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Sail Sunkiss are the Bespoke Private Overnight, Day and Sunset Cruising specialists in Bay of Islands and Auckland. “Your Day-Your Way”

Prepare to delight your tastebuds while feasting your eyes as you soak up the beauty of the world famous Hauraki Gulf or Bay of Island’s Sailing areas. Modern New Zealand Menus prepared from scratch by onboard Certified MasterChef. Affordable Bar.

Ourboat charters in Auckland offer Overnight, Day Cruise and Sunset Cruise. They are the perfect end of year celebration for small Businesss Christmas parties, Birthday parties, Engagement parties, Hen parties or Family get-togethers. 

Our Bay of Island Private Overnight, Day Cruise and Sunset Cruise deliver stunning beauty from beaches, bays and remote island bays to dolphins, orca and more. No visit to the Bay of islands is complete without this private cruise  on the world famous glistening waters of the Bay of Islands

Enjoy a Luxury Exclusive Fully Catered Yacht Cruise with Sail Sunkiss

For the Ultimate Experience, Adventure and Memory we offer exclusive private and group sailings for your party. Join us aboard our Auckland Harbour & Bay of Islands Cruise nestled into the comfort of our international cruising yacht. Menus prepared from scratch by our onboard MasterChef – enjoy with a glass of a favourite New Zealand or International wine while you soak up the views in comfort and privacy

Create Memories for a Lifetime aboard our Popular Auckland & Bay of Island Boat Tour

No trip to New Zealand is complete without experiencing Auckland and the Bay of Islands from the Water. We offer a variety of boat cruise packages to deliver a special memory. Your Day – Your Way

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Our Day Cruises

Whether you’re a Kiwi looking to discover or a tourist visiting for the scenery, our
Auckland Harbour Lunch Cruise and Bay of Islands Day Cruise with delicious lunch and a full bar is the day you are looking for.

Enjoy these ultimage yacht cruise as we slide through the glistening waters while feasting your eyes on amazing views. Enjoy from the comfort of bean bags, loungers, or saloon seating as we pamper your taste buds on board with our mouth-watering New Zealand cuisine prepared from scratch by our onboard master chef

Day Cruise Packages In New Zealand – Click below for packages for more info:

Our Sunset Dinner Cruises


Enjoy a romantic evening while experiencing breath-taking sunset and beautiful scenery with Sail Sunkiss Charter Yachts. Evening cruises are a great way to experience the picturesque sunsets in the Bay of Islands or night lights of Auckland city while feasting your taste buds with our dinner cuisine prepared from scratch by our certified MasterChef.

Dinner Cruises Packages In New Zealand Are – 

Auckland Dinner Cruise – Sail Sunkiss Auckland dinner cruise is a unique way to experience an evening in the “city of sails” as we pass under the famous harbour bridge while bringing on the views of the cityscape. Enjoy the heart-warming romantic dinner with chocolate dessert and beverages as we drop anchor in a scenic location.

Our popular Auckland Dinner cruises packages are- 


Bay of Islands Dinner Cruise – Sail SunKiss’ Bay of Islands dinner cruise is the perfect introduction to the Bay of Islands. One can enjoy the world-famous beautiful golden hour while sailing on the most popular Bay of Islands Paihia boat cruise. Enjoy a 3-course gourmet menu or a gourmet burger buffet with a chocolate dessert, 2 complimentary drinks and affordable full bar.

Our popular Bay of Island Dinner cruises packages are- 

Our Private Party Boat Cruises


Enjoy your day with us while cruising and partying as we glide over the glistering waters and picture postcard views of Auckland City 

Our Private Xmas Party Cruise in Auckland and Private Party Cruise in Bay of Islands provide privacy and comfort for groups to 13 for Company and Corporate outings, Christmas parties, Birthday parties, Engagement parties, Hen parties, family get-togethers and those looking to discover New Zealands most natural beauty. Pamper your taste buds & feast your eyes with delicious menu and amazing scenery and make your cruise memorable by settling into bean bags, loungers and saloon seating……. while enjoying a drink from our full bar

Our private party cruises are developed to deliver adventure, luxe and chill- Delivering Great Memories is why we do what we do 😊
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Our Offered Private Parties Boat Cruises Packages are –  

Overnight and Extended Cruises


With our overnight cruises, enjoy island time as you please, find the spot on the beach – sunbathe, take a nature walk, hike, uncover the history and explore the wildlife. Swim, snorkel in the turquoise water, take two double kayaks, fishing all alongside freshly prepared gourmet menus andfull bar.

Our Auckland and Bay of Islands overnight boat charter are private cruises that can accommodate a maximum of 6 passengers per cruise. We recommend a minimum of 3 days to fully experience island life while enjoying the Bay of Islands, Northland Coast and Hauraki Gulfs famous bays, harbours, and beaches.

Our Offered Overnight Cruises Packages Are – 

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Our Boat Cruises

We offer an international 46-foot French Build, Kiwi-designed yacht, which won the title of best ocean sailing yacht of the year, suitable for a small group private or group bookings to13 for day cruises and 6 overnight. Perfect for special intimate occasions like Engagements, or Corporate & Family get-togethers, Hen parties, Christmas and Birthday celebrations.

We offer our famous and most popular cruises from Paihia in the Bay of Islands and Aucklands Viaduct Basin 


Experience exciting water activities, including swimming fishing, snorkelling in the turquoise water, sailing, two double kayaks and fishing.

Land based activities you can enjoy while sailing with us are hiking, nature walking, beach combing, relaxing on the golden beaches, sunbathing and exploring the wildlife & history of the uncovered subtropical islands.

Food and Beverages

We would love to show you why Sailing Bay of Islands and Auckland Harbour Cruises provide some of the world’s top sailing, exploring, and simply “chilling” grounds. Our captain, a MasterChef, has prepared meals for celebrities such as Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, and Rod Stewart. ….. We’ve got your “deliciousness” and safety well covered.

Enjoy exceptional fine-dining gourmet meals on board prepared by our certified MasterChef 

Experience the Best Auckland Harbour Cruise and the Bay of Islands Cruises with Sail Sunkiss!

With over 20+ years of voyage experience, we are dedicated to providing you with a unique and genuine sailing experience in Bay of Islands and in Auckland. Our international 46-foot French Build, Kiwi-designed yacht, which won the title of best ocean sailing yacht of the year, has been taking a small group of 13 people up on the voyage of making Memories for a Lifetime… Made in a Day.

We have certified skippers with more than 20 years of knowledge of the local area and sailing for the Bay of Islands boat tour and Auckland cruises, delivering a “Your Day – Your Way” personal experience. Our qualified crew ensure your safety while sailing. Our certified MasterChef has lead a number of award-winning kitchens and prepares all dishes from scratch on board

Enjoy swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, fishing, sailing, lounging in sea biscuits on our Bay of Island and Auckland cruise. Delve into the wildlife & untouched islands while hiking the beautiful Islands on a cruise with us.

Book your package now and sail with us for ……”Memories for a lifetime, Made in a Day”

For Timetable, Bookings T’s & C’s CLICK HERE
Bay of Islands Yacht Charter and Auckland Yacht Charter Services specialising in Sailing Bay of Islands & Auckland Harbour Cruises


Boat Charters Auckland & Bay of Island Cruise

Hi, and welcome to Sail Sunkiss . In a previous life, Russell lead award winning restaurants while Karen initially trained in beauty therapy and has enjoyed a career in hospitality. Karen has also undertaken a number of formal qualifications on the sea. Now, after a decade of sailing our 14 meter Beneteau Kiss “up North” and further afield with friends & family, we are excited to share our experience, adventures, ….and love of foraging.

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Prepare to delight your tastebuds while feasting your eyes

We would love to show you why Sailing Bay of Islands and Auckland Harbour Cruises offer some of the best sailing/ exploring & just “chillin” grounds in the world. Our skipper and Master Chef has cooked for the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Elton John & Rod Stewart… Your safety and “deliciousness” are in good hands​!

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For Timetable, Bookings T’s & C’s CLICK HERE


Certified skipper

Certified skipper

20 years of local knowledge with Sailing Bay of Islands and Auckland Harbour Cruises

Master Chef

Master Chef

20 years leading award winning kitchens. All meals prepared from scratch aboard

International Yacht

International Yacht

46 foot French Built, Kiwi designed yacht was winner of international ocean sailing yacht of the year​