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90-Minute Scenic River Cruise - Ex Hamilton Gardens - Waikato River Explorer

Join the friendly team at Waikato River Explorer for a fantastic scenic cruise on the mighty Waikato River.

Departing Hamilton Gardens, we’ll pass gorgeous views of the Waikato Region and hear fascinating onboard commentary about the rich history of this iconic New Zealand river.

Lunch is available for purchase from our delicious onboard Café and fully licensed Bar.

A memorable and visually stunning experience for the whole family to enjoy- this is a fabulous way to see the best of the Waikato region at relaxed and enjoyable pace.

Departure times:

This cruise option is available from 1pm Tuesday – Thursday & 1pm & 2:30pm Weekends

From October 20th Departs 11am & 1pm Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Because the vessel is protected in the weather, the 90 Minute Scenic Cruise makes for a fabulous activity no matter what the weather!

The crew at Waikato River Explorer look forward to having you on board as we cruise New Zealand’s favourite river!

****PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are strictly are non-transferable. They can only be redeemed on the specific date/time you have purchased****

Adult $40.00
Child $20.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Legal Drinking Age Enforced

  • To consume Alcohol you must be over the legal drinking age. You may be asked to produce Government Issued ID to prove your age.

Notes

  • Age Ranges:
  • Infants = Under 5s
  • Children = 5-14 years
  • Adults = 15-64 years
  • Senior = 65-99 years
  • Please note BYO booze and food is not allowed on board

Available Bookings from June 25 to July 01

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

1.15PM
Tue 25 Jun
Wed 26 Jun
Thu 27 Jun
Fri 28 Jun
Sat 29 Jun
Sun 30 Jun
Mon 1 Jul

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$20.00
  • Child$10.00

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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Neville from New Zealand wrote on 27 February 2018

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Great Trip

Excellent from start to finish we took our adult disabled daughter to Hamilton for her birthday and took her on a trip on the Waikato River. The staff were so helpful the meal was nice too.I would recommend this to everyone. 90 minutes well spent. Regards Nev Rowlands New Plymouth

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From 90-Minute Scenic River Cruise - Ex Hamilton Gardens - Waikato River Explorer

Hi there Neville, thank you so much for taking the time to review your celebration cruise with us. We are more than pleased that you all enjoyed your time with us venturing the mighty Waikato River. We hope to see you all again soon.

Fiona from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2017

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A relaxing pleasant cruise

On this sunny afternoon I so enjoyed the cruise up from the Wharf at Hamilton Gardens. A cafe on board. Relaxing music. Friendly crew and Captain/ Owner to chat to.

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Thanks for the nice review Fiona, you are welcome back any time.

Lonnae Mackie from New Zealand wrote on 21 June 2019

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90 minute scenic river cruise

It was a fantastic cruise. Brook and Liv were great hosts and friendly and helpful. Great cruise for all ages and access friendly. Weather was great. We will be definitely doing their other cruise when back in Hamilton.

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Thanks so much Lonnae for your amazing review of your cruise experience. I will pass your kind words onto the Crew.

Charmaine from New Zealand wrote on 09 June 2019

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A MUST

It's a must for everyone to board the Kiwi Cat boat. We had a most pleasant experience in which we shall be going again. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the food and drinks at a reasonable price

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Thanks so much for your awesome review. We hope to see you again soon.

Beverley from New Zealand wrote on 24 April 2019

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Relaxing time

We took our relative for a cruise down the river and she thoroughly enjoyed the experience, did feel a bit sorry for the young woman serving food etc but she managed great.

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Thanks for taking the time to review your recent cruise experience .. we hope to see you again soon.

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