This lovely walk, based around the tranquil Te Whau Peninsula and Rocky Bay, brings together the best of the bush and the beach.
You get to experience some of the best forest reserves on the island, including the magnificent Pohutukawa trees and Nikau Palms of the Whakanewha Regional Park, Glenbrook Reserve and Te Whau peninsula.
Learn about the birdlife on the island, including the protected dotterel nesting grounds, before stopping for a rest down at the beach, where there is time for a swim or to eat your picnic lunch.
ABOUT THIS WALK
- Start: 9:45am / Finish: 3pm
- Starts and finishes at Matiatia ferry dock
- Visit some of the island’s amazing trees including magnificent Pohutukawas and Nikau Palms
- Visit Te Whau Peninsula with fabulous views of the island and back to Auckland
- Explore the tracks of Whakanewha Regional Park and learn about the protected dotterel nesting grounds
- Learn more about island life in the Rocky Bay area
- Finish in time for a swim or packed lunch along the beach
REVIEWS: WAIHEKE ISLAND BUSH & BEACH WALK
Enjoyed it very much
Wonderful day on Waiheke Island!
Bush and Beach Walk Wonderfulness
Amazing bush walk with awesome bird sightings
Great time in Waiheke
A must-do when you like nature
Fantastic for our kids too
A super way to see the natural beauty of Waiheke
Wonderful bush and beach walk
Review this walk
- Fantastic scenic walk with expert guiding and interpretation
- Pick up from Oneroa 30 mins prior, for those who require it
- Ferry fares
WHAT TO BRING
- Walking shoes
- Day pack
- Lunch if you wish to picnic on the beach
If there is anything at all that you need to know, please contact us – we are happy to help!