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The Red Boats - Riverhead Cruiser

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Enjoyable trip despite the pathetic organisation.

Let me say first of all that ALL of the people I encountered at The Red Boats were really nice... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
United Kingdom
Wonderful Evening Cruise

We thoroughly enjoyed our Red Boat cruise to Riverhead for dinner. The journey was very... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Mary I
Auckland, New Zealand
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Take a cruise on Auckland Harbour this Summer to the famous award winning Riverhead – Historic tavern. Experience the fantastic scenery and amazing history based around Auckland’s upper harbour estuary’s & the famous historic Riverhead, on board our...more
| Z Pier Westhaven Marina, Auckland Central, Auckland 0160, New Zealand
+64 9-834 7337
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I booked for my daughter's 21st party. The communication was appalling. My daughter had been overseas and only asked me to book this two months before her party date. So we didn't have too much time to check it out first. Please do not book...More

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 29 March 2018

No doubt the Riverhead Cruiser can be an enjoyable trip when all goes well but this experience was far less than desired for anyone by any standard. Our trip was cancelled without any notice, we only found out when we rung up about the status....More

Thank Sharron T
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

These guys just have no sense of service. They cancelled my trip without letting me know. I was only in Auckland for the night so there were not opportunities for rescheduling. I arrived at pier Z 20 minutes before sailing checked in with a guy...More

Thank 1leagles
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Let me say first of all that ALL of the people I encountered at The Red Boats were really nice people, as most Kiwis are, in fairness. However, this particular company really struggles to get themselves organised. I won't go on at length, but suffice...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We took the cruise to Riverhead and it was a fantastic way to see some different areas of Auckland. Good value for money, easy to book and friendly service

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our Red Boat cruise to Riverhead for dinner. The journey was very comfortable, bar on board, plenty of seating. Crew were very friendly and helpful. The commentary was informative and interesting. The scenery was fabulous, parts of Auckland I had never seen...More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have been reviewing for Trip Advisor for years and have written reviews of activities and attractions in many countries as well as NZ but have never yet written a "terrible" review, so here is my first one as I always try to look for...More

1  Thank Anne W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great Cruise, with awesome staff, services and vessel. Punctuality of the crew was great and the commentary of the skipper was fluent, interesting and entertaining.

1  Thank Bradley M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very interesting commentary on the way up to Riverhead Tavern, especially if you have never done it before. The skipper pointed out areas of interest on the trip up and told the history of the area.

1  Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you are only going for the ride and a meal at the Riverhead pub this cruise fits the bill perfectly.However if you want to know more about the surrounding environment via the captains commentary Dont book this cruise!!! The PA system is rubbish which...More

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