Waiheke
Half Moon Bay
Ferry to New Zealand
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Waiheke Half Moon Bay Ferry

The Waiheke Half Moon Bay ferry route connects Waiheke Island with New Zealand. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Sealink NZ. The crossing operates up to 10 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.

Waiheke Half Moon Bay 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 Waiheke Island to New Zealand page.
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Waiheke - Half Moon Bay (Auckland) Route summary
Departure Country New Zealand
Destination Country New Zealand
No. of Operators 1
Operators Sealink NZ
Average Price £129*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 66
Average Sailing Duration 1h 0m
First Ferry 07:00
Last Ferry 19:00
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 Waiheke to Half Moon Bay?

    The ferry crossing time from Waiheke to Half Moon Bay is approximately 1h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Waiheke to Half Moon Bay?

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

    Book ferries from Waiheke to Half Moon Bay through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Waiheke to Half Moon Bay?

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

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

    Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • Sealink NZ

Waiheke Guide

Waiheke is the second largest and most populated island within the Hauraki Gulf of Auckland, New Zealand. Lying just 17 kilometres from the nation’s largest city, there are numerous ferry routes provided every day to Auckland Harbour, Devonport and Half Moon Bay, with some lasting just 40 minutes.

‘The Island of Wine’ is home to a dozen top-quality vineyards, allowing visitors to gaze over the golden beaches while sampling the local produce; arguably its biggest lure. Active pursuits take the form of meandering hiking trails through lush forests, diving into the fresh Hauraki Gulf, or kayaking across the glistening waters.

The wonderful Waiheke weather makes it a fine choice all year-round, too, with Lonely Planet placing it fifth in ‘Best Regions to Visit in 2016’. Finally, in terms of accommodation, you can choose from secluded beach houses or backpacker hostels, depending on your budget.


Half Moon Bay Guide

Once arriving at the pretty port of Half Moon Bay, you’ll be tempted to ditch your plans of heading into Auckland city centre and just stroll around the prepossessing boardwalk that lines the docks. The pathways surrounding the terminal slope around the collection of small boats and ferry staff, punctuated by the occasional café or ice cream parlour.

The views from the marina of the neighbouring islands that comprise Hauraki Gulf are equally as picturesque as the harbour itself – the glorious vistas and postcard picture scenery explains why so many of New Zealand’s wealthy residents live in the region.

Once arriving at Half Moon Bay port, you’ll find plenty of signs pointing you in the direction of where you need to go; the CBD of Auckland is only a 12 minute drive by car, and for those who boarded on foot, an array of taxis will be available at a reasonable price.


Waiheke to Half Moon Bay Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 26/02/2024 and 03/03/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Sealink NZ 07:00 08:00 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Sealink NZ 09:00 10:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 09:30 10:30 1 hour Sun
Sealink NZ 10:00 11:00 1 hour Tue, Wed, Sat
Sealink NZ 10:30 11:30 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Sealink NZ 11:00 12:00 1 hour Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Sealink NZ 11:30 12:30 1 hour Mon
Sealink NZ 12:30 13:30 1 hour Sun
Sealink NZ 13:00 14:00 1 hour Wed
Sealink NZ 13:30 14:30 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Sealink NZ 14:30 15:30 1 hour Mon
Sealink NZ 15:00 16:00 1 hour Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Sealink NZ 16:30 17:30 1 hour Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Sealink NZ 17:00 18:00 1 hour Everyday
Sealink NZ 18:00 19:00 1 hour Mon
Sealink NZ 19:00 20:00 1 hour Everyday
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