Due to unscheduled maintenance between Blenheim and Picton, our train is unable to travel on a small section of the line while repairs take place. We are very pleased to advise that the Coastal Pacific service will go ahead as planned however a 25-minute portion of your journey, between Blenheim & Picton, will be replaced by Bus.
If you are starting your journey from Picton, you are able to check in at the train station as usual and will be advised by train staff on the location of our private bus transfer.
For those doing a day return from Christchurch, you will have your break time in Blenheim. The station is in the centre of town, so lots of time to explore.
Only a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke Island boasts beautiful beaches, bohemian artists and award-winning vineyards, olive groves and restaurants. It’s a great day trip from Auckland as well as a superb holiday destination or a weekend getaway. A great way to make the most of a day trip is to combine your ferry ticket with one of our great value island tours – there’s a tour to suit everyone. For the more adventurous, other activities on the island include zip lining, ocean kayaking and mountain biking.
Enjoy regular daily services between Auckland and Waiheke and vice versa.
All vessels, sailings and itineraries are subject to change at the company's discretion due to weather, sea conditions and/or operational requirements.
Every passenger must have a valid ticket to travel
Standard tickets - valid for date of travel booked only
Child (5-15 years), Infant (0-4 years)
Please Note: Tickets are based on a Return Trip - choose your set departure time and your return ticket time is open for use on the same day
Daily Departures times from Auckland - Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 11 and 12
9.00am* 10.00am 11.00am* 12.00pm 1.00pm* 2.00pm 3.00pm* 4.00pm 5.00pm 6.00pm 7.15pm 8:45pm 10:15pm
* Sailing via Devonport and time is approximately 10 minutes longer than other sailings