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 such as Onetangi Beach and Oneroa Beach. If you're looking for accommodation options 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.


Sightseeing in and around Waiheke Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Waiheke Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waiheke Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Waiheke Island

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waiheke Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 440 holiday lettings around Waiheke Island. From 330 houses to 49 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Waiheke Island?

If you're all about ocean views and the sound of lapping waves, you're in luck! There are 166 beachside rental homes to pick from. Alternatively, you may be searching for another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has stacks of options to choose from, including:

  • 108 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 74 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Waiheke Island?

Forget about standard, cookie-cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 398 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £51 per night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 62 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Cottage: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Studio: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.

Can I stay in Waiheke Island in a large group?

Nothing compares to being reunited with your old friends or spending a few nights with your beloved relatives in a sensational new place. And the best thing is HomeAway has places to suit. The top choice for large groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 108 currently listed. Properties around the area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 233 properties perfectly suited for that size. Book a night from just £84.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 guests? We have 157 that will be perfect. Prices start from £129 a night.
  • Hunting down holiday rentals catering to 5 people? You'll be happy to discover we have 51 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as £93 a night.

You and all your besties will be more than satisfied when you organise your Waiheke Island getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Waiheke Island?

Friends are the family we choose. Reunite with those who mean the most to you and book a reasonably priced getaway with HomeAway. Grabbing a holiday rental in North Shore is a good way to avoid burning a hole in your wallet. HomeAway have 5 options and the average cost is £143 a night.

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