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Five Night Hauraki Gulf Expedition

Discover the expansive Tikapa Moana on our five night Hauraki Gulf Expedition cruise. 

This expedition style experience provides an opportunity to explore the natural landscape and uncover the hidden beauty of this stunning region with daily shore excursions and water activities.

Five Night Hauraki Gulf Expedition Cruise
Special rates from $3,750pp twin share* Adult
Adult 16 years and over

Price includes

  • 5 night | 6 day cruise from Auckland
  • Departing Friday 4pm and returning Wednesday 4pm
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea) and select non-alcoholic beverages - please advise any special dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Alcohol and premium non-alcoholic options are available for purchase from our fully licensed bar on board
  • Accommodation in double/twin share cabin, all with ocean views. Please indicate your preferred bedding configuration at time of booking. Note: Double cabins have a super king sized bed and twin share cabins have two standard single beds.
  • All watersports and shore excursions

This five night expedition cruise will take you to some of the incredible islands around the Hauraki Gulf including Kawau, Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, Rotoroa, Ponui, Tiritiri Matangi, Waiheke and Great Barrier.

The final itineraries for each departure will be dependent on the weather during the trip. There will be an evening briefing for the following days planned activity based on weather conditions.

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