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The Riverhead Ferry Cruise

24 Cooper Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-376 0819
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Don’t trust these guys to actually sail for your event

Very disappointed with this company. I booked months in advance and confirmed the sailing the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Jacqui H
via mobile
Do not book if you have someone with disability in your party

This was not a good experience. Firstly, the commentary is woefully inadequate. Secondly, the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Jangle80
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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24 Cooper Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
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+64 9-376 0819
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with this company. I booked months in advance and confirmed the sailing the morning before as my elderly parents were travelling nearly 3 h to visit for the cruise. These guys cancelled after confirming - didn’t bother phoning me, didn’t apologise, reason given...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This was not a good experience. Firstly, the commentary is woefully inadequate. Secondly, the refreshments are very poor. But thirdly, and the most important point, is that there are 50 steep steps carved into the cliff to get to the tavern and no information highlighting...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We have done the ferry every Christmas as a family day out for a few years now. It's a great day out and the couple who run the ferry are great. There's a bar on board for drinks and nibbles and there's an interesting commentary...More

Thank Adc251
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This disorganized bunch of armatures cancelled our booking 40 mins before we were due to embark on our cruise that had been booked for months for a birthday gathering. The explanation was that the other group had grow in size so we could not fit....More

Thank Neil R
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cute little boat and an excellent commentary from the captain about the west side of the Watamata Harbour

Thank Tom O
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We ended up choosing The Riverhead Ferry Cruise over the other operator as not only was the boat super cute, the service we received right from initial contact was professional and friendly. The boat facilities were really clean and tidy and again, that personal service...More

Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fantastic ferry ride - get to see Auckland from the harbour - under the bridge, Hobsonville and Riverhead. Captain's commentary was brilliant. Its affordable for families. Make sure you book at the Riverhead Pub - we didn't but managed to get lunch in their public...More

Thank citygirl42NZ
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Trip to River head was great - lovely scenery and interesting historical review of area along the way. Went to Riverhead pub for lunch which is a nice location but does not cater well for large groups.

Thank Christine H
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great boat cruise. Interesting commentary. Nibbles and drinks available on the boat. 3 hours there and back.

Thank Sooz1129
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was an unforgettable experience. Great service and friendly and helpful staff. This experience is recommendable for single, group or families.

Thank Kobus R
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