Te Puia Whakaari


  • Owners: Ngati Awa Group Holdings

  • Designer: Teknicraft

  • LOA: 19.0m

  • Beam: 7.1m

  • Draft: .9m

  • Passengers: 50

  • Fuel Capacity: 3,000 Litres

  • Survey: MNZ. Part 40A

  • Engines: 2 x Scania DI16 076M Marine Diesel Engines

  • Propulsion: 2 x Hamilton HJ403 Waterjets

  • Fuel Capacity: 3,000

  • Construction: Marine Grade Aluminium

  • Launched: March 2019


Te Puia Whakaari Overview

Sitting 49km off the coast of New Zealand’s North
Island, Whakaari (White Island) is one of the world’s
most accessible live volcanoes. Te Puia Whakaari, a
19m tourist catamaran, is operated by White Island
Tours to transport tourists to and from the island.

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