Island Taxis 2008 LTD was started in November 2008 by Lindsay Gibbons after 6 years experience in the taxi industry on Waiheke Island. After growing steadily over the last 5 years Island Taxis is now the largest locally owned and operated company on Waiheke Island with a selection of 12 vehicles to meet every need. Our vehicles range in size from vans with 12 seats right down to cars and everything in between so whether your a small group or a large one we can help you to get around Waiheke Island.
Our team includes Greg Hartley who has 60 years experience of life on Waiheke Island and there isn't much that Greg doesn't know about
the Island and his wealth of knowledge and history is enormous. This experience sees Greg being a fantastic tour provider, who else
can claim their bedroom once sat where the now Beach Front Cafe on Onetangi is!
Richard Cannon, known as Kippa to his friends and fellow musicians, has 15 years of history living on Waiheke. Kippa is a world famous on Waiheke musician with extensive knowledge of what is happening musically/ Live entertainment on the Island at any given time. Fran Bennett, Ian Johnston and Rob Griffin are long time island residents with Fran and Rob being our 4 wheel drive specialists. Recently we have also been joined by Jan Newton who is a long time and experienced taxi driver she is also fluent in sign language! Sascha Krueger who speaks German and Russian and is a skate board finatic and a great addition to the team. Lionel Gillinskey is our newest member and can also speak five languages and is a ex-air force pilot who has a very interesting life history. No matter which driver you get you will end up having an interesting time. Metro Magazine even voted our drivers as being the friendliest you will find on the island.
We are also backed up by a group of part time drivers who help out as demand increases in the summer time. The Team is also complimented by Debbie, Mary and Louisa our lovely Dispatchers.
So come and enjoy our beautiful Island and all it has to offer with a range of world class Vineyards, Restaurants and Beaches, with the team at Island Taxis.