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Scheduled Public Trips

Explore Lake Whakamaru and Waikato River scenery; enjoy views of native and exotic forests and wildlife. Visit bridges and the hydroelectric dams that formed the lake.

Trip times
Our trips times are normally 1.00pm, with an option of an evening trip two hours before sunset. Bookings are essential as we do not run without a minimum of 6 passengers.

Sunset Cruise – 2 hours
Enjoy a relaxing cruise while listening to jazz and blues music. Take in the evening sky and the tranquility of Lake Whakamaru with a beer or glass of wine.

Themed Cruise – 2 hours
Organise your party - kid's pirate birthday, hen's night or stag do, singles night, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Halloween or Christmas - whatever your special interest.

Please phone to book as we need 8 passengers to run a trip. If it's just the two of you and your trip date is flexible, we can make up a group to run a trip.

Click here to find out about our amenities and catering options. We can help make your event fun and memorable. We can help with arranging accommodation, transport and other activities such as - trout fishing, golf, kayaking, biking, guided forest walks and ecological and cultural experiences for your stay in Mangakino.

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