Overview

Set sail from Auckland with Fullers360 and experience Waiheke Island your way all day. To celebrate summer we have flexible package options for you to choose from - including return ferry, all day Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Bus pass and either lunch at one of three local eateries, or wine tasting at three of the island’s vineyards.

Upon arrival at the Matiatia Wharf you’ll be met with our modern coach which will tour around the island to any of 16 stops including your selected lunch or wine tastings.

Tour includes

  • Cross the iconic Hauraki Gulf on the Fullers360 sailing from Downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal.
  • Sailings to meet the Explorer Bus depart Auckland every 60 minutes from 9am on Thursday and Friday, and every 30 minutes from 9am on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Choose from either a lunch at one of three local eateries, with your choice of beer or wine, options from fish & chips to café dining, or wine tasting at three top vineyards. Children’s meal options are available.
  • All day Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour, stopping at your choice of 16 locations.
  • After a day exploring Waiheke, cruise back to the mainland by ferry. The last tour finishes back at Matiatia ferry terminal at 6:30pm to meet the 7pm departing ferry to Auckland.
  • Duration: At least 5 hours including ferry travel
  • Availability: Bookings are essential
    Friday to Sunday  - 19th October to 20th December 2020
    Monday to Sunday - 21st December to 17th January 2021
    Friday to Sunday - 18th January to 18th April 2021

Waiheke Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Plus

  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY CHARLIES
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP CHARLIES
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY THE LOCAL
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP THE LOCAL
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY VINO VINO
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP VINO VINO
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  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY WINE
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Waiheke Explorer Plus – lunch

Fullers360 - The Local Wine Tour
The Local

Located in the heart of Oneroa Village, offering premium fish & chips, gourmet burgers and more, The Local is a Waiheke Island #mustdo! Enjoy a kiwi classic takeaway or dine-in experience on the covered deck with epic views over Oneroa Beach.
Adult $92. Lunch includes Fish & Chips and a beer or wine
Child $45. Hotdog and chips with drink.

Fullers360 - Cable Bay Vineyard Wine Tour
Charlies

Built on the site of the old Strand Pub and retaining its heritage, Charlie’s serves good honest food, family-friendly portions coupled with the best beachfront views of stunning Onetangi Beach. At Charlie’s you really are a local the minute you walk in the door.
Adult $104. Lunch options include either Fish & Chips or Burger or Salad dish, house beer or wine.
Child $50. Child meal options with a soft drink.

Fullers360 - Stonyridge Vineyard Wine Tour
Vino Vino

Sought after dining location on Waiheke Island, overlooking the white sands of Oneroa Beach. This is a great local’s favourite and is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood, steak and Mediterranean cuisine. A great selection of Waiheke wines and friendly service.
Adult $95. Lunch options: Choice of either Fish & Chips, Burger, Chicken or Steak Sandwich and a glass of wine.
Child $47.50. Lunch options: Choice of either Fish & Chips, Burger, Chicken or Steak Sandwich and a soft drink.

Wine tasting

Includes tastings at these 3 award winning vineyards.

Fullers360 - Cable Bay Vineyard Wine Tour
Cable Bay

Uniquely designed with an arched ceiling inspired by the wine barrels themselves, and full length windows to reveal their working winery, it’s the perfect spot to try from their range of award-winning wines.

Fullers360 - Stonyridge Vineyard Wine Tour
Te Motu

The Te Motu Cellar Door provides a wonderful opportunity to sample aged red wines that are not often readily available. Get to try their rich, complex Bordeaux-style wines.

Fullers360 - Mudbrick Vineyard Wine Tour
Stonyridge Vineyard

Nestled in a valley of shimmering olive trees and vines, come and experience Stonyridge’s tastings of French-inspired Cabernet blends.

Package prices

Waiheke Explorer Plus – Lunch
Choose from 3 restaurants, adult ticket includes meal and alcoholic beverage, child ticket includes meal and soft drink. Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour and return ferry is included in the package. Under 5s do not require a ticket, food items will be available for purchase separately at the eateries.

  • Vino Vino - Adult $95pp, Child $47.50pp
  • The Local - Adult $92pp, Child $45pp 
  • Charlies - Adult $104pp, Child $50pp

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Waiheke Explorer Plus - Wine Tastings

Includes tastings at three vineyards, Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour and return ferry.

  • $114 per adult.

*Bookings are essential.

The Waiheke Explorer Plus deal is only valid for purchases placed online from Thursday 15th October 2020 through to Sunday 18th April 2021 and will not apply to purchases made after 18th April 2021. Meal and beverage offer vary at each venue. Please check menus for specific inclusions. Depart Auckland every 60 minutes from 9am on Friday’s to meet the Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Coach, and every 30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday to meet the Explorer Hop-on Hop-off Coach. The last Explorer Tour finishes back at Matiatia Ferry Terminal at 6:30pm to meet the 7pm departing ferry back to Auckland. Fullers360 is not responsible for any missed connections.

Terms & Conditions apply

Waiheke Hop-On Hop-Off Explorer Plus

  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY CHARLIES
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP CHARLIES
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY THE LOCAL
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP THE LOCAL
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY VINO VINO
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket. Child is 5-15 years inclusive.
    EXPLORER PLUS CHILD HOP VINO VINO
    - +
  • Bookings are essential and valid for travel on date indicated on ticket.
    EXPLORER PLUS ADULT HOP ONLY WINE
    - +
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Waiheke Island tours and things to do - Fullers360
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