Happy Chaddy's Charters

Cruise Port Taranaki and the Sugar Loaf Island marine reserve in Chaddy's historic Liverpool Lifeboat, discovering the history of the region from happy Chaddy and maybe even catch a fish along the way!


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A legend in his own right, Dave 'Chaddy' Chadfield, will take you in a historic English lifeboat to explore Port Taranaki and the nearby Sugar Loaf Island marine reserve. Visit the seal colony, learn the amazing history of the area and catch a fish along the way. All on Chaddy's one hour cruise.

Also available for weddings, anniversaries, private charters and evening cruises.

Chaddy's also offer cruiser bike hire to cruise the beautiful New Plymouth coastal walkway and kayak hire to explore the Sugar Loaf Islands in your own time.


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Physical address

Happy Chaddy's Charters, Ocean View Parade, Breakwater Bay, New Plymouth, Taranaki, 4344, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 5pm, 7 days
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20 minute drive from New Plymouth airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minute walk from Moturoa shops and bus stop
Proximity to town:
5 minutes drive or 15 minute walk along Coastal Walkway from central city, New Plymouth to Breakwater Bay

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $35.00
Other charges:
Child Rate - $10; Under 5's - FREE

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