Auckland's Hauraki Gulf is home to a million hectares of sheltered, sparkling blue waters and islands - perfect for a boat cruise or sailing trip.

From dolphin spotting to luxury dinner cruises or racing an America's Cup yacht, there’s a maritime experience to suit every taste and budget. Explore the city’s inner gulf on a day trip or cruise to one of the nearby islands for a few days. Getting out on the water allows you to experience some of the best of what Auckland has to offer.

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