Waiheke Island boasts 92 square kilometres of pristine beaches, stunning coastal headlands, vineyards, olive groves and seaside villages – and is approximately a 40-minute cruise from Downtown Auckland. One of our most popular destinations, Waiheke Island has been rated as one of the top island escapes in the world.
For an indulgent culinary experience, taste the fresh local cuisine, sip your way through wineries, and sample fresh pressed olive oils. Or if you're feeling adventurous, explore the network of coastal walking and cycle trails or go ziplining – perfect for breathtaking cliff-top views.
Buy a $35 return ticket to Waiheke today, and travel on selected sailings tomorrow and beyond to unlock great savings.
If you’re flexible with your travel times take advantage of our off-peak sailing times and get to Waiheke Island and back for just $35 return.
How it works:
Purchase your ticket online at least one day prior to travel.
Plan which sailing you want to take. The $35 return ticket is valid between specific sailing times. Traveling outside of these times requires a standard return ticket.
Tickets are valid from Auckland and returning from Waiheke between:
Scan your ticket at the gate, hop on board and enjoy your sailing to Waiheke Island.
When it’s time to return, your ticket is valid between the same sailing times off Waiheke Island.
Traveling with kids? You can purchase a standard child’s ticket with your $35 return ticket.
* Full offer terms and conditions apply, available online here.
Travelling to Waiheke, Rangitoto or Motutapu? Buy your ticket online and access the discounted online rate. With your pre-purchased e-ticket you'll be able to skip the on-wharf ticket queue.
The fare saving applies when purchasing a ticket from fullers.co.nz.
*Pricing is inclusive of GST and may change without notice. All pricing and travel on Fullers360 services and tours are subject to our full terms and conditions of travel, available online here.
Located in the Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke Island is approximately a 40-minute ferry ride from the Downtown Auckland ferry terminal. You'll cruise past Auckland's stunning coastlines and beautiful islands as you journey towards your destination. You can also catch the ferry from Devonport Wharf.
There are plenty of options for travel once you get to Waiheke, from a convenient Hop-on Hop-off bus to public buses to car hire to taxis to bikes. You can...
Waiheke Island makes for a perfect half or full day trip from Auckland. But with so much to see, it's also a superb weekend getaway or extended holiday destination.
Your safety is important to us. To ensure that your journey is smooth sailing please follow our On-Board Safety Guidelines.
Friendly reminder that from Tuesday, 9 February Waiheke services departing and arriving from Auckland will berth at the brand-new Piers 1D & 1E. These changes are temporary while works are completed in the Ferry Basin as part of Auckland Transport and Auckland Council’s Ferry Basin Redevelopment project.
Please allow extra travel time while this temporary change is in place.
The Waiheke residents will lane continue at the brand-new Pier 1D & E.
For more information on this pier change please visit: https://fullers.co.nz/customer-updates/customer-updates/waiheke-services-departing-and-arriving-in-auckland-will-temporarily-operate-from-pier-1d-1e/
If you hold a current tertiary student ID card from an Auckland institution you are eligible to access discounted travel with a Tertiary Waiheke Monthly pass, Waiheke FlexiPass or Devonport 10-Trip ticket.
Some recent changes apply to these Tertiary passes. From March 31, 2021, all Tertiary Passes need to be registered with a valid, and current Student ID from an Auckland tertiary institution and your student ID card must be presented at the time of purchase or renewal to register and validate your pass.
This includes customers with a current Tertiary Pass which will need to be validated with a current Student ID by 31 March 2021. Please pop into a Fullers360 ticket office to validate your pass before using it.
For information on these changes please visit: https://fullers.co.nz/customer-updates/customer-updates/tertiary-student-passes/
For more information on Tertiary Passes please visit: https://fullers.co.nz/commuter-hub/commuter-ticket-types/
Please be advised, as a result of Auckland’s recent moves to alert level 3, all customers who hold a valid monthly pass will receive a 10 day extension to their current expiry date to compensate our customers while services are limited to essential travel only.
Click here for more information on the monthly pass extension
Please be advised that from Saturday, 6 March Waiheke services departing and arriving from Auckland will return to operating from Pier 2 following a temporary pier change to Pier 1D and 1E while works were completed in the Ferry Basin as part of Auckland Transport and Auckland Council’s Ferry Basin Redevelopment project.
The Waiheke residents will lane continue at Pier 2 as normal.
For more information on this pier change please visit: https://fullers.co.nz/customer-updates/customer-updates/waiheke-services-departing-and-arriving-in-auckland-return-to-operating-from-pier-2b/