Taxi Service in Hauraki Gulf, Auckland
We are a water taxi operator based in Auckland, New Zealand. Our mission is to provide you with a fast, friendly and reliable service, getting you to wherever you want to be within the Hauraki Gulf. As well as scheduled and chartered water taxi services, Auckland Sea Shuttles can also take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, and even out around the harbour at night for a great view of the city! The company was formed in 2013 by Steve Latham, who was already working as a skipper on the very same waters. Our boat is a 7.8 metre Aluminum Econo Cat, powered by a 230 hp inboard diesel motor with a supercharger. An incredibly seaworthy, spacious, smooth-riding vessel, the Bonnie Celeste II is equipped with all up-to-date safety equipment, a quality stereo, BBQ and toilet. and is surveyed for up to 16 passengers. She cruises comfortably at 22 knots and is capable of 30 knots. Rates: - $250 NZD per day Hauraki Beach Day Drop Offs: Looking for a great day out? We will transport you and your family/friends to a white sand beach for a half or full day — and then bring you home. Auckland is only minutes away from beautiful islands and secluded beaches, and we can help find the perfect one for you. For further information and bookings please contact us. Rates: - Auckland — Waiheke / Rakino One way: $220 per 4 persons Auckland Night Starter Cruise: A great way to end your day or start your night! We'll pick you up from Auckland's Viaduct and take you out for a trip under the Harbour Bridge through Westhaven Marina and find a spot to view the city lights. Listen to your own music and enjoy Auckland from a different perspective. Suitable for ages 18+. Rates: - One hour: 2-4 people $65 pp - One hour: 4-10 people $45 pp To discuss your requirements and book, please contact us Auckland Fishing Charters and Diving Trips: Fancy a day on the ocean? Our boat is available for private dive or fishing charters for groups of up to 8 people. Skipper is included, but during this time the boat is yours to make yourself at home. NB. Equipment is not included but we can help arrange hire. Rates: - Starts at: $200 (boat and skipper) All prices are in NZD and include GST.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 16 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Cuddy Cabin/Walk Around
Steve has over 15 years of experience working in the New Zealand tourism industry, from instructing scuba diving to running adventure tours and snowboarding trips. He is a natural people person and lives for being on (and in) the water.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Cuddy Cabin
- Inboard Engine
- Dual Comm-forward seating
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 1 day prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Cancellation Policy: - We reserve the right to cancel or alter the services and products described without prior notice. We reserve the right to alter timetables and pricing. - If we choose to cancel a sailing due to bad weather conditions we will issue a full refund. - All journeys, services and timetables are subject to change at our discretion for reasons of marine/weather conditions and/or operational requirements. We will not be liable for any losses, costs or expenses (including any special, indirect or consequential losses or costs) incurred as a result of any cancellation or for any change to any timetable or service. - Should a customer cancel 24 hours or less prior to departure, no refund will be given. If a customer cancels 24 hours or more prior departure a full refund will be given. Right Of Refusal Onboard: Our staff have the right to refuse any person access to any boat for any reason, including any person who is: - Carrying dangerous goods - Impaired from alcohol or drugs - Abusive or uses offensive language - Unfit to travel - At a risk of causing discomfort to others.