Festival Bookings

Bookings are essential for all walks, and some of the popular walks fill up early. The key dates below will help you plan your Festival experience.

Key Dates

Please note the programme launch and bookings have been delayed while Auckland remains at Covid Alert Level 4.


28 July: Walk and Accommodation Package – bookings live
28 July: Te Ara Hura walks only- early booking period for Friends & Patrons
1 August: Te Ara Hura walks only – bookings live for general public
(Delayed) 10 September: Full Festival Programme available here.
(Delayed) 17 September: early access booking period for Friends & Patrons
(TBC) 1 October – bookings live for general public
5 November – Festival opens!

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We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Festival.

How to Book

Please note the programme launch and bookings have been delayed while Auckland remains at Covid Alert Level 4.

The full Festival programme will be available to view (Delayed from 10 September, due to Covid Alert Level 4)

Early access bookings are available for our Patrons and Friends of the Festival ahead of the public booking period. You can become a Friend here if you want

All bookings are through this website.

Go to WALKS AND EVENTS  to view the walks available and make your bookings. Once bookings are open, you can add walks to your cart.

You will be prompted to add walkers’ names and – if the walk includes food or transport options, you will be prompted to choose those too. If booking one of these walks with optional add-ons please check you have the right number of places for each choice.

Please include any dietary requirements for each of your booked walkers, this is important for the restaurants to plan your experience.
If a walk is sold out,  you can select to go on a WAITLIST – and an email will be sent to advise you when  there is availability on that walk.
Once you have made your bookings you can view the details  online under MY ACCOUNT,  then ORDERS.

When planning your Festival visit, allow time for travelling to and from the walk start and end, especially if coming by ferry.

For more information see our FAQ section.

Our Sponsors

We couldn’t run this festival without the support of our Sponsors, Funders and Supporters. The Waiheke Walking Festival would like to the thank you all. Support our supporters to show your thanks too.

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Principal Funders
Major Sponsors