Waiheke Island, New Zealand

A few photographs from a beautiful weekend away to Waiheke Island, New Zealand. IMG_3325 IMG_4092 Untitled-2 IMG_3334 Untitled-1 IMG_4134 Wai1 IMG_4140 IMG_3363 Untitled-4 IMG_3364 IMG_3366 Untitled-5 IMG_3369 Untitled-3 IMG_3376 IMG_3379 Wai2 IMG_3382 IMG_3393 Untitled-6 IMG_3399 IMG_3400 Untitled-7 IMG_3402 Untitled-8 IMG_3433 IMG_3448 IMG_3439 IMG_3456 Untitled-9 IMG_3459 IMG_3461

Essentials:

Getting There:
The ferry from Auckland departs hourly to Waiheke Island and the trip is approximate 40 minutes. The first ferry is a 6am on weekdays and Saturday and 7am on Sundays. The final return ferry is a 12:30 midnight and 10pm on Sundays. A return ticket costs NZ$35.

Stay:
We stayed at Hekeurua Lodge, located not far from the centre of Oneroa. Clean and comfortable, newly decorated with a pool and jacuzzi, it comes highly recommended for those on a budget. A double room with cost you around NZ$80 per night.

Eat:
Waiheke is a place to splurge on delicious food. Try eating at some of the wineries, particularly Cable Bay Vineyard and Mudbrick Vineyard (both of these have beautiful views of Auckland by night). For breakfast, don’t miss Delight Cafe in Oneroa.

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