Visit by Boat
The adventurous way to our watering hole, is by water of course!
With our great Riverside location, you can make your way to The Riverhead by boat. If you have your own boat, check out the tide times below to find the best time to book (please ensure you let us know when to expect you, so we can ensure we have space on our jetty for your boat). If you’d rather someone else took the helm, then there are a number of options you can take:
The Red Boats
Enjoy a relaxing cruise to The Riverhead onboard The Riverhead Cruiser. Departing from Westhaven marina in downtown Auckland, The Red Boats operate Public ferry trips every Sunday and other selected dates throughout the year. Check out the options with www.theriverheadcruiser.co.nz, ph: 0800REDBOATS or book on-line www.theredboats.co.nz/the-riverhead-cruiser-public-trips.html#anchor4 . The Red Boats Riverhead Cruiser is also available for Private Group Charters to the Riverhead from 30 – 90 Passengers @ $35.00 per person
The Riverhead Ferry
Take the Riverhead Ferry for this scenic and historic cruise on the sheltered waters of the upper Waitemata. Follow the path of the early pioneers to The Riverhead and enjoy a great commentary along the way. The Riverhead Ferry departs from Pier 3 (the basin to left of the Old Ferry Building) and operates on demand all year round for private charters (15 to 45 passengers). Public trips operate every second weekend through winter and every weekend for the rest of the year. $35/person. For more information and the timetable email email@example.com or phone Cath on 09 376 0819 or 021 171 1346. For further options and details see the website www.riverheadferry.co.nz
Both ferry trips take about 1.5 hours.
Explorer NZ 09 359 5987 leaving from the Viaduct, also has some interesting options;
The ‘Lady Gay’, a classic launch with old world charm recently restored to pristine condition offers superior luxury & vintage charm. Capacity 20 people
The ‘Dolphin Explorer’ is a modern power catamaran. This luxury powercat provides supreme comfort and stability on the water. Capacity 100 people
Sailing Fleet. A diverse range of vessels. Choose from our impressive sail fleet including grand prix yachts, round the world maxis and charming cruisers. As we reach the entrance of the Riverhead channel a modern RIB will pull alongside the yacht and provide a direct private transfer to your event. Capacity for up to 100 people.
New Years Eve Party Special
Celebrate New Years Eve in style with the best of both worlds.
Get onboard Dolphin Explorer and escape the city with a cruise to the Riverhead for an evening of entertainment and celebration.
Then bring the New Year in under Auckland’s dazzling fireworks display from out on the harbour with the best view in town.
Your ticket includes:
- Complimentary drink on boarding
- Return Cruise from the Viaduct to The Riverhead
- Entry to The Riverhead including entertainment ‘The Best of British’ band
- Light snacks on both cruise out and return.
NEW YEARS EVE CRUISE
ADULT $149 (R18)
DEPARTS VIADUCT 7PM
ARRIVE AT RIVERHEAD 8.30PM
DEPART RIVERHEAD 10.45PM
RETURN TO VIADUCT 12.30PM
Booking kiosk and Departure point: Auckland Viaduct Harbour
Click here for more info or to book: http://www.explorenz.co.nz/index.html
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This Week’s Tide Times
|High Tide||Low Tide||High Tide||Low Tide||High Tide|
|-||1:27am 0.5m||7:57am 3.4m||1:49pm 0.3m||8:32pm 3.6m|
|-||2:21am 0.4m||8:51am 3.5m||2:42pm 0.3m||9:24pm 3.7m|
|-||3:14am 0.4m||9:45am 3.5m||3:34pm 0.3m||10:17pm 3.7m|
|-||4:08am 0.4m||10:39am 3.5m||4:26pm 0.3m||11:10pm 3.6m|
|-||5:03am 0.5m||11:33am 3.4m||5:20pm 0.5m||-|
|12:04am 3.5m||5:58am 0.5m||12:27pm 3.3m||6:16pm 0.6m||-|
|12:58am 3.4m||6:54am 0.6m||1:22pm 3.3m||7:14pm 0.8m||-|
Please note: that tide times have been corrected for daylight saving time. Just as in any tide table, tide times and heights are calculated using averaged gravitational data and measurements at standard ports. The effect of passing weather systems is not included.
Disclaimer: The Riverhead accepts no liability for any direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages that result from any errors in the tide information, whether due to The Riverhead or a third party, or that arise from the use, or misuse, of the tide information contained on this page.
Tide data viewed or downloaded from this web site is not equivalent to or a replacement for the official tide data as specified in Maritime Rules Part 25 Nautical Charts and Publications (pursuant to Section 36 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994).
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