Bay of Plenty's best value Scenic Tour: It's a special opportunity for families with children under 12 years as they travel FREE - it’s massive value. Popular with everyone, local Tauranga residents and visitors from around New Zealand or overseas...
No hassles with time. It is relaxing and easy aboard the iconic KEWPIE. Located at PILOT WHARF Mt Maunganui, Tauranga.
KEWPIES’ popular tour travels through the Tauranga inner harbour surrounded by the Grand Kaimai range. Discover the secluded island of Matakana, where you have an option to stay for an hour or two and be picked up on the next tour. Matakana island hop on / hop off
Scenic features include the Statue of Tangaroa, a diversity of landscapes from untouched white sandy beaches, lush green forests, islands and small village settlements, contrasted by the massive highly developed port infrastructure. Get close- up with cargo and container ships or visiting cruise ships as we travel through Stella Passage and New Zealand’s largest port.
Wildlife includes blue penguins, sea birds, (marine mammals can be seen occasionally in season, including NZ fur seals, orca, dolphins)
It’s easy to get on
Select a day and time from the schedule, ring the boat phone (021 605965) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to confirm a cruise, or try your luck turning up at our historic PILOT WHARF
Matakana island hop on / hop off
Passengers can get off at Matakana Island beach anytime and be picked up anytime on the same day at no extra cost. Spend an hour or a day on the sandy beach with a swim and picnic or fishing. This is strictly a beach visit (the forest can not be entered due to FIRE RISK) It is a private forestry. Keep our beaches clean (return all rubbish back to the boat)
Licenced bar and coffee.