Shelly Beach Half Day Cruise

Shelly Beach Half Day Cruise



This Cruise departs from Parakai, Helensville and Cruises across the Kaipara Harbour past Shelly Beach to view the expanse of NZ's largest inland waterway, we then return to Shelly Beach and go ashore where you can spend time at "The Jetty " Licensed  Cafe' and or, explore this remote beach and settlement before re- boarding our vessel for the

 return journey back across the harbour to Parakai.


 This Cruise Features:

Cruise through the Historic Kaipara River & Harbour to Shelly Beach Time ashore at Shelly Beach

Visit " The Jetty" Licensed Cafe' (own expense) or bring your own picnic lunch to take ashore to Shelly Beach.

  • Sight many bays and inlets accessible only by boat.

  • History, Maori Pa Sites, Birdlife, ecology and nature cruise.

  • From the middle of the harbour view, Tapora, Sth Kaipara Heads and Pouto Point, also

  • Sight a couple of large sculptures on Alan Gibbs Sculpture farm that can be seen from the Kewpie Too as we cruise down past Shelly Beach.


Trip Duration:  5 hours (includes approx 2hr ashore)

"Informative Commentary"

"Calm Sheltered Inland Waterways"

 Cost:    Adults - $35.00 per person     

Children 5-14yrs: $15.00 per person 0-4yrs free

 Inquire about our special senior citizen Gold Card rates (this cruise only)

Phone: 09 420 8466 for bookings or