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Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours

Queens Warf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 27 538 9472
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Highlight of our Hens Weekend!

we did a three hour sailing trip in late January as part of a Hens Weekend. This was the highlight... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
chloe G
Awesome service, awesome boat

We were 10 guys on a quiet stag do, great start to the evening, 6 pm sail. The crew was awesome... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Dood D
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Sailing trips on Wellington harbour NZ. A large sailing catamaran with 20 passengers maximum and we sail 70 minutes for $50/ head adults. We can be hired at $450/ hour privately as well with skipper and a crew, no bareboat. We include free tea and coffee most trips and have a fully licensed bar as well. Eftpos, credit cards ( visa and MasterCard only) accepted as well as cash.
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Queens Warf, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

we did a three hour sailing trip in late January as part of a Hens Weekend. This was the highlight of the whole weekend and the bride to be absolutely loved it. we struck it lucky with a stunning sunny (no wind) day in wellington....More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were 10 guys on a quiet stag do, great start to the evening, 6 pm sail. The crew was awesome, boat absolutely gorgeous and a really fun sail (even in a 50 knot wind!). Loved it, worth every penny. Beautiful way to see a...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

My family of 4 have just returned from a four night visit to Wellington NZ. I contacted Tim from Megisti after another sailing experience we had booked, cancelled (which was really disappointing because we were all looking forward to it so much). Tim was extremely...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We travelled with Tim and his crew on a gorgeous Wellington Sunday. A group of 11 of us, we opted for the 70 minute sail with sausage sizzle. Everyone enjoyed the trip, Jason spotted the dolphins and we sailed towards them, watching them play with...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

On impulse walking on the waterfront we came across the offer of a 70 minute sailing in the harbour. On a beautiful day, it seemed like the thing to do so we hopped on. As luck would have it, there was only one other couple...More

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tim n, Owner at Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for review!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great trip around the harbour with Tim & shaky the Dalmatian. The sun was shining and we even saw a little blue penguin! Very relaxing 😎

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tim n, Owner at Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017
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cheers!

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Walked past Tim and his dog to see a sign advertised for a Harbour sail at a very reasonable price. Although it was winter I had a blast listening to Tim talk about the Harbour all the meanwhile letting the sails loose! It was winter...More

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tim n, Manager at Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

thanks for great review

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were walking at the waterfront and found Tim and his dog Shake at their boat. After a warming welcome, we started our trip across Wellington Bay. It was gorgeous and Tim is the best guide we could ever had. I totally recommend this!

Thank Gui F
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tim n, Manager at Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

glad you came out!!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Booked as a treat from friends whilst on a recent visit to New Zealand, we had the whole catamaran to ourselves and had a great day, from the moment we stepped on board and were greeted by Sheik the resident dog, nothing was to much...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Booked as a birthday treat for a first time sailor. Friendly informative Captain Tim and Jase made for good company with Sheik the Dalmatian an added bonus. Great to see the sights of Wellington from the water and be out under sail. We have wandered...More

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tim n, Manager at Megisti Sailing Charters - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

thanks!!

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Canadianwanderlust
27 January 2016|
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Response from tim n | Property representative |
A wee bit cooler.in June but is ok on a sunny day. I was in Sweden last summer (june) for midsummer celebrations...and Wellington was only 2 degrees cooler ...so not bad at all!!!
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JLKimura
22 February 2015|
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Response from tim n | Property representative |
Hi there! Normally $330/ hour to private hire Megisti for up to 20. BUT! AS YOU HAVE BEEN OUT BEFORE AND ONLY A SMALL GROUP...will do 2 hours at $250/ HOUR ..so for $$500!!
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