Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Waiheke Island

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Waiheke Island. Renowned for its island views, kayaking and windsurfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Onetangi Beach and Oneroa Beach. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Waiheke Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Waiheke Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Eco Zip Adventures (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Waiheke Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Tantalus Estate (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Saratoga Estate Winery (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Waiheke Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Waiheke Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waiheke Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Auckland Domain (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Anzac Bay (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Waiheke Island

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Waiheke Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 426 holiday lettings near Waiheke Island. From 334 Houses to 22 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waiheke Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Waiheke Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Waiheke Island:

  • North Shore: 156 holiday homes
  • Manly: 25 holiday homes
  • Remuera: 39 holiday homes
  • Oneroa: 279 holiday homes
  • Stanmore Bay: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waiheke Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waiheke Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Onetangi Forest and Bird Reserve: 751 holiday lettings
  • Stony Batter Historic Reserve: 543 holiday lettings
  • Cable Bay Vineyard: 957 holiday lettings
  • Waiheke Golf Club: 839 holiday lettings
  • Stonyridge: 860 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waiheke Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waiheke Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 334 Houses in Waiheke Island. Our other popular types of Waiheke Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 22 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waiheke Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Waiheke Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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