Bay of Islands Wine & Food Tour | Darryl's Dinner Cruise

Bay of Islands Wine & Food Tour | Darryl's Dinner Cruise

Join us on board the vessel 'Ratanui' in Paihia, Bay of Islands. Relax as we cruise towards Waitangi and the estuary of the Waitangi River.

Enjoy a drink from our fully licensed bar while taking in the scenery, wildlife and history as we travel leisurely up the river towards New Zealand's first inland river port.

'Ratanui' is a 16.5 metre vessel, she carries a maximum of 55 passengers and has been purpose built as a floating venue. On board features include comfortable seating and drop down tables for when dinner is served on arrival at Haruru Falls.

Tour Info

Tour Type: Wine & Food Tours
From: Bay of Islands to Bay of Islands
Price: From (NZD) $98 per person
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Tour Code: darryls

Inclusions

2 hour 30 minute cruise
Dinner

Schedule & Duration

  • Frequency: Daily. All year round
  • Departure Point: Paihia, the wharf, next to the Maritime Building
  • Departure Time: 5:00pm Winter, 6:30pm Summer
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approximate)
  • Return Details: Concludes at original point of departure

Important Information

  • Minimum of 6 passengers required to operate
  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher

General Information

  • Child ages are 5-14 years inclusive (under 5 years are free of charge)
  • Darryls Dinner Cruise has a fully licensed cash bar on board and offer a selection of red and white wines and a choice of NZ or imported beer
  • All cruises are subject to availability, passenger numbers and weather conditions. Darryl’s Dinner Cruises reserves the right to cancel any departure without prior notice in the interest of passenger comfort and safety.

Example Menu

  • Starters: (Served while cruising up the river)
    • Breads and dips accompanied by prawns and mussels
  • Mains: (Served on arrival at Haruru Falls)
    • BBQ T-Bone Steak – Seasoned with garlic and chefs own steak spice, cooked to your preference.
    • Steamed NZ Fish – Steamed fish lightly seasoned and served with greek yoghurt, ginger and garlic.
    • NZ Rack of Lamb – Lightly seasoned Tuscan style.
    • Seasonal Vegetables and Pasta Bows – Toseed in chefs special sauce (pre ordered only).

All dishes are served with locally grown gourmet potatoes, kumara or peru peru and freshly made salads.

Tourism Affiliations

Qualmark Endorsed Visitor TransportQualmark Enviro Silver

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Bay of Islands Wine & Food Tour | Darryl's Dinner Cruise
Sightseeing Tours
Tour Code: darryls
From (NZD) $98 per person
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Join us on board the vessel 'Ratanui' in Paihia, Bay of Islands. Relax as we cruise towards Waitangi and the estuary of the Waitangi River. Enjoy a... Read More

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