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18 Feb 2017
“Mahurangi River trip on Jane Gifford”
13 Feb 2016
“Great trip on lovely restored boat.”
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Warkworth Wharf, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

You cannot leave Warkworth without experiencing the wonderful trip to Scotts Landing on the fully restored scow 'Jane Gifford'. A leisurely 3 hours trip with wonderful commentary on the areas features by David Parker including the Southern hemispheres first cement works ruins. Go on, phone...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jjs0n
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the river trip, great commentary and information from volunteer Dave, pleasant and friendly. Plenty to see, mainly on the right hand side going out. Nice and relaxing and would recommend for all ages. Did the 2 hour trip which was ample, felt that...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sonia I
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

As we took a walk we came across these old boats that had been restored to working condition and this yacht that was fully functional fantastic the views were great and the paths were really clean and well looked after very nice all round.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank sensi702
Reviewed 22 February 2015

The 3 hour cruise down the river to Scotts Landing and back is magic. The hard part comes when you are back on dry land in the real world but your head is still on the river.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Just wander down to Warkworth's river behind the Main Street shops. Jane Gifford is almost always there sitting in all her retorted glory by the dock. Wee steam boats, ducks and local flora make this a great place to sit and have a picnic lunch...More

Date of experience: November 2013
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