Kewpie Cruises

Scheduled One Hour Scenic Harbour Cruise. Bay of Plenty's best value activity: It's a special opportunity for families with children under 12 years as they travel free. Wildlife, dolphins, penguins, seals. Hop on/Hop off at Matakana.


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Scheduled One Hour Scenic Harbour Cruise.

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Stay on board or choose to stop at Matakana Island. You are picked up anytime on the same day at no extra cost. Spend an hour or a day on this beautiful islands. This is an idyllic beach visit. Beautiful beach walks, fishing, swimming and picnics are popular.

Wildlife includes blue penguins, sea birds, (marine mammals can be seen occasionally in season, including New Zealand fur seals, orcas, dolphins) Kewpie is a licensed Marine Mammal operator by law with New Zealand Department of Conservation.

Departure times: 11:00am 12:00pm 1:00pm 2:00pm 3:00pm.
Departure point: Pilot Wharf, Pilot Quay, Mount Maunganui.


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Physical address

Kewpie Cruises, Pilot Quay, Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
December through to April: 11:00am 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00pm, Public and School holidays: 11:00am 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Sep, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
10 min drive from Tauranga Airport. 45min drive from Rotorua Airport. 2.5 hr drive from Auckland Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
The buses arrive in Mount Maunganui at various stops, please call us for directions
Proximity to town:
10min walk from Mount Maunganui. 10min drive from Tauranga city.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $30.00
(12 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Youth 12 - 17yrs $15
Further pricing information:
Adults $30 Youth 12 - 17 years $15 Children under 12 years travel free if accompanied by family. Bookings are recommended.

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