Two Night Riverlands Discovery

The perfect luxury cruise, mid-week or weekend escape with Discovery River Cruises.

The Two Night Cruise is two days of endlessly changing scenery from riverlands, wetlands, farming communities and historic sites to discover. It is a blend of history, culture, nature and adventure with an escape that can be as active or as relaxing as you choose.

Take in a bit of bird watching, fishing, read that book that has been collecting dust or "jacuzzi your day down the River" - the choice is yours. Evenings are filled with the peace, romance, and privacy of being on one of New Zealand's most scenic rivers. Or perhpas your evenings are a bit livelier - again, the choice is yours.

Choose to totally relax and let us do the cooking by opting for the fully catered package or choose the self-catered option with full use of the galley (kitchen), BBQ and facilities.

**Please note**
• Dates are guideline only, please contact us at Wild Earth Travel for you specific departure dates that suit you. All dates are subject to availability
• Longer duration are available on request
• Minimum 8 people / Maximum 12 people
• Cabin types 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold-out couches
• This is not a self-drive holiday. A skipper will be on board to sail, anchor and tie the boat up for the night. Guests are more than welcome to have a go at driving the boat, but only under the skipper's supervision. Skipper will leave once the boat is secure and will be back the next day to continue the journey.
• Guests are more than welcome to bring their own Jet Ski or boat to explore the river further
Depart Tuakau at 12noon. Cruising down river before mooring at Kaiwaka No2 Island. Just below the location where Cameron Town was in 1863/64 and next to the forests grown to fuel the old paddle wheelers of the early 1900’s. **Please note: Dates given are example only, please contact us at Wild Earth Travel for your specific departure dates. Longer durations are available upon request **
After breakfast you may choose to explore around the island in the onboard kayaks before we begin cruising on towards the old white bait factory.
Say goodbye to your skipper and disembark approx 11am
Itineraries are subject to change.

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Houseboat Charter (based on 8 guests)

$599 NZD pp
Price is based on a group of 8 persons for this charter. 4 ensuite double cabins plus 2 lounges with double fold out couches

Discovery 1

Vessel Type: River Cruise

Length: 21 metres

Passenger Capacity: 12

"Discovery 1" is 21m (68 feet) long and 8.5m (27.5 feet) wide providing, 4 Queen sized cabins (bedrooms) all with en suites, 2 Rear lounges that convert into sleeping areas allowing "Discovery 1" to comfortably sleep up to 12 people.

Designed and built to include the very latest galley (kitchen), entertainment systems and facilities that include DVD players and a 42 inch flat screen TV.

Boat Features:

Reverse Cycle Air-conditioning throughout the main deck

TV’s with built-in DVD players in all cabins and lounges

VHS, DVD and Blue Ray players in the main lounge

SKY TV

Sound system in the main lounge that can play iPODS, USB devices and CDs

Additional sound system with CD player for the convenience of guests on the upper lounge area

All linen, books, videos, DVDs, hairdryers, personal soaps, shampoos, tissues, and of course full laundry facilities

Fully filtered water system

An 8 person Jacuzzi on the top deck for an invigorating and relaxing spa at your own leisure.

Discovery River Cruises Crew:

The professional crew of your Boutique River Cruise ensure that guests have the ultimate in memorable experiences while aboard. The Skipper of the vessel holds a Maritime Commercial license. On a catered cruise our crew comprise a Skipper, Chef and Housekeeper.  On a self cater charter our crew will comprise a Skipper and one crew member for safety reasons.

Cabin layout for Discovery 1

Catered option

Don’t want to rush around organising the food for your Riverland houseboat holiday? Get into the holiday mood early! Let us organise all your food requirements. From mini-roasts to mini-toasts, all we need is a little bit of time. We can deliver your food to your houseboat prior to your arrival, conveniently packed away for your hassle free houseboat holiday. All from quality assured suppliers. We will cater for you as if we are catering for ourselves, with quality items only ... to suit any budget. Prices available upon request

Ski Boats, Jet skis and Dinghies and Kayaks

You are more than welcome to bring along your own boats, jet skis and kayaks, but please advise the office before hand if you intend to do so as we would like to be sure that you will be bringing all the required safety equipment. We will also be able to advise the location of the nearest boat ramp etc

Additional Person

Pricing has been based on 8 guests. Additional guests can be accommodated, up to a maximum of 12 guests in total for the voyage, and will be charged NZ$599.00 per additional guest

Inclusions


• We Provide: All Linen including Sheets, Quilts & Pillows, Bath Towels, Face Washers, Hand Towels, Bath Mats, Tea Towels, First Aid Kit, Cutlery, Crockery, Bake ware, Kitchen Utensils, Gladwrap, Alfoil, Paper Towel, Toilet Paper, Garbage Bags, Dishwasher Powder, Rinse aid, Dish washing Liquid, Cleaning cloths, Fresh Drinking Water, Safety Jackets (Adult size only).

• Our Boat Offers: Ducted reverse cycle Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Microwave, Electric oven & Gas Cooktop, large Fridge, Colour TV, SKY, DVD, CD Player, TV’s with built-in DVD players in all cabins, Gourmet 4-Burner Gas BBQ, Outdoor tables and chairs, automatic power system, super quiet diesel generator, washing machine and tumble dryer and an 8 person Jacuzzi.

Exclusions


• Food & Drinks
• DVDs and CDs
• Fishing Equipment & Bait
• Camera
• Personal Toiletries
• Sun Screen
• Insect Repellent
• Laundry Powder
• Beach Towel for Swimming/Jacuzzi
Discovery 1
New Zealand Small Ship CruiseSmall Ship Cruise
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$599 NZD pp

Highlights

• Enjoy Bird Watching

• Cruise through Changing Scenery

• Discover History, Culture, Nature

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