Transportation

Scooter Hire in Waiheke Island

Island Scoot

Cool retro-style scooters for hire. A motorcycle licence is not needed but a car drivers licence is mandatory. Helmets are provided.
Ferry in Rangitoto & Motutapu Islands

Fullers

Has ferry services to Rangitoto from Auckland's Ferry Building (25 minutes, three daily on weekdays, four on weekends) and Devonport (two daily). It also operates the Volcanic Explorer, a guided tour around the isla…
Ferry in Kawau Island

Kawau Cruises

Departing Sandspit several times daily, the Mansion House Cruise (adult/child $55/31) allows plentiful time on the island before returning via an afternoon departure back to Sandspit. Check the website as summer and…
Bus in Auckland

SkyBus

Runs bright-red buses between the airport terminals and the city, every 10 to 15 minutes from 5.15am to 7pm and at least half-hourly through the night. Stops include Mt Eden Rd or Dominion Rd, Symonds St, Queen St a…
Shuttle in Waitakere Ranges

Hillary Trail Adventures

Offers transport leaving from the Sunnyvale train station on Auckland's Western Line to various stops along the Hillary Trail. Options include a day walk, or longer two-day/one-night and three-day/two-night adventur…
Airport in Auckland

Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is 21km south of the city centre. It has separate international and domestic terminals, a 10-minute walk apart from each other via a signposted footpath; a free shuttle service operates every 15 min…
Bicycle Rental in Waiheke Island

Onya Bikes

Parts of Waiheke are quite hilly, so ease the load with these hybrid machines combining pedalling with electric motors. If you order two bikes, staff will pick you up and return you to the ferry for free. Tandem e-b…
Airline in Great Barrier Island

FlyMySky

Flies at least three times a day between Claris and Auckland. Cheaper flights are available if you travel to the island on a Sunday or leave on a Friday ($89), and there's a special return fare for flying one way an…
Bus in Auckland

InterCity

Direct services include Kerikeri (from $37, 4½ hours, three daily), Hamilton (from $16, two hours, 16 daily), New Plymouth (from $35, 6¼ hours, daily), Taupo (from $25, five hours, five daily) and Wellington (from $…
Ferry in Tiritiri Matangi Island

360 Discovery

Ferries depart for Tiritiri Matangi Island at 9am from Wednesday to Sunday, leaving the island at 3.30pm. The journey takes 70 minutes from Auckland's ferry terminal (adult/child return $70/40) or 20 minutes from Gu…