We anchor in a sheltered part of the harbour for dinner, which is served by the crew from your pre-selected menu of New Zealand fare, including some of the traditional kiwi favourites prepared by the “Degree Restaurant”, complimented with a selection of locally produced wine or beer (cash bar onboard)
After dinner, we set sail again to capture Auckland at the best time of day. Please sit back and relax with a glass of wine as you pass the harbour bridge. As the sun sets, the cityscape is lit with all its lights.
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