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New Zealand is a stunning country offering a wide variety of attractions. A great way to experience all NZ has to offer is by traveling around Waiheke Island in one of our campervan hire New Zealand vehicles. This breathtaking island has a diverse range of cultural and natural attractions.
Situated less than 20km from the mainland the island can be reached by a short 35 minute ferry ride from the mainland. Campervan hire New Zealand vehicles can be brought to the island by the ferry service for a modest fee.
Visitors to Waiheke come to relax and enjoy nature. Waiheke has activities to suit all types of tourists. Adventure seekers and relaxation seekers will both find plenty to enjoy. There are many options for sightseeing but the main reason to visit Waiheke is for its wide selection of stunning beaches. NZ Campervan hire visitors who love the beach will absolutely love Waiheke.
The beaches have something to suits all tastes. Some provide beach activities for the active, however the traveler seeking intimacy may find secluded hideaways where you can forget that anybody else inhabits the island.
Below we outline just some of the available beaches and suggest ways you can get the most out of your campervan hire holiday.
Oneroa : North facing Oneroa is a popular with visitors and provides a sunny outlook most of the year round. It is located next to a bustling little village which welcomes visitors. Oneroa has expansive and stunning views of the bay and peninsula below. Park your campervan hire New Zealand vehicle and enjoy a home style meal prepared from the comfort of your own motorhome hire vehicle.
Little Oneroa : Leave your NZ campervan hire vehicle in Oneroa and make your way to Little Oneroa. It has white sandy beaches and the sheltered bay is lined with indigenous trees providing shade to the weary traveler. The calm waters provide a safe swimming environment and it is a popular mooring spot with boat owners. Just minutes from Oneroa, visitors will find it a short stroll to the village shops.
Church Bay : Church Bay is fast becoming an exclusive stretch of coast line. The local vineyards and beautiful olive groves provide visitors with a gastronomic experience not to be missed. The area also includes the renowned Cable Bay. The entire area is spectacular and makes a perfect stop off point for a campervan hire travelers.
Rocky Bay: Rocky Bay is a gorgeous secluded seaside experience. With mature native bush surrounds, the area is blessed with stunning natural vistas and sheltered rocky bays. Retreat to your campervan hirevehicle for lunch and then continue to explore all that this beautiful stretch of coast has to offer.
Whakanewha Bay : Whakanewha is a Regional Park which is popular with visitors. It boasts mature native forest and a wetland which draws a wide variety of wildlife. The area also features the remains of Maori and European history. Whakanewha also has a campground, picnic areas,bush walking tracks and shallow swimming spots which are ideal for family days out.
Surfdale: Surfdale is a favourite spot for windsurfers with a frequent breeze to set the sails and a sandy bottom to protect the feet. Surfdale village has a range of shops, services and restaurants. However campervan hire New Zealand travelers can relax in comfort knowing that they can cater to their own needs.
Man O' War Bay : Man O' War Bay is sometimes referred to as 'The Bottom End'. It can be found on the eastern side of Waiheke. The eastern side of the island is relatively isolated and so is scarcely populated.
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