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Auckland-Waiheke Island

Fast Ferry


Crossing Auckland ⇔ Waiheke Island
Destination(s) 🇳🇿 New Zealand
Duration 40 minutes
Sailings Up to 3 times per day
Distance 17 Miles, 27 km
Operated by Fullers 360

The fast passenger-only ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island brings you there 10 to 20 minutes faster than the car ferry. In 40 minutes you’ll reach Waiheke Island, while the car ferry takes about 50+ minutes.

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Waiheke Island Ferry
The ferry arriving at the harbor on Waiheke Island

Ferry from Auckland to Waiheke Island

The fastest passenger-only ferry from Auckland to Waiheke island. A 40-minute ferry ride. You can book this trip at several booking websites, however, we automatically select the one with the best prices to help you save as much as possible.

You'll get confirmation within minutes. Departure Location: Matiatia Ferry Terminal.

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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Auckland and Waiheke is operated by Fullers 360 and can be booked on various websites.

How long does the Auckland Waiheke crossing take?

The travel time of the Auckland Waiheke ferry is around: 40 minutes. 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 ferry sail?

The ferry runs up to 2 times per day.  Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Auckland and Waiheke?

The distance is approximately 17 miles or 27 km.

Auckland-Waiheke Island
Auckland-Waiheke Island