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Kiwis at Sea

Until the end of the year, we're celebrating Kiwis At Sea. From fascinating inventions to true New Zealand ingenuity, the Maritime Museum is pushing the boat out and proud to acclaim Aotearoa's finest creations.

SS Puke Steaming Trip for Valentine’s Day

Cancelled due to high winds forecast.  Have a romantic afternoon for two – or four if you’re keen on a double date - on the beautiful Waitemata Harbour with a...

Once Upon An Ocean

26 February – 12 June 2016 ‘Once Upon An Ocean’ tells stories of exploration, immigration and imagination. It speaks to all those things that make us who we...

SS Puke at the Flotilla Whau

The Whau River will turn into an aquatic fairground for the annual Flotilla Whau. Join us for this free community event and flotilla up the Whau River from...

Breeze Harbour Sailing on the Waitemata

Test your sea legs with a two and half hour taster sailing aboard Breeze and experience what life was like for sailors of the 19th Century. 

Ted Ashby sailing in the Waitemata Harbour

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

Help hoist the sails or sit back and take in the scenery on this fully-catered one-day sailing experience.

SL Puke steaming outside the Museum

SS Puke might just be the cutest steam tug on the water and you can get on board for a trip on selected Saturday afternoons.  

Kiwis at Sea Trail

Our new 'Kiwis at Sea' Young Explorer's trail runs across the Museum and is suitable for children aged 4 to 10.

Come and enjoy traditional shanties and contemporary songs of the sea on the first Sunday of every month.