We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hauraki Gulf

Auckland, New Zealand
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$121.67*
and up
Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruise
More Info
US$196.76*
and up
Private Shore Excursion: Waiheke Island Shopping Trip including Lunch and...
More Info
US$190.10*
and up
Private Full-Day Scuba Dive Charter: Hammerhead Experience from Warkworth
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This area comprises 47 islands, the most popular of which is Waiheke for its excellent beaches and bays.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Auckland, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (322)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

171 - 180 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2013

jewel in the crown..of auckland. get out in a boat.. anything to be there. Rangitoto is worth a look too

Thank brian l
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Great, safe area for fishing anytime. Don't want to say too much,it will become too popular, and over crowded.

1  Thank DougT101
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Auckland Harbour is stunning and the ferry trip to Waiheke takes you past all the major islands including the magnificnet extinct volcanor, Rangitoto.

1  Thank ozheather
Reviewed 25 August 2013

the Hauraki Gulf is amazing Kawau Island is lovely with Mansion House and tiri wild life is really cool

1  Thank Maree P
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Auckland is blessed with a stunning harbour and gulf. The title "city of sails" is an excellent description of a summers day on the water. Because of Auckland's temperate climate most days people are out in boats. This possible goes some way to understanding why...More

2  Thank Riddell491
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Take a Ferry from Downtown Auckland and pay a visit to one of the many Islands of the Gulf. Waiheke with its great wineries, beautiful beaches and just a half hour ferry ride Great Barrier Island, a much longer ferry ride but what a wonderful...More

5  Thank kiwicarmel
Reviewed 30 July 2013

You just have to take a trip around the Hauraki Gulf. The views are to die for! It's a relaxing way to visit the little Bays, watch the boats, see the lovely houses perched on the hills and just take in the scenery. Take a...More

3  Thank TrishNZ
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Definitely worth getting out to one of the islands like waiheke island for a daytrip. Full of vineyards including Stoneyridge which makes Nzs best red wine and plenty of wonderful views/beaches and cafes esp in Oneroa and a great community art gallery to view. a...More

4  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Islands to explore, volcano to climb, deserted beaches, swimming, fishing, sailing - all within a few hours of Auckland city. What's not to love?

1  Thank lisa4726
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This issuch a lovely area to see especially if you go by boat.There are many islands to see and some allow you to stop and go ashore.A must to visit is Waiheke Island where many Aucklanders choose to live an ideallic lifestyle and commute daily...More

1  Thank Kiwigolfer2011
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hauraki Gulf staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit