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Dinner Harbour Sailing Cruise - Meal Created by Coops

Auckland's most unique dining experience! Enjoy sailing, and then dining onboard with meals from top Auckland restaurant, "Coops"...


  • A unique cruise around Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
  • Delicious set menu dinner onboard provided by top Viaduct restaurant Coops
  • Soak up gorgeous views of the sunset over the city night lights
  • Spot iconic landmarks from your unique perspective on the water
  • A one of a kind dining experience not to be forgotten!

Enjoy a unique dining experience in the City of Sails on Auckland's magnificent Waitemata Harbour.

Enjoy great sailing and as the sun sets and watch the night lights of this photogenic city come alive. Your experienced crew talk about Auckland's unique features and there is plenty of opportunity to participate in the sailing or sit back and enjoy the sights.

Choose from a set menu catered for by top Viaduct restaurant Coops and served by the crew during the dinner stop at our sheltered mooring.


Dinner Harbour Sailing Cruise Menu:

Canapes - A selection of canapes will be shared among guests on board:

  • Buffalo Mozzarella Skewer with cherry tomatoes and basil (v|gf)

  • Classic Tuna Tartar (gf)

  • Spinach Hummus, Crispy Chickpea (v|gf)

  • Poached Chicken and Herbs (df|gfa)

    Main Course - Please choose an option from the set menu at time of booking:

  • Tuna Poke Bowl with rice, green cabbage, carrots, honey soy dressing (gfa|df)

  • Poached Salmon Salad Bowl with baby cos, cucumber, crème fraiche dressing, croutons (gfa)

  • Lemon and Thyme Grilled Chicken with spinach potato salad (gf)

  • Beef Sirloin with baked kumara and baby spinach jus (gf)

    Dessert - Please choose an option from the set menu at time of booking:

  • Vanilla Cheesecake with seasonal fruit

  • Chocolate Mousse with chocolate brownie (gf)

  • Vanilla Brulee (gf)

    *All mains are available as a vegetarian option substituting the protein for Tofu.

    *We can cater to most dietary requirements, please advise at time of booking.


    Important: Please advise us of your menu option at time of booking, under 'Special Requirements'. Passengers are required to reconfirm 24 hours prior to departure.

  • Adult $145.00
    Child $99.00 (5 to 15 years old)


    • 2.5 Hours Duration


    • 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.

    Child Friendly

    • This experience welcomes families with children.


    • Please Note: Discount bookings are Non Transferable and Non-refundable.

      Please ask about special dietary requirements. A licensed cash bar is available on board. The bar carries a selection of premium New Zealand beers and wines and soft drinks.

      Children (5 to 15 years). Please note - minimum age 5 years.

    Available Bookings from November 30 to December 06

    Change Dates

    All prices are shown in NZD ($)

    Mon 30 Nov
    Tue 1 Dec
    Wed 2 Dec
    Thu 3 Dec
    Fri 4 Dec
    Sat 5 Dec
    Sun 6 Dec

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$116.00
    • Child$99.00

    12+spaces priced from:

    • Adult$116.00
    • Child$99.00

    12+spaces priced from:

    • Adult$99.00
    • Child$99.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$145.00
    • Child$99.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$145.00
    • Child$99.00

    5spaces priced from:

    • Adult$145.00
    • Child$99.00

    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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    Melissa from New Zealand wrote on 19 November 2019

    Perfect birthday surprise

    On a rainy November night I had planned this activity as a birthday surprise for my partner (despite the forecast looking grim and rainy during the days leading up to it, something told me to hold out hope that this experience would work out). Let me tell you, this cruise was worth every penny spent. It was incredible. From the briefing on the top deck, to the professional nature of the crew and highly charismatic skipper who continuously engaged with all of us, we enjoyed the most spectacular sunset and rainbow. Most of our trip was spent on the top deck, despite the light rain, we were treated with so much care. There were jackets and blankets and (alcohol) to keep us warm lol. The crew organised a birthday candle for his desert and everyone sang happy birthday, it was really special. My partner and I were allowed to sail the ship for a bit as well as have our lil titanic moment when the sun decided to show out. Not only are the crew highly knowledgeable about the area, but also know how to operate a camera or two when you want to capture your picture perfect sunset moment. The food was good, there was plenty of banter between the passengers on board. All and all, an incredible experience. Sailing into the sunset on a 50 foot yacht is always a good idea. My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I cannot recommend it enough to all my family and friends. Thank you explore group for taking care of us! We will be back for another round.

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    Marie-Christine from New Zealand wrote on 18 March 2020

    Awesome Sunset Sail!

    Amazing setting, food and staff! Very professional, beautiful, safe, comfortable, fun and totally enjoyable. Well worth doing. I was blessed with a gorgeous day/sunset so that did ehance it, nevertheless the team were superb and very friendly. I would do this again in a heartbeat!

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    Rebecca Utupo from New Zealand wrote on 17 March 2020


    Was a awesome experience! Loved it and also my partner loved it. Lovely food and lovely hospitality. Thankyou

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    Phyllis from New Zealand wrote on 29 February 2020

    Sunset cruise

    The crews are very professional and welcoming. Service is excellent. Amazing view of the harbour in the sunset. Food was average though and not very kids friendly, might worth bring own food for little kids. Overall, a very unique exprience. Highly recommended

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    Danielle Martinelli from New Zealand wrote on 09 February 2020

    Good value

    Great crew Nice food

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