Lunch & Brunch Cruise

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3 hour Lunch or Brunch Cruise

Auckland Harbour Cruises for Lunch or Brunch

Cruise around Auckland Harbour over lunch!

Auckland Harbour Cruises, What a great way to see the sights of Auckland from the water. Enjoy lunch or brunch over a few drinks with your family, friends or business associates, while soaking up the great sites cruising around Auckland Harbour on our Auckland Harbour Cruise for Lunch or Brunch. We have a great range of routes we can navigate including the Viaduct harbour, Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, or perhaps the serenity of Herald Island or other islands in the outer Hauraki Gulf.

You can BYO food or we have some fantastic menus available on board, prepared by our experienced crew who will ensure that your Auckland harbour Lunch cruise is a guaranteed success.

You can mix and mingle with your guests or we can provide a full commentary throughout the cruise, its totally up to you.
Our Auckland Harbour Cruise Vessels are Large roomy 2 level Vessels with indoor and outdoor areas. We have Licensed bars on board both Vessels and a full sound system on board. You are also welcome to bring your own entertainment such a DJ or a one man band. Call us now to book your Lunch cruise and discuss the harbour cruise options we have available at The Red boats.

Note: We do not allow BYO alcohol but you are free to purchase alcohol from our our wide range of beverages from our fully licensed on-board bar facilities


Cruise details

Max 4 hours

Min 3 Hours

You can Charter our Lunch / Brunch cruises for a Max of 4 Hours

There is a minimum hire of 3 hours on our Party / Dinner Cruises
Winter 3 Hour cruise Special Pricing - Avail 1st April- 31st August only

0-20 Passengers $950 | 21-40 Passengers $1300

**Latest departure time 6pm

(40-60 passengers, as per standard pricing below)


3 Hour Charter 

0-20 Passengers (Latest departure time 4pm) $1400 | 21-30 Passengers $1800 | 31-40 Passengers $2000 |

41-50 Passengers $2200 | 51-60 Passengers | $2400


4 Hour Charter 

0-30 Passengers $2000 | 31-40 Passengers $2200 | 41-50 Passengers $2400 | 51-60 Passengers | $2600

**Additional charges apply for public holidays


We have a fully licensed bar on board with a range of Beverages available for purchase.

You can run a cash bar or Company Tabs's can be arranged. Click here to see our Bar Prices

We do not allow BYO Alcohol on our cruises but we do provide a wide range of drinks with our fully licensed on-board bar facilities at very reasonable prices.
As part of our Bar license its a requirement that we must have food on all our charters.
We offer a full catering service on board and have a range of Menus to choose from skillfully designed and prepared from our experienced in house chef. Food must be ordered at the time of booking. Click here to see our menus

Bar:  We have a fully licenced Bar on board with a range of beverages at very reasonable prices. See our  Bar prices.

Note: Unfortunately We do not allow BYO Alcohol on board – however we do have a Licensed Bar with a range of stock and very reasonable Bar prices
Click here to see our Catering Menu’s

Food can be BYO* by prior arrangement

If you a bringing your own food it is a condition of our Bar license that you must have a good amount of substantial food for all your guests.

We have a BBQ on board you can use free of charge and a microwave.
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.








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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)

Pay by plate parking is available and Pier Z. Parking costs $4 per hour or $32.00 for the day. Please pay attention to signage to ensure you are parking in the correct area (white lines) and paying the correct fee. For directions to Westhaven Marina, please see the map on your voucher or visit our website 

Further public carparking is available further along Westhaven Drive at NZ Marine between the white lines and is just a short 700m walk up to Pier Z, this is free on weekends and Public Holidays.

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.
Contact us at or use our online form

Ph 09 834 7337
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