Steam Tug William C Daldy

Charter the W C Daldy

Daldy  2015

With more than 35 years experience cruising Auckland Harbour, highly knowledgeable, experienced staff and an unrivalled quest for service you can trust, charter the W C Daldy. We will make your function a memorable success. We are Auckland’s most stable, fun and affordable charter boat for our size. W C Daldy is the largest boat offering BYO in Auckland! Talk to us now about your requirements on 099743457, 0211180838 or 021 400 258. Alternatively, you can contact us here by email instead.

The Waitemata Harbour takes on a more gentle character when enjoyed on the traditional steam tug, William C Daldy.

She is a multilevel all weather vessel, 126FT long by 32FT in the beam & 750 tonnes displacement. Extremely quiet and stable with a very high passenger to space ratio, our guests are encouraged to visit all operational areas of the vessel, including the engine room, boiler room and bridge etc while in action. Be part of a bygone era. A minimum of 15 helpful crew are available to assist with all your needs. The Daldy can accommodate up to 126 passengers! We are based at viaduct harbour in downtown Auckland close to Britomart Transport Terminus and Public Parking. Cruise in style aboard the beautiful & historic William C Daldy. No other charter boat in Auckland can offer an experience or price to match!

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The above prices are a guidline only. Please call us to discuss your needs in detail. The William C Daldy is a Registered Charity. Call 09 9743457 or 0211180838 for more assistance.


WC Daldy heading out to the Rangitoto channelBelow are some links to help with planning your event. Need help? Call us and we will help customise your event whether it be a wedding or wine tasting. Our friendly crew will always go the extra mile ensuring yours is a memorable and successful event.

Click Here for our Bar Prices and BYO terms & conditions

FOOD – Whether it be finger food, a fully catered meal or you choose to cater for yourselves using the onboard facilities provided, our Pursur and galley staff will be on hand to ensure everything runs seamlessly on the day. Prices range from $12 per head upwards for catering. Talk to us about the myriad of choices available. We will help you find something to your taste and budget.

Please note that all meals are served buffet style due to on-board seating arrangements

ENTERTAINMENT – Music, DJ’s, or a Live band?

Curious? Here is a short video presentation featuring Bill Hohepa and our Patron Keith Ingram filmed during a recent charter.

2 comments on Charter the W C Daldy

  1. Will the William C Daldy be doing sailings for the NZ navy 75th anniversary review on Sat19th Nov.Thanks,Kevin.

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