R. Tucker Thompson Sundowner Sailing

A short sundowner sailing in the Bay of Islands on board this iconic tall ship is an ideal way to start your evening.


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If you are short of time or just want a short activity before your evening, why not try our Sundowner Cruise?

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A relaxing sail in the inner Bay, departing Russell Wharf at 4.00 pm. Enjoy a glass of local wine as the sun goes down. Operating on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, this short 2 hour experience offers a gentle sail on board Northland's iconic tall ship the R.Tucker Thompson from Russell to to Russell. Light finger food is included and a cash bar is available. It's a perfect way to start your evening.

Ferry tickets are included within the price so why not head over to Russell early to explore before boarding the Sundowner Sail. Enjoy a fine dining experience at one of the town's waterfront restaurants after your sail.


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Physical address

R. Tucker Thompson Sundowner Sailing, Maritime Building, Williams Road, Paihia, Paihia, Northland, 0200, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am-7pm during summer, starts 28 October.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
30 minutes by car
Proximity to coach terminal:
Coach terminal next to wharf
Proximity to town:
Wharf at centre of town

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $67.50
(14 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Drinks from bar
Further pricing information:
Infants (under 5) go free. Child 50%

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