Half Moon Bay
Ferries to Waiheke Island
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Half Moon Bay Waiheke Ferry

The Half Moon Bay Waiheke ferry route connects New Zealand with Waiheke Island. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Sealink NZ. The crossing operates up to 9 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.

Half Moon Bay Waiheke sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from New Zealand to Waiheke Island page.
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Half Moon Bay (Auckland) - Waiheke Route summary
Departure Country New Zealand
Destination Country New Zealand
No. of Operators 1
Operators Sealink NZ
Average Price $114*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 61
Average Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke is approximately 1h. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Half Moon Bay to Waiheke?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Half Moon Bay to Waiheke and this is
    • Sealink NZ
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke?

    Ferries from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Waiheke?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke with
    • Sealink NZ
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke with the following operators
    • Sealink NZ
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Sealink NZ

Half Moon Bay Guide

Laying home to some of the most expensive and affluent areas of Auckland, Half Moon Bay is a sea of scenic walking trails, wonderfully verdant parks and its famous marina, which hosts over 500 boats in its impressive docks.

When the weather is warm and the atmosphere is serene, many locals and tourists congregate at the collection of cafes overlooking the harbour, enjoying a fresh beer or a hearty cup of coffee before setting off on their adventure.

Almost everyone who chooses to visit the sanguine suburb does so to board the ferry to Waiheke Island, a pivotal transport link for the region. The port’s prevalence was the reason for the pretty aesthetics of the ferry terminal and surrounding harbour, so many who travel will return to the charming port.

Most choose to head there via car, which is a short drive from the centre of Auckland, and has ample parking and passenger facilities.

Waiheke Guide

Waiheke Island sits in the Hauraki Gulf of Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand, and is the nation’s most densely populated island. The Waiheke ferry timetable includes over 30 sailings every day from Auckland Harbour, as well as numerous daily routes from Devonport and Half Moon Bay.

The wineries of Waiheke are considered world-class, set among idyllic countryside overlooking the island’s glorious beaches and glistening blue water. While relaxation is the main draw for visitors, the island is a playground for thrill seekers, with kayaking, forested hiking, snorkelling and fresh water swimming just some of the available activities.

Historians take note: Waiheke is also famed for its system of World War II gun emplacements and network of underground tunnels, which are open for exploration, making the island one of the most well-rounded tourist destinations in the country.

Half Moon Bay to Waiheke Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 9/25/2023 and 10/1/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Sealink NZ 06:00 07:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 08:00 09:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 09:00 10:00 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Sealink NZ 10:00 11:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 12:00 13:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 14:00 15:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 15:00 16:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 16:00 17:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 18:00 19:00 1 hour Everyday
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