Beaches of Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island is a magical location where residents and visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing which local beach to visit. We hope that the information provided below will give you a better understanding of Waiheke Island beaches and their characteristics. This information has been developed with the intention of being helpful for both potential holiday goers and potential investment owners, to assist you in your decision for your next holiday destination or your next purchase for your investment portfolio.

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Click on the images below to learn more about the beaches and their characteristics. If you have any questions about the beaches of Waiheke Island then please do not hesitate to give us a call – we are more than happy to help.




A peaceful, rocky beach, the opposite coast to Oneroa. Close to shops and 5 minutes to the ferry.

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Oneroa is a picturesque township just 5 minutes from the passenger ferry.

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Onetangi is a 1.87 km golden sand beach with cafes and bars nearby.

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Orapiu is the largest settlement on the eastern part of island. No shops.

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Palm Beach

Rocky Bay


Palm Beach is a residential area, and is also popular with families/holiday makers. Close to Oneroa.

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The Southern bay – leafy and peaceful with native bush and 3 sheltered coves.

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Surfdale/ Ostend is a convenient location near schools, the supermarket and shops.

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