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 features

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)
How to get there

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 near Waiheke Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 418 house rentals near Waiheke Island. From 320 Houses to 29 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waiheke Island for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Waiheke Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Waiheke Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stony Batter Historic Reserve: 542 home rentals
  • Cable Bay Vineyard: 948 home rentals
  • Waiheke Golf Club: 818 home rentals
  • Stonyridge: 841 home rentals
  • New Zealand National Maritime Museum: 1,100 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waiheke Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 320 Houses in Waiheke Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waiheke Island include:

  • Cottages: 29 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 29 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 29 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waiheke Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 38 vacation homes with pool available in Waiheke Island.

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