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Motuihe Island Ferry Return Trip


Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Auckland City and escape to the gorgeous Motuihe Island on The Red Boats Ferry.


  • A wonderful destination for day trips, picnics, and hikes
  • Over five hours of free time to explore the island
  • Self-guided walks let you explore at your own pace
  • Pre-booked and prepaid tickets ensure a hassle-free journey
  • Magnificent views of the Hauraki Gulf as you cruise to Motuihe
  • Visit relics of the island’s fascinating history

Board The Red Boats ferry to Motuihe for a relaxing morning in Auckland's stunning outdoors! Just a 1 hour 20 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, there is a natural oasis waiting to be explored.

Discover the white sandy beaches, native birds, plant life, and crystal-clear waters that are safe for swimming. There is plenty of free time to walk the island’s peaceful trails at your leisure. Guided walks and tours are available on the island or you may take up the chance to do conservation work alongside the Motuihe Trust.

Don't miss an opportunity to visit Motuihe island, whether you come to enjoy a dip in the sea and bask in the sunshine, stroll the trails, go camping, or be part of the conservation effort, Motuihe is sure to impress!

We depart Westhaven Marina at 9:00am and return leaving the Island at 4:00pm.

Adult $38.00
Child $18.00 (5-15 years old)
Infant $0.00 (0-4 years old)
Adult Camper $50.00
Child Camper $20.00 (5 - 15 years)
Family $90.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • Return ferry trip to Motuihe Island


  • Allow approximately 7 hours for the whole experience


  • Departure Location: Pier Z Westhaven Marina, 31 Westhaven Drive

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Please Note: All passengers above the age of 12 years must be fully vaccinated and hold a vaccine passport on board.

  • Child Age: 16 years and under.

Available Bookings from 04 Jul to 10 Jul 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Sun 10 Jul

  • Adult$38.00
  • Child$18.00
  • Infant Free
  • Adult Camper$50.00
  • Child Camper$20.00
  • Family$90.00

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


23 reviews

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Anne Reinikkala from New Zealand wrote on 03 April 2022

A little piece of paradise

You can’t start a morning off better than Pink Floyd and a Red Boat journey. Very friendly and knowledgeable crew made it so much more personal than a Fullers trip. Motuihe Island is stunning in its simplicity, it’s hard to believe it was a Navy training establishment! Walking tracks are easy but I would suggest good footwear as it’s not all ‘hard’ path. The beach selection is stunning. I can see why there’s a flotilla of small boats moored. All in all a great day out.

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ruwania from New Zealand wrote on 23 April 2019

beautiful Island

We are so glad we went there. Such a beautiful Island and the weather was perfect!

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carmenb3 from New Zealand wrote on 20 April 2019

Magical day thanks

Awesome value. Beautifully maintained island. Lovely day on the water and exploring. Thanks so much for making the experience affordable to everyone.

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Brittany Low from New Zealand wrote on 06 February 2022

Motuihe trip

Pleasant island it was cool to explore a place havent done before Easy walks exploring and some pretty beaches. Wouldn't rush back but glad we went. Boat was 25 mins late getting to pick us up which sucked.the red boats crew are always really lovely. The weather wasn't on our side as it was very rocky on the sea and over cast.

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Juanita Farrelly from New Zealand wrote on 25 April 2022

Perfect day out

Great trip, so relaxing, a perfect day away from it all. Thanks to the crew!

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      Infant 0-4 years old

        Adult Camper

          Child Camper 5 - 15 years

            Family 2 Adults + 2 Children

              *This option must be made together with another price type.

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