Auckland Anniversary – Tug Boat Cruise

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Come watch the Annual Auckland Anniversary Tug Boat race
on Auckland Harbour with The Red Boats

The worlds largest one day Regatta and Tug boat race

Cruise details

4 Hour Cruise

9am-1pm 

 
Adult - $60 pp

Child - (5-15 years) $35 pp

Infant - (Under 5) Free

Includes Pre race nibbles & Gourmet sausages sizzle with all the trimmings.

 

View and book your spots online Here

 

** Minimum of 15 pax is required for the cruise to proceed. If for any reason minimum Pax is not reached you will be advised and a full refund provided.

 
We have a fully Licensed Bar on board with a range of beverages at a very reasonable price.

Click here for bar prices

Note: We do not allow BYO Alcohol on board – however we do have a Licensed Bar with a range of beverages at a very reasonable price.
As part of our Bar license its a requirement that we must have food on all our charters.

On board catering is provided and included in your fare.

Pre race nibbles will be served as we cruise our way out to the race location, post race at 11.30am we will fire up the BBQ and serve a gourmet sausage sizzle served in a fresh bread roll with all the trimmings.

 

Note: Unfortunately We do not allow BYO beverages on board – however we do have a Licensed Bar with a range of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages at very reasonable Bar Prices
Your safety is important to us. To ensure that your journey is smooth sailing please follow the safety guidelines listed below:

Hold On

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Use handrails when moving around the vessel
Watch for trip hazards such as raised doorsills, uneven surfaces and gangways

 

 

 

 

 

Stay seated

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Please remain seated until the vessel has completed berthing at the wharf.
Remove luggage/bags from seats. Place in the luggage area or on the floor away from aisle. take care when moving around the Vessel and use hand holds.

 

 

 

 

Listen to Announcements and Crew instructions

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Ensure you listen and understand safety announcements on departure.

In case of an emergency, stay seated and listen for instructions from the crew.

 

 

 

 

Life Jackets

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Familiarize yourself with the location of the life jackets on your particular vessel
Each vessel can be different and your crew will announce the locations during your departure

Obey all Signage on board

 

 

 

 

 

Child safety

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Supervise your children at all times during the journey.
Climbing, jumping or running on board the vessel is not permitted at any time Crew have been empowered to ask your children to discontinue any unsafe or unruly behavior

 

 

 

 

Unsafe behavior

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Do Not Stand on seats or sit on railings.

If you see another passenger displaying unsafe or concerning behavior, please notify crew immediately

 

 

 

 

Hot Drinks

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Hot drinks can cause third-degree burns, please take care with hot drinks when moving
If you need assistance carrying a hot drink, please ask the crew.

 

 

 

 

Watch Your Feet

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Watch your feet
Watch your feet when embarking or disembarking the vessel. Gangways and the Vessel can and do move.

Use all rails and hand holds provided

 

 

 

 

Restricted areas



 

Obey all signage on board and do not under any circumstances enter restricted or staff only areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intoxication

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For everyone's Safety Intoxicated passengers are not allowed on any of our Vessels.

Passenger that become intoxicated on board will result in the Charter being terminated.

No Drugs or illicit substances are permitted on board any of our charters

 

 

 

Click here for a full copy of our Health and safety Manual for Customers while traveling on board The Red boats

 
All Our Cruises depart from Pier Z Westhaven Marina 31 Westhaven Drive. We can depart or drop off at other wharves by prior arrangement only (Extra Charges Apply)

Parking at Westhaven Marina is Pay and display and costs $20.00 for 24 hours. You must pay at the parking machine and put your parking ticket in your window so it can be clearly seen. You can only Park in the Yellow lines, Cars parked in the red lines will be ticketed even if you have paid for parking. We recommend paying $20.00 for 24 hours parking. The Red boats accepts no responsibility if you choose to pay for less and receive a parking ticket if the boat is running late. Parking is your responsibility, The Red boats accepts no responsibility for customer parking.
Bookings are essential and can be made by booking online at www.theredboats.co.nz or calling 098347337. A minimum of 15 pax is required for individual/public cruises to proceed. If for any reason minimum Pax is not reached you will be advised and offered a full refund. Our Vessel departs from Pier Z Westhaven marina 31 Westhaven drive Auckland. Please print your Voucher and present it when boarding the Vessel. No voucher no ride policy applies. Parking is pay & display and costs 20 dollars for 24 hours. Bookings are non-refundable or transferrable. If the race is cancelled due to weather, we will still proceed with the cruise in sheltered waters.
Please take care of your personal property on board, we take no responsibility for lost property on board. No BYO of food or beverages (including non-alcoholic) is permitted. Cash/Eftpos bar available on board.
We have the right to cancel any charters due to weather conditions or Auckland Covid Level changes (3 & 4 only). If your charter is cancelled due to a decision made by The Red Boast Ltd,  you will be provided with a full refund. If you cancel your booking for any reason within 48 hours of departure time any monies paid is not refundable and the charter is not transferable. Inline with our liquor license food will be provided on board and included in your fare.
Please dress appropriately for the weather and include, sunscreen, sunhat, warm jacket.
Contact us at info@theredboats.co.nz or use our online form Contact
Covid 19 Policy

We are still Taking Bookings!!!

Covid 19 Policy: The Red Boats operates within the current guidelines set by the Ministry of Health. Our vessels are cleaned and sanitized daily, and we provide hand washing stations and sanitizer on board for our customers. Social distancing, face masks & other measures may be required on board depending on the Alert level status & Ministry of Health Guidelines in place at the time.

Covid Lockdowns & Cancelations: We will endeavour to proceed with your charter providing we are permitted to operate under any Covid restrictions that may be in place at the time. In the event of a lockdown, or the Charter NOT being able to proceed due to Covid, alternative Charter dates will be offered. We will do our best to ensure we find you an alternative date when Covid restrictions will allow us to operate. The Red Boats do not offer refunds for any booked charters that are cancelled due to Covid 19 or Lockdown restrictions. All monies paid to The Red Boats are Non refundable.

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