Events and Promotions

Waiheke Island has a fantastic selection of events throughout the year. Upcoming and current events will be displayed here, together with our wonderful seasonal specials.

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Waiheke Walking Festival 2020

When: 11-29 November 2020

Explore the huge variety of walks (there are FREE ones too) on offer with the Waiheke Walking Festival. Some walks on offer include The Stony Ridge Walk which is an opportunity to walk on private land then enjoy hospitality at the winery, the ASTRONZ Night Sky Walk for an astronomical night time adventure from the Marae to Surfdale and back, the Storytelling History Walk around the historic Rangihoua area and the Coast to Coast to Lunch walk right across the island.

Bookings are open from 1 October 2020 so get in quick to secure your spot!

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Waiheke Garden Festival

When: 7 & 8 November 2020

Browse stunning and diverse Waiheke Gardens on November 7-8  with the hop-on, hop-off bus. Ticket buyers get exclusive access to some of Waiheke Island’s most interesting gardens while also supporting the Jassy Dean Trust. The Trust has been supporting Waiheke families with sick children for the last 25 years.

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Waiheke Art Walks

When: Once a month on a Sunday from 11am – 1pm

Join a fascinating walk of discovery around the art and sculptures near the Waiheke Community Art Gallery at 2 Korora Road, visit a couple of artists’ studios and conclude with delicious refreshments at the gallery with the Director’s insights on current exhibitions. Email at

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Ostend Markets

When: Every Saturday 7:30am–1:00pm. 76 Ostend Rd, Ostend, Waiheke Island.

Add the markets to your must visit list if you are heading to Waiheke Island on a weekend. Its a perfect family activity and you get to mix and mingle with many locals. Stall holders include local arts, coffee, crafts, clothing, gift ideas, fresh fruti & veges, Waiheke local treats, so there is something for everyone!

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Waiheke Escapes Gift Vouchers

At Waiheke Escapes we know a gift voucher to stay at one of our stunning properties would be the ultimate gift any time of the year. Purchase a gift voucher for an amount of your choice and gift it to someone special to go towards their perfect Waiheke Escape.

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Refer a Friend

If you refer a friend to us and they become a client of Waiheke Escapes, we would like to say thank you!

We are offering a $250 voucher in appreciation!

If you have a friend, relative, business associate, or know of someone looking to rent their property as a holiday home, then refer them to us today and get rewarded!

Contact us here to Refer a Friend