Lunch and dinner cruises
Darryl’s Lunch to Russell
Welcome to Darryl’s Dinner Cruises latest edition “lunch to Russell” Join the boat as it cruises the calm inland waterways of Opua and Okiato. Departing Paihia they venture along the coast towards Opua and then head over to Okiato, passing Omata Estate vineyard to Kororareka Oyster farms. Lunch is served as we turn towards Russell where you have the option to disembark before the vessel returns to Paihia. The boat is fully licensed with a BYO wine option. Widely promoted as a calm water cruise, Darryl’s lunch Cruise offers a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. Available for private functions as well.
Departs Daily from Paihia
Darryl's Dinner Cruise
Enjoy a leisurely 2.5 hr cruise up the Waitangi river onboard the 'Ratanui' to the gorgeous Haruru Falls with Darryl and his friendly crew. Marvel in the tranquil surroundings as Darryl's team takes you on a journey rich with abundant bird life and historical points of interest. Dine on a starter of prawns and mussels, breads and dips, followed by sumptuous dinner as the sun goes down with your choice of T-bone steak, New Zealand Lamb or steamed blue cod wrapped in banana leaves, all served with fresh salads and gourmet potatoes (vegetarian meals on request). The boat is fully licensed with a BYO wine option. Widely promoted as a calm water cruise, Darryl's Dinner Cruise offers a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. Available for private functions as well.