Getting to Waiheke Island

Fullers passenger ferry

Fullers operate a passenger ferry from Downtown Auckland to Waiheke Island. You can find out much more on their website here, or you can jump straight to their timetable here

Sealink car ferry

Sealink operate a vehicle and passenger ferry from Half Moon bay to Waiheke Island, and also from Wynyard Wharf in the CBD. Bookings essential. You can find out more on their website here, or you can jump straight to their timetable here

Waiheke bus service

There is a bus service which can take you from Matiatia to Onetangi. The timetables and routes are set to change in October 2019. More details here.

Driving and parking

If driving, follow the signs to Onetangi. There will be limited parking available for a fee of $10 cash only (proceeds to Rotary Waiheke). Note that a section of road along The Strand and the bottom end of Fourth Ave will be closed to traffic.

Places to stay

The Sands

The Sands Apartments has a picturesque beach front location, it comprises a variety of apartments and villas of varying layout, with outstanding sea views and all with excellent facilities. No apartment is more than a minutes stroll to the waters-edge. The Sands website.

Onetangi Beach Apartments

Adjacent to the white sands and safe swimming waters of Onetangi beach, we are the largest Accommodation Venue on Waiheke Island. Two local restaurant and bars are within a minutes’ walk, with Fish and Chips and Pizza take-aways just up the road. Onetangi Beach Apartments website.