Join the friendly team at Waikato River Explorer onboard the floating cafe cruise with the best view in town along the mighty Waikato River!
Departing Hamilton Gardens, we’ll pass gorgeous views of the Waikato Region and hear fascinating onboard commentary about the rich history of this iconic New Zealand river.
Soak up the best view in town as you enjoy lunch or a snack which are available for purchase from our delicious onboard Café and fully licensed Bar on each cruise.
A memorable and visually stunning experience for the whole family to enjoy- this is a fabulous way to see the best of the Waikato region at a relaxed and enjoyable pace.
Because the vessel is protected in the weather, the 60 Minute Scenic Cruise makes for a fabulous activity no matter what the weather!
The crew at Waikato River Explorer look forward to having you onboard as we cruise New Zealand’s favorite river!
****PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are strictly are non-transferable. They can only be redeemed on the specific date/time you have purchased****
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Hi John. Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to review your most recent experience with us. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to crew & hope to see you out there on the Mighty Waikato River soon.
Loved your review! Thanks so much.
Thanks for your amazing review. We like to think that our cruise experience is great in all weathers ... however numbers on wet days would suggest otherwise so glad that we could make your cruise experience extra special.
Thanks Lee, Our aim was to create an affordable experience on the river and I am glad that you agree. See you again we hope.
Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip on the mighty Waikato River and look forward to seeing you again another time.
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