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Transfers from airport

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Transfers from airport

My family of 4 are flying into Auckland on the last leg of a round world trip from Perth. What would be the best and cheapest transport to get down the the ferry terminal as we are spending our 1st night in NZ with relatives on Waiheke Island.

We would also like to hire a car to go down to Rotorua for 2 nights, any recommendations on car rental companies would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Transfers from airport

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There are two places to get ferries to Waiheke Island. The main ferry terminal is right in the inner city, beside the viaduct. You can get a shuttle from the airport, or a taxi, or there is also a bus which is the cheapest of all options and goes right to at least a block away and may even go all the way. The ferries leave every hour essentially, and the ferry company is Fullers, and the trip takes 35 mins.

The other ferry terminal is at Half Moon Bay and is mainly the car ferry. You could therefore higher a car and take it across with you to Waiheke if you wanted. The ferries go frequently - the main company is Subritzky's.

Most car companies are pretty good to my knowledge, and many of them are based on the Strand in Parnell which is just 5 mins from the ferry terminal when you come back across from Waiheke.

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There is a Airport Bus that goes to downtown regularly from Auckland airport. However, might be cheaper for four of you to get a taxi (usually the taxi "vans" are same price as a taxi "car"). Should cost around $50-60 from airport to downtown ferry terminal (try Fullers), as long as you don't hit rush hour!