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Waiheke Island Guesthouse
Waiheke Island Guesthouse
8.4 Excellent
50 Crescent Road East, Ostend, Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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4.6 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 243 reviews
8.4

This luxury guest house in Auckland provides complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a swimming pool and an express check-in and check-out feature. It also features a concierge, a sun deck and a tour desk.

Kowhai Close Accommodation
Kowhai Close Accommodation
9.4 Excellent
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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9.7 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 72 reviews
9.4

This comfortable guest house in Auckland offers free wireless internet, as well as a swimming pool and a sun deck. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Waiheke Island Motel
Waiheke Island Motel
8.0 Excellent
1 Whakarite Road, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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4.7 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 313 reviews
8.0

Waiheke Island Motel is located in Auckland and offers an indoor pool, a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Watermark Studio Apartments
Watermark Studio Apartments
9.0 Excellent
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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7.4 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 149 reviews
9.0

Watermark provides a comfortable setting while in Auckland. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, luggage storage and a swimming pool.

Wild Thyme
Wild Thyme
9.5 Excellent
18 Tawa Street, Little Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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7.2 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 162 reviews
9.5

Wild Thyme provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Auckland. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

Onetangi Beach Apartments
Onetangi Beach Apartments
8.5 Excellent
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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2.1 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 301 reviews
8.5

Onetangi Beach Apartments offers 4-star accommodation in Auckland. The various facilities this modern property has to offer include massage services, a sauna and babysitting/child services.

Enclosure Bay Small Hotel
Enclosure Bay Small Hotel
9.8 Excellent
9 Great Barrier Road, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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6.1 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 88 reviews
9.8

Enclosure Bay provides 4-star accommodation in Auckland. The various amenities this modern bed & breakfast offers include a beauty centre, a Jacuzzi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Waiheke Waterfront Lodge
Waiheke Waterfront Lodge
9.8 Excellent
34 The Esplanade, Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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7.6 km from city centre, Waiheke Island 
ExcellentBased on 57 reviews
9.8

Situated in Auckland, Breakfast On The Beach Lodge offers 5-star accommodation, as well as a private beach and free Wi-Fi. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a beauty centre and a 24-hour reception.

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Average price in Waiheke Island:$303/night
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About Waiheke Island

Located 21 kilometres from Auckland, New Zealand, is Waiheke Island. The island is peppered with world-class vineyards, attracting wine appreciators from all over the world. Visitors will enjoy the island’s rich history, the myriad of outdoor sports, stunning beaches and unspoilt natural beauty. Waiheke Island was recently voted into the top 5 best island destinations in the world to visit.

On arrival at Waiheke Island, take the Vineyard Hopper bus to explore several wineries and enjoy a day of wine tasting. The bus explores several vineyards including popular Mudbrick, Cable Bay, Stonyridge and Te Motu. “Wild on Waiheke” is a vineyard and a multi-activity centre hosting a range of pursuits from clay pigeon shooting to archery. If visiting the island during January and February, the acclaimed Headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition is not to be missed. The 2 kilometre coastal walk is lined with sculptures ranging from the surreal to contemporary. It’s a place every photographer and art lover visiting Waiheke Island will want to be. If long, lazy days on the beach sound appealing, Waiheke has beautiful secluded coves and beaches surrounded by indigenous flora and fauna. Many of the coves have kayaks and water sports facilities, therefore exploring the island and its grottoes from the water is an option. Foodies will adore the gastronomy on the island. From tapas to seafood and vineyard fine dining, there is something to suit the most discerning palate.

The Island of Waiheke is a 40 minutes’ trip via ferry from Auckland. Most ferries are both car and passenger friendly. Visitors can opt to travel around the island via rental car, however, bicycles, scooters and buses are also good options. There is a local taxi service which transports visitors to major attractions, and organised trips can be booked to vineyards and beaches. If wine tasting is the primary reason for a visit to Waiheke, venture out on the Vineyard Hopper. This hop on hop off bus service transports travellers to the vineyards on the outer edges of the island, which can otherwise be difficult to access without a car.

The name Waiheke derives from the original Maori name “Te Motu-arai-roa” meaning the “long sheltering island”. The island is just over 19 kilometres in length and varies in width, encompassing up to 9.5 kilometres at the widest point. Known as New Zealand’s “Island of Wine” it has the perfect climate to produce Bordeaux, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc grape varieties. It regularly wins prizes for its Syrah wine, which has been voted best in the world.

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  • What are the best hotels in Waiheke Island?

    340 reviews rated Waiheke Island Resort with an average score of 7.8/10. It may also be worth looking into the Waiheke Island Motel, which received a rating of 8.0/10 from 313 reviews. Onetangi Beach Apartments could also be a good option, with a score of 8.5/10 from 301 reviews.