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Americas Cup Sailing Experience in Auckland

Experience what it is like to sail on an original yacht from America’s Cup, the world’s oldest and most prestigious yachting regatta!
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No experience necessary
A must do attraction in Auckland
Sail on an original yacht from America’s Cup
Participate on board or sit back and just relax
Unparalleled views of the city skyline and landscape
2 hour sailing experience on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour

What you need to know

This is your opportunity to experience what it is like to sail on an original yacht from America’s Cup, the world’s oldest and most prestigious yachting regatta! On this Auckland sailing tour, you too can share the cruise that is usually only experienced by billionaires and elite professional yachties. Relax and enjoy the breeze on your face and the tour of the very scenic area; or, if you wish, participate as crew on this grand prix racing machine, taking the helm or applying force on the grinders—no experience necessary!

More info


  • 2 hour America's Cup Sailing Experience
  • Full safety briefing before departure
  • Lifejackets
  • Participation is not compulsory if you prefer to sit back and watch the action
  • In wet weather rain jackets will also be provided


  • A must do attraction in Auckland
  • A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America's Cup yacht
  • The experience is your own, take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or sit back, relax and enjoy the sail
  • Unparalleled views of the city skyline and landscape
  • Informative commentary from knowledgable crew
  • A once in a lifetime experience
  • No experience necessary


  • Operates in Winter (May - September) at 2pm on Saturday & Sunday
  • Operates in Summer (October - April) at 1pm daily
  • Please check in for your trip 15 minutes prior to departure


  • The America's Cup Sailing Experience is 2 hours in duration

What To Bring

  • Please wear a light jacket and flat soled shoes

Additional Information

  • 100% cancellation fee within 24hrs of experience
  • This trip is suitable for children 10 years and over
  • No sailing experience necessary and participation in sailing is not essential
  • No toilets on board
  • Includes full safety briefing prior to boarding
  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with medical conditions, please discuss any medical issues with us at time of booking

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.