Waiheke is located in the Hauraki Gulf - New Zealand’s nautical playground.
Waiheke Island is a 35 minute ferry crossing from the heart of Auckland, NZ. The Boatshed luxury Waiheke accommodation is five minutes from the terminal on the sunny northern face above Little Oneroa Beach. A short stroll will have you in Oneroa, Waiheke's eclectic village with cafes, art galleries, souvenir and gift shops - you will also find the tourist information centre in the village and places to hire bikes, scooters and cars.
The Beach is a 3 minute walk down from The Boatshed. Beautiful swimming and beach walks on this long white sandy beach. Stunning coastal walks from the corner of the beach will lead you to other hidden bays and coves.


Your on-island transfers are included with your accommodation. We will meet you, at the ferry terminal if you are arriving by ferry or at Waiheke Airfield if you are arriving by helicopter, and transfer you to The Boatshed.


Fullers Passenger Service
Take advantage of the efficient fast ferry from downtown Auckland – just 35 minutes. This service runs hourly from early morning till late evening.
> View Fullers Waiheke Ferry Timetable

Sealink - Car and passenger ferry

Regular scheduled ferry service for vehicles and passengers. Easy drive on and drive off for guests bringing a car to the island.
> View Sealink Ferry Timetable


We can plan your island escape to arrive by water taxi or the grandeur of a cruise aboard the fully-restored heritage motor launch, the classic Lady Gay, other vessels are also available for larger groups coming to the island so if it's for your wedding, a special occasion or a corporate function, let us know and we will see what we can arrange.


Flights from Auckland International Airport to Waiheke Island Airfield – just 10 minutes to Waiheke Island.
One of Auckland’s most outstanding scenic helicopter flights, taking in spectacular Hauraki Gulf with its myriad of small islands. Once home of the America’s Cup the sparkling blue waters of the gulf are a renowned sailing, cruising and fishing seaway. Add scenic highlights to your flight enjoying a short tour over some of the outstanding architecturally designed holiday homes, vineyards and charming coastal bays of Waiheke Island. (Flights also available from other Auckland ports) We can book your helicopter transfer and gulf and island scenic flight for you to co-ordinate with your international or domestic flights, 30 minutes from clearing customs you will be relaxing at The Boatshed – this trip is highly recommended by guests.

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Cnr Tawa and Huia Street
Little Oneroa
Hauraki Gulf
New Zealand

The Boatshed
PO Box 560
Waiheke Island 1081
New Zealand


Phone: ++64 (09) 372 3242
Fax: ++64 (09) 372 3262
Mobile: 021 512 127
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