Whether you want to be in cork popping distance of the action watching from your own private yacht, sipping wine from some the the regions most renowned wineries or dining with a sailing legend at an exclusive residence, our exclusive day experiences can be mixed, matched and tailored to your individual needs - making your 36th America's Cup experience one of the best yet! View our Day Experiences below and get in touch with our team today to discuss more experiences, Short Breaks and Immersive America's Cup experiences
Sail and Sip | Full Day Experience
Discover the wineries on Waiheke Island
Board a historic round the world racing yacht (Steinlager2 or Lion NZ) from the New Zealand Sailing Trust and set sail for the paradise island of Waiheke across the Waitemata Harbour. Roll up your sleeves and join the crew, or sit back, relax and let the buzz of Auckland float into the distance.
Once back on terra firma, explore the wineries and flavours of Waiheke Island, sampling the local produce before indulging in a gourmet BBQ at Man O'War Bay.
Set sail for the sidelines
In the afternoon you will re-board your boat and get into position to watch the race of the day.
Once the action is over, celebrate with a dinner on board where your chef will serve up some of the freshly gathered produce you sampled earlier in the day. A delicious end to a flavourful day!
Dock to Dish | Full Day Experience
Sample the flavours of New Zealand
Start the day exploring Auckland’s famous fish markets with your own private guide, before lunch at a mystery venue, paired with local wines from Waiheke Island vineyards.
Get in on the sailing action
Head out for an afternoon of America’s Cup action, with exclusive viewing access, guided by our experienced skippers, on board historic round the world racing yachts (Steinlager2 & Lion NZ) from the New Zealand Sailing Trust. End the day unwinding, sipping on a G&T as the sun goes down.
Dine with a Sailing Legend | Evening Experience*
From day to evening
Whether you've spent the day getting in on the sailing action or discovering everything the City of Sails has to offer, finish your day in true, unforgettable style. Arrive at an exclusive residence and start the evening sipping a G&T as the sun starts to set.
Dine with the sailing legend that is Larry Keating
Indulge a private chef prepared meal as you experience a private viewing of one of his incredible films. Listen to Larry's incredible stories, make once-in-a-lifetime memories and share a toast to the America's Cup like you could never imagine.
* Combine this experience with one of our Day Experiences for a day that few will be able to top and one that no one will be able to forget!
Auckland America’s Cup 2021 Accommodation
We have a number of accommodation options in Auckland. From our stunning Residence Collection villas on Waiheke Island and in the heart of Auckland, to our out of town escapes for when you are ready to escape the hustle and bustle of this global event. We can book exclusive villas for larger groups or hotel rooms with harbour views depending on your group.