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Darryl's Dinner Cruise Paihia

The ultimate in kiwi hospitality. Join Darryl and his crew for an extra special dinner cruise in the pristine Bay If Islands.

Step aboard the custom made Ratanui for an extra special dinner cruise in the stunning Bay Of Islands.

Departing from Paihia, the 2.5hr cruise sets off on the bay towards Waitangi, the birthplace of the nation. Savour the selection of breads and dips accompanied by prawns and muscles served to you as you cruise along the river.

As you journey up the estuary of the Waitangi River, enjoy a beverage from the boats fully licensed bar, taking in the scenery and wildlife such as the shag's perching in the mangroves.

As you approach Haruru Falls, you will be captivated by the breathtaking horseshoe shaped waterfall which will be the setting for your delicious meal.


Choose from the following mouth watering meals:

  • BBQ T-Bone Steak - Seasoned with garlic and chef's own steak spice, cooked to your preference.
  • Steamed NZ Fish- Steamed fish lightly seasoned and served with greek yoghurt, ginger and garlic.
  • New Zealand Lamb - Lightly seasoned Tuscan style.
  • Vegetarian meals available on request
  • All dishes are served with locally grown gourmet potatoes, kumera or peru peru and freshly made salads.


    As Darryl himself puts it 'We like to keep it kiwi, we want to have fun first, that's most important, we like to have an introduction first to get people mingling and talking and that's what New Zealand's all about'.

    So for the ultimate in kiwi hospitality, join Darryl on his extra special dinner cruise set in tranquil scenery, abundant wildlife and historical significance.

     

    Minimum numbers apply

    Adult $109.00
    Child $42.00

    Location

    • Marsden Rd, Pahia, Bay of Islands

    Notes

    • Departure: Approximately 5:30 pm from Paihia Wharf, Marsden Rd, Pahia, Bay of Islands. Exact times confirmed on booking depending on tides
    • Children under 5 are free

    Available Bookings from September 01 to September 07

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    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    10spaces priced from:

    • Adult$109.00
    • Child$42.00

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    David from New Zealand wrote on 04 March 2017

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    Dinner cruise

    A small boat trip with dinner sounded good to my wife and I, so we booked. Throughly enjoyed a great evening/night with a great crew, fabulos meal, steamed mussels for starters and well cooked dinner with your meat cooked as you wanted it. Had a lovely time, got some memorable photos below the falls and a good history lesson. Great experiance, well done team!

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    Oksana Volk from New Zealand wrote on 10 March 2016

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    Brilliant!

    Absolutely recommended, lovely atmosphere and Darryl is a brilliant skipper! The lamb was cooked to perfection! The perfect, romantic get-a-way for couples of all ages!

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    Nyasha Zinhu from New Zealand wrote on 15 March 2019

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    Fantastic experience

    Thoroughly enjoyed our evening as couples, great service and great food. Shaun was just awesome, kept everyone entertained. Really had a great night, would highly recommend.

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    Margaret Jeffs from New Zealand wrote on 05 March 2019

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    Valentines Dinner Delight

    We had a wonderful time on board Daryl's Dinner Cruise. The crew made us all welcome as we all introduced ourselves, our meal was delicious and cooked as requested.It was great viewing the falls from the water and the crew spent time taking photos of those who wanted them.The night came to an end as we disembarked and were offered a delicious icecream that was very enjoyable on the balmy evening.

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    Steve Thompson from Australia wrote on 03 March 2019

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    Great night

    A definite highlight of our trip to Bay of Islands. Great food and great experience and a lot of fun to boot.

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    From Darryl's Dinner Cruise Paihia

    Hi Steve, Thanks so much for your review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us! Many thanks, Kind regards Shelley

    10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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