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Waiheke Island

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Island of Wine

Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland. Jump on a ferry, bringing your bike or car with you, and explore the welcoming, paradisal island. Laze on the beach, or circle the coast in a boat, before sitting down at a winery tasting room and enjoying a locally produced vintage. Buses, taxis, and vehicle rental services make it easy to tour Waiheke Island, and a variety of accommodations let you extend your stay. With our international travel planner, New Zealand vacations can be built around trips to Waiheke Island and other destinations in New Zealand.
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Where to stay in Waiheke Island

Accommodations on Waiheke Island include hotels, motels, RV parks, and luxury resorts, most of which are on the east side. For those on a smaller budget, backpacker hostels present a welcome option. Traveling to and from your accommodations is simple thanks to good public bus service and taxis. Altertively, it's easy to bring your bike or car over on the ferries that service the island.
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