Combine your ferry travel with the most flexible and cost-effective way to experience the island’s top spots. The Hop-on Hop-off bus tour gives you the freedom to visit popular vineyards, beaches and seaside villages full of galleries, shops and cafes at your own pace.
The Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Bus meets the ferries on arrival every hour on Thursday and Friday (operating between 9.00am to 5.00pm) and every 30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday (operating between 9.00am to 5.20pm). The last tour finishes back at Matiatia ferry terminal to meet the 7.00pm departing ferry to Auckland.
ONE DAY PASS: Adult $68 Child $35 Family $180* (ferry fare, plus explorer pass is included)
TWO DAY PASS**: Adult $99 Child $55 Family $270* (ferry fare, plus explorer pass is included)
*Family is two adults and up to two children.
**The two day pass must be used on consecutive days
MyTours App - is the perfect companion to the Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-on Hop-off tour. It’ll provide you with more information about vineyards and activities near each of the bus stops, plus a detailed interactive map, and other quick links.