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 Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Stewart Island Experience

The passenger-only ferry runs between Bluff and Oban up to four times daily (reduced in winter). Book a few days ahead in summer. The crossing takes one hour and can be a rough ride. The company also runs a shuttle …
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 Te Anau


From November to April Te Anau–based Tracknet has at least three daily scheduled buses to/from Te Anau Downs ($28, 30 minutes), the Divide ($41, 1¼ hours) and Milford Sound ($53, 2¼ hours), one bus to/from Manapouri…
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…
Shuttle in Karamea & Around

Karamea Connections

Based at Rongo, Karamea Connections runs track and town transport, including services to Heaphy, Wangapeka, Oparara Basin and Westport on demand.