New Zealand Maritime Museum

Visit this attraction on our Red Tour

The New Zealand Maritime Museum (Hui Te Anaui A Tangaroa) is a place of stories, ambition, courage and exploration. It's a place of amazing journeys where you can discover how our relationship with the sea has shaped the New Zealand identity.

The New Zealand Maritime Museum is located right by our Viaduct Harbour / Princes Wharf stop (Stop 1).

Maritime Museum Features

Through seven different galleries, find out how the first Polynesian people made the epic migration to Aotearoa, the early European exploration and settlement of New Zealand, right through to our modern-day yachting success.

Maritime Museum Sailing Trip

Experience Auckland's stunning Waitemata Harbour for yourself with a sailing trip on board a heritage vessel, the Ted Ashby.

Sailing trips depart at 11.30am and 1.30pm, Tuesday – Sunday. Receive a 15% discount with your Explorer Bus ticket.

Maritime Museum website

Stop info

LocationCorner Quay & Hobson Streets, Auckland
Opening HoursOpen daily 10am - 5pm