Visit Waiheke Island with Mighway

Hire a campervan in Waiheke Island


Waiheke Island (; Māori: [ˈwaihɛkɛ]) is the most populated and second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand. Its ferry terminal in Matiatia Bay at the western end is 21.5 km (13.4 mi) from the central-city terminal in Auckland. Waiheke is the second-largest island in the gulf, after Great Barrier Island, and is the most populated island in the gulf, with 9,250 permanent residents; another estimated 3,400 have second or holiday homes on the island. It is New Zealand's most densely populated island, with nearly 100 people/km², and the third most populated after the North and South Islands. It is the most accessible island in the Gulf, with regular passenger and car-ferry services, a helicopter operator based on the island, and other air links. In November 2015, Waiheke Island received international attention when it was rated the fifth-best destination in the world to visit in 2016 by Lonely Planet, and also voted the fourth best island in the world in Condé Nast Traveler's 30 Best Islands in the World list.

Campervan Hire Waiheke Island


AUCKLAND MOTORHOME'S LTD 'ROUND the BENZ'
$139 / Day

AUCKLAND MOTORHOME'S LTD 'ROUND the BENZ'

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 5
Length 6.7m
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Maxa Relaxa
$210 / Day

Maxa Relaxa

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 5
Length 7.4m
Toilet
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Tardis
$159 / Day

Tardis

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 7m
Toilet
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Terry's Home away from Home - 2019 model
$210 / Day

Terry's Home away from Home - 2019 model

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 7.4m
Toilet
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Rapido
$140 / Day

Rapido

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 3
Length 7m
Toilet
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Home Sweet Roam 🏠 NEW 2021 MODEL
$250 / Day

Home Sweet Roam 🏠 NEW 2021 MODEL

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 7.4m
Toilet
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Trail-Finder
$150 / Day

Trail-Finder

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 4
Length 7.2m
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Way 2 Go 👌
$169 / Day

Way 2 Go 👌

Auckland, Auckland

Sleeps 6
Length 6.9m
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Places to Visit near Waiheke Island


Gibbs Farm

Gibbs Farm is an unusual setting for a sculpture collection. The North Auckland property is dominated by the Kaipara Harbour, the largest harbour in the Southern hemisphere. The harbour is so vast it occupies the whole western horizon; and it is very shallow, so when the tide goes out, the shallows are exposed for several kilometres and the light shimmies and bounces off it across the land. Equally, it is the forecourt to the prevailing westerly weather that sweeps, sometimes vehemently, across the land. Everything in the property flows towards and eventually into the sea; and every work contends in some way with the slide seaward. The flow of the land, the immense body of water, the wide harbour flats and the assertive variety of the elements have all imposed themselves on the artists. Gibbs acknowledges that “the challenge for the artists is the scale of the landscape; it scares them initially” and demands something more from them. Walking the land visitors can appreciate how each artist has come to terms in their own way with the gravitational pull that is exerted on everything as the mountains roll into hills and slide into gullies and slope down towards the wide flat expanse of the Kaipara harbour. After nearly twenty years Gibbs Farm includes major works by Graham Bennett, Chris Booth, Daniel Buren, Bill Culbert, Neil Dawson, Marijke de Goey, Andy Goldsworthy, Ralph Hotere, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Len Lye, Russell Moses, Peter Nicholls, Eric Orr, Tony Oursler, George Rickey, Peter Roche, Richard Serra, Kenneth Snelson, Richard Thompson, Leon van den Eijkel and Zhan Wang. Most works in the collection are commissioned; and commissioning new works rather than buying from an exhibition involves the satisfaction of dealing with the artists, as Gibbs comments “they’re interesting because they’re winners, tough, ambitious”.

Sky Tower

At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breath-taking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction.

Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more thrills and excitement, SkyWalk round the pergola at 192 metres up or SkyJump off the Tower!

The Sky Tower also offers various dining experiences to satisfy every palate. Peter Gordon’s chic and elegant restaurant – The Sugar Club, offers the finest dining experience. Orbit restaurant is Auckland’s only 360-degree revolving restaurant and boasts stunning views of Auckland city. If you want relaxed dining, the Sky Café is located on level 50 (now in partnership with Kapiti Ice Cream, another iconic kiwi brand).

The Sky Tower is one of New Zealand's most exhilarating and spectacular tourist attractions, you will be amazed at what you can see and do under one roof!

Depot

It’s chef Al Brown’s place and reflects perfectly his attitude towards food: in season, beautifully cooked, to be enjoyed with friends. Al’s joined by Kyle Street in the kitchen and Joe Williams and Warren Ford out the front. Most of the cooking is over charcoal or hard wood so there’s a real succulence to the flavours. Order a selection of small plates and pass them round. Try the freshly shucked oysters. Then there’s the wine list – small, but perfectly formed, with many of Al’s top picks. Park yourself up. Coffee served every day from 7am.

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Auckland War Memorial Museum is New Zealand's first Museum. The Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. The Museum is a war memorial for the province of Auckland and holds one of New Zealand's top three heritage libraries. It has pre-eminent Māori and Pacific collections, significant natural history resources and major social and military history collections, as well as decorative arts and pictorial collections.

Campgrounds and Parks near Waiheke Island


Tawharanui Regional Park

one of north Auckland's best-kept secrets

Beach walk, bush walks, farm walks, fantastic birdlife, marine reserve, bike tracks,good swimming and surfing.

Visit Tawharanui Regional Park

Piha Domain Motor Camp

Family camping at its best.

Piha Domain Campground is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

At Piha Camp Ground we take great pleasure in knowing that our guests come here to enjoy our safe family environment.

Piha Campground is nestled at the foot of the Waitakere Ranges fifty minutes drive from Auckland Central City. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us.

We hope to see you soon!

Visit Piha Domain Motor Camp

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