Waiheke Island boasts many fantastic attractions, from gorgeous beaches and stunning views to award winning vineyards and restaurants - to the arts, theatre and music culture. The diverse range of people who live and work on Waiheke make this island truly unique.
Activities range from those suitable for families, children of all ages, wine or art connoisseurs, those looking for a thrill, explore nature or those simply looking to burn some energy.
Close to us are: Onetangi Beach, for safe swimming and beach lounging, surrounding walks, Forest & Bush Reserve, Children’s playground, Eco-Zip (Flying Fox), Wild on Waiheke, Adventure Fishing Charters, Waiheke Board Riders, Stony Batter War Tunnels and The Eastern Loop Road.
Dining is a definite treat! You will find Metro Winning Restaurants, Beachside Café’s, authentic cuisines, Lunch bars and a delicious array of ethnic foods at the Saturday Market.
Close to us are: Charlie Farley’s and 4th Avenue Eatery & Bar (overlooking Onetangi Bay), Takeaway Fish and Chips, Pizzas & Burgers, Casita Miro, Poderi Crisci, Passage Rock, Te Motu – The Shed, Stonyridge.
Vineyards are in their element and for wine lovers; you don’t have to look far. The Waiheke climate offers wine growers the absolute best for growing voluptuous fruit and producing stunning wines. Waiheke is on top of the stage for its Red Wines in particular; however some of the Chardonnays are just gorgeous.
Close to us are: Obsidian, Miro, Te Motu, Stonyridge, Poderi Crisci, Passage Rock, Man ‘O’ War.
Art, Theatre and Music are experiences not too miss. Art studios are most commonly found at the artist’s place of residence or in the main town of Oneroa at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. If you time your visit right; there is a bi-annual Sculpture on the Gulf event that showcases many talented artists from around the world. The pieces are located along a coastal walk way and is a free event running from the end of January to mid February.
The Musical scene on Waiheke covers all tastes; Blues, Soprano, Choirs, Rock and Cover bands. There are many local venues that showcase live music through out the year so check out the local papers during your stay.