Best Boat Hire in Auckland


Looking for the best boat hire in Auckland? Experience Auckland’s history and soak up the scenery while cruising a long way up the rivers and creeks. Cast off and set sail in the glistening waters, whether you are looking to discover some of Auckland’s hidden treasures or taking to the water with a fishing rod. Soak up the scenery in Auckland, New Zealand.

Here are 10 of some of the Best Boat Hires in Auckland. 

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1. Bare Boats Charters 

Location: Half Moon Bay Auckland


Price: $230 per day in Auckland.

Length: 14ft

Year: 2008

Fuel: Gas


Garmin Echo Fish Finder/GPS6 Rod HoldersCanopyChilly Bin
Adult Life Jackets ONLYFirst-aid KitFlare Comet PackVHF Marine Radio UNIDEN

Features & Details:

Life Jackets/Required Safety GearTrailerableWheel SteeringTrailerable
Chart PlotterWatersports EquipmentBiminiOutboard Engine
Single EngineTow BarNo Smoking5* Rating

Bare Boats Charters has the capacity of 4 guests. The skipper must be a minimum of 25 years of age unless specifically agreed upon by Andy who is the owner of Bare Boats Charters.

2. Sailing Charter On 67ft “Arcturus” Alden Schooner In Auckland, New Zealand

Location: Saint Marys Bay


Price From: $2,500 NZD Per Day

Length: 67 feet

Year: 1930

Fuel: Diesel 


Sunset Sailing (2 hours)
Full Day Waiheke Sailing & Culture Tour (8 hours)
Full day Eco Adventure (8 hours)
Sailing and Breathtaking Anchorages (2-3 days)
Week-long Hauraki Gulf Marine Park and Islands Cruise (5-7 days)
Custom Charter (1.5 hours)

Features & Details:

Galley Stove & OvenLife Jackets/Required Safety GearWheel SteeringFurling Headsail
BiminiCabinBerthFurling MainsailV

Bruce is the skipper of “Arcturus” Alden Schooner, a New Zealand national with over 25 years sailing experience, with travelling around the world Bruce has spent years living aboard and cruising his own yacht. Bruce has great knowledge and history about the boat and lots of interesting facts about Auckland, New Zealand.

3. 25′ Cuddy Cabin

Location: Avondale


Price From: $850 USD

Length: 25′

Features & Details:

Fish FinderLife Jackets/Required Safety GearFishing gearBait
Wheel steeringChart PlotterGPSDodger

If you’re looking for some amazing catches in Auckland, New Zealand 25′ Cuddy Cabin is the perfect boat to use as comes with all fishing gear, bait and tackle. Cuddy Cabin has the capacity for up to 5 People.

4. Auckland Fishing Charter on Extreme 795 Walk Around Boat with Captain Lozza

Location: Half Moon Bay


Price From: $1,200 NZD

Length: 26ft

Year: 2018

Fuel: Gas


Life Jackets/Required Safety GearFishing GearBluetoothBaitFish Finder

Features & Details:

CabinWheel SteeringToiletBimini
Outboard EngineChart PlotterSingle EngineGPS

Extreme 795 Walk Around Boat is a 26ft, modern and comfortable fishing boat. Lozza is Captain on board and has been fishing Auckland’s water for the past 20 years in a mixture of different kinds of boats. Lozza is a very knowledgeable fisherman and is very clued up on Hauraki Gulf, which is known for being New Zealand’s largest marine reserve. It is advised to bring food, refreshments and warm clothing & suitable footwear on board. The fishing boat has a capacity of up to 8 people.

5. Auckland Waiheke Island Catamaran Sailing Adventure!

Location: Waiheke Island


PriceFrom: $709 per person/overnight

Length: 45ft

Fuel: Gas, Diesel


Life Jackets/Required Safety GearWatersports EquipmentFishing GearWifi
Galley Stove & OvenBluetoothAir ConditioningBBQ

Features & Details:

ToiletCD PlayerCabinDual Comm-forward seating
DodgerDinghyCenter CockpitAutopilot
BiminiChart PlotterInverterBerth

Experience a Private Catamaran sailing cruise and navigate around the Hauraki Gulf, where you can discover private coves, world-class vineyards. There’s a selection of water toys onboard which include: kayak, biscuit, noodles, waveski, snorkel gear and more!

If you are taking a week vacation on the Private Catamaran it will give you the chance to go off the tourist track, to stunning bays in the Hauraki Gulf, and possibly Kauri Is- Rangitoto Island and Goat Island for thrilling snorkeling.

6. 45′ MV Kawau Isle Cruises In Auckland

Location: Grey Lynn


Price From:$75 per person

Length: 45ft

Year: 1958

Fuel: Diesel


Life jackets/required safety gearGalley Stove & Oven

Features & Details:

Wheel steeringInboard EngineCenter CockpitDodger
Single EngineGeneratorHeadCruise Destinations

The MV Kawau Isle is a traditional kauri timber motor vessel built in 1958, 45 feet in length, powered with a 6LW Gardner diesel engine and cruises at 7.5 knots. The cruise packages that The MV Kawau Isle offers are perfect for for seniors, work functions and for family fun. 

The Canal Boat stops of a range of different Cruise Destinations which include: Riverhead, Thames to Paeroa on the Waihou River, Tamaki River, Weiti River, Rangitoto, Rakino Island, Waiheke Island, Mahurangi – Kawau – Sandspit and Clevedon – Wairoa River.

Experience New Zealand history and soak up the scenery while cruising a long way up the rivers and creeks.

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7. Yamaha Jet Ski in Auckland, New Zealand

Location: Takapuna boat ramp in TakapunaHauraki

Price: $140 NZD per hour

Length: 10ft

Year: 2019

Fuel: Gas


Life Jackets/Required Safety GearWatersports Equipment

Features & Details:

TrailerableSingle Engine

Hire a Yamaha Jet Ski and have an experience of bump & jump over the waves on the water! When you hire a Jet Ski from Gerhard and his team you will have a brief training sessions on the safe use and operation of the use of their jet ski and they will make sure each rider is fitted with a proper sized life vest, as well as New Zealand boating rules and regulations. The Jet Ski has a capacity of 3 people.

8. Kayak Package -2Adults +1Child Kayak

Location: Eastern Beach


Price: $20 NZD per hour

Length: 12ft

Year: 2015

Features & Details:

Life jackets/Required Safety Gear

For those that have a love for water sports, kayaking is a fun, easy and enjoyable watersport. Enjoy a great day out at Eastern Beach whether it’s a family day out or taking up a new hobby with friends.    

9. Jet Boat Rides in Auckland, New Zealand

Location: Auckland

Price From $128

Features & Details:

Life Jackets/Required Safety Gear

100% New Zealand owned and operated, the owners of Jet Boat rides in Auckland are  committed to providing their customers with an energising and unforgettable jet boating experience.

They have the highest levels of safety and customer service making your jet ride a fun and safe experience. 

Jet Boat Ride package offers:

  • 35 minutes on the water adventure tour
  • Jet boating safety briefing and guided tour
  • Full length spray jackets (optional)
  • Jet boat tour photographs are available for purchase

10. Boat Adventure Duck in Auckland

Location: Saint Marys Bay



$68NZD Adult

$48NZD Child

$184NZD Family

Capacity: 40 guests

Boat Adventure Duck in Auckland is an awesome activity for the thrill seekers  to see Auckland City at a different angle, by jet boat! These jet boat tours are tailored to weather conditions and passenger safety and comfort is of paramount importance to the owners. 

Things you will see around and on the water: 

The Cloud Viaduct Wynyard Quarter 
Silo Park West Haven Victoria Park
Sky TowerWest Haven Marina Super Yachts 
Auckland Harbour Bridge RangitotoScenery