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Address: 5A Crescent Road West | Palm Beach, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 27 695 1241
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Te Aura is a 12 metre skippered catamaran designed for sailing charters in...

Te Aura is a 12 metre skippered catamaran designed for sailing charters in style. Guests can enjoy catered, hands on sailing or relax amongst the numerous scenic bays, wildlife and breathtaking scenery of Waiheke Island and Hauraki Gulf. Options include a range of shared or exclusive day or twilight wine tasting cruises. Te Aura is safe and stable, and is ideally suited to a wide age range including children and has an on-board galley bar.

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Visiting Waiheke Island is another N.Z. must, absolutely stunning and laid back, great for walking and exploring, take a picnic lunch and meander, hop on the local bus and enjoy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2014
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Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand

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Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Visiting Waiheke Island is another N.Z. must, absolutely stunning and laid back, great for walking and exploring, take a picnic lunch and meander, hop on the local bus and enjoy the scenery etc, a very interesting day out, stop at the local pub and eatery area and take in the lovely simple area. For N.Z. Seniors a bonus with the... More 

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Last Xmas we chartered Te Aura for a staff Xmas party. What a fab time was had by all. Would highly recommend. Excellent service and the food was great too.

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

What better way to end a busy season on Waiheke than relaxing and fishing on this beautiful Catamaran "Te Aura" We run a busy catering business on the island so what a treat it was for us to be hosted (for a change) in the way Phill and Maire do. By chance we had a host student with us from... More 

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Midlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

We were staying in Waiheke for a few days and took the Te Aura out with Maire and Phil for half a day. They were absolutely brilliant - we wanted to sail, do a bit of fishing, see some more of the island from the sea, and we did all of that and more! They were very flexible - we... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

An amazing trip on a perfectly beautiful day. There were 3 adults and a toddler (just under 2 years old) as soon as we met Phil and Caleb they were so warm and welcoming. They were very flexible with the day and wanted to cater the trip to our interests. My dad got to do some deep sea fishing said... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

I booked this trip for my friends stag party, I wanted an amazing experience he would never forget... It was fantastic, even better than I could have ever expected! Maire and Phillip are amazing hosts, super friendly and fun. Once you hop on board they take care of everything and you have nothing to worry about. Lunch was delicious! The... More 

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Maire B, Owner at Island Sailing onboard Te Aura - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

What a fun day out on board T e Aura. I really enjoyed meeting you all and delighted you enjoyed the charter. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

Maire and Philip along with their son, gave us a perfect day out. We were a group of 13 friends, and looking for a cruisy day out with a nice lunch, and we got exactly that and more. The food was exceptional, from mussels to pork spare ribs to home made chocolate cake and a lot more. Great yacht with... More 

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Maire B, Manager at Island Sailing onboard Te Aura - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

We really enjoyed hosting your group and on this blustery day in Autumn, I recall that fabulous day we had you guys on board....hope the wedding was a cracker! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

I had never been sailing before in my life and I am happy that I choose a trip with Phil and Maire to put feet on a sailing boat for the first time. Phil and Maire are more than just great hosts. I really enjoyed the time with those wonderfull people, the welcoming atmosphere they create on their stunning catamaran-... More 

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Maire B, Owner at Island Sailing onboard Te Aura - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review...we love sharing the Hauraki Gulf with our visitors. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Turning 50 this year and decided to take my family out for the day on Te Aura. The best decision I ever made. The weather was fine...the hosts outstanding...the crew stunning...the boat just incredible. the food was amazing and the company awesome! I can't wait to go out again! thank you so much Maura and Phill for the parfect day!

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Maire B, Owner at Island Sailing onboard Te Aura - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

It was such a lovely day with you and your family and loved celebrating your special birthday on board Te Aura...thank you for booking your day with us. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Those were the words of my girlfriend after spend an amazing day sailing on Te Aura. Everything was perfect, the boat is awesome, excellent food, and Phil and Moira are the best hosts. The weather and sailing conditions were really good for a winter day. With the exclusive package we didn't have to worry about anything as even the meals... More 

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Maire B, Owner at Island Sailing onboard Te Aura - Waiheke Island, responded to this review

What a magical day! So delighted that you both enjoyed it. It was so lovely meeting you. Ciao! More 

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