Auckland Transport

Wharves & boat ramps

Auckland Transport (AT) is responsible for maintaining wharves used for public transport, such as ferry terminals, and for the development, maintenance and operation of commercial wharf infrastructure in the Auckland area.

Most ferry departure points around Auckland offer free parking for ferry users. Find out more about park and sail facilities.


Report a problem with a wharf

Report a problem

Let us know if you notice any maintenance problems, and if possible please provide the following details, so that we can act quickly:

  • What is the location of the wharf?
  • What is the problem? eg.
    • Wharf is slippery.
    • Broken planks.
    • Berthing infringement.
    • Damage to the wharf.
    • Leading lights damaged/not working.
  • Has an accident occurred or could it be potentially dangerous?

Wharves we manage

Auckland region

  • Downtown Ferry Terminal.
  • Birkenhead Ferry Terminal.
  • Hobsonville Ferry Terminal.
  • Beach Haven Ferry Terminal.
  • Stanley Bay Ferry  Terminal.
  • Half Moon Bay Ferry Terminal.

Waiheke Island

  • Matiatia Ferry Terminal.
  • Kennedy Point Wharf.
  • Orapui Wharf.

Great Barrier Island

  • Tryphena Wharf.
  • Whangaparapara Wharf.
  • Okupu Wharf.

Rakino Island

  • Sandy Bay Wharf.
  • Home Bay Ramp.

Kawau Island/Sandspit

  • Schoolhouse Bay Wharf.
  • South Cove Wharf.
  • Sandspit Wharf.

Find boat ramps

All other wharves, jetties, and boat ramps in the Auckland region are managed and maintained by Auckland Council.

Find out where you can launch your boat (Auckland Council website).