"Discovery 1 (Manuwai Tuarua)" is a commercially designed and approved vessel and has been built to stringent safety standards.
"Discovery 1" was launched in 2008 and features an advanced electronic system and whisper-quiet generator provide 240 volt power at all times
Powered by two 90 HP Honda outboard engines.
The upper level of "Discovery 1" provides guests with absolute privacy if so desired, whilst relaxing in comfort and luxury. Whether to enjoy the Jacuzzi, the company of friends, the sun or conducting a conference workshop or simply discovering the wonders of the Waikato Riverland.
Whether enjoying your breakfast buffet from the downstairs bar, or at the dining table, this is a marvelous area of the boat to enjoy the hospitality of the chef and the wonderful river views.
"Discovery 1" has been specifically designed to meet all needs and New Zealand weather conditions. The crew are there to ensure your cruise is one in which you can truly relax, indulge, discover and enjoy all the Waikato Riverland has to offer.
The designer galley and dining area are located in the forward section at of the vessel. Large windows provide sensational panoramic views of the Waikato Riverland creating a unique dining environment for our guests.
Discovery River Cruises Crew
The professional crew of your Boutique River Cruise ensure that guests have the ultimate in memorable experiences while aboard. The Skipper of the vessel holds a Maritime Commercial license. On a catered cruise our crew comprise a Skipper, Chef and Housekeeper. On a self cater charter our crew will comprise a Skipper and one crew member for safety reasons.
Relax and enjoy, that is all that you need do aboard your Discovery River Cruise!