Waiheke Island is located 23 km east from downtown Auckland. It sits within the stunning Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.

Hōpara guests travel in the utmost luxury. You will have exclusive use of a brand new 2018 Mercedes GLS SUV. The vehicle is all wheel drive with privacy tinted windows. Guests receive refreshments, snacks, sunscreen, hats and blankets. We aim to ensure your time on Waiheke Island is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Explorer and Deluxe tours:

Guests arrive and depart by Fullers ferry. The ferry ride is a pleasurable 35 minutes. Guests will be accompanied by their Hōpara host on the ferry ride to Waiheke Island. The ferry departs from Downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal 2. Click here. For the location of the the terminal. 

Elite tour: 

Guests arrive and depart by air. Dependent on our guests plans, there are a number of available departure and arrival locations.  Air travel is confirmed through consultation with guests and confirmed in their itinerary.