Travel Alerts

Further changes to the Waiheke Timetable

From tomorrow, April 2nd till April 23rd, the Half Moon Bay to Waiheke tometable has been changed. 

From HMB to KP

Mon-Fri: 6AM, 9AM, 12PM (Tuesday and Friday only), 5PM
Sat-Sun: 6AM, 3PM

From KP to HMB

Mon-Fri: 7.30AM, 10.30AM, 1.30PM (Tuesday and Friday only), 6.30PM
Sat-Sun: 7.30AM, 4.30PM

View our timetables page here for more detail. 

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:01 April 2020
Our call centre hours have changed

Our call centre will now be available between the following times till further notice:

Monday - Friday -  7.30am to 6.00pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays -  7.30am to 5.00pm

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:31 March 2020
COVID-19 (coronavirus) - Information for our travellers

As we enter into Alert Level 4 for COVID-19 please note that effective today, Thursday 26 March, and encompassing the entire Lockdown Period of Alert Level 4, all of SeaLink’s timetables will be reduced and limited to providing essential services access only to and from Waiheke Island, Great Barrier Island and Pine Harbour respectively.

For Waiheke and Great Barrier Island services, we will be accepting essential services and freight vehicles only, no foot passengers or unaccompanied vehicles. All vehicle occupants will be required to remain in their vehicles for the duration of their voyage.

Please review our new timetables at the below links:

Half Moon Bay to Kennedy Point, Waiheke and return.
Hamer Street to Tryphena, Great Barrier Island and return.
Pine Harbour to Auckland Central and return.

If you have already booked between the 26th March and 23rd April, you will be contacted by our team over the next week or so as these bookings will need to be cancelled. 

Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our call centre on 0800 732 546.

For full details and information on how SeaLink is implementing precautionary measures and procedures please see our latest press release here.

Thanking you in advance again for your understanding and cooperation.

-The SeaLink Team

Updated:26 March 2020
COVID-19 Update

Following today’s government announcement, please call us to book on 0800 732 546 or email if you are an essential service to the islands. 

More information on what defines these essential services can be found here.


- The SeaLink Team

Updated:23 March 2020
COVID-19 Health & Safety Update

For the health and safety of our other passengers and crew, you will be expected to remain in your vehicle for the duration of your time at our terminals and on our vessels.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

The SeaLink Team.

Updated:22 March 2020
On Board Café and Bars closed until further notice

The cafe/bar on board all vessels will be closed until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience. 

The SeaLink Team.

Updated:22 March 2020
High Call Volumes

Please be aware SeaLink is experiencing very high call volumes at present. Please bear with us and your query will be answered as soon as we are able. Apologies, SeaLink Team. 

Updated:19 March 2020
Terminal Safety

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


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
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

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:23 August 2017