Waiheke Island: Double Headland Guided Coastal Walk

Waiheke Island: Double Headland Guided Coastal Walk

From $113.34 per person

Take a guided hike amongst the beautiful nature of Waiheke Island. Enjoy a small-group hike which can be personalized to your interests.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Hike at your own pace on a small-group tour on Waiheke Island
  • Spot sea birds, native plants, orcas, and dolphins with your guide’s help
  • Make the most of a day on Waiheke with a local guide to show you around
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Hauraki Gulf Islands, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel
Full description
Experience the twin headlands of Matiatia and Church Bay on Waiheke Island, starting from and returning to the ferry terminal. Once you meet your guide at the terminal, begin the hike along the headland track around the Matiatia Headland and past Owhanake Bay. The hike will take approximately 2 hours. On your way around the headland, enjoy beautiful views of the Hauraki Gulf Islands, Great Barrier Island, and the Coromandel. Spot sea birds, native plants and, if you’re lucky, orcas or dolphins. Learn about the history and ecology of the Hauraki Gulf and Waiheke Island, its conservation projects and island life. Stop for lunch at Oneroa Village or enjoy a picnic on the beach. After lunch, walk to the Pio Rehutai Reserve and around the Church Bay headland through a sculpture park and a stunning bush reserve. Stroll past amazing homes, and picturesque ocean views. After approximately 2 hours, you will have returned to the starting point at the ferry terminal.
Includes
  • Scenic walk with expert guidance
  • Walking maps
  • Return transfers to the ferry or your island accommodation
  • Ferry tickets
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

The 9:00 AM ferry arrives at Waiheke Island at 9:35 AM, where the local partner will be waiting for you. When you get off the ferry look to the left, where you will see the guide and welcome board displaying your name.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • This tour will take place in rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
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Beautiful walk around Waiheke Island. My guide was great. She quickly assessed my fitness level and tailored the walk to what was just right for me. She pointed out the native plants and told me the history and some of the medicinal purposes. We stopped in at a few shops and galleries meeting artists and some of the local islanders. Lunch was purchased at one of the shops which was healthy and perfect for the day.

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January 19, 2020

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