OVERVIEW: Explore the rich maritime heritage of New Zealand than with a visit to the National Maritime Museum, and a cruise aboard the sailing scow, Ted Ashby.
HIGHLIGHTS: See fascinating exhibits at the National Maritime Museum. Enjoy a cruise on the Waitemata Harbor.vessel
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx 500 yards over even, paved sidewalks and wooden floors.
Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s rich maritime heritage with a visit to the National Maritime Museum and a cruise aboard the heritage vessel Ted Ashby.
-National Maritime Museum: Enjoy New Zealand’s foremost collection of maritime artefacts
-Ted Ashby heritage vessel: Cruise the Waitemata Harbor aboard a sailing scow
There’s no better way to explore the rich maritime heritage of New Zealand than with a visit to the National Maritime Museum, and a cruise aboard the sailing scow, Ted Ashby.
Located a short walk from the pier, the National Maritime Museum houses New Zealand’s foremost collection of artefacts celebrating the country's strong bond with the ocean. Adventurers, both ancient and modern, are chronicled through exhibits showcasing the first Polynesians explorers through today’s modern America’s Cup challengers. This is a wonderful place to connect with the pioneering spirit of those who have helped forge the nation’s identity.
Then it’s time to take to the waters of Waitemata Harbour on a relaxing cruise. Board the Ted Ashby sailing scow and set out. You’ll feel one with the pioneers you’ve just learned about as you experience the sounds of the sea and the wind rustling the sails above you.
Continue your adventure, sailing around the Auckland harbor, renowned as one of the three most beautiful harbors in the world.
What to Bring:
-Your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification
-Camera and cash for shopping
-Sun protection and sunglasses
What to Wear:
Comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing
Guests must be able to walk approximately 500 yards over even, paved sidewalks and wooden floors.