Discover why Waiheke Island is renowned for producing some of New Zealand’s most celebrated artisan wines on this wine tasting tour.
If you are coming from Auckland you will take the ferry to Waiheke Island where your guide Geoff will meet you on arrival.
Waiheke Island boats plentiful vineyards among seaside villages and beaches surrounded by lavender fields, family farms and forests.
You will visit three of the best winery cellar doors on the island (Mudbrick, Kennedy Point, Goldie, Stonyridge, Te Motu, Obsidian, or Tantalus) to enjoy either premium and/or seated wine tastings paired with platters or small plates of food at one of those cellar doors.
Along the way you will see the famous Oneroa and Onetangi beaches and coastlines and learn a bit about what it's like to live on this wonderful island.
When your wine tasting tour ends, Geoff will take you back to the ferry terminal so that you can catch the ferry back to Auckland.
Please note: If you are staying on Waiheke Island your guide will collect you from and return you to your accommodation provided it doesn't require four wheel drive access.
November 1st to April 30th the start times (arrival on Waiheke Island ferry terminal or from local accommodation): 9:35am - 11:35am and sailings to the island take 35 mins and leave every half hour from Auckland so there are 5 options for the starting time.
May 1st to October 31st: 9:35am - 11:35am but sailings only come every hour during this period so there are only 3 options for the starting time.
- Visit three wineries
- Wine tastings
- Platters or small plates of food at one cellar door
- A bottle of mineral water
- A written itinerary and Waiheke Wine Brochure on arrival
- Transport on Waiheke Island
- Tour guide
- Return ferry tickets to Waiheke Island
Cancellations received more than 7 days before the booked start time will be refunded, less any payment transaction costs.
Cancellations received between 7 days and 24 hours before the booked start time will receive a 50% refund.
Cancellations received within 24 hours of the booked start time, and no shows on the day, will not receive any refund.
All or the tour prices are based on a set number of people for each booking. Should the number of people that join the tour on the day increase, then the price will also increase in line with the current tour booking prices. If the number reduces the cancellation policy above will apply to the appropriate reduction in numbers and related prices