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Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings provided by WaiTiki Tours

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Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings

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2 adults
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Enjoy a day exploring the rolling terrain, beaches, and vineyards of Waiheke Island, which is so close to Auckland yet feels like a different world. As groups are limited to six, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide. Visit three wineries, where you'll get a chance to sample local wine. Tour the pretty island without worrying about driving yourself.
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    Waiheke Island
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    If you are coming from Downtown Auckland, you will need to catch the 10am Fullers ferry to Waiheke Island.  Please arrive at the terminal 20 minutes before your ferry departs as ferries fill up quickly (especially during the Summer months) and tickets are sold on a first in line first served basis. Your tour guide will meet you when you arrive at Matiatia Ferry terminal at approximately 10:35am and will be holding a WaiTiki Tours sign. If you are already on Waiheke Island just let us know where you're staying and we'll arrange to pick you up from your accommodation. Your tour will drive you through the main village of Oneroa and past Oneroa beach. We will take the back streets past gorgeous ocean views and stop at Palm Beach where we will take a brief bush walk down to a lovely lookout with views stretching out to The Coromandel Peninsula & Great Barrier Island. You will then have a chance to meet some lovely local Waihetians when we visit a local cafe for your morning tea or coffee or if you are booked on a Saturday we will visit Waiheke's local craft/farmers market.  Your tour will then make it's way to a small boutique vineyard for a wine tasting.  The quality of wine is award winning and we are sure you will love it.  After your wine tasting we will take a scenic drive past Waiheke's longest beach and onto your next stop for lunch (not included in tour price)  This will be at another beautiful Waiheke vineyard and will be where you can enjoy a second tasting. Your tour will then make its way past some more breathtaking scenery and onto the third boutique vineyard for the final tasting.   Pending seasonal availability you may also have the opportunity to taste some local extra virgin olive oil/honey, feed some local Alpacas by hand,  sample some local Craft beer or enjoy a swim at a local beach. At the end of your tour your guide will either drop you at the ferry terminal for your 4pm ferry back to Auckland or your Waiheke Island accommodation, or if you wish to spend the last few hours of daylight in Oneroa Village or at another vineyard enjoying the sunset then it's only a short walk to the ferry terminal. Small groups make for fun and flexibility so you can really get to know your fellow travellers. You will be taken off the beaten track where the big buses can't venture.
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  • Transfers from Waiheke Island accommodation is included
  • Tastings at three wineries are included
  • An easy way to explore the island without your own vehicle
  • Learn about Waiheke Island from your local guide
Important Information
Departure Point
Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island, North Island
  • Wine tastings at 3 boutique Waiheke vineyards
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from Waiheke Island accommodations only)
  • Entry/Admission - Waiheke Island
  • Lunch
  • Ferry tickets
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Minimum age is 18-years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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GweninTX wrote a review Feb 2020
Pottsboro, Texas225 contributions76 helpful votes
We had a wonderful day exploring the island and enjoying great wine. The views and the beaches were great. We were the only two for the tour and when she found out we were bird watchers also, she tailored the tour to include some great wildlife areas. I highly recommend this
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from WaiTikiwinetours, Owner at Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for the review I enjoyed the tour as well
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Cindy M wrote a review Jan 2020
Kalispell, Montana143 contributions15 helpful votes
Nicky picked us up from the Ferry and I immediately knew this was going to be a fun day! She is very knowledgeable about the island and thorough in her explanation! What we liked/loved: we enjoyed touring the area and learning about the island; we LOVED Obsidian Winery ~ this
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Rita W wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
Nicky is very friendly, informative and amazing tour guide. My sis and I enjoyed the trip😊Saw lots of amazing sites of Waiheke Island.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from WaiTikiwinetours, Owner at Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings
Responded 18 Jan 2020
I’m glad you enjoyed Waiheke Island Rita It is truly a special place
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Grant W wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an enjoyable trip around Waiheke Island with lots of wine tasting, which we highly recommend. Nat was a great tour guide who takes you to the best spots on the island, which I’m sure you would miss out on if you were with a larger tour group.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from WaiTikiwinetours, Owner at Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Thanks for the review Grant l had a fun day out with you both as well Have a nice Christmas in Sydney Cheers Nicky
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John S wrote a review Dec 2019
Phoenix, Arizona28 contributions19 helpful votes
My wife and I had a thoroughly enjoyable tour with great commentary on the life and the scenery of Waiheke Island. The wineries were equal to any of the best in Sonoma or Napa. The van is in great shape and very comfortable. This tour is a great value.
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Response from WaiTikiwinetours, Owner at Full-Day Tour of Waiheke Island including Wine Tastings
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Thanks for your review John I had a great day out with you too lots of laughs!!
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A great way to see what one of the most amazing Islands in the World
Nat does a really great job with her luxury van taking you to parts of the Island you would normally miss. Amazing
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Must do tour in Waiheke
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We met Natalie after arriving in Waiheke island by ferry from Auckland and spent a lovely day with her. She is the
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Great day on a beautiful island.
Natalie's tour was the perfect activity for a glorious day out on lovely Waiheke Island! Recommended
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We spent the day with Nat as she showed us Waiheke. We saw more in a few hours, met some incredible people and expe
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Couldn't ask for better!
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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