Fine wine, good food, quality lodging, art, and a bit of pampering and romance - all in one sensational place: Waiheke Island, New Zealand.
The Estate luxury accommodation Waiheke Island - just minutes from Auckland
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The Estate luxury accommodation on Waiheke Island is just a 35-minute passenger ferry ride from downtown Auckland and is situated in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Waiheke Island is the second largest of the Hauraki Gulf Islands, the most populated and the most accessible, with regular ferry and air services. Waiheke Island is served by two Auckland ferry companies:
Passenger ferry service
Operates hourly ferries from its terminal on Quay Street, next to the Downtown Ferry Building (telephone +64 9 367 9111).
A 35-minute ferry ride through Auckland Harbour and the inner Hauraki Gulf takes you to Matiatia Wharf on Waiheke Island where taxis and shuttles are available to transport you to The Estate, a two-minute drive away.
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Operates a regular car and passenger ferries from its terminal at Half Moon Bay in the Eastern suburbs of Auckland.
A 45-minute ferry journey will take you to Kennedy Point Wharf, which is eight minutes drive to The Estate (telephone +64 9 300 5900).
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Once you have arrived on Waiheke Island you can hire cars from Waiheke Rental Cars (telephone +64 9372 8635) or Waiheke Auto Rentals (telephone + 64 9 372 8998).