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Kaipara Cruises

Z Pier Westhaven Marina | Westhaven drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-420 8466
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A very pleasant day out at a reasonable price

Enjoyed a nice day on the Kiapara Harbour,with lots of interesting commentry. We were a little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
brendanorm
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Kaipara 5 Hour cruise

Excellent service and would recommend for a relaxed and peaceful day's outing. Very clear and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gay G
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Z Pier Westhaven Marina | Westhaven drive, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a nice day on the Kiapara Harbour,with lots of interesting commentry. We were a little dissapointed that we didnt go further up to closer to the entrance,but that was our fault for not researching beforehand. The stop at Shelly Beach was 2 hours,we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and would recommend for a relaxed and peaceful day's outing. Very clear and informative commentary. Stop at Shelley Beach for lunch was excellent - The Jetty restaurant served beautiful fish and chips (among other things) and the service was quick and efficient. Just...More

Thank Gay G
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful time spent on this great little cruise boat,amazing skipper with a fountain of knowledge about this beautiful waterway. Spent the afternoon as invited guests for anniversary celebration,boarded at Parakai (spring road),upto Shelly beach for lunch,nice gentle cruising,then back in time for a couple of...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This interesting and very historic part of Auckland in the North Island is still mainly rural. The farms surround the largest harbour in the Southern Hemisphere. Our cruise captain was very informative and gave an interesting talk on the history. I was amazed to hear...More

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our large group was picked up at the Parakai Wharf just outside Helensville, and enjoyed about a three-hour round trip through the waterways and into the Kaipara Harbour. A substantial lunch was provided for us all plus tea / coffee and cake. The commentary was...More

1  Thank SandLexia
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We went as a family, 3 adults & 2 children over the Christmas holidays. The weather was overcast and started raining halfway through the cruise so we retreated inside but this is not the best place to be to see the scenery as you will...More

Thank Sandra F
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

An informative cruise from Port Albert to Batley, along several rivers leading into the Kaipara Harbour, reputed to be one of the largest harbour coastline in the Southern Hemisphere. From the welcome upon boarding the boat to leaving we couldn't find any fault. To See...More

1  Thank Treveena
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

A Kaipara Harbour cruise was one of the items on the bucket list of my wife and I. The Kaipara is reputed to be the largest harbor in the southern hemisphere with a coastline of some 3,200 km. It is a very tidal harbor with...More

1  Thank Trevor F
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

We had a wonderful day. Went up to Port Albert by coach and boarded the Kewpie Too. The trip took 6 hours but we enjoyed every minute of it. The skipper gave a detailed commentary all the way down the harbour. The crew (Sam) was...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is a 10 hour round trip from Helensville to Dargaville by boat, with a coach ride return to Helensville. It's a big day, but well worth the effort. I think it only runs in summer... The Kaipara is one of the largest harbours in...More

Thank Penne T
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