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 Coromandel Town


Operates ferries to/from Auckland (one way/return $67/103, 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,...

Ferry in Kawau Island

Kawau Cruises

Departing Sandspit several times daily, the Mansion House Cruise (adult/child $55/39) allows plentiful time on the island before returning via an afternoon departure back to Sandspit. Check the website, as summer...

Bus in Taupo & the Ruapehu Region


Taupō is a hub for InterCity buses, with services to Auckland (via Rotorua and Hamilton), Tauranga (via Rotorua), Napier, and Wellington via Tūrangi, Waiouru, Taihape, Palmerston North and Kapiti Coast towns. The...

Train in Hamilton

Northern Explorer

Hamilton is on the Northern Explorer route between Auckland (from $59, 2½ hours) and Wellington (from $119, 9½ hours) via Otorohanga (from $59, 45 minutes). Trains depart Auckland on Monday, Thursday and Saturday...

Bus in Auckland


Runs bright-red buses between the airport terminals and the city, every 10 to 15 minutes from 5.15am to 7pm and around half-hourly throughout the night. Stops include Mt Eden Rd or Dominion Rd, Symonds St, Queen...

Train in Otorohanga

Northern Explorer

Otorohanga is on the Northern Explorer train route between Auckland (from $59, 3¼ hours) and Wellington (from $139, nine hours) via Hamilton (from $59, 50 minutes); it also stops at Palmerston North, Ohakune and...

Ferry in Rotoroa Island

360 Discovery

Departing from near the Ferry Building in downtown Auckland, the ferry takes 75 minutes, stopping at Orapiu on Waiheke Island en route. Services are infrequent and don't run every day. Prices include the island...

Bus in Hamilton


Waikato Regional Council’s Busit! coaches serve the region, including Ngaruawahia, Cambridge, Te Awamutu and Raglan. Hamilton’s Busit! network services the city centre and suburbs daily from around 7am to 7.30pm...

Bus in Palmerston North


Runs daytime buses departing from the Main St bus terminus on the east side of The Square. The Palmerston North–Feilding and Feilding–Palmerston North bus services now travel via the airport. Buy a GoCard on the...

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...

Train in Palmerston North

Great Journeys of New Zealand

Great Journeys' 'Northern Explorer' is a long-distance scenic train that runs several times a week between Auckland and Wellington, stopping at Palmerston North (as well as Ōhakune, National Park and Hamilton)....

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...

Airport in Wellington

Wellington Airport

Wellington is an international gateway to NZ. Wellington Airport has the usual slew of airport accoutrements: info kiosks, currency exchange, ATMs, car-rental desks, shops, espresso… If you’re in transit or have...

Ferry in Rangitoto & Motutapu Islands

Fullers 360

Fullers 360

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...

Shuttle in Ohakune

Dempsey Buses

Tongariro Alpine Crossing shuttles ($50, departing Ōhakune 7am during summer), daily shuttles to the Ōhakune Old Coach Rd, shuttles to the Turoa ski field car park to hit the slopes or take a downhill Ōhakune...

Bicycle Rental in Waiheke Island


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...

Shuttle in Hamilton

Raglan Scenic Tours

Shuttle linking Raglan with Hamilton International Airport (one way $50) and the Hamilton Transport Centre or Frankton train station ($40).

Airline in Great Barrier Island


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...

Scooter Hire in Wellington

Flamingo Scooters

Everywhere you look in central Wellington you'll see seemingly abandoned electric scooters with helmets dangling from their handlebars. Flamingo is the main player: download the app and sign up, then it's $1 to...