Waiheke Island Bush & Beach Walk | Walking By Nature

This lovely five-hour walk, based around the tranquil Te Whau Peninsula and Rocky Bay, brings together the best of Waiheke Island's bush and beaches.


$140.00 - $175.00
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Experience some of the most awe-inspiring forest reserves on the island. You'll discover magnificent Pohutukawa trees and Nikau Palms in the Whakanewha Regional Park, Glenbrook Reserve and on Te Whau Peninsula.

Our experienced local guides love to share their knowledge of the birds of Waiheke Island and show you the protected dotterel nesting grounds. Then we'll stop for a rest at the beach, with time for a swim or to eat your lunch (included in tour cost).

The Qualmark Silver certification has been awarded to Walking By Nature for its commitment to protecting our beautiful natural environment and enhancing connections with our local communities, while also delivering a quality, safe experience for all visitors.

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Physical address

1 Oceanview Rd, Waiheke Island, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Oct - Mar) (Apr - Sep)
Adult $175.00 $140.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$75.00 $75.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Ferry to and from Waiheke Island
Further pricing information:
Lunch included. Ferry travel not included.
Cancellation policy:
More than 7 days before tour: a 10% fee will be deducted Between 7 days and 48 hours before tour: a 50% fee will be deducted unless you rebook (subject to availability) Within 48 hours of tour or if you ‘no show’: no refund

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
45-60 minutes from airport to downtown Auckland ferry terminal (depending on traffic), then 35 minutes by ferry to Waiheke Island
Proximity to coach terminal:
Approximately 15 minutes walk from coach terminal to downtown Auckland ferry terminal, then 35 minutes by ferry to Waiheke Island
Proximity to town:
35 minutes by ferry from downtown Auckland to Waiheke Island

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Opening times

Business hours:
7:30am – 9:00pm New Zealand Time, every day
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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