Enjoy 54' Passenger Boat Dinner Cruise 'Ratanui' in Paihia, Northland

Passenger Boat
54 ft
55 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Paihia by baot. Charter a 54' Passenger Boat for up to 55 people. Rates as low as $98 per person.


  • NZ $98.00 - per Adult
  • NZ $35.00 - per Child (under 15)
  • Children under 5 Free

Enjoy a leisurely 2-½ hr cruise up the Waitangi River with Darryl’s Dinner Cruises to the gorgeous Haruru Falls.

Marvel in the tranquil surroundings as we take you on a journey rich with abundant bird life and historical points of interest.

Dine on a scrumptious meal as the sun goes down and experience our unique charter widely promoted as a calm water cruise. Enjoy a relaxed and sociable atmosphere.

Darryl's Dinner Cruise
Paihia - Haruru Falls, Bay of Islands

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. 

Lunch to Russell - Bay of Islands Cruise

Join us as we cruise the calm inland waterways of Opua and Okiato, passing Omata Estate Vineyard to Kororareka Oyster Farms.

Lunch is served as we turn towards Russell where you have the option to disembark before the vessell returns to Paihia.

Our new delightful menu provides a distinctive New Zealand flavour. Your choice of Venison, Lamb or Fish is served whilst you enjoy the view. Take in the local landscape with native bush, birdlife, vineyards and marine wildlife.

Relax onboard with our friendly crew and sociable atmosphere. Comfortable seating and drop down tables provide a total dining experience.

Lunch Cruise - Rates:

NZ $68.00 - per Adult
NZ $25.00 - per Child (under 15)
Children under 5 - FREE

Conferences & Special Occasions

The sub-tropical climate and breathtaking scenery of the Bay of Islands makes the perfect destination for your special event.

We have the venue, facilities and 10 years experience in special event organising. 

We will tailor make the event to your unique requirements and offer a variety of locations from the local marina to a secluded river retreat. 

Contact Us to discuss your event requirements.


  • Type: Passenger Boat
  • Capacity: 55 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 54 ft

Rental Requirements


Paihia Wharf, Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay Of Islands 0200

We reserve the right to cancel any departure without prior notice in the interest of passenger comfort and safety.

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Member Since Jun 2015

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