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Ferry changes due to the America's Cup World Series regatta and Christmas Race Ferry changes due to the America's Cup World Series regatta and Christmas Race

The 36th America's Cup, presented by Prada, is coming to Auckland.


Racing on the Waitematā Harbour will mean some changes, increased travel time, or cancellations to some ferry services between Thursday 17 and Sunday 20 December.

Information is subject to change, please check back closer to race days for confirmed details.

Route / Location Estimated Travel Time Thursday 17 and Friday 18 December
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 December
Bayswater 12 minutes, subject to possible delays Normal timetable Normal timetable
Birkenhead 15 minutes, subject to possible delays Normal timetable Normal timetable
Devonport 15 minutes, subject to possible delays A 20 minute timetable to operate from 1pm to 7pm, normal timetable at all other times. A 20 minute timetable to operate from 1pm to 7pm, normal timetable at all other times.
Gulf Harbour Services will be suspended Service will be suspended between 2pm and 6pm. Bus replacements will operate during this time No service
Half Moon Bay 40 minutes, subject to possible delays Limited additional afternoon services to be provided Additional sailings throughout the day
Hobsonville Point and Beach Haven 40 minutes Additional services during peak hours Additional sailings to be confirmed
Pine Harbour 80 minutes Additional inbound services in the afternoon. Revised half hourly frequency in the afternoon peak No service
Rakino 45 minutes Services retimed outside of match events Service retimed outside of match events
Stanley Bay Services will be suspended Services will be suspended No service
Waiheke Island (Matiatia) 70 minutes 45 minute frequency from 2pm to 8:45pm, normal timetable at all other times Services will not call at Devonport 45 minute frequency from 2pm to 8:45pm, normal timetable at all other times Services will not call at Devonport
West Harbour 30 minutes Normal timetable No service

See our travel information and planning options to view the 36th America's Cup, or for more information visit the America's cup website


Last updated 18 November 2020
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change.