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 sealink.co.nz/book 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 https://covid19.govt.nz/ for all up to date details.

Stay safe and be kind.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:13 November 2020
Possible disruptions to sailings this summer

There will be possible disruptions to our sailings in December to March due to the America’s Cup AC36 Racing.

Keep up to date with our travel and txt alerts or find out more at www.americascup.com/acws/auckland.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:12 November 2020
Cancelled Sailings due to terminal maintenance: 11am ex. Half Moon Bay & 12pm ex. Kennedy Pt

Due to maintenance at SeaLink Half Moon Bay terminal the following sailings are cancelled: 

1100hrs - ex. Half moon bay to Kennedy Point

1200hrs - ex. Kennedy Point to Half moon bay

 

for the following dates:

Friday 20th November 

Friday 27th November 

 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused 

SeaLink 

Updated:29 October 2020
Cashless payments onboard and at terminals

Please note, for the safety and security of both staff and passengers, we are no longer accepting cash payments onboard or at our terminals.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:09 June 2020
New Kennedy Point Bus Service - 501

From Sunday 31st May, the new 501 bus route is now servicing the Kennedy Point ferry terminal area. This service will run between Kennedy Point and Matiatia via Surfdale and Oneroa.

Bus fares must be paid using an AT HOP Card, so remember to have it with you and topped up when disembarking the SeaLink ferry. Waiheke is counted as a single stage, so the fare will be $2.00 per trip for an adult with an AT HOP Card.

For more information including timetables visit https://www.sealink.co.nz/kennedy-point-bus-service.

Updated:27 May 2020
Terminal Safety

Please drive slowly when approaching our terminals and watch for pedestrians.

Thanks.

The SeaLink Team

Updated:03 January 2020
Keeping the Hauraki Gulf Pest Free

Remember to ensure your vehicles are clean before arriving at our terminals as heavily soiled vehicles and machinery may be turned away from our vessels due to fear of spreading Kauri Die Back Disease to the Hauraki Gulf Islands.

See here for more detail on SeaLink's Pest Free Warrant and how you can help keep our islands beautiful.

Updated:14 October 2019
Gold AT HOP card Waiheke Travel

Travelling to Waiheke Island as a foot passenger on your Gold AT HOP card from Half Moon Bay or Wynyard Quarter? Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please remember it is IMPORTANT that you 'tag on' when boarding and 'tag off' on arrival at your destination.

More information. Thanks in advance - The SeaLink Team

Updated:31 January 2018
Text Alert Service

Pine Harbour and Waiheke Island

We like to think we're the most reliable way to get you to wherever you're going. Sometimes conditions change and require last minute schedule or ferry changes. Don't miss the ferry because you missed the alert.

Sign up for our free text service and we'll contact you about timetable changes, delays or cancellations.

- The SeaLink Team

Updated:23 August 2017