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Waiheke Island, New Zealand

by WCC on June 14, 2012

in Oceania

Waiheke is an island in New Zealand , about 18 km from Auckland removed. She is on the Great Barrier Island is the second largest island in the Hauraki Gulf . The heavily indented island is 92 square kilometers in size, its east-west extent is 19.25 km, while the north-south extension makes up only 9.65 km. There are 19 bays, with predominantly fine-grained sand beaches. Mainly in the western part of the island live permanently around 8000 inhabitants. In high season it can be more than twice as many, because then confirmed by numerous people from the continent their holiday homes. There are several wineries on the island.

Waiheke Island New Zealand 550x343 Waiheke Island, New Zealand Waiheke Island New Zealand

The trip by ferry takes 35 minutes and costs for an adult with return NZ $ 32.00 (as of January 2010). At the ferry terminal in Waiheke possible to hire cars and bicycles, to visit the island. There is also a regular bus service. Streets are almost exclusively in developed western part of the island. Trails are well marked.

Waiheke Island Beach 550x343 Waiheke Island, New Zealand Waiheke Island Beach Waiheke Island 550x412 Waiheke Island, New Zealand Waiheke Island Surfdale Waiheke Island 550x340 Waiheke Island, New Zealand Surfdale Waiheke Island


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