Waiheke Ranked Fourth Best Island

Waiheke has been ranked the fourth best island in the world outside of the U.S in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.

“A mix of Nantucket and Sonoma, with New Zealand charm, the island is a wine-lover’s nirvana” according to the description in Condé Nast.

“Just over 30 minutes from Auckland by boat, the island hosts a manageable number of vineyards and great restaurants, perfect for a day escape from the mainland. With beaches on the north side of the island and WWII tunnels to explore, there is no lack of excitement on Waiheke.”

  1. Palawan, Philippines
  2. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  3. Moorea, French Polynesia
  4. Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  5. Bermuda
  6. Great Barrier Reef & Whitsunday Islands, Australia
  7. Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
  8. Bali, Indonesia
  9. Santorini, Greece
  10. Tasmania, Australia

For the full ranking please click here.

Waiheke has also been listed as one of the top ten of the world’s regions to visit in 2016 by Lonely Planet.

Waiheke Island is located in the Hauraki Gulf just a 35min ferry ride away from Auckland, New Zealand.

Article Source: Condé Nast Traveler, Jenna Scherer, October 19, 2015.

Image Source: Twitter – Roundtheworldflights


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