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Kia Ora, and welcome to Auckland and Waiheke Island.
Waiheke Island is the jewel in the crown of the stunning Hauraki Gulf. Waiheke, in the Maori language, means cascading or ebbing water and from the moment you cross the sparkling waters of the Waitemata harbour, you will start enjoy the world-class wines, freshly pressed olive oils, sample the wonderful flavours of the local cuisine , lose yourself in numerous art galleries, and relax on the pristine beaches. We all know that you will also enjoy the wonderful hospitality on the island and we extend a warm "Kiwi" welcome to all Waiheke Island visitors.
Jason Hill - Manager Tourism
Waiheke is now voted as "Auckland's best day out". Many visitors find there is just so much to see and do in one day. So if you choose to stay over, there is accommodation to suit all budgets and preferences. Booking in advance is advisable so search our listings to find just the right place.
Onetangi Beach Races
World famous on Waiheke this fun event returns on 21 February 2016. See Tractors, Sealegs, Horses, Humans and more racing along the Onetangi sands.
More information right here
Ostend Market - every week
Open all year round, experience the Waiheke Ostend Market on Saturday from 7.30am. Featuring Arts and crafts, fresh local fruit and vege through to Waiheke made olive oil, coffee & more.
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