Overview

We want all of our customers to have a comfortable and enjoyable trip with us, so we ask that you observe our Code of Conduct while travelling with Fullers and 360 Discovery. 

Conditions of travel

Master and crew instructions must be followed at all times while boarding or disembarking, and throughout the duration of the trip.
Fullers and 360 Discovery Masters and crew reserve the right to refuse travel on our services to any person who, or to remove any person who: does not or cannot produce a valid ticket, pass or booking reference; or

  • is deemed unruly; or
  • is using abusive or offensive language; or
  • is in unclean state; or
  • is unfit to travel, including but not limited to any person under the influence of drugs or alcohol; or
  • is likely to cause distress or discomfort to other passengers, or crew and staff; or
  • has engaged in any unlawful activities affecting either directly or indirectly Fullers and 360 Discovery staff or other passengers; or
  • is contravening or breaching any of the General Terms and Conditions; or
  • is failing to follow any safety or operational instructions issued by Fullers and 360 Discovery staff and crew; or
  • for any other reason where the safety or security of staff, crew or customers may be at risk.


The Master and crew have the right to inspect the contents of any customer’s luggage or freight for any noxious plant or animal pest on any service whose destination is part of the Department of Conservation Estate.

The Master of the vessel has the right to refuse access on any service to any passenger carrying any noxious plant or animal pest.

Children

  • Parents or guardians are solely responsible for the behaviour of children in their care or under their supervision. Under no circumstances is Fullers or 360 Discovery responsible for the supervision or care of any child whether they are unaccompanied or travelling with their parent or guardian.
  • Fullers and 360 Discovery strongly recommend a parent or guardian accompany any child under 15 years of age on all services. However if this is not possible, the parent or guardian must ensure they complete Request for Carriage of Unaccompanied Child form for children between 5-15 years which may be travelling unaccompanied.
  • By allowing your child to travel unaccompanied, you acknowledge that the child will be able to follow crew safety instructions and act appropriately throughout the service. You also acknowledge that Fullers and 360 Discovery cannot and will not be responsible for the supervision or care of any unaccompanied child.
  • No child under 5 years of age may travel unaccompanied.
  • Fullers and 360 Discovery crew and staff have the right to refuse to carry any passenger they consider too young or not competent or fit to travel unaccompanied.
  • Fullers and 360 Discovery highly recommend unaccompanied children are dropped off and collected at ferry terminals by a parent, or guardian as some terminals are unattended.

Smoking

Smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaporising, is not permitted on any of Fullers or 360 Discovery vessel, or areas under the control of Fullers and 360 Discovery.

Sale of liquor

  • Most of our vessels are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages and must at all times comply with the Sale and Supply of Liquor Act 2012.
  • All customers accept that the sale of alcohol will only be sold in compliance with the Sale and Supply of Liquor Act 2012 and conditions of the licence.
  • Alcohol will not be sold to intoxicated people, minors or anyone who does not have valid ID identifying them as 18 years or over. The bar manager on board the vessel reserves the right to stop the purchase and service of alcoholic beverages.
  • Only alcohol purchased on-board may be consumed on the vessel. Customers violating this condition will be required to surrender their alcohol.

Luggage

In the event of limited seating availability or a full sailing, luggage must be stowed in the designated luggage area of each vessel and must not take up seat space. Seats cannot be reserved, dedicated to or taken up with luggage.

Rubbish

The Hauraki Gulf is precious and needs to be looked after, please use the rubbish bins provided on the vessels or take it with you. Do not dispose of any rubbish overboard.

Audible devices

In consideration to other customers, audible devices are not permitted to be used without headphones. Audible devices include but are not limited to mobile phones, smart devices, radios, gaming devices and audio/video playback devices.

Bicycles

  • Bicycles are transported at the risk of the owner.
  • Transport of bicycles is subject to availability of space.
  • All bicycles must be safely stowed in the dedicated areas of the vessel, usually on the outdoor lower deck, bicycle racks where available or other available space after all passengers have boarded.
  • Bicycles cannot be carried on services to islands in the Department of Conservation Estate – Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, Rotoroa, Tiritiri Matangi or the Harbour Cruise.
  • 360’s Coromandel service has limited space for bicycles and passengers must book a bicycle spot with their ticket.

Pets

Fullers and 360 Discovery welcomes dogs on our vessels providing they meet our criteria.
Dogs must be kept on a short leash while boarding and disembarking the vessel. Dogs can travel inside the cabin but we ask that dogs are kept inside a suitable crate, cage or pet carrier:

  • This needs to be able to secure your dog to prevent them getting out.
  • It needs to have a leak proof base, be clean and well ventilated.
  • The crate must be kept on the floor of the cabin at all times.
  • Dogs are strictly not permitted on seats or tables.
  • The odour and/or behaviour of the dog should not impact other passengers e.g. excessive barking is considered inappropriate behaviour.
  • Disability Assist Dogs are welcome inside the cabin providing their owner or trainer can show appropriate documentation or identification. They’re exempt from travelling in cages/crates.
  • Owners are responsible for their dogs throughout the journey and are liable for any damage caused by their dog. Owners are expected to clean up after their dogs and be mindful of their behaviour towards other customers.
  • Owners will be fully responsible for their pets and must abide by all legislation and bylaws relating to their pets, and crew directions. Failure to follow instructions will mean the pet or dog will not be allowed to travel.
  • No animals, dogs or otherwise are permitted to travel on services to islands in the Department of Conservation Estate – Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, Rotoroa, Tiritiri Matangi, or the Harbour Cruise. However, fully trained and identifiable Disability Assist Dogs are allowed, please see DOC’s website for further information: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/know-before-you-go/dog-access/disability-assist-dogs/
  • Livestock is prohibited from travelling on all ferries and buses.
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