Cruises

From relaxing meals on our Floating Café to rapid river trips in the new River Bus, there are a good number of options to travel the mighty Waikato! 

Please note that all cruises depart and finish at Waikato Museum which can be easily reached:
(i)  ... by following the path at the rear of museum carpark
(ii)  ... by parking at Grantham Street Boat Ramp and walking 500 metres downstream to the jetty
(iii) ... or by taking the various walking paths that lead off Victoria Street!

There are over 2000 carparks within 15 minutes walk from the jetty which is in the heart of the city and close to all major hotels.

Deposit and Cancellation Information
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