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Our Favourite Beaches and Why We Like Them…

Waiheke’s scenic coastline boasts a diverse range of beautiful beaches.

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Oneroa

Facing sunny north with clear water and white sand, Oneroa beach offers great swimming at all tides, large grass areas with barbeque facilities and swings. Body surfing possible when conditions allow. Within easy walking distance to the village.

Little Oneroa

A picturesque sheltered bay ideal for family swimming. Two barbeque areas and a large children’s playground. Body surfing possible when conditions allow. Beach store across the road.

Shelly Beach

Very sheltered spot that offers great high tide swimming – perfect for small children. Excellent beach when the northerly picks up.

Sandy Bay

Good for swimming at all tides with plenty of shade trees. Boat ramp.

Enclosure Bay

Fabulous swimming at high tide and the warmest water of all the bays. Shelly not sandy. Limited shade and small grass area. Excellent rock pools to explore at low tide.

Palm Beach

Facing sunny north with clear water and white sand Palm Beach offers great swimming at all tides and is a must to visit. Large grass areas, large children’s playground and two barbeque areas. Body surfing possible when conditions allow. Limited shade. Beach store and takeaways.

Onetangi

At two kilometers long, Onetangi is a fabulous walking beach as well as offering great swimming at all tides and another must to visit. Barbeque facilities and limited shade. Body surfing possible when conditions allow.

Man O’War Bay

Very tidal with great swimming at high tide. Large grass areas and good shade trees to escape from the sun. Close to the Man O’War tasting room.