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Auckland Sailing Dinner Cruise

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"A Magical Evening Cruise" melinda pacey
Auckland Sailing Dinner Cruise
Auckland Sailing Dinner Cruise


  • Fabulous panoramic views of Auckland Harbour and waterfront
  • Magnificent photo-opportunities!
  • Entertaining and informative commentary from the crew
  • You can help sail the boat if you wish!


Enjoy an elegant night of dining against a bewitching cityscape on this Auckland dinner cruise.

Receive a warm welcome from the friendly staff as you step aboard a 50ft yacht. As you set sail you will enjoy wonderful views of the harbour lights.

Dinner is a four-course feast of local cuisines. The speciality is the fresh seafood however other options are also available.

Perfect for special occasions and sure to be a memorable part of your trip don’t miss this Auckland dinner cruise.


To join one of the Auckland Sailing Dinner Cruise you should make your way to Explore NZ Kiosk, Auckland Viaduct Harbour, opposite Snap Dragon. Here you will board your purpose-built 50ft mono hull sailing yacht.

Enjoy a delicious four-course sea-food dinner out on the water while you gaze at the pretty lights of Auckland twinkling around the harbour. Relax in sheltered waters while dining on the finest fresh New Zealand produce.

Your crew of two will be your hosts, cook and serve your meal and ensure your comfort. Windproof and waterproof jackets will be provided to keep you warm and dry. There is a cash bar on board. The Dinner Menu is given below. If you require an alternative to this menu please advise at time of booking.

Dinner Menu:
Warm ciabatta loaf and butter

Grilled black tiger prawns, panzenella salad, toasted almonds, lemon vinaigrette
Baby Caesar salad, romaine lettuce, egg, croutons, anchovy and crunchy bacon, shaved parmesan, Caesar dressing
Salad of char grilled lipstick pepper, shallot, courgette, artichokes, romaine lettuce, olives and balsamic dressing (Vegan)

Main Course:
Roast breast of free range chicken on orzo, toasted almonds, parsley, mint, board bean, cucumber salad
Big Glory bay salmon, artichokes, Kalamata olives, lemon and roasted gourmet potatoes
“Rajima Masala” Red kidney beans in a mildly spicy tomato gravy, fried onion, coriander and poppadom (Vegan)
Served with Bowls of mixed leaf salad for the table, sherry vinaigrette

Dessert Vanilla crème brulee with Scottish shortbread
Fresh fruit salad (vegan option only)

Your cruise ends back at the starting point.

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  • A Magical Evening Cruise

    The weather was drizzly, misty, the cloud was coming in and there was no wind. But what an amazing night we had! Tom and Fiona (the crew) were amazing and still took us for a...

    Melinda Pacey
  • 1st ever amazing sailing dinner cruise

    I really enjoyed this dinner cruise, and to share this with a small number of people from all walks of life was amazing. These view of the yachts, harbour and city was great. I...

    J L Robinson
  • Excellent way to get a taste of Auckland with genuine people.

    Great way to start our NZ experience. The 2 tour guides were great. Genuine people who did a fantastic job. The yacht was well suited for the job and the whole experience...

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



2½ hours

Start time

Start time: 1800h (6:00pm)
Duration: 2½ hours

Meeting point

Please make your way to Explore NZ Kiosk, Auckland Viaduct Harbour, opposite Snap Dragon.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The cruise ends at the starting point.

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  • 2½ hours Dinner Cruise
  • Live commentary
  • Wet weather gear
  • Four-course set seafood menu


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks


Dress for the weather. Don’t forget the camera!

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Please note

Upon arrival in Auckland, please call the number on your voucher at least 48 hours in advance to confirm your departure time and location. Please have your printed voucher in hand to present to the guide upon boarding.

Rough or bad weather may lead to cancellation of cruises. If this happens the isango partner will try to reschedule your cruise. If this cannot be arranged, you will be offered a refund.

If you require an alternative to the seafood menu for the Dinner Cruise please advise at time of booking

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

See the Cancellation policy for this product

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