Waiheke Island is 35 minutes from Downtown, Auckland and 40 minutes from Half Moon Bay.
Fullers passenger ferry from Downtown, Auckland brings you to Waiheke’s Matiatia ferry terminal, most are direct sailings but some call at Devonport along the way. Many of the walks will conveniently start at Matiatia but some of the walks will start from other points often near a scheduled bus stop or cafe. Don’t miss your walk, check ferry and bus times.
SeaLink car and passenger ferry from Half Moon Bay brings you to Kennedy Point. SeaLink Timetable
If you need to quickly get from the finish of one walk to the start of another give these people a ring. Island Taxis 0800 372 4111.
If you are planning to stay over for a couple of the walks or even the whole festival you have plenty of options from exclusive bed and breakfast to motel to backpackers. There is also camping at Whakanewha Regional Park.
Blackpool: Breakfast on the Beach
Blackpool: Tahatai Retreat
Blackpool: Kiwi House
Church Bay: Kowhai Close Olive Grove
Little Oneroa: Punga Lodge
Onetangi: Onetangi Beach Apartments – SPECIAL PROMOTION – 5% off for festival attendees – mention promo code WALK12 when booking. Additional 10% off for stays of 4 nights or more.
Onetangi: Kina Backpackers
Oneroa: Hekerua Lodge
Accommodation across Waiheke
Alternatively contact Waiheke Visitor Information Centre (i-SITE) or phone 09 372 1234 where staff will be happy to help you find accommodation.
Travel safely and we look forward to welcoming you to Waiheke.