Darryl's Dinner Cruise
Paihia - Haruru Falls, Bay of Islands

More than dinner - more than a cruise! 

Join us on board the vessel 'Ratanui' in Paihia, Bay of Islands. Relax as we cruise towards Waitangi and the estuary of the Waitangi River. 

Enjoy a drink from our fully licensed bar while taking in the scenery, wildlife and history as we travel leisurely up the river towards New Zealand's first inland river port.

'Ratanui' is a 16.5 metre vessel, she carries a maximum of 55 passengers and has been purpose built as a floating venue. On board features include comfortable seating and drop down tables for when dinner is served on arrival at Haruru Falls. 



Served while cruising up the river.

Breads and dips accompanied by prawns and mussels


Served on arrival at Haruru Falls.

BBQ Sirloin Steak
Seasoned with garlic and chef's own steak spice, cooked to your preference.

Steamed NZ Fish
Steamed fish lightly seasoned and served with greek yoghurt, ginger and garlic.

NZ Rack of Lamb
Lightly seasoned Tuscan style.

Seasonal Vegetables and Pasta Bows
Tossed in chefs special sauce (pre ordered only)

All dishes are served with locally grown gourmet potatoes, kumera or peru peru and freshly made salads.


Darryl's Dinner Cruise has a fully licensed cash bar on board and offer a selection of red and white wines and a choice of NZ or imported beers.


NZ $98.00 - per Adult
NZ $35.00 - per Child (under 15)
Children under 5 Free

Valid from 1st Aug 2018 - 31 Jul 2019

Please Note: All cruises are subject to availability, passenger numbers and weather conditions. Darryl's Dinner Cruises reserves the right to cancel any departure without prior notice in the interest of passenger comfort and safety.