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Auckland-Tiritiri Matangi Island


Crossing Auckland ⇔ Tiritire Matangi Island
Destination(s) 🇳🇿 New Zealand
Duration 1h 20mins.
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
Distance 22 miles, 36 km
Operated by Explore

If you want to travel to Tiritiri Matangi Island you need to take your own food with you and be sure to book a guided walk if you want to learn more about the history of the island. In 80 minutes you’ll be on Tiritiri Matangi Island.

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Tiritiri Matangi Island

One of the rare birds you can find on Tiritiri Matangi Island

Ferry from Auckland to Tiritiri Matangi Island

The ferry to Tiritiri Matangi leaves from the Explore Booking Kiosk in Viaduct Harbour Auckland. From Viaduct Harbour it takes about 80 minutes to reach the lovely island of Tiritiri Matangi.

There are several activities you can do when reaching Tiritiri Matangi Island, the lighthouse can be pre-booked if you want to go with an experienced guide. On the island self, you can find various rare birds and animals. Ps. don't forget to take your own food with you in a sealable container as you can't buy any food on the island.

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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Auckland and Tiritiri Matangi Island is currently operated by: Explore Group New Zealand.

How long does the Auckland - Tiritiri Matangi Island crossing take?

The travel time of this ferry is around: 80 minutes, this is also because the ferry stops at Gulf Harbour. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Auckland and Tiritiri Matangi Island ferry sail?

Up to two times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable and ferry schedule.
Auckland-Tiritiri Matangi Island
Auckland-Tiritiri Matangi Island