Hollywood ticket: $203.73, party guests: $177.08
21 SEP - 1 OCT, 2023

Back due to popular demand - step aboard the Sea Breeze III in Auckland’s Viaduct.

Step aboard the luxury 100ft super yacht, Sea Breeze III in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour for Butterfly Smokescreen! Be transported to 1920s Hollywood where scandal lies around every corner and you are tasked with uncovering a mystery 100 years in the making.

Grab a glass of champagne and be plunged into an evening of Hollywood high society, love triangles, drama and possibly … murder.

Butterfly Smokescreen is the latest production from award-winning immersive theatre company The Barden Party, in collaboration with Sydney-based Jetpack Theatre.

Butterfly Smokescreen
Butterfly Smokescreen

The year is 1924. 

Famed Hollywood producer, Thomas Ince has been invited aboard newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst’s prized yacht. 

It is Ince’s 42nd birthday. His guests? Film royalty Charlie Chaplin, Marion Davies... and you. 

In only a few hours, Ince will be dead and the tabloid world will be set ablaze with tales of scandal and intrigue. 


This show promises a night of champagne, thrills, seduction, extravagance and temptation that will transport you to the roaring 20s, and leave you breathless.

Butterly Smokescreen
Butterfly Smokescreen
Butterly Smokescreen

Tickets for this unique immersive experience are now on sale. In Auckland for 2 weeks only (21 September - 1 October), with very limited capacity.

Flat fee of $7 per day on weekends at Fanshawe Street carpark. Find out more.

Kids ride free on public transport on weekends and public holidays. Find out more

Last updated: 16 May 2023