Tour Overview

Hauraki Gulf / Auckland

Sailing / Eco

25th January / 9th February / 28th February 2021

Learn about conservation whilst developing leadership skills onboard a vessel once sailed by Peter Blake! This adventure takes you to two islands in the Hauraki Gulf and includes a volunteer project.


Start your sailing adventure in the Viaduct by visiting the Maritime Museum, followed by a seabins analysis and a mussel filtration exercise. Sail to Motuihe Island, learning the fundamentals of boats and safety enroute. Once anchored, take part in a beach clean up and discover the island’s flora and fauna on a guided walk.


The next morning, sail to Rotoroa Island and uncover the history of this predator-free island at the award-winning museum. A Rotoroa Island Trust Ranger will provide an educational talk, followed by a chance to give back during a community volunteer project.


The next morning, take part in a raft building or problem defusing activity before sailing back to Auckland, having developed an understanding of how we are all connected to the sea and how our actions impact the health of our environment.


Transportation on board vessels

Expert professional crew onboard throughout

Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner

Shared bunk accommodation on a sailboat

Activities, volunteering opportunities and talks as per the itinerary


This tour offers soft skills growth in :

  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience
  • Social Responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Communication


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