Hamilton Gardens Jetty
Gate 1, Hungerford Crescent
Hamilton East


Summer and Winter Schedule

Contact Details

Phone: 0800 139 756

Cost and Booking



The Waikato River Explorer offers locals and visitors the opportunity to experience the Waikato from a unique perspective and enjoy the wonderful natural attraction that flows through our region.

Enjoy a relaxing scenic cruise, a wine tasting trip or even lunch at a number of fantastic country cafes around the Waikato region. There are a range of great cruise options available to choose from.

Scenic cruises depart from the Hamilton Gardens jetty all year round and operate on a winter and summer schedule.  View website for the Summer and Winter Schedule.

There is a fully licensed bar on board and cafe-style food available for purchase during the cruise.  EFTPOS and credit card facilities are available.