Taxis meet each of the Fullers Ferry services arriving at Matiatia Wharf, however I would recommend pre-booking a taxi particularly in peak season. You will need to pre-book a taxi to meet the Sealink Ferry service arriving at Kennedy Point.


0800 924 222

Waiheke Five-O

027 50 50 510

Easy Taxi Waiheke

022 612 6760

Island Taxis

0800 372 4111


Waiheke Island Regular Bus

Fullers operate regular bus services on Waiheke Island providing transport to the island’s key locations. Buses are scheduled to meet Auckland ferries arriving and departing Matiatia Wharf.

Many guests use the conveniently located bus stops to explore Waiheke Island as far as Onetangi Beach stopping at villages and vineyards along the way. 

NB: Buses do move off very quickly after the ferry has docked!

For more information

Waiheke Island Explorer Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

An Explorer bus departs approximately every 30 minutes (summer season) stopping a 8 locations.  With the flexibility of the hop-on hop-off you can stay for as long or as little as you like

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Bike Hire

Waiheke eBike Rental 

Flatten out the hills when you hire an Electric-Assist Bike from Bikes & Barbers Waiheke top of Oneroa Village. 

For more information phone 021818001 or (by appointment only) 

Waiheke Bike Hire

Based at Matiatia Ferry Wharf. The Bike Shed is in the middle of the car park with a big sign on the roof displaying BIKES. They have men's and women's 24 speed entry level mountain bikes in a range of sizes. They give you a bike, helmet, bike lock and map.

For more information

Your Own Vehicle


Bring your own vehicle over on the car ferry from Half Moon Bay or Wynyard Wharf and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore the island at your own pace.

For more information and bookings phone 0800 732 546 or 

Vehicle Hire

Waiheke Rental Cars

Waiheke Rental Cars offer customers a wide range of rental vehicles including late-model sedans, hatchbacks, people movers, minivans and much more.  Child seats are available for hire.

They have two offices, one located inside the Matiatia Ferry Terminal Building and one located at the Matiatia Rental Centre (top of carpark).

For more information phone 09 372 8635 or

Scooter Hire

Waiheke Auto Rentals

Scoot around Waiheke on a 50cc Scooters for travel out as far as Onetangi Beach.  You will need to be over the age of 21 and hold a full drivers licence, and a fun time is assured (these are one person scooters only - two person scooters are not available).

For more information phone 09 372 8998 or

Island Scoot

Travel in old school style on their retro scooters combined with classic Italian design with modern technology.

For more information phone 021 061 5997 or