More Than Just A Wine Tour - Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Tasting
Wine, Craft Beer, Olive Oil
Included
Pick up, Tour guide
Languages
English
Theme
Outdoor, Nature
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
58
82
/ Person
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Activity Overview
Waiheke is famous for its wines, with delectable Syrah and Bordeaux blends topping the list when it comes to wine varieties that this region is famous for. However, there is so much more to this island than amazing vineyards and skilled winemakers. So, we though that we would combine a traditional winemaking tour with the opportunity to experience some of Waiheke's other attractions. Thus, our unique Waiheke wine tours were born!

Our full and half day tours let you take breaks from the business of tasting wine to swim in the sun splashed sea, rove through breathtaking nature trails and olive groves, and explore some of the island's most buzzing bars. As well as wine tasting tours, we also offer opportunities for craft beer and olive tasting experience.

Choose our gold tour for sunbathing, both beer and wine tasting, a degustation experience, a beach swimming and sunbathing slot, a tour of a vineyard and some delicious lunch options. Alternatively, opt for the silver tour, which is much the same except lunch is at a cafe by the sea.
 
Included
  • All wine tastings are complimentary
  • Pickup and drop off from the ferry or Waiheke accommodation
  • Full commentary
  • Our mini-buses are new luxury mini-buses, fully tinted for your privacy.
  • Our mini-buses seat up to 12 people each and have full air-conditioning.
  • Just ask our tour guides if you decide to extend your stay.
  • We’ll deliver you back to the ferry terminal at 4pm (or your accommodation on Waiheke).
  • The tour will include three or more vineyards and a 1.5hr – 2hr lunch.
  • If you need to be picked up from your Waiheke accommodation just let us know.
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
58
82
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily10:00 AM
Daily2:00 PM
Duration
4 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Overall Experience
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/ Person
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Duration:
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Glide through the inspiringly beautiful bushland and beachside trails of Waiheke island on a cool, contemporary segway. Our SegWai tours are a brilliantly innovative way to explore ... morethe islands astounding wine growing regions. Needless to say, your two hour segway journey will be punctuated by plenty of stops off at delightful Waiheke wineries and vineyards, as well as sites of particular significance when it comes to the local Maori culture.

Once you have finished the segway tour, the wine tasting tour itself will properly begin. We will whisk you away in a deluxe coach and take you to three of Waiheke's glorious boutique vineyards where you can see the grapes ripening on the vine and treat yourself to a taste of the finished product. Once you have completed the wine tasting experience to your satisfaction, we will bring you a delightful lunch venue set within a lovely vineyard where you can replenish your energies with some gourmet food. Overall, this is a relaxing and very inspiring tour to choose.
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/ Person
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Duration:
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Enjoy exclusive Wine and classic Cuisine The tour begins with an exclusive food experience and wine tasting. A guide is set to pick you at Matiatia Ferry station at 10:30 am. Our transit ... moreservices will include a luxurious mini-coach and guidance by our wine experts. You will be touring three of the best wineries in Waiheke. You’ll definitely love the taste of the island’s elegant aromatic whites and Bordeaux-style reds. Feel free to make the most of each vineyard you land; of course, tasting is inclusive of the tour’s payment. Later, you’ll love the taste of a classic cuisine at a leading vineyard or even a local hotel.

Take some time to go Fishing
After taking a sumptuous lunch, you’ll be taken to Matiatia Wharf at around 2:30 pm for a fishing trip. A local skipper is set to take you to best fishing points Hauraki Gulf has to offer. Don’t worry about the fishing gears, you’ll be provided. The good thing, your catch will be prepared for you to take home. You can consider carrying along refreshments, sunblock and even warm clothing for the trip. Later at around 7:00 pm, you’ll be chartered back to Matiatia Wharf.
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145
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/ Person
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Duration:
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Ecozip and Wine: a match made in heaven Why should you have to choose between your love of culture and your love of adrenaline packed adventures? With an Ecozip and Wine tour, you ... morecan have both at once! This exhilarating tour combines a tasting tour of some of the most stunning vineyards and wineries on Waiheke Island with a thrilling zoom down three fabulous ziplines.

Zip through some gorgeous scenery with a friend

Each of our ziplines is strategically placed on Onetangi's Trig Hill. Moreover, as each of these flying fox style ziplines can accommodate two riders at once, you can share the experience with a friend. When you land at the end of the line, an expert guide will greet you, and will take you on a short trip through some lush and inspiring native forest, explaining about the trees, birds, animals and plants that you see along the way. 

Food and wine

From cafes by the sea to delectable wineries creating the region's main varieties (which are in the vein of Syrah and Bordeaux), there are gourmet treats for everyone on the wine tour side of the trip. If you want an endorsement, you will be delighted to hear that other wine lovers who have enjoyed this experience have described it as 'the best buzz on Waiheke' and 'unbelievable fun'.