We are pleased to announce that the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine trains have returned to the tracks for spring and summer. Face masks are now mandatory on The Northern Explorer including all sectors on the journey, except when consuming food or drink.
Cook Strait ferry bookings and some daytours and bus routes are also open for sale. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on 0800 143 669 or email@example.com
We understand that Covid-19 continues to add uncertainty in planning, and indeed all the train services rely on the country being at Covid - 19 Alert Level 1. Should there be cancellation of services due to Covid 19 restrictions, we will offer affected customers a transfer to an alternative date, a credit for 12 months, or a refund, regardless of the fare purchased less a $30 processing fee for the entire reservation.
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
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