Half Moon Bay (Auckland) ferry port in New Zealand connects you with Waiheke in Waiheke Island with a choice of up to 8 ferry crossings per day. The duration of the Half Moon Bay to Waiheke crossing is from 45 minutes and the crossing is operated by Sealink NZ.
Known as one of the most affluent suburbs belonging to New Zealand, the coastal town of Half Moon Bay is located immediately south of Bucklands Beach in Manukau City, Auckland. The city is possibly most well-known for the port area; hosting over 500 boats and numerous amenities, it’s one of the most frequently used ports belonging to New Zealand. New ferry terminals have been built in recent years to accommodate the demand for crossings to Waiheke Island, a popular island resort for tourists.
The marina hosting the cruise ships and luxury boats is regarded as one of the most admired in the world. The harbour’s location in an affluent area means the marina is particularly safe, even at night; when the safety element is combined with the secluded coves and white sandy beaches, it’s easy to see why it so popular with visitors. The most common ferry route is to Auckland; crossings depart Half Moon Bay Port around twice an hour, and the regularity of the crossings ensure that each ferry is relaxed and spacious.
The ferries are comfortable and clean, offering numerous amenities to its passengers including restaurants, cafes and shops. It remains one of the most enjoyable crossings in the world.
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