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90-Minute Scenic River Cruise - Ex Hamilton Gardens - Waikato River Explorer

Join the friendly team at Waikato River Explorer for a fantastic scenic cruise on 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.

Lunch is available for purchase from our delicious onboard Café and fully licensed Bar.

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 relaxed and enjoyable pace.

Departure times:

This cruise option is available from 1pm Tuesday – Thursday & 1pm & 2:30pm Weekends

From October 20th Departs 11am & 1pm Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Because the vessel is protected in the weather, the 90 Minute Scenic Cruise makes for a fabulous activity no matter what the weather!

The crew at Waikato River Explorer look forward to having you on board as we cruise New Zealand’s favourite river!

****PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are strictly are non-transferable. They can only be redeemed on the specific date/time you have purchased****

Adult $40.00
Child $20.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Notes

  • Age Ranges:
  • Infants = Under 5s
  • Children = 5-14 years
  • Adults = 15-64 years
  • Senior = 65-99 years
  • Please note BYO booze and food is not allowed on board

Available Bookings from April 23 to April 29

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

1PM
Tue 23 Apr
Wed 24 Apr
Thu 25 Apr
Fri 26 Apr
Sat 27 Apr
Sun 28 Apr
Mon 29 Apr

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Neville from New Zealand wrote on 27 February 2018

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Great Trip

Excellent from start to finish we took our adult disabled daughter to Hamilton for her birthday and took her on a trip on the Waikato River. The staff were so helpful the meal was nice too.I would recommend this to everyone. 90 minutes well spent. Regards Nev Rowlands New Plymouth

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Hi there Neville, thank you so much for taking the time to review your celebration cruise with us. We are more than pleased that you all enjoyed your time with us venturing the mighty Waikato River. We hope to see you all again soon.

Fiona from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2017

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A relaxing pleasant cruise

On this sunny afternoon I so enjoyed the cruise up from the Wharf at Hamilton Gardens. A cafe on board. Relaxing music. Friendly crew and Captain/ Owner to chat to.

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Thanks for the nice review Fiona, you are welcome back any time.

sweta from New Zealand wrote on 15 April 2019

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awesome trip and nice experience.

awesome trip and nice experience. crew staff is so helpful.

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Thanks so much for your generous review. We hope to see you guys again soon.

Doris Ryan from New Zealand wrote on 13 March 2019

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Waikato wonderland

Great trip Thoroughly enjoyed the experience

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Thanks for the kind review Doris.

Anne from United Kingdom wrote on 03 March 2019

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Boat trip

Lovely relaxing cruise on the river

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Thanks so much for the kind review.

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