Step aboard the iconic KEWPIE for an incredible scenic cruise through the beautiful waters of Tauranga Harbour with the Grand Kaimai Range and Mount Maunganui as a stunning backdrop. Join us on the Scheduled 1hr Scenic Cruises or bring a group on one of the Scenic Tours with options to disembark at Matakana Island or Omokoroa Peninsula. The KEWPIE has two cruise decks and plenty of room to soak up the amazing views. It also boasts a fully licenced lounge bar and bar snacks and confectionary are also available.
Scenic features include the Statue of Tangaroa, a diversity of landscapes from untouched white sandy beaches, lush green forests, islands and small village settlements, contrasted by the massive highly developed port infrastructure. Wildlife includes blue penguins, sea birds, (marine mammals can be seen occasionally in season, including NZ fur seals, orca, dolphins).
Bay of Plenty’s best value Scenic Tour: It’s a special opportunity for families with children under 12 years as they travel FREE – it’s massive value. Popular with everyone, local Tauranga residents and visitors from around New Zealand or overseas.
Passengers can get off at Matakana Island beach anytime and be picked up anytime on the same day at no extra cost. Spend an hour or a day on the sandy beach with a swim and picnic or fishing.
Discover the peninsula of Omokoroa, where you have an option to stay for a while, have lunch or take a walk. Hop off / Hop on. You can disembark at the Omokoroa wharf and dine at the picnic tables in the park. We can cater your lunch or bring your own.
We Cruise up the calm inner reaches of the Harbour as far as the tide allows to the Peninsula of Omokoroa nestled under the Kaimais. Set amongst a chain of islets Omokoroa is sheltered by Motuhoa island, Rangiwaea island and Matakana island. This sheltered inland waterway is a great place to visit. Omokoroa village has a wharf, a small community shop and café surrounded by manicured park grounds and picnic tables… its a great place for a swim. Return trip is past the southern shores Motuhoa Island and north of Te Puna.
The trip features our best diversity of landscapes from untouched white sandy beaches, lush green forests, to small village settlements and in contrast the massive highly developed port infrastructure.
Complimentary Coffee and Tea is served onboard.
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Phone: 021 605 965