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Wonderful ways to get to Waiheke Island

*How do you want to get to Waiheke Island[latest-news/news/waiheke-island-transport]*? As often as possible really. The Fullers360 passenger ferry is the most common and easiest form of transport to Waiheke from Auckland CBD but there are other wonderful and wild ways to get to Waiheke.   Your gateway to paradise, you can choose to board a passenger... read more >>

Waiheke Island Transport

Waiheke Island Transport Waiheke Island is island life at its best. Just a scenic 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, Waiheke feels like a world away from the CBD and is the perfect getaway to savour the sweet life. Nestled in the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke Island is popular for day trips and weekend... read more >>

A green difference for less than the cost of a coffee

With our weed and pest management programme now delivering significant results and with no room left for further tree planting on our site, we decided it’s time to cast our net further afield.   We’re therefore excited to announce a new partnership with Waiheke Resources Trust and Love Our Wetlands – Waiheke. Wetlands are one of New... read more >>

EcoZip’s ‘Top Free Activities on Waiheke Island’

One of most common questions our guides, who are all Waiheke locals, answer is: “What are your recommendations for other activities on the island?” Some of these recommendations are so great that we gathered up our top free activity suggestions, as voted by our guides, and posted them below. Did we mention they were free? In no... read more >>

Joining the EcoZip guide family

The EcoZip courtyard is bathed in glorious spring sunshine and the view over Puketi Bay, the inner Hauraki Gulf and on to Auckland is worthy of a picture postcard. Perched on a bench are six young people; three guys and three girls.  They’re chattering happily and although most of them only met a few moments... read more >>

Changing Seasons: A Forest In Flux

One of the things that makes New Zealand such an amazing place to visit is the fact that its landscape and wildlife are in a state of near-constant flux.  The seasons overlap and flow into each other so it seems as though they’re forever changing, as is the case right now.  Spring has flown by and... read more >>