There are many ways to get around on Waiheke Island, the most popular is the Fullers bus services which are covered by the Gold Card and they travel past the RSA

Fullers Waiheke bus company

Fullers operates regular bus services on Waiheke Island providing transport to the island’s key locations including the RSA. Buses are scheduled to meet most Auckland ferries arriving and departing Matiatia Wharf. All of the fullers bus services run past the Waiheke RSA, just let the driver’s know that you want to get off at the RSA and they will call out the stop. Great value all day bus passes are available on the bus or when you purchase your ferry ticket at any Fullers ticket office.

Wai Cabs

Waiheke Rental Cars

A wide range of rental vehicles including late-model sedans, hatchbacks, people movers, minivans and much more. We have special island packages including accommodation, and can arrange vehicles for team-building or corporate events. Rates start from just $15.00 an hour.*

Waiheke Island ferry is a 35 minute trip from downtown Auckland or 45 minutes from Half Moon Bay to Kennedy Point on the car and passenger ferry.

All Fullers/Sealink Ferry and bus public services is unrestricted travel except before 9am Mon-Fri


Fullers Ferries provide the most regular service to Waiheke Island, with ferries departing from downtown Auckland (some via Devonport) to Matiatia, Waiheke. Fullers also service the island with a scheduled bus, which meets and delivers to every ferry sailing.


SeaLink operates car and passenger ferry services to Waiheke Island from Half Moon Bay, and to Great Barrier Island from Auckland city. A Waiheke service also departs from Auckland city on Friday nights and weekends. SeaLink offers holiday packages, combining ferry and accommodation with optional activities.

360 Discovery

360 Discovery provide passenger ferry services to Waiheke Island from downtown Auckland. The coromandel ferry departs from Pier 4 and stops at Orapiu Bay on the western end of Waiheke Island.