Transport – Getting To and Around Waiheke Island

Travelling to Waiheke Island by Ferry or Water Taxi:

Offer a passenger ferry service that leaves from the Ferry Terminal in Auckland’s CBD and drops passengers off at Matiatia Wharf. These ferries generally leave on the hour and some stop at Devonport on the way to Waiheke.

Provide transportation for passengers and vehicles. The ferries depart from the Wynyard Wharf and Half Moon Bay in Auckland, and drop passengers and vehicles at Kennedy Point on Waiheke Island.

Water taxi operators to the island include Auckland Sea ShuttlesAuckland Water Taxis, and Chas’n Tail Fishing Charters/Water Taxi


Travelling to Waiheke Island by Air:

Auckland Seaplanes
Offering transfers, scenic flights and the opportunity to create your own itinerary Auckland Seaplanes is a great company for your trip to Waiheke Island. Call +64 9 390 1121

Inflite Charter
Offering a range of aircraft choices suitable for private and group travel. Inflite Charters are based in Auckland City and offer different experiences based on your needs. Call +64 9 887 4835.

For a quicker and more exciting trip, look at what Heletranz have to offer. Land in some of the island’s most beautiful vineyards before heading off to your holiday home. Call +64 9 415 3550.


Bus Services on Waiheke Island:

There are regular bus services available on Waiheke Island. The buses provide transport to the key locations on the island. Most buses depart from Matiatia Wharf based around the Auckland ferries. For more information on timetables and bus fares please visit Fullers.


Taxi services on Waiheke Island:

Island Taxis
This company is the longest running taxi service on Waiheke Island. They are happy to arrange tours based on your needs and have a team who have lived on the Island for many years. Call +64 9 372 4111.

Easy Transport 
Shuttle,tour and private hire. Reliable, cheap transport on Waiheke Is. Including 100% electric car . Call +64 022 612 6760 .

Wai Cabs
Waiheke Island Taxis, locally owned and operated, transporting locals and visitors alike all over Waiheke Island at competitive prices all year round. Call 0800 924 222.

Waiheke Executive Transport
Offer a range of services including taxi services, Waiheke tours, group transportation as well as transportation for wedding celebrations. Call 0800 372 200.

Bike and Scooter hire on Waiheke Island:

Island Scoot
Offer stylish scooters for individual hire or group tours. Our retro Scooters combine classic Italian design with
modern technology making for superb handling and ride. Call +64 21 061 5997.

Waiheke Bike Shop
Offer the ultimate way to see Waiheke, no matter what your cycling ability.  With the best and newest fleet of eBikes and unrivalled customer service, we will make your day to flow. We accommodate large groups, we offer effortless pick-up and drop-off, day trip suggestions, self-guided or guided excursions. We are a phone call away (+64) 021 818 001 or enquire

Waiheke Bike Hire
A selection of bikes suitable for men, women and children available for hire. They also provide helmets, locks and maps with recommended routes. Call +64 9 372 7937.


Car Rental on Waiheke Island:

Waiheke Auto Rentals
Provide a range of rental vehicles including scooters, cars and 4WDs. They are located at the Matiatia Wharf and offer special island packages! Call+64 9 372 8998.

Fun Rentals
A free pick-up and delivery service from Matiatia or Kennedy Point. There are a range of vehicles available – discounts are also available depending on the length of your stay. Call +64 9 372 8001.

Waiheke Rental Cars
A locally owned company located at the Matiatia Ferry Terminal Building and the Matiatia Rental Centre. They offer a range of vehicles to suit all needs. Call +64 9 372 8635.