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Explore Waiheke

Waiheke Ferry - Auckland to Waiheke Open Return

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

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Tue 16 Aug
Wed 17 Aug
Departure City Arrival City Departure Time Arrival Time
Fares
Fare Type Adults Price Child Price
 
Auckland Waiheke Island 09:00 AM 09:50 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 10:00 AM 10:40 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 11:00 AM 11:50 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 12:00 PM 12:40 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 01:00 PM 01:50 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 02:00 PM 02:40 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 03:00 PM 03:50 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 04:00 PM 04:40 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 05:00 PM 05:40 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 06:00 PM 06:40 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 07:15 PM 08:05 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 08:45 PM 09:25 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island
Auckland Waiheke Island 10:15 PM 11:05 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Auckland TO Waiheke Island ONLY

Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.

Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.  

All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.

Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel

Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only

Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)

Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day

Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12

9.00am*  10.00am  11.00am*  12.00pm  1.00pm*  2.00pm  3.00pm*  4.00pm  5.00pm  6.00pm  7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm                                                            

* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings

Departure : Fullers Ferry, Quay Street
Arrival : Waiheke Island