Step aboard the iconic KEWPIE for an incredible scenic cruise over the beautiful waters of Tauranga Harbour.
This popular and relaxing cruise journeys through the beautiful inner harbour of Tauranga with the Grand Kaimai range and Mount Maunganui as a stunning backdrop.
The KEWPIE has two cruise decks and plenty of room to soak up the amazing views. It also boasts a fully licensed lounge bar and bar snacks are also available.
Scenic highlights of this great value cruise include:
The Statue of Tangaroa guarding the harbour entrance
A diversity of landscapes from untouched white sandy beaches, lush green forests, islands and small village settlements, contrasted by the massive highly developed port infrastructure
Occasionally you may see some seasonal wildlife on your cruise like blue penguins, sea birds or NZ fur seals
Matakana Island Hop on / Hop off: If conditions allow, there is the possibility of visiting the island of Matakana where you can explore secluded islands and take a dip in the crystal clear waters. The professional KEWPIE crew can pick you up for the return journey on the next tour. Please note this service is only possible for earlier trips at 11am or 12pm and is based solely on skippers discretion, subject to wind and weather. It is not part of the cruise, but is only an option if possible.
Departure Point: Pilot wharf (base of the mountain). Take a leisurely stroll along Pilot Bay esplanade to the base of the Mountain (Mauao). Walk 100 metres along the base track.
Daily: December to April 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00pm.
School holidays: 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00pm.
Weekends: May to June & October to November 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00pm.
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
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