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Hauraki Gulf

Auckland, New Zealand
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This area comprises 47 islands, the most popular of which is Waiheke for its excellent beaches and bays.
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

So many beautiful spots here. There are loads of sandy beaches and views of the islands. Water is clear and blue and warm for much of the year. There are beachfront walks and beaches are not packed - even in summer. Beaches are safe and...More

Thank delb0inz
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Was fortunate recently to fly over the Hauraki Gulf twice via helicopter as I don't do water. Want a wonderful experience and such a great view from the air. To look and see Auckland as you come back from Waiheke Island and to fly past...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We took a ferry ride in the gulf and enjoyed our day. There are many islands in the gulf and iit was a sunny day there were sail boats everywhere.This is a perfect trip to get away from the city for awhile.

Thank sofiegsd
Reviewed 25 May 2017

wow wow wow Auckland you have it all. Jumped on a Ferry for Waiheke. Passed the multitude of Islands in the Gulf on route.

Thank Chestersontour
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a must if in Auckland City. out on the Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari, or Waiheke Ferry, walk up to the top of Rangitoto Island. Take the Ferry to Coromandel, also TitiriMatangi.

Thank utoo2014
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This must be one of the loveliest places around. Big islands, little islands, great views of Auckland.

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 17 April 2017

From the west side, Maraetai down to Kaiaua and Miranda the area offers spectacular views of the Coromandel. With a good beach at Maraetai and bird watching around Miranda there is plenty to see. If you drive up the Coromandel from Thames (a great lunch...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Took off from Westhaven wharf. A beautiful day of broken cloud ans rare showers, with sun shining through. Beautiful coves and islands, Miriam sails. When the snapper bite, intense action for all. A great time

Thank Joaquin A
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The gulf is over 4,000 sqkm in size and there are over 150 islands within this magnificent marine park. It is used for sport like yachting, wind surfing, kite boarding, for leisure - ther are so many beaches, and yes there is sport fishing, commercial...More

Thank AucklandBruce
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A most enjoyable and amazing part of New Zealand , fabulous volcanic islands with stunning bays incorporating excellent beaches . Ferries to most islands from downtown Auckland at a reasonable price.

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