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Riverhead Cruises: Experience an amazing cruise on Auckland Harbour, cruising into the sheltered uncharted waterways of Auckland's upper Waitemata harbour to experience great food, Drink and entertainment at the award winning Riverhead – Historic tavern. Experience the fantastic scenery and amazing history based around Auckland’s upper harbour estuary’s & the historic Riverhead Tavern on our Riverhead Cruise.
Our Riverhead cruises are a great day out for any occasion large or small with a variety of options to choose from. We can cater for large groups and parties with our Exclusive hire options or small groups and individuals can join our Public ferry operating daily cruises to the Riverhead Historic Tavern. (Note) The Riverhead trip is tidal and departure times are based on this.
Our Private charter options are a great way to celebrate any occasion for larger groups. This is a fantastic way to celebrate Birthday's, Social clubs and special occasions, or the ideal Venue to hold that end of year Xmas function or corporate event. Our private charters are suited to more of a Party / Get together type trip. There is a minimum charge to hire the Vessel exclusively. When using our Private hire option, you will have a licensed bar on board for your use, we provide nibbles on the cruise to Riverhead and you will have access to our on board Music system. We can also offer a Bus and Boat option for groups wanting to spend longer at The Riverhead. Click here for more information on our Exclusive Hire Options or for smaller groups and individuals see our Public ferry Options.
We Operate a regular public sailings to The Riverhead all year round. These are scheduled sailings and times can be viewed on our timetable. Our Public cruises are a great family day out and suited for individuals or small groups of 15 or less. Departing from downtown Auckland we retrace the footsteps of the early settlers that traveled these waterways to Riverhead on Scows and Steamers. We provide a full Commentary throughout the cruise and have a licensed bar on board for your convenience which sells snacks and refreshments. Although we play some light background music on the return trip to Auckland, this trip is suited more to those who want to enjoy a nice day out with family and friends for an informative tour. If you are wanting more of a Party type trip with music and dancing, Please see our Private Hire options. Click here to find out more about our Public ferry Service to the Riverhead
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