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Tour highlights

  • The Vineyard Explorer tour runs Monday to Sunday.

  • Explore the abundance of destinations on Waiheke Island with the Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus and enjoy wine tastings at three of the island’s top vineyards.

  • Head to Auckland’s Downtown Ferry Terminal and board your Fullers360 ferry to Waiheke Island from piers 11 and 12.

  • Upon arrival, exit Waiheke Island’s Matiatia Ferry Terminal and catch the Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus.

  • Stop at Cable Bay Vineyards, Stonyridge Vineyard, and Batch Winery and enjoy a selection of wines and learn more about the vineyards they are made in.

  • When you are ready to return to Auckland, ride the Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus back to Matiatia Ferry Terminal and catch a Fullers360 ferry back to the city.

  • We recommend allowing at least a half day for the tour including the return ferry trip.

Tour Price

Includes one return ferry ticket, Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Bus one-day pass and wine tastings at Cable Bay Vineyard, Stonyridge Vineyard, and Batch Winery.

Waiheke Vineyard Explorer - Adult ($135.00)

Gift Voucher Waiheke Vineyard Explorer - Adult ($135.00)

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For more information about the tour and the destinations, download the MyTours app.

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Planning your itinerary on the island? Learn more about the 15 stops on this tour in our brochure.

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View the ferry timetable

Plan your trip effortlessly to Waiheke Island with our downloadable ferry timetable. 

The vineyards

Cable Bay Vineyards produce premium, hand-crafted wines from grapes grown on its Waiheke Island and Marlborough vineyards– two of the most well-known growing regions in New Zealand.

Its Waiheke Island winery is situated on the stunning west coast of the island, boasting stunning views overlooking Auckland. There, you’ll be able to taste wines at Cable Bay Vineyards’ cellar door, share platters and plates at its eatery The Bistro, or enjoy relaxed dining in The Verandah.

Vineyard Explorer tastings available:

Monday to Sunday: 11am until 5:00pm (last tasting)

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Terms and conditions

The Vineyard Explorer bus route and times may vary due to weather conditions. The timetable indicates the time the bus will depart from the bus stop. Vineyard opening and closing times may change on public holidays or for private event bookings.

The Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Busses depart Matiatia Ferry Terminal every 30 or 60 minutes, depending on day and time of year. 

Should there be any changes to the timetable, customers will be notified by their tour bus driver on their day of travel.

All experiences and tours are subject to Fullers360 terms and conditions and code of conduct