Find out about some of the operators our Travel Ambassdors met on the journey: Fullers Ferry Fullers operate regular sailings to Waiheke Island from downtown Auckland and Devonport Wharf. With the largest fleet of vessels, Fullers are the leading provider in ferry travel to Waiheke Island and other destinations in the Hauraki Gulf. Instagram: @fullers360 Ananda Tours Enjoy the best Waiheke Island has to offer with Ananda Tours. Whether your interest is in wine, art, or sightseeing, Ananda Tours extensive local knowledge will ensure you get a memorable experience. Instagram: @ananda_tours_waiheke Ecozip Adventures Waiheke IslandEcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke Island, for nature lovers of all ages. Instagram: @ecozip_adventures Auckland Seaplanes Chris Stattler, Chief Executive I really enjoy providing our guests with the excitement of taking off from the water and then showcasing the amazing views of the volcanoes, islands and cityscapes and the proximity of the city centre to remote and pristine locations in the area. Our weather is also -contrary to many destinations in the northern hemisphere- temperate all year round so that guests can enjoy the seaplane experience in all seasons. Instagram: @aucklandseaplanes Air Chathams Nick Moss, Auckland Terminal Manager Air Chathams is a small company where everyone is on a first name basis, and where everyone can pitch in together to make sure the operation runs smoothly. I feel a sense of joy to be working for an airline which has connecting communities at the core of its ethos. Instagram: @airchathams Novotel - Auckland Airport The closest international hotel 100 steps from Auckland International Airport. An upscale award winning hotel with 263 contemporary guest rooms including suites, all day dining and two floors of conference and board rooms.