Auckland Harbour Cruise


Cruise the sparkling waters of Auckland’s beautiful Waitemata Harbour and learn about the city's best-loved landmarks with full commentary from our knowledgeable crew. The cruise includes a FREE return ticket to Devonport and a brief stopover at volcanic Rangitoto Island, so you can get a small taste of its volcanic terrain.

Highlights include views of the Harbour Bridge, the city skyline, Devonport’s historic naval base, Bean Rock Lighthouse and panoramic views of Rangitoto Island. Our crew will serve you with morning or afternoon tea (a hot drink and a muffin) throughout the duration of your cruise.

On this cruise you'll have the opportunity for a brief stopover at Rangitoto Island to experience its unique volcanic terrain firsthand.

This island is pest-free and provides a sanctuary for our native wildlife. Please help to ensure the island stays pest-free. Check your bags and shoes for seeds, dirt, any insects or skinks, mice and rats before travelling to these islands.

 

Availability: Daily at 10.30am & 1.30pm
Time: 1 ½ Hour
Tour Price: Adult $42.00, Child $21.00, Family $105.00
Fitness: Easy

 

FREE Devonport return ticket

Your Harbour Cruise ticket includes a free return ticket to Devonport which can be used whenever you like - it doesn't have to be the same day. Hop across the harbour and spend some time exploring delightful shops, cafes and galleries.

 

What to Bring

  • Good walking shoes, sun block and a sun hat.
  • A light rain jacket, depending on the time of year and conditions
  • Camera.

 

Additional Information

No tours Christmas Day.

 

IMPORTANT BIOSECURITY INFORMATION

On this cruise you'll have the opportunity for a brief stopover at Rangitoto Island. This island is pest-free and provides a sanctuary for our native wildlife. Please help to ensure the island stays pest-free.  Our vessels are licensed by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the Auckland Council to visit islands in the Hauraki Gulf. We run a biosecurity system on all our vessels which meet the criteria to hold a ‘Pest-Free Warrant’ for the Hauraki Gulf.

What you need to do to prepare for your trip to pest-free Rangitoto Island:

  • Please check your bags for stowaways, such as mice, rats, Argentine Ants and Rainbow Skinks to name a few.
  • Ensure your footwear, clothing and bags are clean and free of soil and seeds.
  • Your lunch must be packed in a rodent-proof/ sealed container e.g. hard plastic.
  • No open bags or boxes will be allowed on-board. Everything you bring must be sealed or zipped closed.

Visit treasureislands.co.nz for further information on biosecurity and the Pest-free Warrant.

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Travel Alerts

Gulf Harbour Service Update for 26.05.2017

Please be advised that for Friday 26th May 2017, bus replacements will be operating the following services due to the worsening weather conditions:

1645 AKL - GH - Bus 

1715 AKL - GH - Takahe 

1745 GH - AKL - Bus 

1745 AKL - GH - Bus 

1845 AKL - GH - Bus 

Buses will depart Auckland from 'The Cloud on Pier 1' and depart Gulf Harbour from the 'Pier Z Car park - Gulf Harbour Mariner'

We will provide a further update if we have any changes for the 1715 AKL-GH service.

Kind regards,

360 Discovery 


Travel Alert: Half Moon Bay Low Tides

Please be advised that the following services will be operated by bus due to low tides:

 

Friday 26 May 2017

1.30pm Auckland – Half Moon Bay
2.15pm Half Moon Bay – Auckland

Sunday 28 May 2017

3.00pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.45pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland

Monday 29 May 2017

2.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
3.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
4.15pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.50pm Half Moon Bay - Auckland

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Waiheke Bus Company - Departure Time Changes

Following customer feedback on the new winter bus timetable we’ll now be introducing some further changes to improve connections with afternoon ferries.

From Monday 29 May 2017 the following journeys will change:

1650 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 2 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 4 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1750 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 5.45pm

1850 Route 1A from Matiatia will now depart at 6.45pm

  

For more information please contact the Auckland Transport Travel Information Line on 09 366 6400 or visit AT.govt.nz