Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island the gem of the Hauraki Gulf only 35 minutes from Auckland but a million miles away in pace and beauty
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Waiheke Island, New ZealandWaiheke Island, New Zealand
Waiheke Island, New ZealandWaiheke Island, New Zealand

Waiheke Island the gem of the Hauraki Gulf is only 35 minutes by ferry from Auckland New Zealand but a million miles away in pace and beauty. The Island has award winning vineyards, olive groves and pasture land. The residential areas are in small village settings each with it's own character. There is a slower pace of life than the city across the water and is a great place for a holiday or vacation and to relax and unwind.

The Hauraki Gulf surrounded by clear Pacific waters, it is the ultimate destination to escape from the rush of the city for a few days.

Romantic Waiheke WeddingsWaiheke is also a popular destination for romantic weddings with venues ranging from white sandy beaches to vineyards and up market restaurants.

Awaiting you is everything from private luxury accommodation, bed and breakfasts, backpackers, home stays, and holiday homes where you get a chance to stay with a local family, motels and farm stays all in an environment of natural beauty.

Visit reserves and listen to the gentle sounds of nature. Discover a secluded waterfall or a beach away from other people. Breathe in the freshest of air on one of the many walkways, or just laze on a sundeck with a  world famous local wine and let the days drift by.

Be active! Swim or sail the Hauraki Gulf, take a car, 4WD or, for the fit, a mountain bike and explore the island. Experience bird watching and nature walks, go fishing, go kayaking.

Dine in one of the restaurants or cafes A getaway, ideal for a romantic interlude, stress-free breaks, small conferences, incentives, birdwatchers and nature lovers and those seeking soft adventure.

What Lonely Planet says about Waiheke Island
"Waiheke Island attracts artistic types who exhibit their work in local galleries and craft shops. It is a fashionable seaside retreat that deserves more than one day."


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