waiheke tours Wine on Waiheke Tour

Departs at 12.30pm Wednesday to Sunday


Make a day of your trip to Waiheke by adding on the Wine on Waiheke tour. This stunning winery tour combines world-class wine set against the backdrop of stunning vistas of Waiheke Island. Explore premium tastings at 3 of Waiheke’s finest vineyards: Mudbrick, Cable Bay Vineyard and Te Whau Vineyard. The winery tour includes a return ferry trip and an All Day Bus Pass to be used at your convenience.

First stop is the stunning Mudbrick Vineyard, nestled among manicured olive trees and lavender, where you'll enjoy your first tasting experience while overlooking the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf.

Cable Bay Vineyards, the next vineyard on route, offers some of Waiheke's best views. The views will take your breath away as your sight extends across to Auckland city. Here you'll enjoy tastings of their beautiful wines and indulge in a platter of some mouth-watering snacks.

The exquisite Te Whau Vineyard is the last stop on the tour and their wine tastings are definitely worth the wait. Not only does Te Whau capture the essence of 5 star quality wines, it's also acclaimed for its restaurant, stunning panoramic views and outstanding architecture.

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 Wednesday to Sunday at 12.30pm from downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal
Time: At least 4 ½ hours including ferry travel.
Tour Price: Adult $140 (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 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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Travel Alert: Half Moon Bay Low Tides

Please be advised that the following services will be operated by bus due to low tides:

 

Friday 26 May 2017

1.30pm Auckland – Half Moon Bay
2.15pm Half Moon Bay – Auckland

Sunday 28 May 2017

3.00pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.45pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland

Monday 29 May 2017

2.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
3.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
4.15pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.50pm Half Moon Bay - Auckland

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Waiheke Bus Company - Departure Time Changes

Following customer feedback on the new winter bus timetable we’ll now be introducing some further changes to improve connections with afternoon ferries.

From Monday 29 May 2017 the following journeys will change:

1650 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 2 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 4 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1750 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 5.45pm

1850 Route 1A from Matiatia will now depart at 6.45pm

  

For more information please contact the Auckland Transport Travel Information Line on 09 366 6400 or visit AT.govt.nz