Auckland Harbour Sailing


  • Most flexible and cost-effective way to experience the island's best wineries, beaches, restaurants, and more

  • Explore at your own pace, stopping in 18 locations

  • Scenic 1.5-hour loop tour of the island

  • Informative commentary from your driver on the bus

  • Freedom to hop on & off as many times as you like


Enjoy the unique Auckland landscape from the water on this peaceful cruise. Feel the wind fill the sails and guide you under the harbour bridge and back past Auckland's landmarks.

Take a rope or steer the helm and help the crew sail this harbour cruising yacht.

Sit back in the open cockpit with a drink for expansive views of the bustling city from the best view in town.

Enjoy the 'City of Sails' as you join the yachts on the harbour and the relaxed pace of harbour sailing.


  • 1.5 hour sailing experience on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

  • Commentary from our knowledgeable crew who will share local insights into the harbour and its history

  • Viewing Auckland city landmarks from the water including sailing under the Harbour Bridge

  • Opportunity to help the crew sail this 50ft monohull sailing yacht

  • Your choice of fresh coffee, tea or a hot chocolate plus a delicious sweet treat

  • Those who've purchased lunch are able to relax with a wine or beer from our fully licensed bar on board**


  • Any expenses that are not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.

  • Check-­in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

Hours & Pricing

  • November – March: Departs - 10.30am, 1:00pm & 3:15pm
    Optional Lunch Upgrade at 1:00pm - enjoy a picnic lunch and a hot drink, for an additional $16 per person.

  • April-October: Departs 10.30am & 3:15pm.

  • Duration: allow 1.5 hours

* Price valid until 30th September 2019


         Explore Booking Kiosk (Opposite The Nightingale), Viaduct Harbour, Auckland

How to Book

  1. Please fill out and submit the booking form. Once the form received, our team will check on the booking's availability on the date and/or time you prefer, otherwise, we will get in touch with you with an alternative date and/or time.

  2. Once the booking's availability confirmed, a payment link with the total amount to pay will be sent to you . Please complete payment as soon as possible to secure the booking as the availability can be changed from time to time. 

  3. Once the payment received, we will confirm your booking within 1 business day and a confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

How to use

  • Upon confirmation email received, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.

  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.

  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control

  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel 4 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel within 3 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.