FreightLink Cartage

We have been bridging the Gulf since 2008 and offering superior customer service in freight transportation to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands

About us

Fully aware of the intricacies and considerations that are unique to transporting goods around the Hauraki Gulf we can assist with any freight requirements. The company owns and operates a versatile fleet with vans, trucks, hi-ab’s, trailers and trailer units so we can cater to all your transportation needs.

Why use us?

Over the years we have built a strong network of businesses and customers on both Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands. We offer our customers a professional and reliable service daily to Waiheke and frequently to Great Barrier.

We have a highly-experienced team of over 20 people, with local island knowledge and expertise in all facets of freight logistics.

Freight enquiry form

What would you like to do?:*

eg. Ambient, chilled, frozen, fragile, dangerous goods
Description of freight:*

Please specify the total weight

Frequently asked questions about our Freight services

Can I send freight to Waiheke Island?

Yes, with our fleet of trucks, trailers and hi-ab we can cater to all your Waiheke Island freight needs. We have daily services to the island. You can track your deliveries online 24/7 for live updates on the status of your delivery.

Can I send freight to Great Barrier Island?

Yes, we offer regular depot to wharf freight services to Tryphena and Port Fitzroy. We send a chiller/freezer truck for your grocery needs, along with a general truck or trailer for all other freight items. Your freight can be picked up in person from the wharf or by one of the local operators on the island on your behalf.

What kind of freight services do we offer?

  • General freight temperature controlled goods
  • Building supplies
  • Courier
  • Furniture delivery and removals
  • Hi-ab and specialised delivery service
  • Palletised products
  • Dangerous goods
  • Fragile freight

Can I just drop freight off to the depot?

We prefer if you can either email or call us to let us know to expect your goods.

How do I send freight to the islands?

Drop all freight off at our Auckland depot, located at 25 Springs Road, East Tamaki. Freight will not be accepted at the ferry terminals.

If you can’t drop off to our depot and require a pick up around the Auckland area you can give us a call on (09) 265 1279 or make a booking online. We can arrange to pick up your freight and forward to Waiheke or Great Barrier.

When do I need to drop off freight to go to Waiheke?

If you’re sending freight to Waiheke Island, you can drop off between 6.30am and 5pm weekdays.

When do I need to drop off freight to go to Great Barrier?

If you’re sending freight to Great Barrier Island, please ensure this is with us by midday the day before the sailing. Product needs to be packaged correctly and clearly addressed, with a phone number for the receiver.

How much will it cost me?

We quote and charge based on the weight or cubic metre (length, width and height) whichever is the greater. See our pricing page for more information or request a quote from our team using the form below.

How can I send dangerous goods (DG) freight?

There are specific sailings dedicated to the transportation of dangerous goods.  See our timetable for details to both Waiheke and Great Barrier If you are not sure if your goods are classified as DG look at our additional information.  Please note that you will need to complete a dangerous goods declaration form.

For further information about FreightLink visit their website.


FreightLink depots

FreightLink Cartage East Tamaki

25 Springs Road, East Tamaki, Auckland 2013

Phone: (09) 265 1279


Opening hours: Monday to Friday 6.00am to 5.00pm

Closed weekends



FreightLink Cartage Waiheke

17 Tahi Road, Ostend, Waiheke Island 1081

Phone: (09) 265 1279


Opening hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5.00pm

Closed weekends