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60-Minute Floating Cafe River Cruise Ex Hamilton Gardens

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****

Adult $35.00
Child $17.50

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. Minimum 2 persons required for cruise to depart. Single bookings will be waitlisted to be confirmed.

Available Bookings from November 13 to November 19

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 13 Nov
Thu 14 Nov
Fri 15 Nov
Sat 16 Nov
Sun 17 Nov
Mon 18 Nov
Tue 19 Nov

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$17.50
  • Child$8.75

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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John from New Zealand wrote on 25 May 2019

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Friendly staff and a peaceful journey on the river

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From 60-Minute Floating Cafe River Cruise Ex Hamilton Gardens

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.

Nisha Dahal from New Zealand wrote on 29 July 2019

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Beautiful

It was wonderful experience and good way to spend the weekend ❤️It Freshen my mind and soul

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Loved your review! Thanks so much.

Sylvia from New Zealand wrote on 26 June 2019

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Wow!

Me and my partner ended up being the only ones on the cruise and it was super heavy rain that day which made it that much more special. Our host and captain were really nice and easy to talk to, also the brownie and the toastier was amazing, will definitely go back again

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From 60-Minute Floating Cafe River Cruise Ex Hamilton Gardens

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.

Lee from New Zealand wrote on 24 February 2019

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Family Excursion

Great experience, excellent tour information about features along the journey. Nice food and great price.

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From 60-Minute Floating Cafe River Cruise Ex Hamilton Gardens

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.

Adyr De souza from Brazil wrote on 03 January 2019

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Lovely trip

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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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