The Official Waiheke Island Tourism Site

Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand

Exploring Waiheke by Private boat

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Sheltered bays and coves with good anchorages along the full coastline.

Oneroa bay and it's proximity to Oneroa village provides good access to shore supplies. Cafe's Restaurants, Wine Tasting are examples, together with stockists of Ice, Bread and Milk can all be found here. Oneroa also has a number of Art Galleries and the scheduled bus service runs right through it's centre for connections with the Ferry terminal.


Matiatia Old Wharf - Water is available at the on the Northern side, floating pontoon.

The Matiatia Diesel supply equipment is currently out of service as of Summer 2018 (checked Dec 2023). Note this dock does not have Petrol supplies or a Holding tank pump out facility.

The BP Service station in Oneroa is a short taxi ride away for small fuel top-ups.

Orapiu Wharf - Water is available from a tap on the wharf - wet often slippery stairway access only.

Kennedy Point Wharf - Car ferry terminal, boat ramp with floating pontoon - no stores, water, fuel, or pump out

Exotic Caulerpa Seaweed - avoid the spread

In August 2023 a rahui was placed by Ngati Paoa covering an area including Onetangi bay & Palm Beach to caution against any contact with the sea floor. Please respect this and avoid anchoring or other high risk activity unless in an emergency. Perimeter buoys are due to be laid in early 2024 during a removal trial.

More information from MPI can be found here or by Waiheke Marine Project here.

If you see it, Bag it, Bin it, report it.