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Waiheke Island Private Art Walk

Waiheke Island Private Art Walk

Waiheke Island is an artsy and creative place. On this private and personalised tour you’ll discover the best of its arts scene, and meet talented artists. Lunch is included.

Waiheke Island is an artsy and creative place. On this private and personalised tour you’ll discover the best of its arts scene, and meet talented artists, with the help of an expert local guide. 

  • Visit art galleries in Oneroa, including an artists’ collective, the Community Art Gallery and an artist goldsmith.
  • Tour the local sculpture park and learn about this intriguing array of outdoor art.
  • Visit sculptors and painters in their studios - and even get to meet an artisan shoemaker!
  • Enjoy lunch at Church Bay Studio, the spectacular home of artist Gabriella Lewenz (cost of lunch is included in your tour fee).
  • Walk through the Atawhai-Whenua Forest & Bird Reserve.

Waiheke Island has been known as an island that supports a lively creative community for many years now and has a wonderful range of artists who make their home here.

The Private Art Walk takes approximately five hours, and is done at a very leisurely pace so you can enjoy both the art and the scenery around you.

You will come away feeling inspired by what you have seen, the artists you have met and the beauty you have enjoyed while wandering through bush tracks and local roads.

Important details (these may be varied to suit your requirements):

  • If you're in Auckland, catch the 9am Fullers Ferry from downtown (the trip to Waiheke Island takes approximately 35 minutes).
  • This walk starts at 9:45am from the Ferry Terminal at Matiatia on Waiheke Island. When leaving the ferry, look for your guide who will be standing on your left just before you enter the Ferry Terminal. Your guide will be holding a Walking By Nature sign.
  • Alternatively, we can meet you at 10am at the Community Art Gallery, Ocean View Road, Oneroa, which is a 10-15 minute walk from the ferry terminal.
  • Finish your walk at either the Ferry Terminal or the Community Art Gallery.
  • Travelling independently? We also offer regular Art Walk (not a private group).
  • This walk is suitable for groups of 2-8.
  • Recommended for ages 15+.

Price includes:

  • Fantastic scenic walk with expert guiding and interpretation
  • Visits to galleries and studios
  • Lunch at artist’s home and studio

Not included:

What to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun glasses, hat sunscreen
  • Raincoat (depending on forecast)
  • Water
  • Money for art purchases

About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $220.00

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Waiheke Island Private Personalised Walk

Waiheke Island Private Personalised Walk

For small groups we offer a range of special walking options. We’ll provide a tailor-made itinerary and confirm all arrangements on your behalf. Minimum 2 people, maximum 8.

For small groups we offer a range of special walking options. We’ll provide a tailor-made itinerary and confirm all arrangements on your behalf.

  • Small, personal and private
  • A wide range of options including walking tours all over eastern Waiheke Island, coastal tracks, art walks or guided wellbeing walks
  • Itinerary and pace to suit your interests and requirements
  • If you would prefer a shorter walk, please contact us for special arrangements
  • Our Private Personalised Walks are available for groups of 2-8.
  • If you are interested in visiting artist studios, please refer to our Private Art Walk

Important details (may be varied by arrangement to suit your requirements):
  • If you're in Auckland, catch the 9am Fullers Ferry from downtown (the trip to Waiheke Island takes approximately 35 minutes).
  • This walk starts at 9:45am from the Ferry Terminal at Matiatia on Waiheke Island. When leaving the ferry, look for your guide who will be standing on your left just before you enter the Ferry Terminal. Your guide will be holding a Walking By Nature sign.
  • This walk finishes at 3:00pm at the Ferry Terminal at Matiatia
  • Recommended for ages 8+.

Price includes:

  • Fantastic scenic walk with expert guiding and interpretation, designed to suit your interests and requirements.
  • Lunch

Not included:

What to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Raincoat (depending on forecast)
  • Water

About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).


  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $176.00

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Waiheke Private Guided Te Ara Hura Walk

Waiheke Private Guided Te Ara Hura Walk

Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island. This amazing walk takes in everything from the bustling villages of the western end to bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island.

Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island.

This amazing fully guided walk takes in everything from the bustling villages of the western end to bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island.

Our standard itinerary takes five days, in 15–25km segments. We can, however, customise this walk to shorten the segments, or to complete the walk in just four days. Please contact us if you are interested in these options.

This tour is available to private groups of 4-8 people. Get your friends together and spend a few days completing a unique adventure.

Each day you will be transported to the start point for the day and you will be picked up at the end of that day’s segment and returned to your accommodation. Your guide will walk with you.

A custom itinerary can be planned, with costs based on your requirements, size of group and length of stay.

Important details:
  • If you're in Auckland, catch the Fullers Ferry from downtown (the trip to Waiheke Island takes approximately 35 minutes).
  • Contact us to discuss arrangements for each day's walking.

Price includes:

  • Ferry between Auckland and Waiheke 
  • Transfer to/from accom
  • Apartment on Onetangi Beach (extra charge if single occupancy)
  • 4 packed lunches including fresh brewed coffee or tea
  • All food including dinner and breakfast each day
  • Personalised itinerary, maps and other information
  • Expert local guide

What to bring:

  • Walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Raincoat
  • Water bottle

About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).


  • Duration : 4 Days (approx.)
From NZD $995.00

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Waiheke Private Freedom Te Ara Hura Walk

Waiheke Private Freedom Te Ara Hura Walk

Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island. This amazing walk takes in everything from the bustling villages of the western end to bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island.

Te Ara Hura is a 100km-long walking track that takes you right around Waiheke Island.

This amazing self-guided walk takes in everything from the bustling villages of the western end to bush, beaches, birds and the remote eastern end of the island.

Most people do this walk in five days, with segments of 15–25km. You can, however, shorten the segments to complete the walk in just four days.

This tour is available to private groups of 4-10 people. Get your friends together and spend a few days completing a unique adventure.

Each day you will be transported to the start point for the day and you will be picked up at the end of that day’s segment and returned to your accommodation.

Important details:
  • If you're in Auckland, catch the Fullers Ferry from downtown (the trip to Waiheke Island takes approximately 35 minutes).
  • Contact us to discuss arrangements for each day's walking.

Price includes:

  • Ferry between Auckland and Waiheke 
  • Transfer to/from accom
  • Apartment on Onetangi Beach (extra charge if single occupancy)
  • 4 packed lunches including fresh brewed coffee or tea
  • All food including dinner and breakfast each day
  • Personalised itinerary, maps and other information

What to bring:

  • Walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Raincoat
  • Water bottle

About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).

  • Duration : 4 Days (approx.)
From NZD $895.00

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Waiheke Private Guided Backyard Break

Waiheke Private Guided Backyard Break

Enjoy a fully inclusive 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau. We’ll provide an expert guide, delicious catered meals, three nights twin accommodation overlooking Onetangi Beach, and return ferry tickets.

Join us for a fully inclusive guided 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau.

You choose the itinerary, we’ll take care of the rest.

Perhaps you’d like to walk parts of the Te Ara Hura round-island track. You could take in a few of our well-known theme walks such as the Double Headland Walk, Bush & Beach Walk, Vineyards & Bush Walk and Art Walk.

We also offer forest therapy walks.

No matter what you choose, your professional guide will help you learn about our flora and fauna, as well as the Maori and European history of the island and the Hauraki Gulf. 

You’ll discover our vibrant Waiheke Island community with its artists, vineyards and ambitious conservation projects.

This package includes delicious catered meals, three nights twin accommodation at Onetangi Beach Apartments overlooking beautiful Onetangi Beach, plus ferry trip from Auckland and return.


Price includes:

  • Expert local guide
  • Personalised itinerary, maps and other information
  • Ferry from/to Auckland
  • Transfer to/from accom
  • 1, 2 or 3-bedroom apartment on Onetangi Beach (extra charge if single occupancy)
  • 4 packed lunches including fresh brewed coffee or tea
  • All food including dinner and breakfast each day

What to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun glasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water
  • Raincoat (depending on forecast)
About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).

  • Duration : 3 Days (approx.)
From NZD $995.00

Enter Number of Walkers *

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Waiheke Private Freedom Backyard Break

Waiheke Private Freedom Backyard Break

Enjoy a fully inclusive 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau. You choose the itinerary, we’ll take care of the rest.

Enjoy a fully inclusive 3-night, 4-day break on Waiheke Island with your friends or whanau.

You choose the itinerary, we’ll take care of the rest.

Perhaps you’d like to walk parts of the Te Ara Hura round-island track. You could take in a few of our well-known theme walks such as the Double Headland Walk, Bush & Beach Walk, Vineyards & Bush Walk and Art Walk.

No matter what you choose, we will provide you with everything you need to freedom walk your chosen trails.

Enjoy the flora and fauna, incredible views and peaceful vibe while experiencing the vibrant Waiheke Island community with its artists, vineyards and ambitious conservation projects.

This package includes delicious catered meals, three nights twin accommodation at the Onetangi Beach Apartments overlooking beautiful Onetangi Beach plus ferry trip from Auckland and return.

Price includes:

  • Personalised itinerary, maps and other information
  • Ferry from/to Auckland
  • Transfer to/from accom
  • 1, 2 or 3-bedroom apartment on Onetangi Beach (extra charge if single occupancy)
  • 4 packed lunches including fresh brewed coffee or tea
  • All food including dinner and breakfast each day

What to bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun glasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water
  • Raincoat (depending on forecast)
About Walking By Nature

Walking by Nature is committed to managing and developing its business in a sustainable manner and to minimising the environmental impact of its activities. It has achieved Qualmark Sustainable Business certification (Silver level).

  • Duration : 3 Days (approx.)
From NZD $795.00

Enter Number of Walkers *

Choose a Time *