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  • America's Cup Sailing Experience
  • Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
  • Auckland Harbour Sailing
  • Ocean Adventure
  • Otehei Bay Ferry
  • Discover the Bay
  • Two Night Hauraki Gulf Weekend on the Water
  • Three Night Hauraki Gulf Discovery
  • Five Night Hauraki Gulf Expedition
  • Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise
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  • Tiritiri Matangi Island Ferry

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Explore Motutapu Island

Explore Motutapu Island
$50 Adult
Adult 16 years and over
$30 Child
Child 5-15 years | Under 5 years travel free
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Jump onboard and make your way over to Motutapu Island - this little gem on the Hauraki Gulf is just a 45 minute cruise from central Auckland. 

Discover the prolific history of this island as you explore on foot - from the original inhabitants Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, the history and relics of its past life as a WWII base to the current wildlife introduction programme.

Operating in partnership with Ngāi Tai Te Haeranga.



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