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Auckland Tall Ships Festival

25-28 October 2013

Hosted by the Voyager Maritime Museum


Friday 25 October

Ten confirmed Tall Ships, led by Spirit of New Zealand will sail into Auckland Harbour at 1:00pm. Join the flotilla on the water or watch from around the Waitemata Harbour as these beautiful vessels are guided into their berths at Queens and Princes Wharves by Maori Waka.

Saturday 26 October

Visit the waterfront and see the Tall Ships' Crews assemble and march along the waterfront from Wynyard Quarter to the Cloud led by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band. Official welcome by His Worship the Mayor of Auckland and Powhiri to be held at the Cloud.

Tall Ships open to the public from 11:00am to 4:00pm at both Queens and Princess Wharves. Take a tour, view the ship and speak with members of the crew. Entry is free, donations are appreciated.

Sunday 27 October

Tall Ships open to the public from 11:00am to 4:00pm at both Queens and Princess Wharves. Take a tour, view the ship and speak with members of the crew. Entry is free, donations are appreciated.

Monday 28 October

Official Farewell to the Tall Ship Fleet, at Orakei Wharf. The Tall Ships will sail out of Auckland Harbour at approximately 1:00pm with a full Naval salute at Orakei Wharf.