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


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…
Ferry in Coromandel Town

360 Discovery

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 …
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 at least half-hourly through the night. Stops include Mt Eden Rd or Dominion Rd, Symonds St, Queen St a…
Bus in Taupo & the Ruapehu Region


Taupo is a hub for InterCity buses with services to Auckland (via Rotorua and Hamilton), Tauranga (via Rotorua), Napier and Hastings, and Wellington via Turangi, Waiouru, Taihape, Palmerston North and Kapiti Coast t…
Train in Hamilton

Northern Explorer

Hamilton is on the Northern Explorer route between Auckland (from $49, 2½ hours) and Wellington (from $119, 9½ hours) via Otorohanga (from $59, 45 minutes). Trains depart Auckland on Monday, Thursday and Saturday an…
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 Nat…
Shuttle in Ohakune

Dempsey Buses

Shuttles and buses servicing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (leaving Ohakune at 7.15am during summer at $50 per person), a daily shuttle to the Ohakune Old Coach Rd, shuttles to the Turoa ski field car park to hit th…
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 (la…