Bring the whole family for a great day out.

Explore the history of New Zealand’s Navy. Meet the luckiest ship and find out how she survived three battles. Uncover the story of HMNZS Leander, hit by a torpedo in World War Two. Try on a naval uniform or two and have a go at creating a Morse code message.

Relax by the sea at the Torpedo Bay Cafè

Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee and cake with beautiful harbour views, while the children safely play on our Navy themed playground. Children’s menu and highchairs available. Read more and view our menu.

Featured Exhibition

View ‘Courage of the Everyday’ exhibition – black and white imagery of our World War Two ‘at home’ heroes from renown New Zealand photographer, Tudor Collins – view online.

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