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Lunch & Wine Tasting on The Waikato River Explorer

Leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind for a delightful lunch & wine tasting as on the mighty Waikato River!

Highlights

  • Waikato River Cruise
  • Delicious Lunch combo meal from our onboard menu
  • Kahuraingi Estate wine tasting

Departing Hamilton Gardens at 1pm each Saturday, you’ll enjoy breath-taking views of the Waikato as we cruise the calm waters of New Zealand’s longest river.

Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious Main & Desert from our Café Menu while taking in the stunning scenery as we make our way through the country’s heartland.

Vanessa, our resident Sommelier, joins us for a tasting of several of our most popular drops along with complimentary breads & dips.

4-5 wines are brought along for sampling and are available for purchase after the cruise.

This tour is available every Saturday and the vessel is fully protected from the weather so this popular cruise can be enjoyed all year round, no matter what the weather!

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

Adult $75.00

What's included

  • Cruise along Waikato River
  • Delicious Lunch combo meal from our onboard menu
  • Wine tasting of 4-5 New Zealand Wines
  • Breads & dips

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

  • R18 restriction for wine component of tour

    Please note BYO booze and food is not allowed on board. Minimum 2 persons required for cruise to depart. Single bookings will be waitlisted to be confirmed.
  • Age Ranges:
  • Infants = Under 5s
  • Children = 5-14 years
  • Adults = 15-64 years
  • Senior = 65-99 years

Available Bookings from October 23 to October 29

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All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 23 Oct
Thu 24 Oct
Fri 25 Oct
Sat 26 Oct
Sun 27 Oct
Mon 28 Oct
Tue 29 Oct

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$61.60

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$61.60

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$56.25

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$61.60

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$61.60

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$61.60

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

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Jess from New Zealand wrote on 09 February 2019

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Fantastic Experiwnce

Loved the trip and especially the food!

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From Lunch & Wine Tasting on The Waikato River Explorer

Hi Jess Thanks for taking the time to review your lunch and wine tasting cruise experience. We are glad that you enjoyed being on the Waikato River and look forward to hosting you again some time.

Michelle Dale from New Zealand wrote on 13 January 2019

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Good fun

There were 5 of us, we had a great time, the people on the boat were really friendly and knowledgeable on the wines we received. Would definitely recommend and will do it again when I have visitors to Hamilton

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From Lunch & Wine Tasting on The Waikato River Explorer

Hi there Dale. Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent wine tasting experience with us. I will be sure to pass this on to the crew. You are welcome back anytime! See you again soon.

dian from Australia wrote on 24 July 2018

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Wine cruise

Had a great time, nice day, would recommend it to anyone.

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From Lunch & Wine Tasting on The Waikato River Explorer

Hi there Dian, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review your recent river experience experience with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your wine tasting cruise, they sure are a lot of fun. You are welcome back anytime!

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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