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The Red boats provide Ferry transport for groups wanting to travel to any destination in Auckland.
We regularly take trampers and harrier clubs, to Rangitoto Island, as well as School groups and Companies to the Camp and outdoor recreational center on Motatapu Island.
We also offer a Ferry service for carbon conscious companies and groups who are wanting to do Tree planting & Volunteer work on both Motuihe and Motutapu Islands.
We have 2 Vessels licensed for 60 passengers and 110 Passengers (170 combined) for Ferry transport to any destination around the Hauraki Gulf.
We can cater for day trips to Rangitoto or Motatapu Islands or a transfer to the Outdoor education camp at Islington bay for overnight trips or a longer stay.
We have plenty of room in our cargo hold for all your luggage and camp equipment.
One of the more popular trips to do is to be dropped at the wharf on Rangitoto Island, walk to Islington bay and re-join the Vessel in Islington bay.
We are extremely flexible with any options you wish to explore and you will find our prices the best value for money in Auckland.
We operate a regular service for tree planters to Motuihe Island in conjunction with the Motuihe trust and can look at any other Ferry Transport on request.
For groups who are having an event at The Wharf event centre in Northcote, we can provide a direct Ferry trip to the Restaurant, or a small 1 hour party cruise for pre-event drinks before dropping you at the Wharf.
We also operate a regular ferry service to The Riverhead tavern Click here for more details
The prices for Ferry trips starts from $20.00pp depending on where you are going, and the amount of passengers.
We operate from Pier Z Westhaven marina and can operate from other Wharves around Auckland by prior arrangement.
Our Vessels are licensed by DOC to visit Department of Conservation Islands and Wharves. We run a Bio security system on our Vessels which meets the criteria for Island bio security. For more information see the Treasure Island page on the Doc website
Covid 19 Policy: The Red Boats operates within the current guidelines set by the Ministry of Health. Our vessels are cleaned and sanitized daily, and we provide hand washing stations and sanitizer on board for our customers. Social distancing, face masks & other measures may be required on board depending on the Alert level status & Ministry of Health Guidelines in place at the time.
Covid Lockdowns & Cancelations: We will endeavour to proceed with your charter providing we are permitted to operate under any Covid restrictions that may be in place at the time. In the event of a lockdown, or the Charter NOT being able to proceed due to Covid, alternative Charter dates will be offered. We will do our best to ensure we find you an alternative date when Covid restrictions will allow us to operate. The Red Boats do not offer refunds for any booked charters that are cancelled due to Covid 19 or Lockdown restrictions. All monies paid to The Red Boats are Non refundable.