Overview

Experience the best selection of island activities bundled into one stunning deal. After a morning adrenaline rush at EcoZip Adventures, spend a relaxing afternoon sampling the island’s best wine and local fare.

What's included

Zipline tour at EcoZip Adventures - EcoZip Adventures is perched high on a hillside overlooking the islands' coves, bays and vines. Soar over a vineyard and spectacular native bush, on three 200-metre flying fox ziplines. Dual cables let you fly side-by-side with a friend, making this an exceptional shared experience.

Guided native bush walk - Exchange your birds-eye view for a stroll through lush, ancient forest. This easy 1.4km walk features New Zealand's most wonderful native flora.

Light lunch & wine tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard - Nestled in a beautiful valley of olive trees and vines, Stonyridge is one of the most romantic and exotic venues in the greater Auckland area. Known for their Cabernet blends, Stonyridge also has a wonderful café menu, featuring fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

Wine tasting at Casita Miro - A sprawling Spanish-style vineyard is home to Casita Miro restaurant, renowned for its delightful tapas menu and fine wines. Enjoy a wine and food pairing in the beautiful art deco style pavilion.

Olive oil tasting at Rangihoua Estate - Sample a range of premium, internationally-awarded Extra Virgin Olive Oil surrounded by olive groves and native New Zealand Forest. Rangihoua also hosts The Hay Paddock Cellar Door, with wine tastings to complement the EVOO.

Wine tasting at Mudbrick Vineyard - Learn about Mudbrick's varietals during a special cellar door tasting. Relax on the terrace or wander the garden, enjoying sweeping sea views all the way to Auckland.

Ferry & coach transfers - The tour includes return ferry fare from Downtown Auckland, as well as all coach transfers on Waiheke Island. Your local tour driver will meet the ferry at Matiatia Wharf, sharing the island's unique story on the scenic drive.

BONUS All Bay Bus Pass - if you have more time to spend on the island, enjoy a complimentary bus pass so you can explore on your own after the conclusion of the tour.

Tour overview

  • Full Day
  • EcoZip Adventures flying-fox zipline and native forest walk experience
  • Tastings at four iconic vineyards and artisanal producers
  • Light lunch and wine tastings at stunning Stonyridge Vineyard
  • Return ferry to Waiheke Island from downtown Auckland, and scenic coach transfers
  • Complimentary All Day Bus Pass to further explore
  • Bookings are essential

Details

Duration: At least 7 hours, including ferry travel

Availability: Tour operates Wednesday – Sunday, except for Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday or ANZAC Day.

Departure time: Tour departs at 8.30am on Weekdays and 8.00am on Weekends from downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal

Pricing: TOUR + FERRY: Adult $269*

*Tour not available for children.

Booking Instructions: This tour is bookable through our Call Centre only. To book, please call us on 09 367 9111.

Please note: Vineyards on this tour may change without notice. People must be 18 or over to attend this tour. Children 16 or above may also attend, so long as they are accompanied by their parent or guardian. Adult prices will apply. A passport, HANZ 18+ Card, or NZ Driver’s License is required as proof of ID to purchase or consume alcohol.

Weight limits: To participate in the EcoZip experience you need to weigh at least 30kg (66lbs) and not more than 125kg (275lbs). If you think you or one of your party might be outside these parameters we recommend jumping on a set of bathroom scales to check. Sadly, and as much as we’d love to ‘zip’ you, if you fall outside these weight limits you won’t be able to participate. And just so we can never be accused of being ‘weightist’...EcoZip weighs everyone at check-in!

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