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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

Location

  • 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 January 24 to January 30

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Fri 24 Jan
Sat 25 Jan
Sun 26 Jan
Mon 27 Jan
Tue 28 Jan
Wed 29 Jan
Thu 30 Jan

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$152.00
  • Child$135.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$125.50
  • Child$135.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$95.00
  • Child$135.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$125.50
  • Child$135.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$125.50
  • Child$135.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$125.50
  • Child$135.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$95.00
  • Child$135.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$95.00
  • 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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Jenny from United Kingdom wrote on 13 February 2019

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Sail an America’s Cup boat! Awesome 😎

This is one of the best experiences ever! What a way to spend time on the Waitemata! The crew are fantastic, youeven get to have a go at a few things and ask lots of questions about the upcoming America’s Cup in Auckland. Smooth, exciting sailing, on a real AC boat :)

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Linda from Macao wrote on 28 January 2018

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Grinding on the Bay

Hard work and great fun a day of grinding on the Bay. Crew is fantastic, if you have the opportunity join the Saturday afternoon session, this is a race between two of them.

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Helen from New Zealand wrote on 08 September 2019

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Boys day out

The tickets were for my hubbies birthday and the rest of the guys fathers day gifts. They had an awesome day out.

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Muhammad indra from New Zealand wrote on 02 July 2019

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Thrilling yet soo fun..

Will do it again and again.. love to take part in directing the ship.

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Brian from New Zealand wrote on 06 April 2019

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Great day out

One of the best 2 hours I have had out on the sea. The staff were so good at getting us to do most of the sailing, hoisting sails, grinding and even skippering the yacht. It's a must to try this out in Auckland. I will do it again.

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