Shelly Beach Half Day Cruise

Kaipara River & Harbour Cruise to Shelly Beach

Sailing Dates

2019: Sun 17 Nov, Sat 14th Dec, Sun 15th Dec

Sailing Daily 28th Dec 2019 - 12th Jan 2020

Jan 2020 25th, 26th 27th 28th (Anniversary Weekend)

Feb 2020: Feb 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th, 9th, 29th

March 2020: 1st 21st 22nd 28th 29th

April 2020: 10th, 11th 12th 13th 14th (Easter)

"Private Charters also available"

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 ashore for the 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


Trip Duration:  5 hours

"Informative Commentary"

"Calm Sheltered Inland Waterways"

 Cost:    Adults - $35.00 per person     

Children 5-13yrs: $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



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