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Waiheke Island Double Headland Coastal Walk

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Experience the twin headlands of Matiatia and Church Bay on Waiheke Island, walking in a small group with an expert local guide.

This walk consists of two parts, with lunch in between. Sometimes we do the northern route first, and sometimes the southern. Why is that? Well, we often need to work around the tides!

Northern route (approx 2 hours): We’ll walk around the Matiatia headland and past Owhanake Bay, enjoying beautiful views of the Hauraki Gulf Islands, Great Barrier Island and Coromandel Peninsula. You’ll spot sea birds, native plants and, if you’re lucky, orcas or dolphins.

We’ll stop for lunch at Oneroa Village. You can eat in one of the local cafes or have a picnic on the beach with food you’ve purchased or brought with you.

Southern route (approx 2 hours): We’ll walk through Pio Rehutai Reserve and around the Church Bay headland through a sculpture park and a stunning bush reserve. We’ll pass hidden coves and amazing homes, as we enjoy view of the city and sea.

What's Included

  • Fantastic scenic walk and expert guiding and interpretation
  • Walking maps
  • Lunch
  • Return transfers to the ferry (or your island accommodation)
  • Ferry fares

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland Central, Auckland 1081 New Zealand

This is our signature walk which runs every day, and it’s great in any weather. Experience the twin headlands of Matiatia and Church Bay on Waiheke Island, leaving from and returning to the ferry terminal. This guided walk is suitable for those who can walk five hours on hilly terrain.

We begin your trip back to nature by greeting you as soon as you step off the

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will be holding a sign and standing on your left as you leave the ferry at Waiheke Island.


  • Fullers Ferry Waiheke Island, 1 Ocean View Road, Oneroa, Auckland 1081, New Zealand

Departure time

9:45 AM


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Justine was absolutely fantastic and...

Taylor C | Jul 2019

Justine was absolutely fantastic and made the day so enjoyable. It ended up being just me on the walk, which was great that they still take people out despite having a small group. The hike itself was gorgeous - not too difficult, but there are

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Advisable to bring: Walking shoes, Water, Raincoat, Sunglasses, Hat, Sunscreen
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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