Feel the wind in your hair with a sailing trip on board a historic vessel.
KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED WITH SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Find out how the first polynesian explorers made their way to aotearoa
Meet New Zealand's modern day maritime heroes
2014 Merchant Navy Day Service

3 September.  To commemorate those who served and lost their lives in the Merchant Navy during the Second World War.

Work by Sarah Watters

17 July – 31 August The work of two jewellers appears in a pop-up show at The New Zealand Maritime Museum. Wharfwear & Wharfware by Finn Ferrier explores...

Courtesy of The Stewart Family

This exhibition features a selection of paintings by W. W. Stewart (1898-1976) and photographs which capture the romance of the steam ferry era.

Ted Ashby sailing in the Waitemata Harbour

One hour harbour trips on Ted Ashby head out twice a day, six days a week, so there is plenty of opportunity to climb on board.

NZL 32, or Black Magic, the International America's Cup Class yacht that won the 1995 America's Cup.

Learn about NZ's astonishing maritime achievements, a country which has at one time or another held every significant sailing trophy in the world.

Set sail on tall ship Breeze

Climb aboard a scow, a steam launch or a tall ship and explore the sparkling Waitemata harbour. 

Maritime Museum main entrance in Auckland Viaduct