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Private boat charters
for an event venue like no other

Private boat charters for an event with a difference

The Wahinemoe offers endless possibilities.  A unique venue for birthdays, family events, engagement parties, weddings or memorials.  A fun and relaxing venue for work dos, workshops, corporate or educational days out or even a product launch. Wahinemoe seats 30 inside and 40 outside and is stable in all weathers.  

Regardless of your reason for gathering there’s no escaping the unique and stunning venue that Raglan harbour offers. Come and experience stunning Raglan Harbour aboard your very own private charter.

Corporate Events

Add something special to your corporate event - book the Wahinemoe for a unique venue to liven up your Corporate Day Out.

Perfect for workshops , Business Meetings, Delegations, Team Building, Incentives, Community engagement, Floating Classroom for Schools, Marine Science, Eco Tourism, Water Safety Programs, Risk Management Courses, Specialty Dinners, Guest Chef, Wine & Craft Beer Tastings, Health & Well Being, Product Launches plus much more...

Wedding Venue

There is nothing quite like the originality of a boat wedding and getting married in nature! Wahinemoe has made many marriages special.  Ideal for smaller ceremonies and receptions for max 70 people.

Should you wish to keep it simple on board and combine with solid ground we cooperate with the Wharf Kitchen and Bar for pre or after party options. Enquire about our wedding/reception packages which includes both land and sea venues for 70 people, with a 2 hour boat cruise and event room at Raglan Wharf Kitchen and Bar. See our full list of facilities and optional extras below.

Music Venue

Looking for a venue for your Gig or Dance party? Raglan has a reputation for attracting great acts and the community loves music.  The annual dance and music parties on Wahinemoe are legendary.

Fresh air, secluded in nature and private you can party on our purposed designed entertainment boat in a hidden harbor location, take a swim, land ashore or just lounge.

Generally DJs bring their own kit but we can also arrange this.  We’ve plenty of power and services onboard.

Memorial Days

Experience the privacy of Whaingaroa Harbour.

Have your private day with close family and friends under the shadow of Mount Karioi and within the safety of  Whaingaroa Harbour and its secluded bays.
See below for our list of facilities.

On Board the Wahine Moe

  • Capacity for 70 people - the Wahinemoe seats 30 inside and 40 outside

Our Facilities include:

  • Amazing scenery and a fun, positive crew
  • HDTV, WLAN, HiFi, Mic and Media
  • 2 toilets on-board (including wheel chair access)
  • Kitchen and BBQ facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Coffee and Tea

Plus we'll take care of the clean up!

Optional Extras

Talk to us about arranging any of the following

  • BBQs and Gourmet Catering featuring Local Produce
  • Celebrant
  • Photography
  • Flowers
  • Live Entertainment
  • Transportation
  • Swimming towels
  • Hot showers for emergencies

Where can you cruise?

Throughout the Whaingaroa Harbour, with landing possibilities.  Talk to us today!

About the Raglan Harbour

With over 122 kms of coastline the Whaingaroa (Raglan harbour) is a nationally recognised conservation area with more than 2 million trees planted over the past 10 years, a designated bird sanctuary and stunning geologic features ranging from limestone formations overlain by volcanic basalts, clays and pumices.  The skipper and crew are extremely knowledgeable and present all our local history.  Relax and be at one with the bird and marine life in their habitat.

About the Wahinemoe

“Wahinemoe” – Maori for Resting Lady and named after our resident volcanoe Karioi– Is a purpose built 14 x 4.8m catamaran with all the comforts of an entertainer’s dream boat. For Scenic Harbour Cruises and Functions Wahinemoe and her experienced local crew deliver an unprecedented safe and relaxing tour.  Extremely stable and maneuverable in the shallows make it easy to access many of the harbours’ hidden bays and gets deep into the upper reaches of  Whaingaroa (Raglan Harbour).

Enquire about a Private Boat Charter for your event

Fill out the form below or phone us on +64 07 825 6522

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