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This area comprises 47 islands, the most popular of which is Waiheke for its excellent beaches and bays.
Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hauraki Gulf is one of our lord's great achievements. And beautiful to boot ! The Gulf has several residential islands which you can visit by ferry, several nature reserves also able to be accessed by ferry, several recreation islands able to be accessed by...More

Thank KiWombat-18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Auckland, a trip to one of our stunning islands in the gulf is an absolute must - whether it’s Rangitoto for a walk to the summit or Waiheke for a day of wine tasting. Get out on the water to appreciate...More

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Hauraki gulf is an amazing space void of advertising it is truly like heading away on holiday. recommended for anyone trying to have a break from the hussle and bussle of city life. make sure to check out the marine reserves aswell as the...More

Thank Aran F
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The views are amazing! Absolutely gorgeous for sailing so if you've got the time, make sure to visit!

1  Thank Noir E
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Sailing our yacht in Hauraki Gulf was a major highlight of our summer holiday. Spacious and always a well protected place to anchor for the night.

Thank John v
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Tthe Hauraki Gulf, a 3 million acre marine park, is where the competing pressures of population growth (in 80 years, Auckland’s population has mushroomed more than 514%), tourism, shipping and conservation concerns converge. This is a truly unique ecosystem; (n)early one-third of all the planet's...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Auckland is blessed with plenty of harbour/coastal views. Research before you travel will enhance your visit.

Thank daf57
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The gulf is very popular due to the islands that you can take via ferry from Auckland a Harbor. Devonport and Waiheke are great, look them up. A few islands are for nature walks. It felt great to be out on the water, enjoying the...More

1  Thank Crossbow0106
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a really large area, mainly ocean but including the surrounding lands. There are many opportunities for sailing in the gulf, or if you are on the neighbouring land, there are spectacular views.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 6 April 2018

A beautiful place with many islands and beaches, seen at its best from the deck of a yacht :) take time to explore the coast and islands right across to the Coromandel Peninsula

1  Thank Annaliese62
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