What to do on Waiheke Island

Check out our recommendations below for the best activities for a Waiheke day trip or longer holiday. Whether you want to relax on the beach, take a walk through Onetangi, or try something more adventurous, there is an activity to suit all interests and ages!

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Located in the heart of the island’s wine growing district, EcoZip Adventures offers adventurers of all ages a breath-taking opportunity to experience Waiheke from an entirely new perspective. Three giant ziplines, each over 200m long, see them swooping first over a working vineyard and then a swathe of spectacular ancient forest.  

Ecozip on Waiheke Island

Wild on Waiheke

A multi-activity venue, that provides a diverse range of fun outdoor activities (including archery, wildtag, laser, claybird shooting). A licensed restaurant and brewery, are all set within the magic of a Waiheke vineyard. We also cater to corporate companies for Christmas parties, team building, functions and meetings.

Wild on Waiheke clay shooting

Waiheke Horse Tours

A boutique operation on Waiheke Islands unspoilt Far End. Horse tours take you across "Te Matuku" a private peninsula owned by Sir Rob and Lady Fenwick. Take the coastal trail along the marine reserve, ride in the water if the tide is right and take in the most incredible views you'll ever see.

Waiheke Horse Tours

Whittakers Music Museum

Whittaker’s Music Museum, Artworks, Oneroa, Waiheke Island. Collection of antique working instruments. Hear our instruments played live. Be part of the experience!

Whittakers Musical Museum on Waiheke


Something different has come to Waiheke. Immerse yourself in Waiheke’s inner beauty with an off-road Segway Journey. Glide through native bushland, vineyards and coastal environments; Truly experience Waiheke with SegWai.

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Rangihoua Estate

Award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil Producers.

Enjoy the beautiful native bush gardens and try some of the worlds best Extra Virgin Olive Oils grown and produced on Waiheke Island.

Stockists of local pottery, artisan products, Olive bodycare and The Hay Paddock wines.


Rangihoua Estate Waiheke Island

Kayak Waiheke

Visit Waiheke bays, coves, caves and canyons, beneath rocky cliffs where only Kayaks can reach. Feel the freedom, relax and let your spirit soar as we paddle onto the Pacific Ocean. 

Kayak Waiheke

Waiheke Community Art Gallery

Established over 20 years ago the Waiheke Community Art Gallery presents over 30 new exhibitions a year that brings the best of NZ to Waiheke and exhibit the best of  Waiheke to the world. Two National Award exhibitions, one for 2D work and the other for Small Sculpture are a feature exhibitions in its annual calendar.  

Waiheke Community Art Gallery in Oneroa Waiheke Island

Waiheke Roadtrips