Stony Batter, Waiheke Island

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Take in the sea views at Stony Batter, a historical reserve lying at the eastern end of Waiheke Island. The idiosyncratic rocky outcrops and formations littering the landscape create an interesting topography. With clear views of the Hauraki Gulf, the reserve boasts numerous walking routes appropriate for all members of the family. Of particular note are the World War II gun emplacements that sit at the top of the hill, under which run extensive underground tunnels perfect for young explorers and history enthusiasts alike. Before you head to Waiheke Island, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Waiheke Island sightseeing planner, to make sure you see all that Waiheke Island has to offer, including Stony Batter.
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  • I was facsinated to learn about Stony Batter, which is home to a WW2 fortress with three large gun emplacements and the remnants of the community whcih built it. It's a really intersting story of...  more »
  • I guess I enjoyed travelling the length of the island as now I can say I’ve been as far as I can go. But was it worth it I’m not sure. It was mildly interesting but I guess it depends on your...  more »
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