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.
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Backed by thl and their combined decades of experience in the tourism and motorhome industry, Mighway allows you to rent your vehicle to discerning travellers so you can earn money and share the experience. Mighway offers two levels of service to best suit your needs, Mighway's Local and Managed services. Simply choose your level of service - whether it's the hands-on Local service, or hands-off Managed - and we'll take good care of the rest.LEARN MORE
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!
Piha is only one of a number of bays and beaches in the area, all wild surf beaches, some more accessible than others. While the main beaches – Piha, North Piha and Karekare – attract big crowds in the summer, on a wild dayÂ you could be the only person on the beach, and only small numbers make their way to the beaches where it takes more effort to get there, such as White’s Beach, Anawhata and The Gap, and you can only gaze in awe at cliff-locked Mercer Bay.
This exciting purpose built gallery houses New Zealand ’s largest selection of Crystals and Minerals from around the world. Many rare and beautiful specimens are available both on exhibit and for sale in our Crystal Shop. Crystal Mountain has been specifically built for easy access for visitors of all ages, regardless of physical ability and will delight old and young alike with the many things to see and do. Set on 40 acres, in the foothills of the Waitakere Ranges it is a peaceful oasis just 20 km from Auckland C.B.D. Besides our world class collection of crystals and minerals, an excellent selection of unusual stone gifts and souvenirs are also available, many of which have been produced by our own company. Our Miniature farm is an exciting adventure with pony rides (weather permitting) and various other activities.
Rainbow's End is a theme park in Manukau, Auckland. Rainbow's End includes the main theme park and also Kidz Kingdom, a family entertainment center for children 8 years and under. The park, owned by Rangatira Limited, is currently New Zealand's largest theme park and currently employs up to 300 staff.
14 short stay sites. All our sites have power, water, free wifi & use of the guest lounge/kitchen included in the charge. Close to Goat Island in the middle of Leigh village.
Certified Self Contained vehicles may stay for the $20 rate, one night at a time as full price vans have priority. Drive in, choose a site. The info & honesty box are in the middle of the field. Advance bookings only taken for the $40 rate.
For $40 bookings, ring in advance/book online or drive in, choose a site & contact us to pay/get bathroom access code.
Max vehicle length 8.5 m.
Pet friendly, dogs on lead.
Sorry, no tents!
Muriwai Beach Campground (formerly Muriwai Motorcamp) is a large spacious campground adjacent to the 60km long Muriwai Beach and set within the 380 hectare Muriwai Regional Park.
The campground is now under new management and has undergone an extensive upgrade to include a host of new facilities. There are fully equipped kitchen and shower blocks, toilets, family showers and additional accessible toilet/shower facilities.
We have 67 powered sites and 66 unpowered sites, and the campground is only 40 minutes drive from central Auckland.
If you don’t have a tent or a camper van, we have 7 cabins on site, or you can hire a tent from us.
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