There are sandy beaches on the island that are great for swimming or just relaxing and Waiheke’s walkways are some of the best in New Zealand. But if you are looking for something more to do there is everything from sea kayaking, horse riding, art and craft galleries to musical experiences and 4WD Jeep hire. Also there are special events on the island or close by at various times during the year such as the Waiheke Island Jazz Festival held at Easter. Click here to see for the current events calendar published in the Waiheke Marketplace, the island’s free newspaper.
ART AND CRAFT, ARTISTS, SCULPTORS AND GALLERIES
Green Gallery – Exhibitions and displays offering top quality Japanese ceramics together with the best in New Zealand ceramics, glass, textiles and wood.
Marion Towns A sought after artist specialising in pastels many of Waiheke Island, view galleries of her work and purchase online.
Waiheke Sculpture Studio An open air studio and gallery where visitors can watch the creation of sandstone and ceramic sculptures.
Waiheke Events and Weddings Contact us for all your events, weddings, social or corporate functions.
Club Waiheke We specialise in scenic horse riding and horse trekking. We can put together a package for you.
The Kayak Company Explore the Spectacular Coastline of Waiheke with the specialists in Guided Sea Kayaking and Quality Freedom Rentals.
Waiheke Kayak Adventures Ltd. Waiheke’s first licensed operator (est 1978) Wilderness sea Kayaking around Waiheke Island.
Waiheke Island Historic Village Including a woolshed museum and restored cottage presented as a typical 1930’s Waiheke dwelling.
Whittaker’s Musical Experience.
MUSIC AND JAZZ
The Waiheke Island Jazz FestivalHeld over the Easter weekend, zappy, happy, cruisey, bluesy, trad, rad, swing, avant garde, jump and jive, and of course, Crescent City too – welcome to the wonderfully varied sounds of the Montana Waiheke Island of Jazz Festival.
SAILING AND YACHT CHARTER
Arcturus Yacht ChartersOffering romance and elegance, with transfers to or from the island and extended cruises of the Hauraki Gulf.
Ananda Wine and Art Tours Visit the island’s most respected vineyards and artists or we can tailor a tour to take in your special interests.
Drive the Loop A one day self drive tour of Waiheke Island, have a fantastic day of exploration awesome coastal scenery on exciting Waiheke Island.
Waiheke Art and Vineyard Tours and Kayak AdventuresPersonalised tours – matching the interests of your group into the time frame you have available.
Waiheke Island Mystery Trail Looking for a fun activity ? Then look at our 4-wheel drive Mystery Trail ideal for businesses, sports teams, guys or girls days out, or a group of friends.
Waiheke Wild Olive Oil Tours Come and enjoy a tour with a difference. Learn all about olive oil and taste some of Waiheke’s famous virgin olive oils.
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