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Vineyards - Home to more than 30 boutique vineyards, Waiheke has become known as New Zealand’s island of wine and produces some of New Zealand's best wines.
Wine Tasting - Visit cellar doors for tastings, or enjoy wine and food pairings at vineyard cafes and restaurants.
Food - The many island wineries are perfect for culinary indulgence. You'll find various options, from food pairings to platters and casual lunch options to gourmet meals at award-winning restaurants. ‘
Oneroa Village - Beautiful cafes, gelato shops and takeaway options. For a relaxing lunch, take in sea views from The Oyster Inn's restaurant verandah, or venture to Onetangi for casual beachside dining at Charlie Farley's.
Shopping - Oneroa, Ostend and Surfdale are great shopping destinations. Unique stores are bursting with local art, gifts, jewellery, clothing and more. The Ostend Market operates every Saturday from 7.30 am to 1 pm.
Beaches - Waiheke is best known for its pristine beaches, and its warm microclimate makes it the perfect swimming spot. Oneroa Bay and Little Oneroa sit side-by-side and are within walking distance of the main village.
Little Oneroa is a perfect place to spend the day, with BBQs, a children’s playground and a sprawling grassy area. Onetangi Beach features 2.5km of beautiful white sand, plus convenient bars and restaurants at the water's edge.
Walking tracks - Waiheke offers several native bush tracks and scenic coastal walks with sensational views of surrounding islands and the Coromandel. Starting from Matiatia Ferry Terminal, the Northern Walk features the most diverse track without venturing too far from the ferry. Follow the headland track to Cable Bay, Owhanake Bay, and Oneroa Village before completing the loop back to Matiatia.