Below is a list of adventure activities, transport options and a broad range of things to do on Waiheke Island.



The Moke

New for this summer we are making our famous Mini Moke ”TOGS” available for our guests. A fantastic way to get around and see the island - grab your beach bag from the room and head off, stop at the vineyards for lunch and a glass of wine or book a Boatshed picnic for the day out, explore the beaches and local galleries.

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Waiheke Rental Cars

Matiatia Wharf, Waiheke Island.

Cars, Vans, 4x4s. We supply map and brochure folders with all vehicles, locally owned and operated our friendly staff have a wealth of knowledge and are ready to help make your stay on Waiheke Island unforgettable.

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Waiheke Auto Rentals

Matiatia Wharf, Waiheke Island.

Cars, convertibles, 4x4s, scooters. We pride ourselves on offering a superior friendly service which can include meeting you at any beach or wharf, ferry terminal or airfield, alternatively just give us a call and we will deliver a vehicle to your accommodation.

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Fun Rentals

2 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke Island.

Fun cars and easy ride scooters, plus a baby Hummer and a baby Lamborghini!

Phone 09 372 8001 or 021 104 9046


Waiheke Executive Transport and Tours

Choose from one of our small group tours or simply contact us and we will organise your own personalised private tour. We like to stay away from the venues that large public bus tours go to. Ask about our Bentley Arnage available for private tours. Transfers to and from anywhere on the Island.

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Fullers Waiheke Island Ferry

Fullers operates a regular ferry service to Waiheke Island, with sailings departing from downtown Auckland (some via Devonport) to Matiatia. Fullers also services the island with a bus service with buses scheduled to meet Auckland ferries arriving and departing Matiatia.

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Sealink Car and Passenger Ferry Service

SeaLink operates frequent daily car and passenger ferry services to Waiheke Island from Half Moon Bay. A service also departs from Wynyard Wharf in Auckland city on Friday nights, weekends and public holidays.

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Explore Waiheke Island Ferry

Explore Waiheke Ferry operates at least 12 return trips daily between Auckland and Waiheke

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Air Discovery

Air Discovery offer passenger transfers flights between Auckland Airport and Waiheke Island Airfield 7 days a week, from sunrise to sunset, on an unscheduled basis. Flight Time: 15 minutes. Charter flights between any other destinations are available.

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Helilink - Auckland’s ONLY Downtown Helicopter Company, located 5 minutes from Auckland’s CBD - operating a fleet of Twin and Single-engined Helicopters. Exclusive Helicopter Transfers including Airport Transfers are available to your desired destination anywhere throughout New Zealand as a way to get to where you want to go quickly.

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Take a hike

Enjoy a pleasant walk on many of outstanding walkways around Waiheke Island.

Walkway Guide coming soon



Wild on Waiheke - Archery and Clay bird Shooting

Wild on Waiheke is a unique multi-activity venue which captures the essence of this quaint island hideaway. Hidden amongst the vines are archery, laser claybird shooting as well as many other activities.

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Ananda Waiheke Tours

Ananda Tours invites you to enjoy a wonderful day tasting award winning wine, olive oil and other local produce for which Waiheke Island is world-renowned. Visit local artists and galleries, explore one of the many eco-trails or wander along a pristine beach. On the way, stunning scenery is absolutely unavoidable! Private or small group tours are available.

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Island Dive Waiheke

Island Dive is a locally operated service on Waiheke Island . Qualified PADI Instructors are ready to show you the scenic water around Waiheke Island. Refresher dives, discover Suba, open water courses and advanced scuba courses are offered. Equipment is also available for hire.

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Kayak Waiheke - Ross Adventures

We offer professional guided tours for half day, full day, over night and night kayaking trips. Booking is essential. We have a large number of kayak types available for hire from the kayak base at Matiatia.

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Adventure Fishing Charters

Whether you are a keen fisho, a novice, young or old, experience the fun and excitement of fishing around Waiheke Island in a Fyran 580, with Phil Scott your skipper with a life-time of experience. Leaving from beautiful Onetangi Beach or Matiaitia - depending on the weather. Charters are approximately 4 hours long and are either early morning or afternoon.

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Doctor Hook Fishing Adventures

Pick up and drop off from Maitiatia Wharf, Waiheke. Whole day, half day, 3 quarter day evening and twilight advertures (during summer). The Outer Gulf Adventure. Maxuim 6 anglers designed to have plenty of room on the boat targeting the bigger Snapper & Kingfish that the Hauraki Gulf produces.

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Luxury Fishing Charter - Zefiro

Zefiro's cruise director George "The Chef" is a well known Auckland fishing charter guide. He can cater for all fishing requirements including snapper, hapuka and marlin. Sophisticated fish finding and GPS equipment onboard, we catch them because we know where they are! Fully licenced and catering options available.

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Fishing Waiheke

We provide half-day, full day, and multi-day charters for fishing diving and sightseeing. Twilight fishing charters can be booked through the summer, we cater for individuals and small groups of people. Terry the owner and skipper knows all the great places around Waiheke and the Gulf!

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Luxury Cruising on Arcturus

With timeless, elegant looks the classic schooner Arcturus is still making her living in style offering guests a first-class sailboat experience. Our primary concern is to make sure that all your needs are fulfilled. We will work with you to design a trip that best suits your idea of a dream cruise.

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Luxury Cruising on Haparanda

Available for anything from romantic, relaxing cruises to adventure sailing, parties or even a spot of fishing. Prepare to be immersed in not only the scenic surrounds but also the schooner majestic's beauty. A truly unique sailing experience!!

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