The Riverhead Experience

Following the route of the ancient Maori & early pioneers on this ferry journey up

the upper harbour to The Riverhead, New Zealand's Oldest Riverside Tavern.

Step 1

Select your Ferry

(Click on the logo to be transferred to their websites for more information and images)

Capacity:
 S.V Rio = 80 Passengers, S.V Hog = 60 Passengers
Main departure Point:
 Westhaven, Z Pier  map
For questions or charter enquiries:
 click here
Capacity:
 49 Passengers
Main departure Point:
 Quay Street (until 01 December)  map
For questions or charter enquiries:
 click here
Step 3

Find your Date and Book!

Book your public ferry trip here

Things to note:

This website is to book Public trips by credit/debit card only, for charters, voucher bookings and Christmas function sailings contact the ferries directly.  Access is tidal, with a window of time around high tide. Generally the stay at the Riverhead is 2.5hrs, but private charters and Christmas sailing may differ.

There are 55 steps from the Riverhead’s Dock up to The Riverhead's restaurant/bar options, there is no food or beverage service available on the dock.

All guests disembarking on The Riverheads private dock must be booked into one of the venues.

For other commonly asked questions, please view our FAQ or Contact Us.