Kewpie Cruises

Tauranga, Mt Manunganui

KEWPIE has two cruise decks, a separate lounge bar (fully Licensed with great selection beer wines spirits) and a dance floor. The surround sound system, flat screen TVs and lighting are available when wanting to entertain for functions. Options are available for Catering. Our Scenic Cruises are very popular. The boat cruises the inner Tauranga Harbour to isolated islands and peninsulas. Join us on the Scheduled 1hr Scenic Cruises or bring a group on one of the Scenic Tours. The professional crew aboard KEWPIE will confidently host you for your choice in cruise experiences. Our scenic cruises are very popular with locals and tourists alike. They run daily on the hour from Pilot Quay at the base of the mount.

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1 Hour Scheduled Scenic Harbour Cruise

Stay on board or choose to stop at Matakana Island. You are picked up anytime on the same day at no extra cost. Spend an hour or a day on this beautiful island. This is an idyllic beach visit. Beautiful beach walks, fishing, swimming and picnics are popular.

Scenic features of our cruise include the Statue of Tangaroa, a diversity of landscapes from untouched white sandy beaches, lush green forests, islands and small village settlements,

Daily: December to April 11:00am 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:00pm
School holidays: 11:00am 12:00 1:00pm
Weekends: May – June & September – November 11:00am 12:00 1:00pm

$30 per person

12- 17 years $15 each

Under 12 FREE x 1 child per directly related adult family member extra under 12s $5


Private Functions

Great hospitality starts with the host… bring your staff and guests aboard for great hospitality, casual drinks and tasty lunches and dinners. We will showcase Tauranga Port and the scenic beauty of the area within the protected waters of the inner harbour.

3hr cruise $40 pp minimum charge $1200 Incl GST
Max 100 people.




Accommodation Nearby

Mount Backpackers

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for Explore Our Backyard members only
  • A valid Explore Our Backyard membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals

Activity Info

Scheduled harbour cruises leave from Pilot Wharf
Mount Maunganui. Chartered group cruises leave from The Strand


Pilot Quay, Mount Maunganui.

Pilot Quay, Mt Maunganui

The Strand, Tauranga

The Strand, Tauranga