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Take a cruise of this spectacular harbor via catamaran, ferry, launch or yacht.
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“hauraki gulf” (3 reviews)
“ferries” (4 reviews)
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

Fortunate to have 10 to 15 knot winds to create an exhilarating sail on the bay.12 to 15 in our group and the Helmsman (woman) an Olympic hopeful in Sculling. The real deal, Kiwis 75 plus footer that sails in the Americas Cup and we...More

Thank Mullika A
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Reviewed 20 March 2013

we sailed in to Auckland harbour early the 8/3/2013, what a view, it was just awesome, to see all the lights.Later i took theese photos off the sunrise, just awesome. love the old buildings, along the fore shore, it was just great to come back...More

Thank happyBundaberg
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

I see this harbour everyday, it is always changing and beautiful whether it is a misty morning, bright sunshine on the sailing boats or the ferries scuttling in front of squally storm clouds

Thank Tammy A
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

The harbour provides the perfect backdrop to your views around the city or it can be the feature of any beach visit along Tamaki Drive or any of the inner North Shore beaches. Often covered in yachts the harbour is always changing and the harbour...More

1  Thank Jeremy P
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

The harbour is one of Auckland's great treasures, dotted with islands, boats of all sorts, the harbour bridge, ferries

Thank PatLy
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Reviewed 15 October 2012 via mobile

Seeing the harbor aboard a sail boat was a great experience. Unfortunately there were none of the famous Aukland gales blowing so we drifted more than sailed but it was still enjoyable!

1  Thank PegJohnston
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

because for all intents and purposes the same things apply. The Harbour is part of the gulf, where one ends and the other begins is beyond me! Oh and the map location showing next to this is totally wrong. It's in Auckland, not Wellington.

2  Thank Jqqls
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

It is a beautiful harbor which has the luck to be sheltered (mostly) by the Hauraki Gulf. It's a shame there is not more transport on it, like there is in Sydney. You usually see someone sailing.

1  Thank AucklandOlive
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

The harbour embraces Auckland City and is a place of beauty. I would commend an afternoon on the SailNZ Americas Cup yachts. Or just select one of the many restaurants or bars with vantage points and enjoy the ever changing view.

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

The Waitemta is great to cruise on, whether on the ferry to devonport or Waiheke Island, or on a launch or yacht if you are fortuneate enough to own one. We aren't, but then I am not a good sailor!!

Thank Lengra46
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