Operates ferries to/from Auckland (one way/return $60/95, two hours) via Orapiu on Waiheke Island daily in summer and on Saturday and Sunday during other seasons. The ferry docks at Hannafords Wharf, Te Kouma, from …
A five-minute passenger ferry ride will take you across the harbour to Whitianga Rock Scenic & Historical Reserve, Flaxmill Bay, Shakespeare Cliff Lookout, Captain Cook’s Memorial, Lonely Bay and Cooks Bay.
Tairua and Pauanui are connected by a passenger ferry, which departs around every hour from 10am to 4pm across the peak of summer and holiday weekends. In other months the ferry offers a water taxi service.
Links Whitianga to Thames ($39, 90 minutes, one daily) and Auckland ($64, 3½ hours, one daily). The service also loops around Hot Water Beach and Hahei. Check the website for timings.
Convenient transport service from Ferry Landing opposite Whitianga to nearby beaches and attractions. Service is by request via phone or text.
Park here and either catch the shuttle ($5) or walk around 2km to the Cathedral Cove car park.
Convenient transport services from Ferry Landing to nearby beaches and attractions. Service is by request via phone or text.
Go Kiwi has a shuttle bus service to Auckland ($75, 3½ hours, one daily) and other parts of the Coromandel region.
Buses on the Auckland–Tauranga–Mt Maunganui–Rotorua–Gisborne route stop at Ngatea and go on to Whitianga.
With a change in Hikuai, it's possible to catch the Go Kiwi Auckland–Whitianga shuttle to Opoutere.