Sail Lion New Zealand

Experience a full day sailing adventure on the legendary oceangoing maxi yacht. Feel the thrill of taking the helm that Sir Peter Blake once steered on course. Join the crew in sailing this great vessel around the spectacular scenery of the Bay of Islands…

25 Relaxing Onboard
  • Participate in sailing, help the crew sail this oceangoing maxi yacht on this full day adventure

  • No experience necessary, our professional crew will share their knowledge and experience

  • Island activities included, snorkelling, swimming and kayaking during island stop

  • Lunch included, fresh buffet style lunch served onboard during island mooring



Spend the day with us on the famous 80ft maxi yacht Lion New Zealand. Feel the adrenalin as you work the grinders, take the helm and trim the sail.

Let our friendly crew show you the ropes and share the stories of the Bay and legend of Sir Peter Blake with you.

Unwind and relax on the expansive deck in the sunshine. Take in stunning scenery of the 144 islands of the Bay as you glide through the water under sail.

Take the opportunity to participate in some island activities during your afternoon mooring. Explore the island with a swim, kayak, snorkel or walk before returning to the boat.

Need to know:

  • Lion New Zealand trips operate December-March
  • Wear a light jacket and flat soled shoes
  • Bring your camera, swim gear, sunscreen, sunglasses and sunhat
  • Check in for your trip 15 minutes prior to departure
  • Fully licensed bar onboard for drinks and light snacks
  • This trip is suitable for children
  • Lifejackets will be supplied in the event of an emergency

We operate a wide range of vessels in our fleet across New Zealand...

Where to find us

Corner of Marsden & Williams Roads
Paihia, Bay of Islands

0800 365 744
(NZ calls only)