Hitches & Harbours - April Holiday Activities

Whether it's rain or shine, kids will love the school holiday fun at the NZ Maritime Museum this Autumn!


Weekdays from Monday 16th - Friday 27th April, 10am - 3pm, $5 per child for both activities. 

Handmade Histories: Stories of the Manukau Harbour:

Hear the tales of the Manukau Harbour in a live storybook show with the 'Wise Bird of the Waitakere'.

Knot Board: Craft Workshop

Celebrate maritime tradition with a drop-in workshop to create your own knot board with our friendly hosts. 


Heritage Sailings on Ted Ashby

Sailings depart Tuesday - Sunday, 11:30am & 1:30pm. Kids priced at $12, Adults $25, Family $50.

Get out on a real out-at-sea experience on a one hour heritage harbour sailing, where kids can help hoist the sails or just take in the views (lifejackets are provided!). Find out more here.





  • Residents of the Auckland region can visit the Maritime Museum galleries for free if they provide proof of address on arrival
  • Children: 5-14 years old (4 years and under are free)
  • Family Pass = 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children

Our staff are passionate about making the Museum accessible for all people.
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Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.