Daily at 11am from downtown Auckland ferry terminal (11.10am from Devonport).
Tours do not operate on Good Friday, ANZAC day and Christmas day.
|Time||5½ hours (includes ferry travel).|
There is a private function at Mudbrick Vineyard on 8 May 2015, so Cable Bay Winery will replace this stop on the Taste of Waiheke Tour.
Combine your ferry travel to Waiheke Island with this popular tour. You'll enjoy a day of wine and olive tasting at 3 vineyards and an olive grove, plus have the chance to indulge in locally produced foods such as mouth watering preserves and world class olive oils. Tour includes a light lunch at Stonyridge Vineyard.
You board your ferry at downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal or Devonport, and enjoy a pleasant cruise through the Hauraki Gulf to Waiheke Island. On arrival you'll be greeted at the wharf by your tour driver and directed to your coach.
Your first visit is to Stonyridge Vineyard, where you'll enjoy a tour and tastings, plus a sumptuous light lunch. You then depart for Rangihoua Estate, which introduces you to Waiheke’s olive growing industry (includes olive oil tasting). A stop at Wild on Waiheke offers optional beer tasting as well as wine, and the chance to sample home grown preserves and chutneys. Your tour is concluded with final tastings at the beautiful Mudbrick Vineyard before returning to the ferry terminal.
Once the tour is over, you can either board the next ferry, or use your All Day Bus Pass to further explore the island.
Tours depart daily from the downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal at 11am (departs Devonport at 11.10am). No tours Christmas Day, Good Friday or ANZAC Day.
The actual tour lasts 5½ hours including ferry travel to and from the island, but you can stay longer and make use of your All Day Bus Pass.
Book online or call 09 367 9111.
Departure gates will close 1 minute before departure time. Please arrive at ferry terminal to purchase/collect your tickets at least 20 minutes prior to ferry departure.
* Please note the vineyards on this tour may change without notice. This tour is not recommended for children.