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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 26 May to 01 Jun 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Thu 26 May
Fri 27 May
Sat 28 May
Sun 29 May
Mon 30 May
Tue 31 May
Wed 1 Jun

  • Adult$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$135.00

  • Adult$125.50 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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mandyh12 from New Zealand wrote on 07 January 2022


Love ❤ this experience. First time sailing. Definitely need a crew to operate the ship. Strongly recommend 👌

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elena siun from Russia wrote on 23 November 2018

America’s cup

Would be great to be involved more, like with ropes, sails etc

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Sarah from New Zealand wrote on 08 April 2021

Awesome experience! A must for anyone adventurous!

Friendly staff, great communication, awesome value for money!

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