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Wednesday 11 November
Festival Opening Welcome/Whakatau
Free Event • 08:00-09:00 • 11A

The Waiheke Walking Trust invite our local community and visitors to join us and members of Ngāti Paoa, Local Board…

Wednesday 11 November
3 Day 2 Night Walk and Accommodation Package
$450.00 • • 11B

For the first time, the Waiheke Walking Festival is offering two 3 day 2 night packages – just arrive and…

Wednesday 11 November
Storytelling History Walk
Free Event • 09:00 - 11:00 • 11C

A brand new Walking Festival special – listen to locals tell stories as you walk around the historic Rangihoua area.

Wednesday 11 November
SCARECROW North-side Reserves Ramble
$10.00 • 15:00 - 18:00 • 11D
Presented by Scarecrow

This inspiring walk from Palm Beach to Oneroa explores and celebrates all of the amazing regeneration and reforestation work being…

Thursday 12 November
Man O' War Magic
Free Event • 10:00 - 14:00 • 12A

A Festival highlight brought back from 2016 and 2019!

Thursday 12 November
Onetangi Progressive Lunch Walk
$110.00 • 10:00 - 16:00 • 12B

The Progressive Lunch is back!

Friday 13 November
Te Roreomaiaea Loop - Park Point
Free Event • 10:30 - 13:30 • 13A

Walk with Te Korowai o Waiheke, a charitable trust established by the local community with the aim of restoring our…

Friday 13 November
The Olives Walk - Onetangi Valley to Rangihoua
$16.00 • 13:00 - 16:00 • 13B

For lovers of olives and olive oil.

Saturday 14 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 1 - Matiatia to Palm Beach
Free Event • 09:00 - 13:00 • 14A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the Te Ara Hura – the path of…

Saturday 14 November
Coast to Coast to Lunch!
$75.00 • 10:00 - 13:00 • 14C

Join us for this gorgeous walk right across the Island, working up an appetite to enjoy a fantastic meal at…

Saturday 14 November
The Labyrinth Walk
Free Event • 13:00 - 15:00 • 14B

Join Emma Rochester for this contemplative Labyrinth experience.

Saturday 14 November
Sister Shout Choir Walk
Free Event • 16:00 - 17:30 • 14D

Get ready to be entertained as Sister Shout, Waiheke’s much-loved acapella Choir, guide you on a late afternoon singalong walk.

Saturday 14 November
Festival 2020 Get-Together at Artworks Courtyard
Free Event • 17:00 - 20:00 • 14E

A chance to come together to meet fellow walkers, chat about your walks, share a drink and some delicious street…

Sunday 15 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 2 - Palm Beach to Man O' War Rd
$15.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 15A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Sunday 15 November
Beach Clean Up and Kids Rock Pool Scavenger Hunt
Free Event • 13:00 - 15:00 • 15B

Fabulous family fun along Oneroa Beach, exploring the rock pools around to Little O. Prizes and snacks for the kids.

Sunday 15 November
WINDSOR DOORS Rocky Shore Walk with Scientists
Free Event • 13:00 - 15:00 • 15C

Wear sturdy shoes for some rock hopping and walk from Little O out to Fishermans Rock and on through Hekerua…

Sunday 15 November
FRENCHMANS HILL Te Whau Coastal Peninsula Loop
Free Event • 13:30 - 16:00 • 15E
Presented by Frenchmans Hill Estate

A stunning loop with a quick pace for bush lovers, coast lovers, and dog lovers.

Sunday 15 November
ECOPOD Earn Your Dinner Walk
$115.00 • 13:30 - 17:30 • 15D

This is a challenging walk but stunning scenery and the culinary reward at the end make it well worth the…

Monday 16 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 3 - Man O' War Rd to Stony Batter
$35.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 16A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Tuesday 17 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 4 - Stony Batter cnr to Orapiu
$35.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 17A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Tuesday 17 November
3 Day 2 Night Walk and Accommodation Package
$450.00 • • 17B

For the first time, the Waiheke Walking Festival is offering two 3 day 2 night packages – just arrive and…

Tuesday 17 November
Whakanewha Mindfulness
Free Event • 10:00 - 12:00 • 17D

This focused walk, led by simply b’s Mel Burdett through beautiful Whakanewha Regional Park will invigorate the mind and body.

Tuesday 17 November
TREESCAPE The Birds and The Trees with Ranger Nat
Free Event • 14:00 - 17:00 • 17C

Put on your 4WD shoes …

Wednesday 18 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 5 - Orapiu to Awaawaroa
$35.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 18A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Wednesday 18 November
Man O' War Magic
Free Event • 10:00 - 14:00 • 18B

A Festival highlight brought back from 2016 and 2019!

Thursday 19 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 6 - Awaawaroa to Rocky Bay
$15.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 19A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Thursday 19 November
A Vineyard Stroll and An Opera
$60.00 • 15:30 - 17:00 • 19C

A perfect late afternoon stroll, culminating in an early evening concert of live opera in a spectacular setting.

Thursday 19 November
AUDIOVAULT Family Silent Disco Boogie on the Beach
Free Event • 19:30 - 20:30 • 19B
Presented by AUDIOVAULT

Join our local music & dance lover, Christa Loisel, for a sunset boogie on Palm Beach.

Friday 20 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 7 - Rocky Bay to the Roosters
Free Event • 09:00 - 13:00 • 20A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Friday 20 November
Storytelling History Walk
Free Event • 10:00 - 12:00 • 20B

A brand new Walking Festival special – listen to locals tell stories as you walk around the historic Rangihoua area.

Friday 20 November
The Stony Ridge Walk
$55.00 • 11:00 - 13:00 • 20C

A Festival first for 2020, an opportunity to walk on private land that takes us across the ridgeline, and then…

Friday 20 November
Survival Skills Walk
Free Event • 18:00 - 21:00 • 20D

Picture this: a simple day hike has turned into your worst nightmare. The sun is setting, your phone is dead…

Saturday 21 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 8 - The Roosters to Blackpool
Free Event • 09:00 - 13:00 • 21A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Saturday 21 November
Brewers' Loop
$65.00 • 9.30 - 13:00 • 21C

A walk through the wetlands to discover that the valley of grapes also has some mighty fine grains!

Saturday 21 November
Te Matuku Walk to Honour Sir Rob Fenwick
Free Event • 10:00 - 13:00 • 21B

This is a special tribute walk to honour the legacy of conservation work by Sir Rob Fenwick.

Saturday 21 November
ASTRONZ Night Sky Viewing
Free Event • 20:00 - 22:00 • 21E
Presented by ASTRONZ, DARK SKY WAIHEKE ISLAND

View our fantastic night sky through telescopic equipment and hear fascinating information about what twinkles above from the experts at…

Saturday 21 November
ASTRONZ Night Sky Walk
Free Event • 20:00 - 21:30 • 21D
Presented by ASTRONZ, DARK SKY WAIHEKE ISLAND

Join Astronz and Dark Sky Waiheke Island for an astronomical night time adventure from the Marae, along the Blackpool Esplanade…

Sunday 22 November
RAY WHITE 9-Day Te Ara Hura - Day 9 - Blackpool to Matiatia
Free Event • 09:00 - 13:00 • 22A
Presented by Ray White Waiheke

Join us for this epic adventure of 9 fabulous days walking, following the 100km Te Ara Hura – the path…

Sunday 22 November
MAKE TRACKS: Journey to the Centre of the Earth
$35.00 • 09:00 - 13:00 • 22D
Presented by Make Tracks

Expect wet feet, challenging terrain and the need to swing from tree to tree! This is a special Festival treat…

Sunday 22 November
Man O' War to Onetangi: A Private Land Stunner
$35.00 • 10:00 - 14:00 • 22C

A Festival highlight, Man O’ War to Onetangi, over (mostly) private land.

Sunday 22 November
Hikoi Whenua from Matiatia to Piritahi Marae
$20.00 • 13:00 - 16:30 • 22B

Piritahi Marae whānau are excited to guide you through the ngahere (bush) of Atawhai Whenua and over Piritaha maunga (mountain)…

Sunday 22 November
Te Aroha Ave and McKenzie Reserve Loop Walk
Free Event • 13:00 - 15:00 • 22E

See what passionate locals can achieve in conservation, as you walk these delightful trails.

Tuesday 24 November
LITTLE GREEN DOG 5km On The Beach
Free Event • 09:00 - 11:00 • 24A

Get inspired by Waiheke’s own health and fitness expert Sarah Gloyer. Walk and talk or run for fun! Tide will…

Tuesday 24 November
Wild Herbal Gin and Tonic Walk
$95.00 • 13:00 - 16:00 • 24B

New for the 2020 Festival, this combination of a beautiful walk, gin distillation, high tea and bubbles will be popular!

Wednesday 25 November
Te Ara Hura Five Day 100km Adventure
$150.00 • 5 Day Event • 25A

Book this 5-day adventure now, so you have time to sort your accommodation! Join guides Linda Simpson and Anna Brealey…

Wednesday 25 November
Shinrin-Yoku Forest Bathing Walk
Free Event • 09:30 - 12:30 • 25B

Join accredited nature and forest therapy guide, Gabrielle Young on a forest bathing (shinrin-yoku) experience in Goodwin Reserve.

Wednesday 25 November
OYSTER INN with Josh Emett Oneroa Oyster and Bubbles Ramble
$85.00 • 11:00 - 13:00 • 25C
Presented by Oyster Inn

New to the Festival this year, here is a walk around Oneroa with treats for you Oyster Lovers.

Thursday 26 November
Onetangi Progressive Lunch & Wine Trail Walk
$95.00 • 10:00 - 16:00 • 26A

The Progressive Lunch is back, this time in a different format!

Friday 27 November
Coast to Coast to Coast
Free Event • 07:00 - 11:00 • 27A

Join our island fitness expert Sarah Gloyer for a fast-paced walk across the Island and back!

Friday 27 November
Awaawaroa Coastal Magic
$85.00 • 9:30 - 13:30 • 27C

Starting at Rocky Bay, you will walk parts of the southern coastline before making your way along the Awaawaroa Estuary,…

Friday 27 November
FULLERS360 Te Whau Peninsula Low Tide Exploring
Free Event • 10:00 - 14:00 • 27B
Presented by Fullers360

Enjoy breathtaking coastal views and hear fascinating stories of the people and place.

Saturday 28 November
Rocky Bay Art Studio Walk
Free Event • 09:00 - 11:30 • 28A

A walk for Art Lovers.

Saturday 28 November
Man O' War to Onetangi: A Private Land Stunner
$35.00 • 10:00 - 14:00 • 28B

A festival highlight from the past two years – Man O’ War Bay to Onetangi Beach mostly across private land.

Saturday 28 November
All Ages Te Toki Ukelele Walk
Free Event • 16:30 - 18:00 • 28C

Join musical maestro Joe Harrop as he leads a cheerful singalong style walk.

Sunday 29 November
Nature Loop Adventure for Kids
Free Event • 09:30 - 12:00 • 29A

Walk the Goodness Glade, learn at the Forest School and be a Nature Detective on this activity-rich romp with the…

Sunday 29 November
Whakanewha Photography Walk with Peter Rees
Free Event • 10:00 - 12:00 • 29C

Let brilliant landscape photographer Peter Rees guide you through beautiful Whakanewha Park sharing tips and ideas to further develop your…

Sunday 29 November
Motukaha Island Low Tide Adventure
Free Event • 12:00 - 15:00 • 29B

Bring your sense of adventure on this afternoon walk with Waiheke Walking Festival Founder, Gary Wilton.

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