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CANCELLED - Waiheke Island, Matiatia to Park Point

  • 17 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • Downtown Ferry Terminal or Devonport Ferry Terminal

Cancelled due to Covid restrictions.

Waiheke Island: Stunning coastal headlands, enclaves of native bush, and pristine white sandy beaches.

Escape city life in just 35 minutes by ferry on Sunday 17 October 2021 and enjoy Matiatia to Park Point via Church Bay, Coastal Track.

Commencing at Matiatia, Medium party and Longer party will go to Park Point followed by a short walk to the Pio Rehutai Reserve, a bush walk to the trig overlooking the island, then following the marked track to Blackpool, into Oneroa.

Medium party will then follow tracks from Oneroa to Matiatia. Longer party will go from Oneroa to Owhanake via a short stretch of road then on the coastal track back to Matiatia.

A reasonable level of fitness is required as there are numerous steps on both sections of this walk.

Waiheke often enjoys warmer weather than Auckland. Bring plenty of water, togs if you want a swim, camera, lunch, and snacks. You might even get the chance to buy some Waiheke wine, olives, or oil.

Purchase your ferry ticket before the day from Fullers (online). https://www.fullers.co.nz/buy-tickets/

Ferry departs: 

·         Downtown Auckland at 9:00am

·         Devonport at 9.10am

It is recommended you join the boarding queue promptly as sometimes having a ticket does not guarantee a place on a specific sailing.

Ferry returns:

·         at 4.00pm Matiatia to Devonport and on to Auckland.

Cost:  Ferry fares ($42 per adult). Gold Card free.  

Organiser:  Roz Sorensen   Ph: 027 5783037

Map: Printable

 
Ministry of Health Covid-19 Guidelines:

" Please stay at home if you are feeling unwell or you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

 Please follow Government guidelines on self-isolating
https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-information-specific-audiences/guidelines-businesses-and-services

*  You are welcome to use your face mask and hand sanitiser. 
*  There are COVID-19 QR codes available for scanning.

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