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Vessel Information

MV Reo Moana (Auckland Harbour)


The MV Reo Moana was built in Picton by Rodger Carey in 1964.

She is a traditional Kauri built Vessel originally built for Passenger and sight seeing work for The Red Funnel Line in the Marlborough Sounds.

The Reo Moana was purchased by Abalone Cruises in 1999 and has been running the most popular and successful cruises on Auckland Harbour ever since.

The Reo Moana is a Safe Sturdy Vessel with 2 Levels and a warm roomy saloon with large windows and unobstructed visibility.

She has a great outdoor area with large decks and a open top deck where you can experience the real night lights of Auckland.

Our Vessels fully meet all Maritime New Zealand safety requirements to ISO 9002.

We run a current Safe Ship Management system which includes regular inspections and risk assessments for our operation.

We carry life jackets for all passengers on board and all our staff have up to date Maritime Qualifications including current First Aid Certificates.

All our staff have years of experience in the hospitality industry to make your trip on The Reo Moana an enjoyable one.



On Board Facilities  (Auckland)


  • Large Commercial BBQ
  • Household Gas Stove / Oven
  • 240 Volt power (limited)
  • Electronic Sound System
  • Ipod input Facilities
  • Party / Disco Lighting
  • Licensed Bar on board
  • Two Toilets on board
  • Large Indoor Outdoor area
  • PA System
  • Huge baggage area for Island transfers
  • Emergency Life Jackets for all passengers on board
  • Comfortable Seating
  • Designated Dance floor