New from 15th December 2016 to 30th April 2017 the Waiheke Explorer Bus runs a route around Waiheke that stops only 100m from our lodge, a comfortable 4 minute walk on level unsealed road. It runs every half hour from 9.50am daily, starting and ending at Matiaia Ferry Terminal. Last drop off to Matiatia is 7.15pm
Catering facilities :
Chefs kitchen with gas hob, electric oven
Dinner Plates, side plates, cutlery, champagne glasses, wine glasses, soft drinks glasses, cups and saucers for 20
Serving dishes, food processor, bowls, chopping boards and preparation knives.
Coffee/Tea provided, milk on arrival
Indoor dining table seats 10.
Second full kitchen, electric hob & oven, cutlery etc.
Both kitchens have a sink, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer, kettle and toaster, pots and pans, dishwasher and powder, cleaning cloths and tea towels. Dishwasher powder and rinse aid provided.
Take a scenic flight direct from the Waiheke Lodge or arrive in style with Fly NZ from Auckland, Ardmore or North Shore just a 10-20 minute flight away. The grass airstrip is very quiet and does not operate after sunset.
The Waiheke Lodge is on the Te Ara Hura Track which runs around Waiheke (red line). You can walk or mountain bike ride all around Waiheke from the Lodge. Many tracks are being shared with mountain bikes as a trial by Auckland Council. The Waiheke Mountain Bike Club web site has lots of information to help you plan your trip.
Huge viewing deck with outdoor seating for 24 on three tables
Fireplace / wood burner and wood logs supplied
Awesome Sea Views
Plenty of car Parking and enough space for boat parking on a trailer.
Gas BBQ with utensils - gas included
Hotel Premium Linen and towel hire recommended
Cloud 9 hanging chairs on shady deck outside
Three full bathrooms plus upstairs loo
Hair Dryers and Heaters
Laundry with washing machine/clothes washer, tumble dryer, clothes dryer, Irons and ironing Boards
The Lodge is next to the Whakanewha regional park
with fabulous bush walks. Whakanewha is Maori meaning "to shade the eyes from the setting sun". When you have seen the sunsets from the lodge,
you will see how the park got its name. The long sweeping beach here has sheltered swimming with a
panoramic bush backdrop, a great place for a picnics with quiet benches and tables.
Private airfield NZKE (Day VFR) is available by appointment only. Fly straight from Auckland, Ardmore, North Shore or any NZ airport within range directly to the Waiheke Lodge, either in your private aircraft or by charter - see Fly NZ. The grass airstrip is very quiet and does not operate after sunset.
Just a 5 minute stroll from the Waiheke Lodge is the Batch Winery which produces quality Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Flora plus wonderful food and has amazing views.
Free Broadband Wi-Fi
Perfect Mobile coverage both Spark and Vodafone networks (inc 2 deg and skinny)
Outdoor Jacuzzi bath for 1 or 2
Large Trampoline (no safety net)
DVD player with selection of DVDs
Large Plasma TV with Sky TV + Sky Sports
PS3 with games and Spotify premuim
Second LCD TV in second lounge
Denon quality Hi Fi system with AUX
WiFi throughout - Orcon ADSL with range extenders
Dual 5v USB power outlets in each room for charging phone or tablets.
Travel cot and high chair on request - no added charge
The Waiheke Golf Club is 4 minutes away, course is Par 72 5621 meters long and available without membership every day except Saturdays. Green fees: $20.00 for 9 holes or $30.00 for 18 Holes juniors $10. Cart Hire: $30.00 Trundler Hire: $5.00 Club Hire: VIP (new) $25 or Standard $15.00 Mens / Ladies | Left & Right. Childrens clubs available.