Winter Party Cruises

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Winter Party Cruises on Auckland Harbour
Inclusive packages available Now!!!

Have your Birthday Party cruise with The Red boats

Party cruises on Auckland Harbour: Celebrating Your upcoming special occasion, birthday, social club function this winter?  The Red boats , invites you and your guests to enjoy the sights and excitement of the most beautiful Harbour in the world with our Auckland Harbour Birthday Party cruises. Celebrate your special occasion from the safety and Comfort of our popular Party boats, cruising the beautiful night lights and scenery of Auckland Harbour enjoying a few drinks amongst a spectacular scenery with your family, friends or work colleagues. Our dedicated and experienced crew can tailor your function/event on Auckland Harbour to suit your needs, budget and themes.

Customize your exclusive Auckland Harbour Birthday Party cruise from start to finish! Our Winter 3 Hour party cruise includes catering with the additional option to add a drinks package and party the day or night away with our on board sound system and disco lighting.

You are welcome to bring your own DJ and entertainment or take advantage of our on board sound system. Contact us today for more details.

With The Red boats, the options are endless! For more options, Check out our Riverhead Cruises and our Fishing Charters

For more Party cruise options, check out our other Party boats here

Cruise details

3 Hour Party Cruise

Our latest departure time is 6pm weekdays or 7pm weekends.

Lunch and Dinner cruise options available.


Available between April-September

$1850 inclusive of catering up to 20 passengers

$2100 inclusive of catering for 20 to 30 passengers (GST Included)

$35 per additional passenger up to a maximum of 60

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

Take advantage of our add on drinks package available for the Winter Party Cruise only.

$20pp for 3 alcoholic beverages per person (or soft drinks to the same value)

Click here for bar prices

Note: Unfortunately We do not allow BYO Alcohol or non-alcoholic beverages on board.
This is a fully catered cruise.

Antipasto Platter - Cheese, crackers, breads and dips
Gourmet sausage sizzle - Gourmet sausage served in a fresh bread roll with slaw, chutneys and pickles
Petit Fours - Chefs selection

**Special dietary requirements can be accommodated, please ensure you advise when booking.

    Gluten free, dairy free, vegan (unfortunately we can not cater for Celiac)


Bar:  We have a fully licensed Bar on board with a range of beverages at very reasonable prices. See our  Bar prices or check out our drinks package add on above.
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
Covid 19 Policy


We are currently open and operating under ALL traffic light system levels.

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. The Red Boats are able to operate at all levels of the traffic light system within restrictions.

Covid positive cancelation policy:: We require a minimum of 24 hours notice of ANY cancellation. All bookings are non-refundable however we offer ONE rebook to be used within 6 weeks of cancelations on all Ferry & Individuals fishing bookings with proof of a positive test result or 3 months for Party Cruises /Group fishing charters. Rebooks cannot be used for the months of November/December unless by prior arrangement. All other cancelation terms and conditions remain the same.

Covid Lockdowns & Cancelations: We will endeavor 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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