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Discovery 1

Port - Tuakau Landing, Inland North Island

This state of the art vessel with especially designed appointments allows guests to enjoy a superior level of style and comfort on a calm inland waterway.
Based in the "Waikato Riverland", 35 minutes south of Auckland, "Discovery 1" provides guests with the opportunity to relax in wonderful scenery and tranquility while being tempted with a mouth-watering selection of wonderful New Zealand produce and wine.
Enjoy the large top deck entertaining area with its 8 person Jacuzzi, BBQ or with a drink lying in the sun. Panoramic windows afford guests a spectacular moving landscape of the Waikato Riverland, with its Maori culture, towering ancient cliffs, early history, water activities, abundant bird life and activities ashore.
Available from 1 to as many days cruising for individual travellers or private groups. It is also ideal for private charters, small weddings, business meetings, conference groups (up to 20), reward and incentive holiday packages and day cruises (up to 30 guests).

Boat Specs

Guest Day Trips: 30
Guest Overnight: 12
Length: 22.0m
Cruising Speed: 6.0kn


Bareboat Liveaboard
Bareboat Daytrips
Skippered Liveaboard
Skippered Daytrips

New Zealand

Inland North Island, North Island Lakes and Rivers, New Zealand
Also operating in:
Inland North Island


Overnite Self Cater $272PP plus GST
Overnite Catered $490PP Plus GST
Day Cruise Self Cater $65PP Plus GST
Day Cruise Catered $85PP Plus GST
  • Built from an Australian design with major components built then assembled in NZ
  • Launched in December 2008
  • Catamaran, pontoons of steel, main deck walls all glass with aluminum joinery
  • Main deck roof is fibre glass, the main deck is teak timber
  • Two Honda 90 outboards with specially designed permatrims
  • Own 13.5kva generator with a large house battery pack, inverter
  • 19 foot Pontoon tender with 75hp outboard
  • Special GPS and depth finder
  • VHF, Cellphone, email19
  • Main lounge has a 42
  • Radio system on the helm
  • Music system with CD on top deck
  • Rod available for trout and carp fishing and sea fish near the coast.
  • Large fridge in the galley with freezer and ice making.
  • Smaller fridge in the wet bar on the top deck. An ice box is also available
  • BYO food and drinks or catered cruises
  • 4 cabins with ensuite
  • The two lounges in the stern convert to cabins, toilet and shower off passageway
  • Kayaks, mountain bikes and fishing hear available
  • Unique and unsinkable!

Cabin Layout

Cabin 1:  1 double berth, ensuite Cabin 2:  1 double berth, ensuite Cabin 3:  1 double berth, ensuite Cabin 4:  1 double berth, ensuite