Orapiu is a tranquil and picturesque area known for its scenic beauty and waterfront location, located on the southeastern coast of Waiheke Island.
Orapiu Bay is the main attraction in the area, offering a peaceful and secluded beach setting. The bay features a sandy beach with calm waters, making it suitable for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking. The surrounding coastal landscapes and native bush add to the natural beauty of the area.
The Orapiu Wharf is another notable feature in the settlement. It serves as a docking point for boats and ferries, providing access to Orapiu and Waiheke Island. The wharf area offers stunning views of the bay and is a popular spot for fishing and enjoying the waterfront ambiance.
Orapiu is also known for its walking tracks and hiking trails, offering opportunities for outdoor exploration. Visitors can take scenic walks along the coastline or venture into the surrounding hills, enjoying panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf and the island's diverse landscapes.