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Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise

Breathe in the fresh sea air and soak up the stunning scenery of Auckland's Waitemata Harbour on this invigorating cruise! With a tasty lunch and a hot drink included, all you have to worry about is sitting back and taking in the views as you sail under the iconic harbour bridge and along the city's water front.

Enjoy the unique Auckland landscape on this authentic sailing experience.

View the stunning city sights while sailing on the inner Waitemata Harbour. Sail where the wind takes you while enjoying Auckland's city highlights including sailing under the Harbour Bridge and other well-known landmarks along the harbours edge.

The crew's local knowledge will give you the best harbour sailing experience Auckland has to offer.

Enjoy the afternoon on the water with your choice of coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a sweet treat. Lunch available on 1pm cruises (if option selected).

Cruise concludes at approximately 1.5 hours after commencement, back at Viaduct Harbour Auckland.

Experience Includes

  • 1.5 hour sailing trip on Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour aboard a luxury yacht
  • Sail under the Harbour Bridge to Westhaven Marina and the Chelsea Sugar Works
  • Find out more about Auckland harbour and its great sailing past
  • Choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a delicious sweet treat
  • Chance to help the crew sail the yacht
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Wet weather gear if needed

Experience Excludes

  • Lunch (if option not selected) and additional refreshments - an on-board cash bar is available
  • Optional gratuities
  • Transportation to Viaduct Harbour


Daily, year round.

Departure location

Auckland's Viaduct Harbour.

Start times

3.15pm, year round. Additional 10.30am & 1.00pm departure from November to March;


1.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please check in for your trip 15 minutes prior to departure.
  • Sailing times are subject to change due to tides. You MUST reconfirm your trip 24 hours prior to departure.
  • Exact route can vary depending on tidal and wind condition.
  • Dress in warm clothing appropriate for the season. We recommend taking a a light jacket and flat soled shoes. Bring along a camera as there are many photo opportunities on the harbour.
  • Participation is not compulsory if you prefer to sit back and watch the action.
  • This tour does not include hotel pick-up.
  • Fully licensed bar is available onboard for those who've purchased lunch (must be 18 years+ to be served alcohol).