Houseboat Cruises in Paihia, NZ

36 Guests

About This Boat

Never done houseboating before? No problem, We are here to guide you have an unforgettable day on Paihia, New Zealand. Charter this Houseboat for up to 36 people. Rates as low as $118 NZD per person.

Originally a car ferry with lots of history, this unique venue offers the complete package; accommodation, meals, and a variety of activities, all from the comfort of a large stable platform, surrounded in stunning scenery.

The accommodation deck is upstairs giving sea views from every cabin. Downstairs is spacious and the dining / workshop area is configured as one long table so that everyone sits together. It is also retractable, ensuring plenty of room when not in use.

We cater for a wide variety of events, school trips, team building, large groups or families. 

Night kayaking, target shooting, fishing, snorkeling and island exploring for the adventurous or make use of the pool table, piano and guitars. For the perfect relaxation, sit by the wood burning fireplace or watch the night sky.  

• Classic Overnight Cruise 

A 22 hour overnight cruise including dinner, bed, breakfast, lunch and all activities. Shared cabins and shared shower. Private cabins are available.

B&B Cruise 

16 hour bed & breakfast cruise including dinner, bed, breakfast, and some activities. Shared cabins and shared shower. Private cabins are available. 

 • Day cruise

A single seat for our 6 hour day cruise including lunch and some activities.

Rates: (Rates are in NZD currency)

Day Cruise

• Adult: $118 per person
• Child: $88 per person

Overnight Cruise

• Adult: $248 per person
• Child: $208 per person

Bed & Breakfast

• Adult: $188 per person
• Child: $158 per person


• $118

What to bring:

• Nibbles and snacks (we eat as the sun goes down so this can be late)
• Towel
• Swimwear
• Sunscreen
• Warm jacket (NZ weather can change quickly)
• Camera (limited charging is available on board)
• Bring just an overnight bag (we have limited space onboard)
• Light footwear or sandals are fine (please no hiking boots)
• Cash


  • Type: Houseboat
  • Capacity: 36 People
  • Year: 1999
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bar
  • Bimini
  • Cuddy Cabin
  • Fishing gear
  • BBQ
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Dual Comm-forward seating
  • Twin Engine
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Head

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