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There are 6 ways to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest by bus, car, plane, car ferry, shuttle or taxi

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Bus, drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Towai Auckland - Central - Kerikeri
  2. Drive from Towai to Waipoua Forest

$31 - $58

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Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Waipoua Forest 143.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Auckland to Kerikeri, drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Kerikeri (KKE) AKL - KKE
  2. Drive from Kerikeri to Waipoua Forest

$87 - $285

Fly Auckland to Whangarei, drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whangarei (WRE) AKL - WRE
  2. Drive from Whangarei to Waipoua Forest

$78 - $306

Fly Auckland Airport to Kaitaia Airport, drive, car ferry  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the plane from Auckland Airport to Kaitaia Airport
  2. Drive from Kaitaia Airport to Rangiora Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Rangiora Ferry Terminal to Rawene
  4. Drive from Rawene to Waipoua Forest

$100 - $198

Shuttle, taxi  •  3h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland to Dargaville
  2. Take a taxi from Dargaville to Waipoua Forest

$127 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3h 8m.

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The distance between Auckland and Waipoua Forest is 172 km. The road distance is 230.1 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest without a car is to shuttle and taxi which takes 3h 53m and costs $190 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Kerikeri Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Waipoua Forest is 230 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Auckland to Waipoua Forest.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Auckland Airport to Kerikeri Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Waipoua Forest. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 44m and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Waipoua Forest, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Waipoua Forest. However, you can take the bus to Towai then take the drive to Waipoua Forest. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Waipoua Forest.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Kerikeri
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Auckland to Whangarei
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Te Wai Ora Coachlines
Phone
027 482 2950
Email
tewaioracoachlines@gmail.com
Website
tewaioracoachlines.com
Shuttle from Auckland to Dargaville
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $40
Schedules at
dargaville.co.nz
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Rangiora Ferry Terminal to Rawene
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Schedules at
fndc.govt.nz
Passenger
$2
Light Vehicle
$14
Other operators
Barrier Air
Website
barrierair.kiwi
Plane from Auckland Airport to Kaitaia Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
barrierair.kiwi
Taxi from Dargaville to Waipoua Forest
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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