Enjoy the thrill of Yacht Racing or Sailing NZ in comfort on Lion New Zealand. Choose one of Explore NZ's New Zealand Activities, sailing Auckland in an America's Cup yacht or the popular Swim with the Dolphins and Bay of Islands sailing Combo.
Auckland 'City of Sails', your gateway to New Zealand is a blend of islands, glistening harbours and a modern city consistently ranked amongst the best lifestyle cities in the world. The Maori name for Auckland is Tamaki Makau Rau, or "maiden with 100 lovers".
Sail a real America's Cup yacht in Auckland. A winning start to your vacation in New Zealand. Help sail the yachts or just enjoy what Auckland Harbour has to offer you. No experience necessary!
Match race former America's Cup yachts on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. You will experience the thrill of the pre-start, and then help plan your strategy to be first over the finishing line.
Discover Auckland's Waitemata Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, sailing America's Cup yachts then view dolphins and whales.
Made up of 144 islands this picturesque region has arguably the best climate in New Zealand and is a world class playground for numerous outdoor activities.
New Zealand’s most famous maxi yacht, winner of the infamous Sydney to Hobart and raced in the 1985 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race by the late Sir Peter Blake.
Join the morning Swim with the Dolphins cruise, then transfer on to Sail NZ’s Lion New Zealand in time for lunch, kayaking, snorkelling or exploring ashore.
The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is considered one of the most biologically and geographically diverse marine parks in the world.
The yachts have become a nautical icon in Auckland - City of Sails - for international, national, and local visitors alike. Auckland harbour is the hub of New Zealand's nautical playground. >>