Ferries to Waiheke Island
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
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Waiheke Island

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How do I get to Waiheke Island?

Access to Waiheke Island is now provided by 3 different ports in New Zealand, serviced by 2 different operators, making it that much easier to travel here. The most popular and the most accessible route for Waiheke Island is the ferry from Auckland to Stewart Island, which has over 35 sailings a day, and there are also 2 other ports that you can go to in order to get the ferry to Stewart Island.

With around 48 ferries going to Waiheke Island daily, there is a range of times that you can take the ferry. The majority of the ferries leave from Auckland, but you can also get a few ferries from Devonport as well as some from Half Moon Bay, meaning that you can have you pick of where and when you want to take your ferry.

Services usually take between 40 to 45 minutes, or a longer time of 1 hour and 20 minutes, on a route that allows you to bring your car with you. This means that now it is incredibly easy to travel to Waiheke Island by ferry, with quicker routes making your journey that much simpler.

Prices for these ferries vary between times of year, and how far in advance you book, so please use our helpful fare finder tool to make sure that you find the best offer possible for your journey, and sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to hear about all of our latest deals and offers.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Waiheke Island?

Ferries to Waiheke Island:
  • Auckland
  • Half Moon Bay (Auckland)

What is the fastest ferry to Waiheke Island?

The Auckland to Waiheke ferry is the fastest ferry route to Waiheke Island with a ferry crossing time of 40m on average.

What are the ferry ports in Waiheke Island?

Waiheke Island Ferry Ports:
  • Waiheke

Can you take pets on the ferry to Waiheke Island?

Yes, you can bring pets on the ferries to Waiheke Island. The ferry operators that allow you to travel with pets are
  • Fullers Ferry
  • Sealink NZ

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