SeaLink - your vital link to the islands of the Hauraki Gulf

Carrying vehicles, passengers and freight to and from Auckland, Waiheke Island and Great Barrier Island

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Your Waiheke Island weather report

SeaLink has officially sponsored Waiheke’s first MetService weather page!

You can now find your Waiheke Island specific weather report under Auckland - Waiheke Island on the Metservice site. We hope with this more precise weather report on hand, it will help with your super summer road trip plans on Waiheke Island!

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Travel alerts

Hamer Street terminal access during the 36th America's Cup

During the 36th America’s Cup race days, there will be limited access to our Hamer Street, Auckland Central terminal.

Only booked passengers and vehicles and staff will be allowed through. If stopped by a traffic marshal, please have your booking confirmation on hand to be let through.

The dates for these races are as follows:

  • The America's Cup World Series regatta and Christmas Race: 17 - 20 December 2020
  • The Prada Cup challenger series: 15 January - 22 February 2021
  • The America’s Cup match: 6 - 21 March 2021

Please make any bookings over this period online at or by phone (0800 732 546).

Thank you for your patience.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:25 November 2020
Ferry check-in times

Waiheke Island & Great Barrier Island 

  • Check-in 30 minutes prior to departure to or from Waiheke Island
  • Check-in 60 minutes prior to departure to or from Great Barrier Island

Due to loading requirements, boarding will close 20 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and 15 minutes prior for foot passengers.

Please note: To get everyone loaded and ensure the ferry departs on time, we can’t guarantee passage if you’re running late.

- The SeaLink Team

Updated:20 November 2020
Covid-19 Update

With the announcement of a new case in Auckland Central please remember to follow the recommended COVID-19 guidelines when travelling with us.

  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Scan the Covid Tracer QR code at the terminals and onboard each ferry
  • Wearing a face covering/mask is now mandatory on all SeaLink sailings
  • Wash your hands frequently

If you feel at all sick, please stay at home and do not travel.

Please check out the COVID-19 website at for all up to date details.

Stay safe and be kind.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:13 November 2020