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Island Direct Launches New Monthly Pass

Island Direct Launches New Monthly Pass

Island Direct, renowned for providing reliable and friendly ferry services between Waiheke Island and downtown Auckland, is excited to announce the launch of its new Monthly Pass.

Island Direct Launches New Monthly Pass

17.06.2024

Island Direct, renowned for providing reliable and friendly ferry services between Waiheke Island and downtown Auckland, is excited to announce the launch of its new Monthly Pass.

Top City-Side Picks Before Your Island Escape

Top City-Side Picks Before Your Island Escape

Indulge in Auckland's vibrant culinary scene with our top picks near the Auckland Downtown Ferry Terminal. Discover dynamic dining at Harbour Eats, sophisticated comfort at The Lodge Bar, and elevated...

Top City-Side Picks Before Your Island Escape

13.06.2024

Indulge in Auckland's vibrant culinary scene with our top picks near the Auckland Downtown Ferry Terminal. Discover dynamic dining at Harbour Eats, sophisticated comfort at The Lodge Bar, and elevated...

Updates to Passenger Fare Policies

Updates to Passenger Fare Policies

Island Direct, the premium passenger ferry service connecting Auckland to Waiheke Island, is committed to continuously improving the travel experience for its customers. In line with this commitment, the company...

Updates to Passenger Fare Policies

17.04.2024

Island Direct, the premium passenger ferry service connecting Auckland to Waiheke Island, is committed to continuously improving the travel experience for its customers. In line with this commitment, the company...

Adjusted Winter Timetable Effective May 13, 2024

Adjusted Winter Timetable Effective May 13, 2024

Following an overwhelming response to a recent customer survey, Island Direct is set to launch an adjusted timetable effective May 13, 2024. Designed to better accommodate the schedules of passengers...

Adjusted Winter Timetable Effective May 13, 2024

13.04.2024

Following an overwhelming response to a recent customer survey, Island Direct is set to launch an adjusted timetable effective May 13, 2024. Designed to better accommodate the schedules of passengers...

Scheduled Maintenance: May 7–9, 2024

Scheduled Maintenance: May 7–9, 2024

Te Waipiki, the Island Direct ferry, will undergo scheduled maintenance from Tuesday, May 7th, to Thursday, May 9th. This maintenance is part of our quarterly routine to ensure the safety...

Scheduled Maintenance: May 7–9, 2024

07.04.2024

Te Waipiki, the Island Direct ferry, will undergo scheduled maintenance from Tuesday, May 7th, to Thursday, May 9th. This maintenance is part of our quarterly routine to ensure the safety...

5 Minutes with Sharon Killen, Waiheke Wine Tours

5 Minutes with Sharon Killen, Waiheke Wine Tours

Waiheke Wine Tours offers the ultimate Waiheke Island experience. Premium tours of Waiheke's best vineyards and vistas, complete with insightful commentary.

5 Minutes with Sharon Killen, Waiheke Wine Tours

01.03.2024

Waiheke Wine Tours offers the ultimate Waiheke Island experience. Premium tours of Waiheke's best vineyards and vistas, complete with insightful commentary.

Scheduled impacts due to cruise ships

Scheduled impacts due to cruise ships

Planning ahead: a summary of scheduled impacts due to cruise ships from 1 February - 30 April 2024.

Scheduled impacts due to cruise ships

23.01.2024

Planning ahead: a summary of scheduled impacts due to cruise ships from 1 February - 30 April 2024.

Scheduled Maintenance: Mon 15 Jan – Thur 18 Jan

Scheduled Maintenance: Mon 15 Jan – Thur 18 Jan

Te Waipiki, the Island Direct ferry, is getting some exciting modifications next week, with owners announcing plans to increase capacity from 50 to 73 passengers.

Scheduled Maintenance: Mon 15 Jan – Thur 18 Jan

12.01.2024

Te Waipiki, the Island Direct ferry, is getting some exciting modifications next week, with owners announcing plans to increase capacity from 50 to 73 passengers.

Waiheke Unlocked: The Ultimate Guide

Waiheke Unlocked: The Ultimate Guide

Travelling to Waiheke Island for the weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Waiheke Unlocked: The Ultimate Guide

13.12.2023

Travelling to Waiheke Island for the weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Meet the Island Direct Family: David & Tanya Todd

Meet the Island Direct Family: David & Tanya Todd

Ever wondered what it takes to launch a new passenger ferry service? We sit down with one half of our founders, David and Tanya Todd.

Meet the Island Direct Family: David & Tanya Todd

01.12.2023

Ever wondered what it takes to launch a new passenger ferry service? We sit down with one half of our founders, David and Tanya Todd.