Waiheke is one of the islands in the Hauraki Gulf and is a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Waiheke is a great place to visit during a weekend or for a day trip. You can visit vineyards, check out the different arts and crafts available, go swimming or exploring, eat the local produce or dine at one of the many outstanding restaurants.
Here are a few photos of the island:
Onetangi Beach is the main beach.
There are lots of vineyards and olive trees.
Vineyards with a view…
Some of the gorgeous scenery.
Waiheke is very popular during the summer when the population explodes with holiday makers.
What is your favorite place to visit for a daytrip or for a weekend?