Getting Here

Directions to Waiheke Holiday Accommodation.

Getting to Waiheke Holiday is easy, thousand of commuters travel to and from Waiheke Island daily.

Getting to Waiheke Island.

There are two main methods of getting to and from Waiheke Island, The car ferry (or the barge for the old timers) or one of the passenger ferries.

Car Ferry.

Car ferry service is provided by Sealink. Services run between Half Moon Bay and Kennedy Point Waiheke and less regularly between Wynyard Wharf and Kennedy Point Waiheke.

Although pre booking is not essential it is advisable especially during holidays as capacity is often limited.

Click here for the Sealink standard timetable and here for the 2014/2015 summer Waiheke timetable.

Visit Sealink’s website for more details.

The car ferry also provides a walk on passenger service.

 Passenger Ferries

There are two passenger ferry services from down-town Auckland to Matiatia, Waiheke Island.


Waiheke Holiday recommend Explore Ferries. A New Zealand owned and operated company with the best staff and clean new ferries. Click here for their timetable.


Fullers are the Scottish owned ferry service that previously held the monopoly on the run,


Click here for timetable. Sealink provide a free shuttle service to Oneroa Village. Ideal if you are arriving early and want to do a bit of sightseeing before checking in.

Once you are on the island.

First up, slow down, you’re here. As Waiheke Island resident John Hawkesby says “Waiheke, far enough behind to be ahead”

From Matiaitia

By Bus

From Matiatia wharf you can catch the first bus in the queue to Onetangi. You need to get off at the Z Petrol Station. Take the road opposite “Eden Terrace” and follow it up until you meet Hobson Terrace.  Our accommodation is on the right with entrance at the elbow bend. Google directions are here

By Taxi

Taxi’s meet every ferry. Waiheke Holiday recommend that you use one of the following Taxi Companies.

  • Express 0800 777 789  (cheapest)
  • Island Taxis (09) 372 4111 (next cheapest)
  • Executive Taxis 0800 372 200.

Rental Cars

  • Waiheke Rental Cars Phone: 09 372-8635
  • Fun Rentals Phone: 09 372-8001
  • Waiheke Auto Rentals Phone: 09 3728998