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America's Cup Sailing Experience

A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America's Cup yacht

America's Cup Sailing Experience

A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America's Cup yacht.

Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the action as we sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.

Feel the thrill of the wind in your face as you tack and jibe. Experience the excitement of sailing, no experience necessary.

The America's Cup is the world's oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional yachties, our America's Cup yachts offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate in sailing on these grand-prix racing machines.

Must be 10 years and over. Wear flat soled footwear, have sunscreen, a hat and jacket.

NOTE: Discount bookings are Non Transferable and Non refundable.

Adult $190.00
Child $135.00


  • Please report to the Explore kiosk 15 minutes prior to departure, located inside Auckland's Viaduct Harbour at the end of Quay St, diagonally across from the entrance to the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

Available Bookings from December 02 to December 08

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  • Adult$95.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$135.00

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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juliap1 from Canada wrote on 17 March 2020

Jump aboard!

The sailing experience was wonderful. We were all involved in “grinding” and were happy to get the sails raised to accelerate our speed. Wonderful views of the harbour and the crew were very informative and friendly!

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Keith Dingle from United Kingdom wrote on 26 February 2020

Absolutely fantastic!

Would recommend this to anyone, even non sailors! Great crew, cannot praise enough.

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fionac19 from Canada wrote on 19 March 2020

A memorable experience

What a great afternoon we spent with skipper Alex and crew Elliot, Jordan and Holly. We helped raise and lower the sails and we all got a chance to rake the helm, whilst racing around the bay. Alex told as lots about the boat and sailing tips too. This was an experience I will never forget!

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Anne McMichael from New Zealand wrote on 03 March 2020

An exciting morning on the Gulf Harbour

We both loved the experience of sailing on Aucklands beautiful harbour. The crew were amazing, describing the experience of sailing an America’s cup race and looking after us. There wasn’t much wind on our day but we have a voucher to come back when the wind is up! We’ll definitely be there. ??

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Emma Chambers from New Zealand wrote on 28 January 2020

Awesome trip

What an amazing day to go out on this boat, sun was shining. It wasnt that windy so the crew weren't able to show off what the boat could actually do in terms of racing. We arent boat infusisests like some of the the other passengers, so the lack of wind didn't disappoint us. We were even given a voucher to come back again on a windier day for free.

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