waiheke tours Taste of Waiheke Tour

Departs at 10.30am daily


Combine your visit to Waiheke Island with this popular tour of some of the best food and wine experiences Waiheke Island offers. You'll enjoy a day of tastings 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. The tour includes a light lunch at Stonyridge Vineyard.

On arrival you'll be greeted at the wharf by your tour driver and directed to your coach. Enjoy a scenic drive to your first stop, Stonyridge Vineyard, where you'll enjoy a tour and tastings, plus a light lunch over views of the vineyard. You then depart for Rangihoua Estate, which introduces you to Waiheke’s olive growing industry, including tasting award winning olive oils. A stop at Casita Miro will leave you enchanted with the tastes and feelings of the Mediterranean. Your tour finishes with wine tastings at the beautiful Mudbrick Vineyard, with spectacular views of the Hauraki Gulf, before returning to the ferry terminal. When the tour is over you can take advantage of the complimentary All Day Bus Pass allowing you to further explore the island on the scheduled bus services at your own pace.

 

Availability:

Tour departs daily at 10.30am from downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal

Time: At least 5 ½ hours including ferry travel
Tour Price: Adult $150 (ferry fare, tour + all day bus pass are included)
Fitness: Easy

 

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 Drivers License is required as proof of ID to purchase or consume alcohol.

 

 

What to Bring

  • Good walking shoes, sun block and a sun hat.
  • A light rain jacket, depending on the time of year and conditions
  • Camera.

 

Additional Information

No tours Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday or ANZAC Day.

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 Drivers License is required as proof of ID to purchase or consume alcohol.

 

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Customer Update - Labour Weekend Travel

Labour Weekend is one of our busiest weekends in the lead up to summer. If you're planning on travelling to/from our island destinations, especially Waiheke, we recommend you plan ahead and arrive for your preferred sailing at least 40 minutes prior to departure.

We've put together some helpful tips to help make your trip as smooth and enjoyable as possible - these can be found on our website. 


Changes to Ferry Terminal Departure Points, starting 9 October 2017

Due to repairs needed to be made to the seawall below the Downtown Ferry Terminal, Pier 1A will be closed while work’s are carried out. It’s expected the repairs will take up to 6 - 10 weeks to complete and during this time, your usual ferry departure point may change:

The new departure points are listed below:

  • Pier 1B - Devonport and Stanley Bay (no change),
  • Pier 1C - Bayswater, Birkenhead and Half Moon Bay,
  • Pier 2B & 2C - Waiheke (no change),
  • Pier 2B - Half Moon Bay services departing at 4.15pm, 5.15pm and 5.45pm (all other Half Moon Bay services will remain at pier 1C),
  • there will be no change to the use of piers 3 and 4.

For more information, please visit at.govt.nz


FULLERS CUSTOMER UPDATE – FARE CHANGE 25.9.17

On 2 October 2017, some of our fares on our Waiheke Island, Devonport and Rangitoto services will be changing. You can read more about this here.

Please note: Passes and multi-trip ticket prices remain unchanged.