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April, 2019

2019Thu25Apr11:15 am2:15 pmANZAC Day Sailing11:15 am - 2:15 pm New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner of Quay and Hobson Street, Auckland 1140Type:Museums and Galleries,School HolidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Nautilus boat at NZ Maritime Museum - AUCKLAND FOR KIDS

Event Details

Join NZ Maritime Museum on the heritage motor launch, NAUTILUS, for a special ANZAC sailing of remembrance on Thursday 25th April.

1 hour ANZAC Sailings, departing at 11:15am & 1:15pm on Thursday 25 April

About the NAUTILUS

In 1913, Frederick H.E. Chester who was based in Belfast, Christchurch had Nautilus built by prominent boat-builders, Collings and Bell, in St Mary’s Bay, Auckland. As part of a public campaign, spearheaded by the Governor General, in 1915, Chester offered her for use onboard the New Zealand hospital ship, Marama. When in service for the war, Marama was doing harrowing trips in the Mediterranean and across the English Channel. Nautilus undertook several trips back to New Zealand with recuperating soldiers, stopping at ports for coal and supplies along the way.

Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email to reserve your place.


Children from $12
Adults from $25
Seniors from $20