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Dog Friendly Activities on Waiheke

Waiheke Island: A Dog Owner's Paradise

Waiheke Island is a beautiful island located in the Hauraki Gulf, just off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand. It is known for its stunning beaches, wineries, and relaxed lifestyle. And, best of all, it is very dog-friendly! Here are some of the best dog-friendly activities on Waiheke Island:

  • Explore the beaches. Waiheke Island has many beautiful beaches that are dog-friendly. Some of the best beaches for dogs include Oneroa Beach, Onetangi Beach, and Palm Beach. Owhanake is a year-round off-leash beach that is peaceful and wonderful for dogs.

  • Go for a walk or hike. There are many great walking and hiking trails on Waiheke Island that are dog-friendly. Some of the best trails include the Rocky Bay Track, the Te Whau Loop Track, and the Matiatia Headland Track.

  • Visit a dog park. There are a few dog parks on Waiheke Island where your dog can run and play off-leash. Te Toki Reserve, Owhanake and Onetangi Sports Park are all year-round off-leash reserves where dogs are most welcome.

  • Visit a winery. Most of the wineries on Waiheke Island are dog-friendly so you can enjoy a glass of wine with your furry friend in tow. Our favourites include Mudbrick, Goldie and Te Motu.

  • Have a picnic. There are many beautiful places on Waiheke Island where you can have a picnic with your dog. If you fancy a beach BBQ all of the main beaches on the island have free public BBQ facilities so you can perhaps have a sausage sizzle with your pooch pals!

  • Stroll around Oneroa village and browse the shops, local library and enjoy brunch in a cafe. Oneroa is very dog friendly, with dog bowls situated outside most shops and cafes. Even the library allows well behaved dogs to come inside whilst their owners browse the book selections.

If you're looking for a dog-friendly vacation, Waiheke Island is the perfect place for you. With its stunning scenery, dog-friendly beaches, and relaxed atmosphere, Waiheke Island is the perfect place to bring your furry best friend.If you wanted to be hosted by a local dog lover who can also provide private VIP [Very Important Pup] transport then check out and enquire about visiting.

Contact Wineheke for more information.

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