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The Riverhead Cruise
A special 5-hour voyage that includes a 2 hour stop at The Riverhead. This cruise is tide dependent and careful planning is essential.

Boat fare:

$35 return

The meal at The Riverhead is arranged in advance. You have many options, see The Riverhead website for their delicious menu.

Special Functions aboard the Riverhead Ferry:

When the tide does not allow us to get up to Riverhead we can hold a fully catered function aboard our boat.

This cruise is for 4 hours and usually into the sheltered waters of the Western Waitemata where we anchor and serve the meal. The numbers are restricted to maximum 35 (minimum 15).

Fare$85/person (inclusive of catering and 4 hour cruise)

Local Scenic Cruises:

Riverhead/Lucas Creek, Tamaki River, Henderson Creek, Weiti River, Islington Bay, Rakino Island, Motuihe Island.

These cruises depart from Pier 3, Downtown Ferry Terminal (the basin to the left of the Old Ferry Building).

Full Fare $48.00
Senior Fare $42.00
Child (under 16) $25.00

Fare includes:

4 - 5 hour cruise, morning or afternoon tea (tea/coffee and Delmaine biscuit) and lunch (selection of fresh filled rolls, sandwiches and tea/coffee, biscuit).

Other Scenic Cruises:

Half Moon Bay to Clevedon or Waiheke Island, Warkworth to Kawau Island then Sandspit, Coromandel Harbour.

Full fare $50.00
Senior fare $46.00
Child (under 16) $25.00

Fare includes:

4 – 6 hour cruise, (duration depending on voyage chosen), morning or afternoon tea, and lunch (selection of fresh filled rolls and sandwiches plus tea/coffee, biscuit).

Transfers: The cruises to Paeroa and Sandspit are one way and independent travellers need to allow for additional cost of $8.00 /person for bus transfer back to own transport at departure point.

Cath Meehan and Paul Meyer are happy to discuss your individual requirements, so please contact them on (09) 376 0819 or email



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The MV Kawau Isle and the cruises we offer are ideal for group charters for seniors, work functions and family fun.

The Riverhead Ferry is able to go further inland than other charter boats on all river way voyages.

The Riverhead Ferry is able to go further inland than other charter boats on all river way voyages. Call (09) 376 0819 or email to make an enquiry or to book your trip.


Riverhead Ferry is operated by
Meyer Maritime Ltd, 24 Cooper St. Arch Hill, Auckland
Telephone: (09) 376 0819

Cath Meehan (021) 171 1346
Paul Meyer (021) 138 1702

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